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Evaluation of Nephrolithiasis in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients

By José L. Nishiura, Rodrigo F.C.A. Neves, Samara R.M. Eloi, Susan M.L.F. Cintra, Sergio A. Ajzen and Ita P. Heilberg

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Background and objectives: Nephrolithiasis (LIT) is more prevalent in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) than in the general population. Renal ultrasonography may underdetect renal stones because of difficulties imposed by parenchymal and/or cyst wall calcifications

Topics: Nephrolithiasis
Publisher: American Society of Nephrology
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2666433
Provided by: PubMed Central
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