Calcium and vit d supplements in patients with nephrolithiasis; an observational prospective study

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: AKEL, Marwan (Lebanese International University)
  • Co-author(s): Marwan Akel
    Iqbal Fahs
    Mohamad Rahal
    Michelle Cherfan
    Jihan Safwan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Calcium and vitamin D supplements intake have been linked to nephrolithiasis as around 80% of kidney stones contain calcium. However, studies regarding these supplements administration yielded conflicting data. 

    Methods

    The study was conducted at nephrology clinics selected randomly from all Lebanese districts over a 3-month period. Data

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