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Should recurrent calcium oxalate stone formers become vegetarians?
Br J Urol 1979; 51(6):427-31BJ

Abstract

The hypothesis that the incidence of calcium stone disease is related to the consumption of animal protein has been examined. Within the male population, recurrent idiopathic stone formers consumed more animal protein than did normal subjects. Single stone formers had animal protein intakes intermediate between those of normal men and those of recurrent stone formers. A high animal protein intake caused a significant increase in the urinary excretion of calcium, oxalate and uric acid, 3 of the 6 main urinary risk factors for calcium stone formation. The overall relative probability of forming stones, calculated from the combination of the 6 main urinary risk factors, was markedly increased by a high animal protein diet. Conversely, a low animal protein intake, such as taken by vegetarians, was associated with a low excretion of calcium, oxalate and uric acid and a low relative probability of forming stones.

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Language

eng

PubMed ID

534817

Citation

Robertson, W G., et al. "Should Recurrent Calcium Oxalate Stone Formers Become Vegetarians?" British Journal of Urology, vol. 51, no. 6, 1979, pp. 427-31.
Robertson WG, Peacock M, Heyburn PJ, et al. Should recurrent calcium oxalate stone formers become vegetarians? Br J Urol. 1979;51(6):427-31.
Robertson, W. G., Peacock, M., Heyburn, P. J., Hanes, F. A., Rutherford, A., Clementson, E., ... Clark, P. B. (1979). Should recurrent calcium oxalate stone formers become vegetarians? British Journal of Urology, 51(6), pp. 427-31.
Robertson WG, et al. Should Recurrent Calcium Oxalate Stone Formers Become Vegetarians. Br J Urol. 1979;51(6):427-31. PubMed PMID: 534817.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Should recurrent calcium oxalate stone formers become vegetarians? AU - Robertson,W G, AU - Peacock,M, AU - Heyburn,P J, AU - Hanes,F A, AU - Rutherford,A, AU - Clementson,E, AU - Swaminathan,R, AU - Clark,P B, PY - 1979/12/1/pubmed PY - 1979/12/1/medline PY - 1979/12/1/entrez SP - 427 EP - 31 JF - British journal of urology JO - Br J Urol VL - 51 IS - 6 N2 - The hypothesis that the incidence of calcium stone disease is related to the consumption of animal protein has been examined. Within the male population, recurrent idiopathic stone formers consumed more animal protein than did normal subjects. Single stone formers had animal protein intakes intermediate between those of normal men and those of recurrent stone formers. A high animal protein intake caused a significant increase in the urinary excretion of calcium, oxalate and uric acid, 3 of the 6 main urinary risk factors for calcium stone formation. The overall relative probability of forming stones, calculated from the combination of the 6 main urinary risk factors, was markedly increased by a high animal protein diet. Conversely, a low animal protein intake, such as taken by vegetarians, was associated with a low excretion of calcium, oxalate and uric acid and a low relative probability of forming stones. SN - 0007-1331 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/534817/Should_recurrent_calcium_oxalate_stone_formers_become_vegetarians L2 - https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/resolve/openurl?genre=article&sid=nlm:pubmed&issn=0007-1331&date=1979&volume=51&issue=6&spage=427 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -