J Pediatr Urol 2021 08 10;17(4):477.e1-477.e9. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA; Children's of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA. Electronic address:
Introduction: The incidence of pediatric urolithiasis has been increasing over the years; however, the etiology of this increase is not well understood. Age, body mass index, and gender have been examined as possible risk factors for stone disease, but with inconsistent and variable associations.
Objective: We aim to investigate the urine chemistry factors, as assessed by 24-h urinary parameters, in pediatric stone formers at a large volume tertiary referral center in the highest areas in the United States, the Southeast, based on age, body mass index, and gender. Read More