Kidney Stones Elevated Fracture Risk

October 24, 2014 12:52 PM

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Kidney Stones Elevated Fracture Risk

Recently, researchers found that the patients who have kidney stones might be at increased risk of fracture.

Michelle Denburg, MD, of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues stated, “In a retrospective cohort study, men having kidney stones had a higher risk of fracture than men who didn’t have Urolithiasis (HR 1.13, 95% CI 1.08-1.18).”

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