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Treatments for Enteric Hyperoxaluria

Slide 20

February 2010

Therefore, causes of a low citrate include diarrhea or renal tubular acidosis, both of which cause some degree of systemic acidosis. Proteins are the major dietary source of acid, and hence protein rich diets will reduce urinary citrate. Magnesium and potassium depletion both alter proximal tubular citrate handling, and therefore should be repleted in all patients with stone disease.

Treatment for Hyperoxaluria


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