Increased incidence of nephrolithiasis (N) in lifeguards (LG) in Israel.

O. S. Better, M. Shabtai, S. Kedar, A. Melamud, J. Berenheim, C. Chaimovitz

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    Eleven of 45 (24%) LG had proven N. This is approximately twenty times the incidence of N in the general population. The present study was undertaken to determine the factors that contribute to this high incidence of N in LG.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)467-472
    Number of pages6
    JournalAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1980

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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