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Revista chilena de pediatría

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CANO SCH, Francisco et al. Treatment of idiopatie hypercalciuria with an oral phosphate solution. Rev. chil. pediatr. [online]. 1998, vol.69, n.3, pp. 89-93. ISSN 0370-4106.

Objective: to evoluate lie response oí patients under age 15 Vecirs with idiopatic hypercalciurici and non delectable serum paratyroic hormone concentration to sustained oral phosphate solution ingestion. Patients and methods: in six patients fuifilling the above mentioned criterici ciged 8 to 13 years an oral phosphate solution was given along at least three months and a maximun oí nine month period, The main expected end result was a normal urine Co/creatine fraction (UCa/UCr < 0.20) or a daily urine Co output under 4 mg per kg oí body weight. Resuits: mean basa¡ UCa/UCr was 0.356. At the end oí three m'onths under oral phosphcite treatment UCa/UCr was 0. 1 8 in five patients treated for three months (p < 0.003), 0.09 in four patients trected for nine months (p < 0. 001) and 0. 1 2 in four patients followed for three months after the end oí a nine month treatment. Conclusion: oral phosphate theropy may be useful in some patients with idiopatic hypercalciurio and basally

Palabras clave : hypercalciuria; calcium; phosphate; vitamin D.

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