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Zeitschrift fur Urologie und Nephrologie

[Metabolism and pathophysiology of oxalic acid].


PMID 2267860

Abstract

The pharmacokinetics and pathophysiology of oxalic acid in human organism are presented. In the formation of urinary calculi the level of urinary oxalic acid is important, but the knowledge of metabolism and various disturbances is the guide of a successful treatment and metaphylaxis. Therefore, the diagnostics is a prerequisite for successful dietetic and therapeutic measures as shown in absorptive hyperoxaluria.