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Icer M. A., Gezmen Karadağ M., Sozen S.
CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, vol.60, pp.38-43, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Nephrolithiasis, Osteopontin, Biomarker, Dietary effects, Body composition, Creatinine, KIDNEY-STONES, CRYSTAL-FORMATION, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, RAT-KIDNEY, EXPRESSION, OBESITY, MANAGEMENT, INHIBITOR, HEALTHY, DISEASE
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Background and aim: The nephrolithiasis has a multifactorial etiology resulting from the interaction of metabolic, genetic and environmental factors. Parameters such as nutrition and urinary osteopontin (OPN) level may affect kidney stone formation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the correlation between urinary OPN level and kidney stone formation and effect of nutrition on OPN level in nephrolithiasis.