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Stone incidence as related to water hardness in different geographical regions of the United States.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Urological research
Publication Date
Volume
7
Issue
3
Pages
157–160
Identifiers
PMID: 505678
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A survey of 1974 discharge data from United States hospitals shows an apparent increase in urolithiasis. A negative correlation has been found between the geographical distribution of the relative frequency of hospital discharges, a diagnosis of urolithiasis, and reported water hardness.

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