Hygienic and clinical peculiarities of urolithiasis in metallurgists

  • А. М. Егорова Volgograd State Medical University, Volgograd, Russia
Keywords: urolithiasis, metallurgists

Abstract

The analysis of results of complex investigation of urogenital system in 200 metallurgists and 190 workers (control group) has shown that 35,0% metallurgists and 15,7% control group had urogenital pathology. Metallurgists had more often urolithiasis (72,8% and 14,9%, p<0,001). Increased level of blood uric acid, aciduria, decreased diuresis were revealed more often in metallurgists than control group. Metallurgists had higher relative risk and etiologic factor of urolithiasis (RR=7,0-7,9; EF=85,5-87%).

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Гигиенические и клинические особенности мочекаменной болезни у металлургов
Published
2008-05-29
How to Cite
Егорова, А. (2008). Hygienic and clinical peculiarities of urolithiasis in metallurgists. Bulletin of the International Scientific Surgical Association, 3(1), 39-40. Retrieved from http://surgjournal.ru/index.php/BISSA/article/view/236
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