Urinary volume is a well known risk factor for renal stones. On the contrary the effect of mineral composition of drinking water on risk for sto ne f ormation is still questionable. The present study was undertaken to investigate changes in urine flow rate and electrolytes excretion after administration of waters with different mineral content.


Dipartimento di Urologia
IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano
A. Trinchieri
– 2000