Molar lactate in the management of uric acid renal obstruction

R. W. Lewis, J. K. Roth, E. J. Polanco, J. A. Roberts

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A method for rapid alkalization of urine using parenteral 1/6 molar sodium lactate is presented in a series of patients with uric acid nephropathy and/or obstruction due to uric acid calculi. An operation was not necessary in any of these patients because of rapid relief of obstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-90
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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  • Urology


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