The association of increasing body mass index and kidney stone disease

  • Semins M
  • Shore A
  • Makary M
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An obese body mass index is associated with an increased risk of kidney stone disease. However, the magnitude of this risk appears to be stable in the morbidly obese population. Once body mass index is greater than 30 kg/m(2), further increases do not appear to significantly increase the risk of stone disease.

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  • Michelle J Semins

  • Andrew D Shore

  • Martin A Makary

  • Thomas Magnuson

  • Roger Johns

  • Brian R Matlaga

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