"Struvite" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The mineral magnesium ammonium phosphate with the formula NH4MgPO4. It is associated with urea-splitting organisms in a high magnesium, high phosphate, alkaline environment. Accumulation of crystallized struvite is found in the urinary tract as struvite CALCULI and as scale on sewage system equipment and wastewater pipes.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Struvite" by people in Profiles.
Evidence for durable kidney stone prevention over several decades. BJU Int. 2009 May; 103(9):1238-46.
Kidney stone disease. J Clin Invest. 2005 Oct; 115(10):2598-608.
Combination therapy in the treatment of patients with staghorn calculi. Tech Urol. 1999 Sep; 5(3):155-8.
Reduced glomerular filtration rate and hypercalciuria in primary struvite nephrolithiasis. Kidney Int. 1987 Nov; 32(5):749-53.
Treatment of renal calculi. Adv Intern Med. 1980; 26:373-92.