Increased Incidence of Nephrolithiasis (N) in Lifeguards (LG) in Israel

Adv Exp Med Biol. 1980;128:467-72. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4615-9167-2_51.

Abstract

Eleven of 45 (24%) LG had proven N. This is approximately twenty times the incidence of N in the general population. The present study was undertaken to determine the factors that contribute to this high incidence of N in LG.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Calcium / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Israel
  • Kidney Calculi / epidemiology*
  • Magnesium / metabolism
  • Middle Aged
  • Occupational Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Parathyroid Hormone / metabolism
  • Phosphorus / metabolism
  • Risk
  • Swimming*

Substances

  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium