Evaluation of the effects of magnesium supplement in primary and secondary preventions of nephrolithiasis: a systematic review

Anoush Azarfar; Mohammad Esmaeili; Nayere Tousi; Mitra Naseri; Fatemeh Ghane; Yalda Ravanshad; Anahita Alizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 18-22


  Introduction: The role of magnesium supplement to prevent primary and/or secondary kidney stones has not been fully determined. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of magnesium supplement in modifying urinary risk factors of recurrent kidney stones.Method: We searched MEDLINE, Scopus, and ...  Read More

Urine alpha-1-microglobulin reliability in the diagnosis of pyelonephritis: a systematic review

Anoush Azarfar; Yalda Ravanshad; Mohammad Esmaeili; Fatemeh Ghane Sharbaf; Mitra Naseri; Fahime Noferesti

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 174-177


  Introduction:Pyelonephritis is known as kidney inflammation due to bacterial infection which should be diagnosed and treated promptly. In this article, we decided to systematically review the diagnostic value and reliability of evaluating urine excretion low molecular weight protein alpha-1-microglobulin ...  Read More