Title

Vitamin B6 intake and the risk of incident kidney stones.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-2018

Institution/Department

Nephrology

Journal Title

Urolithiasis.

MeSH Headings

Adult, Aged, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Incidence, Kidney Calculi, Male, Middle Aged, Oxalates, Proportional Hazards Models, Prospective Studies, Renal Elimination, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Vitamin B 6

ISSN

2194-7236

Abstract

Higher vitamin B6 intake might reduce urinary excretion of oxalate, one of the major determinants of risk for calcium oxalate kidney stones. Previous studies investigating the association between intake of vitamin B6 and risk of stones found conflicting results. We sought to investigate the association in three large prospective cohorts. We prospectively examined the association in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS; n = 42,919 men), Nurses' Health Study I (NHS I; n = 60,003 older women), and Nurses' Health Study II (NHS II; n = 90,629 younger women). Hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for incident stones across categories of total vitamin B6 intake (

First Page

265

Last Page

270

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