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Table 2 Characteristics of each stone episode

From: Patient and stone characteristics associated with surgical intervention in pediatrics

  No surgery Surgery P-value
N (%) 57 (40) 76 (57)  
Urine pH (avg) 7.0 (6.7, 7.3) 6.6 (6.5, 6.9) 0.99
High creatinine 4 (3) 6 (5) 0.97
Hypercalciuria 29 (20) 32 (24) 0.46
Hypocitraturia 14 (11) 21 (16) 0.84
Hypercalcemia 8 (6) 3 (2) 0.26
History of UTI’s 48 (34) 61(46) 0.51
Hematuria 11 (8) 33 (25) 0.06
Flank pain 37 (26) 49 (37) 0.62
UTI 14 (10) 13 (10) 0.91
Incidental 7 (5) 11(8) 0.75
Bilateral Stones 5 (14 %) 6 (13 %) 0.85
# of stones (SD) 1.6 (1.0) 1.8 (1.1) 0.43
Stone size at dx (mm) (SD) 4.8 (2.6) 6.7 (4.3) 0.008*
  1. *represents a p value < 0.05