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kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
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Cities with higher daily mean temperature were more likely to cause kidney stones among their residents.
The derivation cohort was 1,040 patients undergoing noncontrast CT for suspected uncomplicated kidney stone.
AMANDA Harvey from Pontprennau has raised more funds for the Urology Development Fund for Kidney Stone Disease at UHW Cardiff.
8, 2013) indicates the reason for the increase of kidney stones in females is that women are becoming more obese, which is a major risk factor for developing the condition.
SAN DIEGO--Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened sodas and punch is linked with an increased risk of kidney stone formation while consumption of coffee, tea, and other beverages may be protective, results from a large analysis demonstrated.
The most common cause of kidney stones in children is a metabolic problem that results in excessive calcium or uric acid in the urine.
Bhim Sen Bansal (Popularly known as 'Father of Lithotripsy in India'), Chairman and Managing Director, RG Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital, "Children and infants constitute a very small number of the total patients with kidney stones but now the cases are on rise.
You can see how the law of averages may be at work in large population studies that don't distinguish among the type of kidney stones.
During the operation, the laser is passed into the body without the need for any scars and is a very effective way of dealing with virtually all types of kidney stones.
Additionally, there are familial predilections for kidney stones that are not yet completely understood.
Oxalate is found in most kidney stones, whereas citrate inhibits stone formation.
Tainted milk formula has killed one baby and caused the development of kidney stones in dozens of others who may have drunk the same product, Chinese authorities concluded on Thursday, in a grim reminder of a milk-powder scandal that killed 13 infants four years ago.