kidney stone

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kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
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Though ESWL is a safe and effective method of treatment of renal stones that causes minimal complication, unfavourable composition of stone has been regarded as a major factor for failure of this mode of treatment.
Advances in the ESWL and PCNL over the past several decades has not only revolutionized the treatment of renal stones but also has facilitated the ease with which stones are removed2.
Today, open stone surgery is one of the least common management options for stone disease, and endourological procedures, such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), uretero-renoscopic stone removal (URS), and PCNL, are more commonmodalities to deal with renal stones.
An additional benefit of DECT applies to renal stone detection on excretory-phase imaging.
Assessment of the pathogenetic role of physical exercise in renal stone formation.
Of the 225 initial consecutive patients who underwent ESWL, 85% (192/225) had renal stones and 15% (33/225) had ureteric stones.
After treating the urinary tract infection with intravenous antibiotics and inserting a left nephrostomy tube under ultrasound guidance, a left semi-rigid ureteroscopy for ureteric calculi and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for the renal stones were performed simultaneously (Fig.
Overproduction / overexcretion hyperuricemia; when coupled with uricosurics, this can increase the risk of renal stones.
Overproduction/overexcretion hyperuricemia, which--when coupled with uricosurics--can increase the risk of renal stones.
The renal stones are formed through nucleation of crystals from a supersaturated solution.
Some patients pass renal stones, high blood pressure develops in 75 percent of patients.
Also, the loss of calcium from bones imposes an increased load on kidneys, thereby amplifying the risk of renal stones and other renal problems.