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kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
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Most people will pass their kidney stones spontaneously and won't wind up in the operating room," says NYU's David Goldfarb, who is also director of the Kidney Stone Prevention Program at Saint Vincent Medical Center in New York.
Researchers at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have found that the more overweight people are, the higher the risk of uric acid kidney stones.
The puzzling thing is that there is no obvious underlying cause for the majority of kidney stones.
Kidney stones are most common for people aged 30 to 60 and men are affected more than women.
Jonathan Harper will present the findings of an FDA-registered "first in humans" trial to non-surgically propel and expel kidney stones from the body, during today's plenary session at the 2015 American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting in New Orleans.
Mc Most kidney stones are calcium salts and in untreated urinary infections, the stones can grow into a staghorn shape filling the whole of the centre of the kidney.
One of the common conditions resulting from dehydration are kidney stones that occur due to crystallisation of the body's salts in the kidneys due to lack of fluids.
They said it is likely that higher temperatures increase the risk of kidney stones in those people predisposed to stone formation.
Higher temperatures contribute to dehydration, which leads to a higher concentration of calcium and other minerals in the urine that promote the growth of kidney stones.
Unfortunately none of the registered charities for kidney disease actually fund the Urology Development Fund for Kidney Stones.
The findings confirm earlier reports of beverages believed to be associated with a reduced risk of kidney stone formation, Dr.
Most patient information flyers put "drink lots of water" on the top of the kidney stone prevention list.