lithiasis


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lithiasis

[lə′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The formation of calculi in the body.
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This consultation concerns the supply, Installation, Commissioning and maintenance of a holmium laser for lithiasis and the supply of spare parts, Accessories and associated consumables for the urology services of the different sites of the assistance.
Even though urologists believe most of the phone consultations received are relevant, the two main reasons are still lithiasis and hematuria.
Further complications include ascending colonization of normally sterile bile ducts by enteral Escherichia coli bacteria, which leads to recurrent cholangitis, biliary lithiasis, pancreatitis, liver failure and cholangiocarcinoma (in 9%-28% of cases (7)), or even the formation of peptic ulcers (7-12).
If in the case of neoplasic obstruction, nephrostomy is the choice, while in lithiasis cases we can choose between PNS and JJ insertion.
During the routine medical checkup of these workers a number of renal lithiasis cases were detected which prompted the question whether lead accumulates in renal calculi like other body pools such as physiological fluids, soft tissues and bones [2].
Del Valle, "Long-term treatment of renal lithiasis with potassium citrate," Urology, vol.
Bezoar-induced obstruction should be distinguished from gallstone ileus because bezoars produce the same sonographic image as ectopic lithiasis.
The success of single-tract PCNL in complex renal lithiasis using a flexible ureteroscope or nephroscope depends on the anatomy of the collecting system.
laparoscopic procedures for the treatment of common bile duct stones (BDS), also called lithiasis.
Coraliform lithiasis, Xantogranulomatous and Emphysematous Pyelonephritis in a patient.