The prevalence of urolithiasis
is likely to be high in Saudi Arabia, because of peculiar geographical conditions (Hot and dry weather), dietary habits (Red meat) and obesity.
The researchers found an increase in the number of ED visits per year for suspected urolithiasis
nationwide, from 1,057,119 in 2006 to 1,246,041 in 2014, respectively (relative +17.9 percent); annual CTAP use increased from 24.6 to 49.4 percent per visit (relative, +100.8 percent; CAGR, +8 percent).
The incident of urolithiasis
is very common in northern areas of Pakistan when compared with Bangladash.
is endemic in certain regions like middle east and southeast asia.
These crystals occur in Dalmations on allopurinol therapy for urate urolithiasis
. Generally, no specific clinical interpretation can be made based on the finding of amorphous crystals.
In addition, low-dose CT shows a pooled sensitivity of 96.6% and specificity of 94.9% for the diagnosis of urolithiasis
in a meta-analysis of prospective studies concerning its diagnostic performance .
It is an observational study to assess the value of Renal RI and Delta RI with CT scan results as the gold standard for diagnosis of urolithiasis
. Statistical methods used in this observational study are calculation of specificity, sensitivity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value of the test.
Herein, we aimed to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of AEI-High MI imaging mode compared with B-mode gray-scale and color Doppler US, alone or in combination, for the diagnosis of urolithiasis
with reference to unenhanced CT, the reference imaging method.
EAU guidelines on diagnosis and conservative management of urolithiasis
. Eur Urol.
Recent studies have reported that the prevalence of urolithiasis
has been increasing in the past decades in both developed and developing countries.
Christian et al., "Colon perforation during percutaneous renal surgery: A 10-year experience in a single endourology centre," Urolithiasis
He stated this while addressing the participants of 2nd Regional Meeting and Workshop on Urolithiasis
and Endourology organized by the Department of Urology Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH).