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Mechanism of calcium oxalate renal stone formation and renal tubular cell injury
  • M. Tsujihata
  • Medicine
  • International journal of urology : official…
  • 1 February 2008
Abstract:  Formation of calcium oxalate stones tends to increase with age and begins from the attachment of a crystal formed in the cavity of renal tubules to the surface of renal tubular epithelialExpand
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Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper tract transitional cell carcinoma: comparison of laparoscopic and open surgery.
OBJECTIVES We made a comparative study of laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNU) and standard open surgery (ONU) for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma. METHODS AND METHODS From JulyExpand
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Laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy: a multicenter analysis in Japan.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNUx) is prevalent in Japan and throughout the world, but long-term outcome data remain limited. OBJECTIVE To understand the present state of LNUx inExpand
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Atorvastatin inhibits renal crystal retention in a rat stone forming model.
PURPOSE The interactions between crystals and renal tubular cells are important factors in urolithiasis formation. Moreover, some reports have suggested the involvement of renal tubular cell injuryExpand
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Renal cell carcinoma: preoperative assessment for enucleative surgery with angiography, CT, and MRI.
PURPOSE Our purpose was to assess various imaging methods in detecting a pseudocapsule of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), which is critical for successful tumor enucleation. METHOD In 42 patients withExpand
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Adverse event profile and dose modification of everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma in real-world Japanese clinical practice.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the safety and efficacy of everolimus therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma in Japanese patients receiving real-world care. METHODS Patients who hadExpand
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Orthosiphon grandiflorum has a protective effect in a calcium oxalate stone forming rat model
This study amied to investigate the effects of Orthosiphon grandiflorum on the renal tubular cell injury induced by oxalate and the inhibitory effects of O. grandiflorum on urinary deposit formationExpand
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Why does atorvastatin inhibit renal crystal retention?
Recently, we reported that atorvastatin prevents renal tubular cell injury by oxalate and inhibits renal crystal retention. In this study, we investigated the mechanism by which atorvastatin inhibitsExpand
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Chronological changes in the epidemiological characteristics of upper urinary tract urolithiasis in Japan
To assess epidemiological and chronological trends of upper urinary tract stones in Japan in 2015.
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Clinical Experience with Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma
Objectives: We performed a comparative study of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) and open radical nephrectomy (ORN) for renal cell carcinoma, and a comparative study of transperitoneal (LRN-TP)Expand
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