Biomineralogy of human urinary calculi (kidney stones) from some geographic regions of Sri Lanka

  title={Biomineralogy of human urinary calculi (kidney stones) from some geographic regions of Sri Lanka},
  author={R. Chandrajith and Geethika Wijewardana and C. Dissanayake and A. Abeygunasekara},
  journal={Environmental Geochemistry and Health},
  • R. Chandrajith, Geethika Wijewardana, +1 author A. Abeygunasekara
  • Published 2006
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental Geochemistry and Health
  • Kidney stones (urinary calculi) have become a global scourge since it has been recognized as one of the most painful medical problems. Primary causative factors for the formation of these stones are not clearly understood, though they are suspected to have a direct relationship to the composition of urine, which is mainly governed by diet and drinking water. Sixty nine urinary calculi samples which were collected from stone removal surgeries were analyzed chemically for their Na, K, Ca, Mg, Cu… CONTINUE READING
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