Comparison of the number of patients admitted with renal colic during various stages of peri-Ramadan month.

@article{Abdolreza2011ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the number of patients admitted with renal colic during various stages of peri-Ramadan month.},
  author={Norouzy Abdolreza and Afroushte Omalbanin and Toosi Seyedeh Mahdieh and Mohamadzade Rezaie Mohammad Ali and Mohajeri Seyed Amir Reza and Sabery Maryam and Nematy Mohsen},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1199-202}
}
Ramadan fasting for Muslims means abstinence from eating, drinking, and smoking from sunrise to sunset. There are concerns whether the occurrence of renal colic increases during the month of Ramadan. In view of the importance of fasting among Muslims, the occurrence of renal colic during Ramadan fasting has been compared during the following periods: two weeks before commencement of Ramadan (stage-1), during the first two weeks (stage-2), the last two weeks (stage-3), and, two weeks after… CONTINUE READING