Distension of the renal pelvis in kidney stone patients: sensory and biomechanical responses

Abstract

The pathogenesis of symptoms in urolithiasis is poorly understood. Traditionally increased endoluminal pressure is considered the main mechanism causing pain in the upper urinary tract but clinical data are sparse. The aim of the present study was to develop a new model related to mechanosensation in order to describe the geometric and mechanical properties… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00240-011-0425-3

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