The pathogenesis of calyceal diverticular calculi

@article{Matlaga2007ThePO,
  title={The pathogenesis of calyceal diverticular calculi},
  author={Brian R. Matlaga and Nicole L. Miller and Colin L. Terry and Samuel C. Kim and Ramsay L. Kuo and Fredric L. Coe and Andrew P. Evan and James E. Lingeman},
  journal={Urological Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={35-40}
}
Controversy exists over whether metabolic factors or urinary stasis predominate in the pathogenesis of calyceal diverticular calculi. We performed a study to better define the effects urinary stasis and metabolic abnormalities have in the pathogenesis of calyceal diverticular stones. Twenty-nine patients who underwent percutaneous treatment of calyceal diverticular calculi were studied. All patients underwent 24 h urine collection to evaluate metabolic risk factors. In three patients, urine was… CONTINUE READING

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