Kidney Calculi

Known as: Kidney Stone, Renal calculi, Renal calculus or stone 
Stones in the KIDNEY, usually formed in the urine-collecting area of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS). Their sizes vary and most contains CALCIUM OXALATE.
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2016
Review
2016
The purpose of this review is to assess the most recent evidence in the management of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Vitamin D deficiency, which classically manifests as bone disease (either rickets or osteomalacia), is characterized by impaired… (More)
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2008
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2008
In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of CT scans performed, both in the US and the UK, which has… (More)
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2006
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2006
The formation of stones in the urinary tract stems from a wide range of underlying disorders. That clinicians look for the… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
About 5% of American women and 12% of men will develop a kidney stone at some time in their life, and prevalence has been rising… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The role of biofilms in the pathogenesis of some chronic human infections is now widely accepted. However, the criteria used to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND A high dietary calcium intake is strongly suspected of increasing the risk of kidney stones. However, a high intake of… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
We performed extracorporeally induced destruction of kidney stones on 72 patients. No complications have resulted from the tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
High-energy shock waves were used to disintegrate kidney stones in dogs and man. In 96% of 60 dogs with surgically implanted… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
The records of a series of 700 patients with inflammatory bowel disease, 498 with Crohn's disease and 202 with ulcerative colitis… (More)
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