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The last nationally representative assessment of kidney stone prevalence in the United States occurred in 1994. After… Expand The 2009 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) clinical practice guideline on the management of chronic kidney… Expand Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Raised blood pressure (BP), cholesterol and… Expand Staghorn calculi are branched stones that occupy a large portion of the collecting system. Typically, they fill the renal pelvis… Expand The role of biofilms in the pathogenesis of some chronic human infections is now widely accepted. However, the criteria used to… Expand BACKGROUND
A body of evidence establishes that the occurrence of kidney stone disease has increased in some communities of… Expand BACKGROUND AND METHODS
The Program on the Surgical Control of the Hyperlipidemias (POSCH), a randomized clinical trial, was… Expand High-energy shock waves were used to disintegrate kidney stones in dogs and man. In 96% of 60 dogs with surgically implanted… Expand The records of a series of 700 patients with inflammatory bowel disease, 498 with Crohn's disease and 202 with ulcerative colitis… Expand T H E C H L O R O M E T H Y L A N A L O G U E of Victamine C,* a cationic surface-active agent, reduces the formation of dental… Expand