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Nephrolithiasis

Known as: Kidney Stone, Renal calculi, Renal stones 
The presence of a calculus in the pelvis of the kidney; this is most often composed of mineral salts and proteins.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND There is a lack of consensus about whether the initial imaging method for patients with suspected nephrolithiasis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance is a central feature of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and may increase the risk of kidney stone… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND More than 5% of the United States population has been diagnosed with nephrolithiasis and about one half of (first-time… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Uric acid nephrolithiasis primarily results from low urinary pH, which increases the concentration of the insoluble… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The prevalence of kidney stone disease in the United States is progressively increasing, paralleling the growing rate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Our purpose here is to test the hypothesis that Randall's plaques, calcium phosphate deposits in kidneys of patients with calcium… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Eberhard Ritz Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a common genetic cause of chronic renal failure in children and adults, is… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The overall probability of forming stones differs in various parts of the world: 1-5% in Asia, 5-9% in Europe, 13% in North… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE We define the role of urine volume as a stone risk factor in idiopathic calcium stone disease and test the actual… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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