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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1935-2018
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND There is a lack of consensus about whether the initial imaging method for patients with suspected nephrolithiasis… (More)
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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… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND More than 5% of the United States population has been diagnosed with nephrolithiasis and about one half of (first-time… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The prevalence of kidney stone disease in the United States is progressively increasing, paralleling the growing rate… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Low urinary pH is the commonest and by far the most important factor in uric acid nephrolithiasis but the reason(s… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) affects 5-10% of adults and is most commonly associated with hypercalciuria, which may be due to… (More)
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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… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Evaluations of 1,270 patients with recurrent nephrolithiasis in an outpatient setting were analyzed for the purpose of updating… (More)
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