Ureterolithiasis

Known as: Ureterolithiasis [Disease/Finding], ureteral calculi, Ureterolithiases 
The presence of a calculus in the ureter of the kidney; this is most often composed of mineral salts and proteins.
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2007
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2007
The most important recent advances in the management of ureteral calculi have been the development of medical expulsive therapy… (More)
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2007
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2007
PURPOSE Recent studies suggest that the incidence of renal stone formation has been increasing and the male predominance of… (More)
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2005
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2005
PURPOSE alpha1-Adrenergic blockers have recently been shown to increase the rate of spontaneous passage of distal ureteral stones… (More)
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2004
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2004
PURPOSE Management of large impacted upper ureteral calculi remains challenging for urologists. These calculi are frequently… (More)
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2003
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2003
PURPOSE To determine the accuracy of unenhanced helical computed tomography (CT) performed at reduced milliampere-second, and… (More)
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2002
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2002
Background:Alpha – 1 blockers decrease the tension and release the spasm of smooth muscles and thus lessen the obstruction and… (More)
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE We compared the safety and efficacy of ureteroscopy with intracorporeal holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal… (More)
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2000
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2000
PURPOSE To evaluate a low-dose, nonenhanced helical computed tomographic (CT) protocol in the detection of ureteric stones and… (More)
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1993
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1993
Six studies providing information on 2,704 patients were included into a retrospective analysis. The incidence of spontaneous… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Percutaneous removal of renal and ureteral calculi has become an established and successful procedure in adults. Stone disease in… (More)
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