bladder stone


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blad·der stone

urinary tract calculi in the bladder. Throughout most of the history of humans, this was the predominant form of urinary tract stone disease, mentioned in the Hippocratic oath, and giving rise to the common ancient surgical procedure, lithotomy. In much of the world, bladder stone disease has become uncommon and renal and ureteral stones (usually of different origins) have become more common. Bladder stones are now typically seen in patients with neurogenic bladders, urinary tract reconstruction, or infravesical obstruction.
Synonym(s): bladder calculus

bladder stone.

bladder stone

A concrement in the urinary tract. See Kidney stone.

bladder stone

A calculus or hard collection of crystallized mineral salts, forming in the urinary bladder.
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Bladder stones are formed in people's bodies when they cannot empty their bladders and due to which, hard masses of minerals are formed, according to (http://www.
Iatrogenic bladder stone formation on absorbable suture 3-years after radical prostatectomy.
For that reason the surgeon has to fragment the bladder stone as much as possible while using the cystoscope to avoid forceps use and to evacuate small fragments by irrigation and aspiration.
Complications range in severity from increased frequency of UTIs, to bladder stones, to death.
In addition to UTI, the current model included bacteremia, epididymitis, strictures, and bladder stones with associated costs and risk rates found in the literature.
Present study indicates that the X-ray KUB region is the main diagnostic tool, non-radiopaque urinary bladder stone can be detected by USG KUB region; 18 cases of BPH, 5 cases of cystitis and one case of bilateral hydronephrosis diagnosed in USG KUB region.
Only the protracted agonies of the pain of bladder stone account for the fact that patients would submit to such torture, followed, of course, by the risks of haemorrhage, sepsis and perineal fistula, in order to obtain relief from their stone.
From my point of view, it wouldn't be a serious issue because he has been so many times given clean chit by many doctors, except in 2008; he had gall bladder stone surgery and after that he has been expressing himself that, 'I am very good, my health has no problems," said Wangyal.
While this treatment is still speculative, glucosamine is safe to give and may be helpful in preventing CaOx bladder stone formation.
Some of the most common minimally invasive surgeries in our country are gall bladder stone removal, hernia, appendicitis, weight loss surgery, gastric reflux surgery, colon surgery, hysterectomy and fibroids Dr Deep Goel, head of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, Artemis Health Institute, says the minimal invasive surgery has made gall bladder operations much simpler.
2] The most common causes of urinary bladder stone formation are well known: urinary tract infection (UTI), obstruction in the urinary tract that causes fluid stasis, enlargement of the prostate gland in men, and encrustation around foreign body that is present in the bladder.
Continual research has improved the ability to identify the person predisposed for a bladder stone and the ability to categorize these risk factors into anatomical, functional, health condition-related, or the result of a health care intervention.