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Relating to, caused by, or having a calculus or calculi.


1 describing a substance that has the hardness of stone.
2 pertaining to calculus.


Pertaining to one or more calculi.

Patient discussion about calculous

Q. How do you calculate the weeks of a pregnancy? I'm confused! My Doctor calculates my pregnancy by weeks and my friends and family through months. Can someone tell me how it goes exactly? Are there 4 weeks every month, if so then there should be 36 weeks not 40?!

A. Each pregnancy month doesn't have exactly 4 weeks as a regular month. Its divided more into trimesters which each trimester is between 12-14 weeks long.

Q. how do i determine what is the right weight i need to be? i know there is a way to calculate it, an equation , what are the parameters in it ?

A. I don't mean to burst any bubbles, but BMI is definitely not a good way to determine what weight you should be. If you considered that a body builder or a professional athlete is considered obese under BMI standards then you would know what I mean. Here is an article about it I found on Medical News Today:

Q. Provide me some examples of food labels and nutrition calculations. Hello, Can any one provide me some examples of food labels and nutrition calculations?

A. I have given some 5 basic questions and answers which are related to food labels and nutrition calculations. Hope you will find it useful:

1. How many calories would you consume if you ate the entire bag?
90 calories x 4 servings = 360 calories

2. What is the total amount of calories that come from fat in the entire bag?
30 calories from fat x 4 servings = 120 calories

3. What is the percentage of calories that come from fat in the entire bag?
120 calories from fat ÷ 360 calories = 33%

4. How many calories per serving come from carbohydrates?
13 g Carbohydrates x 4 calories = 52 calories

5. How many calories per serving come from protein?
3 g Protein x 4 calories = 12 calories

Hope you find is useful.

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He said: "I would fairly describe our build up to September 11 as doing our best to contain him, but with a different calculous of risk.
Spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula secondary to calculous cholecystitis.
the Japanese tea plant, "dragon's blood" (a plant preparation), the white opium poppy and cannabis; Kaempfer explains how these are prepared and used therapeutically (tea is described as cleansing the blood, and washing away the "tartarous matter of calculous concretions" of gout).
The physician who performed the autopsy on the patient concluded that the cause of death was acute calculous cholecystitis, and that another condition contributory to death was coronary artery atherosclerosis.
6) reported a complication involving injury to a patient's colon with a calculous pyonephrosis that had dense adhesions in their study of laparoscopic pyelolithotomy.
Unruptured pseudoaneurysm of the cystic artery with acute calculous cholecystitis incidentally detected by computed tomography.
Biliary calculous disease (don't forget the pre-contrast CT), imaging and intervention in iatrogenic laparoscopic cholecystectomy biliary injuries, and the benign and malignant spectrum of biliary disease, were presented, with particular emphasis on cholangiocarcinoma in its various forms (mass forming, periductal infiltrating and intraductal growing).
Evaluation of painful hydronephrosis in pregnancy: Magnetic resonance urographic patterns in physiological dilatation versus calculous obstruction.
Remarks on the tendency to calculous diseases; with observations on the nature of urinary concretions and an analysis of a large part of the collection belonging to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.
Her medical history was also significant for hypertension, chronic hepatitis C infection, hypothyroidism, depression, calculous cholecystitis resulting in cholecystectomy, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and HIV-induced dementia.