nephrolithiasis


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nephrolithiasis

 [nef″ro-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
1. the formation of kidney stones.
2. a condition marked by the presence of kidney stones.

neph·ro·li·thi·a·sis

(nef'rō-li-thī'ă-sis),
Presence of renal calculi.

nephrolithiasis

(nef″ro-lĭ-thi´ah-sis) presence of renal calculi.

nephrolithiasis

[nef′rōlithī′əsis]
a disorder characterized by the presence of calculi in the kidney. See also renal calculus.

nephrolithiasis

The formal medical term for kidney stone(s) (see there), or urinary tract calculi.

nephrolithiasis

Kidney stone(s), see there.

neph·ro·li·thi·a·sis

(nef'rō-li-thī'ă-sis)
Presence of renal calculi.

nephrolithiasis

Stones in the kidney.

nephrolithiasis

a condition marked by the presence of renal calculi. See also urolithiasis.
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Uric acid nephrolithiasis can be treated with stone removal therapy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), and/or surgical treatment.
Hyperoxaluric nephrolithiasis is a complication of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
Rodriguez, "The role of lithium carbonate and lithium citrate in regulating urinary citrate level and preventing nephrolithiasis," International Journal of Biomedical Science, vol.
There is no current evidence to support use of stone analysis or information from blood or urine chemistries to guide treatment The ACP guidelines offer two clinical recommendations to help decrease recurrence of kidney stones: Essentially all patients should receive education to increase fluid intake to achieve at least 2 L of urine per day, as well as to decrease cola soft drink consumption, and, for those patients in whom increased fluid intake alone does not prevent recurrence of nephrolithiasis use of thiazide diuretics, citrate, or allopurinol, along with increased fluid intake, is recommended.
The date of stone presentation was the earliest date of service associated with the nephrolithiasis claim(s) as defined above.
Nephrolithiasis is observed markedly less commonly, and stones usually consist of calcium phosphate or calcium oxalate [2].
Role of stone analysis in metabolic evaluation and medical treatment of nephrolithiasis.
In childhood, nephrolithiasis is associated with metabolic disorders including hypercalciuria, hyperoxaluria, hypocitraturia and cystinuria (4,5,6).
Therefore, there is growing evidence suggesting long distance running confers an increased risk in the formation of nephrolithiasis.
Specific complications of endoscopic surgery of nephrolithiasis include bleeding, perforation of the renal pelvis, urinary leak, hydrothorax, damage of adjacent organ, acute pancreatitis, fever, sepsis with a fatal outcome (de la Rosette, Assimos, Desai et al.