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lithiasis

 [lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
1. a condition marked by formation of calculi and concretions.
2. sometimes used as a synonym for one of the specific types of lithiasis, such as urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, or cholelithiasis.
gallbladder lithiasis cholecystolithiasis.
pancreatic lithiasis pancreatolithiasis.
renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis.
urinary lithiasis urolithiasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis),
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]
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lithiasis

(lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. lithia·ses (-sēz′)
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.
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li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis)
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lithiasis

The formation of stones (calculi) anywhere in the body, but especially in the urinary and bile secretion and storage systems.
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The care with feeding must have as main focus the reduction of incidence and, particularly, recurrence of urinary lithiasis. Modifications in the diet may be made to avoid the installation of several metabolic disturbances that contribute to the formation of stones.
Based on the information insofar presented, it becomes the focal point of this research the identification and use of the ratio of prevalence of risk factors for the formation of kidney stones among civil construction workers as contributors for the creation of strategies and campaigns focused on prevention, once urinary lithiasis is a clinical condition with direct impact on the elevation of absenteeism rates, especially due to the discomfort and morbidity of such condition.
In the Urology Department, abdominal radiographs (two sided) and kidney, ureter, bladder (KUB) urinary ultrasonographic evaluations were obtained for all patients to diagnose urinary lithiasis. ESWL was applied with a electrohydraulic type (ELMED Lithotripsy Systems, Multimed Classic) electrohydraulic lithotripter.
Urinary lithiasis: etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis.WeinAJKavoussiLRNovickAC, et al.
CUA members' practices in the treatment of urinary lithiasis are in keeping with published guidelines.