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Related to calculi: hydronephrosis, Renal calculi, Urinary calculi
  • noun

Synonyms for calculus

an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

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Ultrasonic fragmentation in the treatment of male urethral calculi.
Urethral calculi managed with transurethral Holmium laser ablation.
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) has been accepted as the gold standard treatment for large and complex renal calculi.
Renal ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) scan with CT-KUB (kidneys-ureters-bladder) scout film revealed mild hydronephrosis and bilateral staghorn calculi (Fig.
9-11) Seifert et al reviewed 1,200 cases of major salivary gland calculi in 1986 and noted that the parotid was involved in fewer than 10% of cases, and the ratio of parenchymal to ductal occurrences was 1:35.
1) Most (80 to 90%) of these calculi are found in the submandibular gland, and the remainder occur in the parotid.
Large residual calculi can be safely managed by ESWL or ureteroscopy during the postoperative period.
Pneumatic ureterolithotripsy has a back pressure effect and can push the calculi back into the renal pelvis.
Flexible ureteroscopy is an important method for treating renal and ureteral calculi.
Simultaneous bilateral parotid and submandibular gland calculi.
Jan Rauch took the mathematical formulation, the Observational Calculi which was formulated by Petr Hajek and Tomas Havranek to understand how the association rules can able to support the scientific hypotheses verification.
Giant salivary calculi are thought to form in salivary ducts, which allow expansion and permit salivary flow around the stone.
Immediately I knew that he had urinary calculi and that things looked bleak for the goat.
Recently, a population-based study also addressed the association between urinary calculi and renal pelvis cancer.
Calculi are small crystals that form in the urine and grind the bladder wall, allowing it to get easily infected.