kidney stone

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Synonyms for kidney stone

a calculus formed in the kidney

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People who form calcium stones used to be told to avoid dairy products and other foods with high calcium content.
Uric acid stone formers also had a significantly higher total points score when compared to calcium stone formers (188.4 vs.
The formation of insoluble calcium stones in the kidney and/or urinary tract is a major health problem worldwide with [approximately equal to]6-9% of men and [approximately equal to]3-4% of women affected [1].
This short term study does not suggest that Cystone[R] affects those urinary chemistries commonly measured and known to influence calcium oxalate stone formation, nor does decrease renal calcium stone burden over a 1 year period.
In actual fact, the most usual kidney stone is a calcium stone, which is composed mainly of calcium oxalate.
Suggestive evidence for a susceptibility gene near the vitamin D receptor locus in idiopathic calcium stone formation.
The cause of idiopathic calcium stone disease: hypercalciuria or hyperoxaluria?
Uric acid has been found to worsen the incidence of calcium stone episodes in as many as 30 percent of patients with calcium stones.
The British Journal of Urology in 1970 (Robertson WG, Peackock M, et al.) showed that high animal protein consumption increased calcium in the urine and the risk of calcium stone formation; the Lancet in 1976 (Cunningham AS) showed that countries with more animal protein consumption among their populations showed more cases of lymphoma.
Urine pH in renal calcium stone formers who do and do not increase stone phosphate content with time.
Risk factors in calcium stone disease of the urinary tract.
But it has the disadvantage of creating a sodium load, which increases urinary calcium, resulting in a "theoretical if not real" risk of calcium stone formation, Dr.