kidney stone

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Synonyms for kidney stone

a calculus formed in the kidney

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Pearle, "Pathophysiology and management of calcium stones," Urologic Clinics of North America, vol.
1), (6) which has the capability of predicting uric acid over calcium stones. When using the nomogram, one should locate their patient's age and draw a line straight up to find the corresponding points score.
Calcium stone disease occurs most often in the 3rd to 5th decades of life (11).
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].
4 To prevent calcium stones, eat fewer dairy products and avoid calcium-based antacids.
A YOU say your specialist said you have calcium stones. Drink plenty of water and don't get dehydrated.
For example, Dalmatians are more likely to develop stones made from urate--a salt of uric acid--than are most other breeds, while Schnauzers tend to develop calcium stones.
Also, the urine of DASH consumers contained a higher concentration of citrate, an important inhibitor of calcium stones, than the urine of others in the analysis.
John Epley, developer of the Epley maneuver, the software-driven system uses infrared video goggles to assist in the analysis of abnormal eye movement patterns associated with the shifting of loose particles (calcium stones, or crystals) in the inner ear canals and pinpoint their location.
"Calcium stones will not dissolve, so any Internet claim about dissolving them is hogwash," says kidney stone expert David Goldfarb.
Poor balance is often the result of an undiagnosed medical problem, such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (the displacement of small calcium stones in the inner ear), labyrinthitis (an infection or inflammation of the inner ear), and peripheral neuropathy (damage to the nerves that carry information between the brain and spinal cord, and the rest of the body).
People who have calcium stones keep the calcium in their kidneys.
Uric acid has been found to worsen the incidence of calcium stone episodes in as many as 30 percent of patients with calcium stones.
Based on the test type, the kidney stone market can be segmented by uric acid, struvite kidney soles, calcium stones, and crystal stones.