Got kidney stones? This doctor says roller coasters could be the cure
Having kidney stones can be a painful roller coaster ride. But Michigan doctor David Wartinger has just discovered actual roller coaster rides can help treat the condition.
Conditions: Urolithiasis; Calyx; Calculus Interventions: Dietary Supplement: Potassium and magnesium citrate; Dietary Supplement: Placebo Sponsor: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Not yet recruiting
When the National Institutes of Health convened the first workshop devoted to the diagnosis and management of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) in 1990, astute clinicians had already appreciated that the classic presentation of this disorder, established decades before as symptomatic and progressive, was no longer the typical face of the disease. Primary hyperparathyroidism was being diagnosed with increasing frequency in asymptomatic patients and those for whom reduced bone mass was the main clinical finding. Guidelines published in 1991 from that first National Institutes of Health conference outlined the diagnostic cri...
Publication date: Available online 13 July 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): James F. Donaldson, Yasir Ruhayel, Andreas Skolarikos, Steven MacLennan, Yuhong Yuan, Robert Shepherd, Kay Thomas, Christian Seitz, Aleš Petrik, Christian Türk, Andreas NeisiusAbstractContextBladder stones (BS) constitute 5% of urinary stones. Currently, there is no systematic review of their treatment.ObjectiveTo assess the efficacy (primary outcome: stone-free rate [SFR]) and morbidity of BS treatments.Evidence acquisitionThis systematic review was conducted in accordance with the European Association of Urology Guidelines Offic...
CONCLUSIONS: Based upon our investigations it is proposed that 5i derivative may serve as a lead structure for devising more potent urease inhibitors. PMID: 31309895 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Our initial experience concluded that Miniperc technique is a safe and effective treatment option for renal stones in pediatric population.
Conclusions: In this study, preoperative stenting offered few operative advantages and did not meaningfully influence returns to the ED and readmissions within 90 days after ureteroscopy.
Conclusion: RSS is viable options in the treatment of challenging urologic stone with high success rate and low risk of complication. The need for open stone surgery was eliminated by RSS at our center.
Abdülkadir Kandemir, Mehmet Giray SönmezUrology Annals 2019 11(3):310-313 Ureteral catheters are frequently used in urology clinics for intrinsic or extrinsic pathologies which cause ureteral obstruction to provide urinary drainage from the kidney to the bladder. With the increase in stent use, an increase is observed in complications occurring due to ureteral stents in direct proportion with this increase, and ureteral double-J (DJ) stents forgotten in the urinary system are observed commonly in urological cases when the patients do not refer to a health institution in this condition and may cause severe proble...
To demonstrate the utility of a natural language processing (NLP) algorithm for mining kidney stone composition in a large-scale electronic health records (EHR) repository.