New urine-based kidney stone test delivers results in 30 minutes
A new urine-based testing system can diagnose people with kidney stones in 30 minutes or less, a study published Friday in the journal Science Advances has found.
To screen for the presence of biomarkers involved in tubular injury and kidney damage in children with urolithiasis (RS), and (2) to validate these proteins by ELISA.
DiscussionThe PUrE trial aims to provide robust evidence on health status, quality of life, clinical outcomes and resource use to directly inform choice and National Health Service provision of the three treatment options.Trial registrationISRCTN:ISRCTN98970319. Registered on 11 November 2015.
Uric acid (UA) is the end product of purine metabolism, which is thought to be related to many human diseases, such as nephrolithiasis, gout, cardiovascular disease (CVD), type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic s...
ConclusionThe majority of this study cohort had back pain of benign cause. Some red flags were associated with greater risk of serious pathology, others were not. Further evidence regarding red flags and their association with serious pathology is required, to better inform clinical guidelines.
AbstractPurposeStandard prone position (PP) during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) has multiple drawbacks. We aimed to compare PNLs performed in split-leg (SL) modified lateral position (MLP) and those performed in standard PP.MethodsA prospective, randomized, unblind, double arm trial was conducted at a tertiary care academic medical center in Egypt, between November 2017 and October 2019. Adult patients with renal stones undergoing PNL were included. According to renal anatomy and stone complexity, stratified randomization was performed and study participants were allocated into either SL-MLP group or PP group. The st...
Abstract The aim of present research work was to design, fabricate, optimize, and evaluate allopurinol (ALLO)-loaded bovine serum albumin nanoparticles (ABNPs) for kidney targeting of the drug and exploring the potential of fabricated ABNPs for management of hyperuricemia-related nephrolithiasis. ABNP formulation was prepared by employing desolvation technique, and its optimization was conducted by 2-factor-3-level central composite design (CCD) in order to achieve minimum particle size (PSA) and polydispersity index (PDI), maximum entrapment efficiency (EE), and zeta potential (ZP). Further, the optimized formula...
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Conclusion Second-look PCNL without anesthesia and sheath after maturation of the nephrostomy tract may be an effective procedure for removing remnant stones in select patients without excessive levels of pain.
Conclusions Retroperitoneoscopic approach is a good alternative for the treatment of large impacted ureteral stones, large pielic stones and for non-functional kidney removal due to stone disease. In expert hands, it can be safely used with a good SFR. The combination with ICG or other endourological techniques is feasible, allowing higher SFR.