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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038393/association-of-body-mass-index-waist-circumference-and-waist-stature-ratio-with-urine-composition-in-patients-with-urolithiasis
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Sanaz Tavasoli, Maryam Taheri, Alireza Khoshdel, Abbas Basiri
INTRODUCTION: This study was aimed to evaluate the correlation of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-stature ratio (WSR) with urinary composition in urolithiasis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medical reports of 1410 urolithiasis patients referred to a tertiary in Tehran, from 2010 to 2015, were reviewed. Collected data included WC, BMI, and WSR, 24-hour urine composition, and the first-morning urine pH. Urinary relative supersaturation of calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid were calculated...
October 2017: Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29037089/patient-reported-outcomes-in-nephrolithiasis-can-we-do-better
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Jonathan S Ellison, Marc Williams, Francis Keeley
Purpose Nephrolithiasis contributes significantly to the world-wide health care burden. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are widely recognized as important outcome measures for patient-centered care. We sought to summarize what is currently known about PROMs in urinary stone disease and to characterize use of PROMs in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for nephrolithiasis. Materials and Methods Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with nephrolithiasis is reviewed. A search of both MEDLINE and EMBASE databases for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in nephrolithiasis was performed to assess utilization of PROMs in these trials...
October 17, 2017: Journal of Endourology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29035020/management-of-urolithiasis-in-south-asia
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EDITORIAL
Mahesh R Desai, Arvind P Ganpule
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: BJU International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29035016/urolithiasis-around-the-world
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Matthew Bultitude
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: BJU International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29034196/protective-effect-of-ethyl-acetate-fraction-of-biophytum-sensitivum-extract-against-sodium-oxalate-induced-urolithiasis-in-rats
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Anil T Pawar, Niraj S Vyawahare
The methanolic whole plant extract of Biophytum sensitivum (gǎnyìng cǎo) has been found to possess antiurolithiatic effect. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the antiurolithiatic effect of some fractions of methanolic whole plant extract of B. sensitivum (MBS) in rats as a step toward activity-directed isolation of antiurolithiatic component. The MBS was successively extracted with dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, ethanol and water to obtain fractions. Sodium oxalate (70 mg/kg, i.p.) was administered to rats for seven days to develop calcium oxalate urolithiasis...
October 2017: Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025177/-the-recommendations-of-the-s2k-guideline-for-the-diagnosis-therapy-and-metaphylaxis-of-urolithiasis-provide-a-safe-course-of-action-for-ureterorenoscopic-stone-treatment-results-of-the-buster-study
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Steffen Lebentrau, Matthias May, Heiko Ziegler, Peter Werthemann, Thomas Enzmann, Martin Schostak, Markus Porsch
Background Given the high incidence, prevalence and rate of recurrence, urolithiasis stone treatment at a high stone-free rate should have a low complication rate. The German S2k guideline (GS2k-GL) for the diagnostic testing, therapy and metaphylaxis of urolithiasis provides recommendations for the first and second choice for stone treatment, depending on stone location and size. Ureterorenoscopy (URS) is the treatment of first choice for most stones. URS is only the second option for renal stones > 20 mm and proximal ureteric stones ≤ 10 mm...
October 12, 2017: Aktuelle Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021652/urine-and-serum-fetuin-a-levels-in-patients-with-urolithiasis
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Rajat Arora, Nitin Abrol, B Antonisamy, S Vanitha, J Chandrasingh, Santosh Kumar, Nitin Kekre, Antony Devasia
INTRODUCTION: Fetuin-A is a glycoprotein secreted by liver and has been shown to inhibit extraosseous mineralization. Urolithiasis may be a manifestation in the urinary tract due to fetuin deficiency in urine. The objective of this study was to compare the 24-h urine and serum fetuin-A levels of patients with and without urolithiasis. METHODS: Serum and 24-h urine fetuin-A levels were measured in 41 patients with bilateral, multiple, or recurrent urinary tract calculi (Group A) and 41 matched controls with no calculi (Group B)...
October 2017: Indian Journal of Urology: IJU: Journal of the Urological Society of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28993159/prevention-of-cholesterol-gallstone-disease-by-schaftoside-in-lithogenic-diet-induced-c57bl-6-mouse-model
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Meijing Liu, Changhui Liu, Hao Chen, Xiaotao Huang, Xiaohui Zeng, Juncheng Zhou, Suiqing Mi
Schaftoside (SS) is a bioactive compound present in the Herba Desmodii Styracifolii (DS), a herb that has been used to treat cholelithiasis and urolithiasis in Chinese medicine. Whether SS inhibits cholesterol (Ch) gallstone formation has not been investigated. This study examined the effects of oral intake of SS on Ch gallstone formation in C57BL/6 mice fed a lithogenic diet. The rate of gallstone formation was recorded. Levels of Ch, triglycerides (TG) and bile salts (BS) were measured in the bile and serum...
October 7, 2017: European Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28990356/thalidomide-embryopathy-as-possible-cause-of-anterior-sacral-meningocele-a-case-report
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Davide Marco Croci, Martina Dalolio, Stefan Schaeren, Morten G Wasner, Luigi Mariani, Gregory F Jost
A 54-year-old male presented with a sudden burning sensation during urination and left flank pain. Apart from having congenital facial palsy and malformation of the inner right ear that was linked to thalidomide embryopathy, the patient has always been in good health. Urine examination showed the presence of a urinary tract infection. An abdominal ultrasound revealed a large cyst in the lower abdomen, which on MRI corresponded to a large anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) with sacral agenesis at S1/S2. After antibiotic treatment and the spontaneous passage of a kidney stone, the symptoms resolved...
October 9, 2017: Birth defects research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28980141/asymptomatic-hyperuricemia-is-it-time-to-intervene
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Binoy J Paul, K Anoopkumar, Vinod Krishnan
Whether to treat hyperuricemia uncomplicated by articular gout, urolithiasis, or uric acid nephropathy is an exercise in clinical judgment and universal agreement is lacking. Patients with coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, and early onset hypertension with persistent hyperuricemia are likely to be benefited with urate-lowering therapy. The paradigm of the causative association of hyperuricemia with cardiovascular and chronic kidney diseases seems to have progressed from skepticism to increasing evidence of a true relationship...
October 4, 2017: Clinical Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978905/early-progression-of-xanthogranulomatous-pyelonephritis-in-children-might-be-dependent-on-vimentin-expression
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Danuta Ostalska-Nowicka, Katarzyna Mackowiak-Lewandowicz, Aneta Konwerska, Jacek Zachwieja
BACKGROUND Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XP) is an extremely rare, severe, atypical form of chronic renal parenchymal inflammation accompanied by hydronephrosis and/or urolithiasis. The pathomechanism of XP is not yet fully understood. Microscopically, XP is indicated by the presence of multinucleated giant cells and lipid-laden macrophages, as well as inflammatory infiltration and intensive renal fibrosis. The lipid accumulation in kidney parenchyma may be secondary to the altered flow of low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-derived cholesterol particles inside the affected cells...
October 5, 2017: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969594/identification-of-compound-heterozygous-patients-with-primary-hyperoxaluria-type-1-clinical-evaluations-and-in-silico-investigations
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Houda Kanoun, Faiçal Jarraya, Bayen Maalej, Amina Lahiani, Hichem Mahfoudh, Fatma Makni, Jamil Hachicha, Faiza Fakhfakh
BACKGROUND: Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of glyoxylate metabolism in which excessive oxalates are formed by the liver and excreted by the kidneys. Calcium oxalate crystallizes in the urine, leading to urolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis, and consequent renal failure if treatment is not initiated promptly. Mutations in the AGXT gene which encodes the hepatic peroxisomal enzyme alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase are responsible of PH1. In the present work, we aimed to analyze AGXT gene and in silico investigations performed in four patients with PH1 among two non consanguineous families...
October 2, 2017: BMC Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969396/epidemiologic-study-of-urolithiasis-in-seven-countries-of-south-eastern-europe-s-e-g-u-r-1-study
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Andreas Karagiannis, Andreas Skolarikos, Emanuel Alexandrescu, Dragoslav Basic, Petrisor Geavlete, Alessandro Maletta, A Yaser Muslumanoglu, Athanasios Papatsoris, Kremena Petkova, Skender Saidi, Aleksandar Skakic, Iliya Saltirov, Kemal Sarica, Sotir Stavridis, Omer Yilmaz, Alberto Trinchieri
OBJECTIVE: To investigate some epidemiological aspects of kidney stones in the South- Eastern European area. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From September 2015 to December 2015, 538 consecutive patients were treated and evaluated for reno-ureteral stones in eight departments in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, FYR Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. RESULTS: The age of onset was lower in Turkey and higher in Italy. The rate of recurrent patients was higher in Romania and Serbia, while first renal stone formers were more frequent in Italy...
October 3, 2017: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28966022/pediatric-hospitalizations-for-upper-urinary-tract-calculi-epidemiological-and-treatment-trends-in-the-united-states-2001-2014
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Parth K Modi, Young Suk Kwon, Rachel B Davis, Sammy E Elsamra, Viktor Dombrovskiy, Ephrem O Olweny
INTRODUCTION: The incidence of urolithiasis in the pediatric population in the United States has steadily been increasing over the past few decades. Few studies to date have examined trends in the hospitalization and inpatient surgical treatment of urolithiasis in the pediatric population using nationally representative data. OBJECTIVE: The aim was to evaluate nationwide trends in the rates of pediatric hospitalization and inpatient surgical activity for upper urinary tract calculi (UUTC) in the United States from 2001 to 2014...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965151/sodium-thiosulfate-preconditioning-ameliorates-ischemia-reperfusion-injury-in-rat-hearts-via-reduction-of-oxidative-stress-and-apoptosis
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Sriram Ravindran, Sri Rahavi Boovarahan, Karthi Shanmugam, Ramalingam C Vedarathinam, Gino A Kurian
PURPOSE: Sodium thiosulfate (STS) has of late been proven efficacious in models of urolithiasis and vascular calcification. However, its cardiovascular effects on ischemia reperfusion injury (IR) have not been revealed. Being an antioxidant and calcium chelator, it is assumed to play a vital role in IR as ROS production and calcium overload are major perpetrators of IR injury. METHODS: The cardioprotective effect of STS was evaluated in vitro using H9C2 cardiomyocytes and in vivo using both isolated rat heart and intact left anterior descending artery (LAD) occlusion models of ischemia reperfusion injury...
September 30, 2017: Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28957010/causes-of-normal-mortality-in-commercial-egg-laying-chickens
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Richard M Fulton
In a large population of animals, it is normal to have some die each day from causes not related to disease, which is often referred to as natural causes. In poultry production, this phenomenon is commonly referred to as daily mortality. In egg-producing chickens, many of the natural causes of death are associated with making an egg. The causes of normal mortality in commercial egg-laying chicken flocks have been described very little to date. A commercial chicken egg farm, housing approximately two million single-comb white leghorn chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) in 16 egg-producing flocks, was visited on a monthly basis to monitor bird health, body conditioning, skeletal integrity, and causes of daily mortality in an attempt to provide early detection of health abnormalities...
September 2017: Avian Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28952687/-mineralogical-composition-of-urinary-stones-risk-factors-and-metabolic-disturbances-in-patients-with-calcium-oxalate-urolithiasis
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A V Kustov, A I Strelnikov, M A Moryganov, A O Airapetyan, P R Smirnov, E V Lyalyakina, S R Toms
AIM: To identify the most likely metabolic disturbances and risk factors for stone formation in a group of patients with calcium oxalate urolithiasis, and to establish the relationship between the mineralogical composition of calculi and impaired excretion of inhibitors and promoters of stone formation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty patients with calcium oxalate urolithiasis were tested using a complex of physicochemical methods. Patients assessment included evaluation of quantitative mineralogical composition of calculi, daily urine pH profile and daily urinary excretion of urates, calcium, magnesium, oxalate, phosphate and citrate ions...
September 2017: Urologii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28952686/-structure-of-microorganism-species-cultured-from-urine-of-urolithiasis-patients
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M D Kuzmin, Yu I Peshkova, T M Pashkova, O L Kartashova, O A Pashinina, A O Meshcheryakov
AIM: To investigate the incidence of microorganisms of different taxonomic groups and their associations in the pelvic and bladder urine of adult urolithiasis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A bacteriological method and metagenomic sequencing were used to investigate the bacterial spectrum of microflora cultured from pelvic and bladder urine sampled during surgical interventions in urolithiasis patients. RESULTS: The both microbiotas had approximately the same spectrum, but in 26...
September 2017: Urologii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28939127/urinary-melamine-excretion-and-increased-markers-of-renal-tubular-injury-in-patients-with-calcium-urolithiasis-a-cross-sectional-study
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Chia-Chu Liu, Tusty-Jiuan Hsieh, Chia-Fang Wu, Yi-Chun Tsai, Shu-Pin Huang, Yung-Chin Lee, Tsung-Yi Huang, Jung-Tsung Shen, Yii-Her Chou, Chun-Nung Huang, Wen-Jeng Wu, Ming-Tsang Wu
Environmental low-dose melamine exposure has been associated with urolithiasis risk in adults, but it is unclear if this exposure can cause early renal damage. This cross-sectional study investigated the association of this exposure and early renal damage in patients with calcium urolithiasis. We recruited patients diagnosed with upper urinary tract calcium urolithiasis from three hospitals in southwestern Taiwan between November 2010 and January 2015. All patients completed a structured questionnaire and provided one-spot urine samples for the measurement of melamine level and markers of early renal injury, including N-acetyl b-d-glucosaminidase (NAG), β2-microglobulin (β2-MG), and microalbumin...
September 19, 2017: Environmental Pollution
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28933510/-unusual-case-of-struvite-urolithiasis-in-a-dog-a-case-report-ein-fallbericht
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Julia K Mack, Ellen Kienzle
A dog was referred for nutrition consultation after surgical removal of struvite uroliths from the bladder. Inspection of the dog's current ration revealed a pronounced vitamin-A deficiency together with a marked deficiency of protein, phosphorus and magnesium. Therefore, a supersaturation of the urine with ammonium, magnesium and phosphate, the three constituents of struvite, as a cause of struvite calculi formation appears rather unlikely. Vitamin-A deficiency can promote urinary infections and consequently struvite stone formation because of the lack of the protective effect of vitamin A on the epithelia of the urinary tract...
September 20, 2017: Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere
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