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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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Another type of kidney stone is composed of uric acid, the same substance that, at high levels, crystallizes and causes gout.
He said the new technology was convenient and safe to remove kidney stones where there was no need to have open cut surgery.
5mm, 4mm, 6mm and 8mm holes to remove kidney stones no matter of size, and the patient is discharged after 24 hours, he said.
Those who consumed one or more sugar-sweetened cola servings per day had a 23 percent higher risk of developing kidney stones than those participants consuming less than one serving per week.
Since neither of the two had kidney stones themselves, the pair 3-D printed a life-size plastic replica of the branching interior of a human kidney.
People who have had a kidney stone should drink enough water and other fluids to produce at least 2-3 litres of urine a day.
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), intracroporeal lithotripsy/uteroscopy, and percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) are the major methods used for treating kidney stone management.
Kidney stones are most common for people aged 30 to 60 and men are affected more than women.
The relationship between components of MS such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HT) and kidney stone disease has been shown in previous studies.
Mc Most kidney stones are calcium salts and in untreated urinary infections, the stones can grow into a staghorn shape filling the whole of the centre of the kidney.
The doctor may ask you to try to catch the kidney stone as it passes, so it can be sent to a lab for analysis.