Summary: Formation of stones in any part of the URINARY TRACT, usually in the KIDNEY; URINARY BLADDER; or the URETER.

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  1. Guresci S, Simsek G, Kara C, Tezer A, Bozkurt O, Unsal A. Cytology of lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Cytopathology. 2009;20:268-9 pubmed publisher
  3. Zoran D, Buffington C. Effects of nutrition choices and lifestyle changes on the well-being of cats, a carnivore that has moved indoors. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011;239:596-606 pubmed publisher
  4. Westropp J, Larsen J, Johnson E, Bannasch D, Fascetti A, Biourge V, et al. Evaluation of dogs with genetic hyperuricosuria and urate urolithiasis consuming a purine restricted diet: a pilot study. BMC Vet Res. 2017;13:45 pubmed publisher
    Urate urolithiasis is a common problem in breed homozygous for the mutation that results in hyperuricosuria. Low purine diets have been recommended to reduce purine intake in these dogs...
  5. Patel N, Brown R, Sarkissian C, De S, Monga M. Quality of life and urolithiasis: the patient - reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS). Int Braz J Urol. 2017;43:880-886 pubmed publisher
    With a high rate of recurrence, urolithiasis is a chronic disease that impacts quality of life. The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System is an NIH validated questionnaire to assess patient quality of life...
  6. Punzi L. Change gout: the need for a new approach. Minerva Med. 2017;108:341-349 pubmed publisher
  7. Adamama Moraitou K, Pardali D, Prassinos N, Menexes G, Patsikas M, Rallis T. Evaluation of dogs with macroscopic haematuria: a retrospective study of 162 cases (2003-2010). N Z Vet J. 2017;65:204-208 pubmed publisher
    ..6%), urolithiasis (38/147; 25.9%), prostatic disease (25/147; 17.0%) and urinary tumours (13/147; 8.8%)...
  8. Kazama I, Nakajima T. Postrenal acute kidney injury in a patient with unilateral ureteral obstruction caused by urolithiasis: A case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8381 pubmed publisher
    ..Unilateral ureteral obstruction by the calculus, which caused reflex vascular constriction and ureteral spasm in the contralateral kidney, was thought to be responsible for the deteriorating renal function. ..
  9. Wang L, Cui Y, Zhang J, Zhang Q. Safety of potassium-bearing citrate in patients with renal transplantation: A case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6933 pubmed publisher
    ..Their SPCs dropped to the normal range. Physicians should pay close attentions to potential risks caused by PSHC, and monitor the SPCs to minimize the occurrence of hyperkalemia. ..

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  1. Kuzmin M, Peshkova Y, Pashkova T, Kartashova O, Pashinina O, Meshcheryakov A. [Structure of microorganism species cultured from urine of urolithiasis patients]. Urologiia. 2017;:18-21 pubmed
    ..of microorganisms of different taxonomic groups and their associations in the pelvic and bladder urine of adult urolithiasis patients...
  2. Deng T, Mai Z, Cai C, Duan X, Zhu W, Zhang T, et al. Influence of weight status on 24-hour urine composition in adults without urolithiasis: A nationwide study based on a Chinese Han population. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184655 pubmed publisher
    ..to explore the influence of different body weight statuses on 24-hour urine compositions in adults without urolithiasis based on a nationwide study of a Chinese Han population...
  3. Martov A, Mazurenko D, Klimkova M, Sinitsyn V, Nersisyan L, Gadzhiev N. [Dual energy computed tomography in diagnosis of urolithiasis: a new method for determining the chemical composition of urinary stones]. Urologiia. 2017;:98-103 pubmed
    ..The authors analyze the results of using this method for diagnosing urolithiasis, determining the stone chemical composition and point out the limitations and difficulties encountered in its ..
  4. Williamson A, McKinnon A. Transurethral removal of a cystic urolith in a mare using a laparoscopic specimen pouch. Aust Vet J. 2017;95:174-177 pubmed publisher
    Cystic urolithiasis is the most common form of urolithiasis reported in horses...
  5. Geraghty R, Rai B, Jones P, Somani B. Bilateral Simultaneous Ureteroscopic (BS-URS) Approach in the Management of Bilateral Urolithiasis Is a Safe and Effective Strategy in the Contemporary Era-Evidence from a Systematic Review. Curr Urol Rep. 2017;18:11 pubmed publisher
    Ureteroscopic treatment of urolithiasis has become safer and more effective in the modern era...
  6. Fabbiani M, Bracciale L, Doino M, D Avino A, Marzocchetti A, Navarra P, et al. Tenofovir discontinuation could predispose to urolithiasis in atazanavir-treated patients. J Infect. 2011;62:319-21 pubmed publisher
  7. Nanmoku K, Kurosawa A, Shinzato T, Shimizu T, Kimura T, Yagisawa T. Febuxostat for the Prevention of Recurrent 2,8-dihydroxyadenine Nephropathy due to Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency Following Kidney Transplantation. Intern Med. 2017;56:1387-1391 pubmed publisher
    ..Febuxostat prevented secondary 2,8-DHA nephropathy after kidney transplantation. ..
  8. Konkoľová J, Chandoga J, Kováčik J, Repiský M, Kramarová V, Paučinová I, et al. Severe child form of primary hyperoxaluria type 2 - a case report revealing consequence of GRHPR deficiency on metabolism. BMC Med Genet. 2017;18:59 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of a 10-month-old patient diagnosed with urolithiasis. Screening of inborn errors of metabolism, including the performance of GC/MS urine organic acid profiling and ..
  9. Dray E, Cameron A. Identifying Patients with High-Risk Neurogenic Bladder: Beyond Detrusor Leak Point Pressure. Urol Clin North Am. 2017;44:441-452 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, the authors discuss the impact of specific neurologic diseases on the urinary tract, examine the risks inherent to each, and determine strategies for screening, prevention, and treatment of these complications. ..
  10. Huang S, Tsai C, WANG J, Pu Y, Chen P, Huang C, et al. Increased Risk of New-Onset Hypertension After Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Urolithiasis: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Hypertension. 2017;70:721-728 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, alternatives to urolithiasis treatment (eg, endoscopic surgery or medical expulsion therapy) could avoid the hypertension risk...
  11. Saenko V, Kapsargin F, Pesegov S, M V. [Troyakov. Experience in using hytolysin in the integrated management of urinary tract infections and methapylactics of nephrolithiasis]. Urologiia. 2017;:16-21 pubmed
    ..b>Urolithiasis is the second most prevalent urologic condition following urinary tract infections and has a pronounced ..
  12. Sharma I, Khan W, Parveen R, Alam M, Ahmad I, Ansari M, et al. Antiurolithiasis Activity of Bioactivity Guided Fraction of Bergenia ligulata against Ethylene Glycol Induced Renal Calculi in Rat. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:1969525 pubmed publisher
    ..is commonly used as a traditional herbal medicine with a wide range of therapeutic applications including urolithiasis. Aqueous extract of B...
  13. Green W, Ratan H. Molecular mechanisms of urolithiasis. Urology. 2013;81:701-4 pubmed publisher
  14. Kustov A, Strelnikov A, Moryganov M, Airapetyan A, Smirnov P, Lyalyakina E, et al. [Mineralogical composition of urinary stones, risk factors and metabolic disturbances in patients with calcium-oxalate urolithiasis]. Urologiia. 2017;:22-26 pubmed
    ..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 ..
  15. Knoll T. [S2 guidelines on diagnostic, therapy and metaphylaxis of urolithiasis : Part 1: Diagnostic and therapy]. Urologe A. 2009;48:917-24 pubmed publisher
  16. Gadzhiev N, Brovkin S, Grigorev V, Dmitriev V, Malkhasyan V, Shkarupa D, et al. [Metaphylaxis of urolithiasis: new look, modern approach, implementation in a mobile application]. Urologiia. 2017;:124-129 pubmed
    ..To design a smartphone application (app.) in Russian language for urolithiasis patients. Three working groups of urologists from three St...
  17. Tanaka T, Hatakeyama S, Yamamoto H, Narita T, Hamano I, Matsumoto T, et al. Clinical relevance of aortic calcification in urolithiasis patients. BMC Urol. 2017;17:25 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the present study is to investigate the clinical relevance of aortic calcification in urolithiasis patients...