kidney calculi

Summary

Summary: Stones in the KIDNEY, usually formed in the urine-collecting area of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS). Their sizes vary and most contains CALCIUM OXALATE.

Top Publications

  1. Spivacow F, Negri A, del Valle E, Calviño I, Fradinger E, Zanchetta J. Metabolic risk factors in children with kidney stone disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008;23:1129-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Very often there is a positive family history of renal stone disease in first- and second-degree relatives...
  2. Vezzoli G, Scillitani A, Corbetta S, Terranegra A, Dogliotti E, Guarnieri V, et al. Polymorphisms at the regulatory regions of the CASR gene influence stone risk in primary hyperparathyroidism. Eur J Endocrinol. 2011;164:421-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To confirm their association with nephrolithiasis, we tested patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  3. Alaya A, Najjar M, Nouri A. Changes in stone composition according to age in Tunisian pediatric patients. Int Urol Nephrol. 2010;42:621-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The increase in calcium oxalate stone in school age children and the decrease in struvite and purine stones confirm the change on the etiology of urolithiasis according to age...
  4. MacDougall L, Taheri S, Crofton P. Biochemical risk factors for stone formation in a Scottish paediatric hospital population. Ann Clin Biochem. 2010;47:125-30 pubmed publisher
  5. Singla M, Srivastava A, Kapoor R, Gupta N, Ansari M, Dubey D, et al. Aggressive approach to staghorn calculi-safety and efficacy of multiple tracts percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Urology. 2008;71:1039-42 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of an aggressive approach to staghorn calculi using multiple-tract percutaneous nephrolithotomy...
  6. Coe F, Evan A, Worcester E, Lingeman J. Three pathways for human kidney stone formation. Urol Res. 2010;38:147-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the final products may be very similar, the ways of creation are so different that in attempting to create animal and cell models of the processes one needs to be careful that the details of the human condition are included...
  7. Hu W, Wang X, Xu T, Li J, Chen L, Yu C, et al. [Establishment nephrolithiasis rat model induced by nanobacteria and analysis of stone formation]. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2010;42:433-5 pubmed
    ..To establish nephrolithiasis rat model induced by nanobacteria and to determine the relationship of nanobacteria with nephrolithiasis...
  8. Aggarwal A, Tandon S, Singla S, Tandon C. Diminution of oxalate induced renal tubular epithelial cell injury and inhibition of calcium oxalate crystallization in vitro by aqueous extract of Tribulus terrestris. Int Braz J Urol. 2010;36:480-8; discussion 488, 489 pubmed
    ..The present study attempted to evaluate the antilithiatic properties of Tribulus terrestris commonly called as "gokhru" which is often used in ayurveda to treat various urinary diseases including urolithiasis...
  9. Okada A, Yasui T, Hamamoto S, Hirose M, Kubota Y, Itoh Y, et al. Genome-wide analysis of genes related to kidney stone formation and elimination in the calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis model mouse: detection of stone-preventive factors and involvement of macrophage activity. J Bone Miner Res. 2009;24:908-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, inflammation and immune reactivity through macrophage migration are involved in stone formation and elimination in mouse kidneys...

More Information

Publications62

  1. Hadjzadeh M, Mohammadian N, Rahmani Z, Rassouli F. Effect of thymoquinone on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats. Urol J. 2008;5:149-55 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of thymoquinone, a major component of Nigella Sativa seeds on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats.
  2. Karim Z, Gerard B, Bakouh N, Alili R, Leroy C, Beck L, et al. NHERF1 mutations and responsiveness of renal parathyroid hormone. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:1128-35 pubmed publisher
    ..These NHERF1 mutations suggest a previously unrecognized cause of renal phosphate loss in humans...
  3. Scoffone C, Cracco C, Cossu M, Grande S, Poggio M, Scarpa R. Endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery in Galdakao-modified supine Valdivia position: a new standard for percutaneous nephrolithotomy?. Eur Urol. 2008;54:1393-403 pubmed publisher
    ..It allows simultaneous performance of PCNL and retrograde ureteroscopy (ECIRS, Endoscopic Combined Intra-Renal Surgery) and has unquestionable anaesthesiological advantages...
  4. Kumar R, Anand A, Saxena V, Seth A, Dogra P, Gupta N. Safety and efficacy of PCNL for management of staghorn calculi in pediatric patients. J Pediatr Urol. 2011;7:248-51 pubmed publisher
    ..There are few reports on the use of PCNL for staghorn calculi in children. We evaluated the safety and efficacy of this technique, using adult equipment, in children below 16 years of age...
  5. El Assmy A, El Nahas A, Hekal I, Badran M, Youssef R, Sheir K. Long-term effects of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on renal function: our experience with 156 patients with solitary kidney. J Urol. 2008;179:2229-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients with a solitary kidney provide a unique opportunity to evaluate any clinically significant change in renal function...
  6. Rungroj N, Sudtachat N, Nettuwakul C, Sawasdee N, Praditsap O, Jungtrakoon P, et al. Association between human prothrombin variant (T165M) and kidney stone disease. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e45533 pubmed publisher
    ..T165 is conserved and T165M substitution will affect hydrogen bond formation with E180. In conclusion, our results indicate that prothrombin variant (T165M) is associated with kidney stone risk in the Northeastern Thai female patients...
  7. Grohe B, Chan B, Sørensen E, Lajoie G, Goldberg H, Hunter G. Cooperation of phosphates and carboxylates controls calcium oxalate crystallization in ultrafiltered urine. Urol Res. 2011;39:327-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we conclude that carboxylate groups play a primary role in inhibiting COM formation, but phosphate and carboxylate groups are both important in initiating and promoting COD formation...
  8. Pathak P, Singh S, Tandon C. Effect of biomolecules from human renal matrix of calcium oxalate monohydrate (CaOx) stones on in vitro calcium phosphate crystallization. Int Braz J Urol. 2010;36:621-8 pubmed
  9. Akman T, Binbay M, Tekinarslan E, Ozkuvanci U, Kezer C, Erbin A, et al. Outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with solitary kidneys: a single-center experience. Urology. 2011;78:272-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the outcomes, complications, and early and late postoperative kidney function of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in patients with solitary kidneys...
  10. Li R, Louie M, Lee H, Osann K, Pick D, Santos R, et al. Prospective randomized trial of three different methods of nephrostomy tract closure after percutaneous nephrolithotripsy. BJU Int. 2011;107:1660-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of 'tubeless' nephrostomy tract closure in reducing postoperative morbidity after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)...
  11. Silva S, Matos D, Silva S, Daher E, Campos H, Silva C. Chemical and morphological analysis of kidney stones: a double-blind comparative study. Acta Cir Bras. 2010;25:444-8 pubmed
    ..To compare chemical to morphological kidney stone composition analysis based on a sample of 50 stones retrieved from patients at a nephrology service...
  12. Krambeck A, Miller N, Humphreys M, Nakada S, Denstedt J, Razvi H, et al. Randomized controlled, multicentre clinical trial comparing a dual-probe ultrasonic lithotrite with a single-probe lithotrite for percutaneous nephrolithotomy. BJU Int. 2011;107:824-828 pubmed publisher
    ..The Cyberwand incorporates coaxial high- and low-frequency ultrasonic probes that work synergistically...
  13. Coe F, Evan A, Lingeman J, Worcester E. Plaque and deposits in nine human stone diseases. Urol Res. 2010;38:239-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, this discrepancy suggests the possibility of divergence between bulk urine pH and pH of focal collecting ducts, a new kind of possibility that is susceptible to experimental test...
  14. Shakhssalim N, Kazemi B, Basiri A, Houshmand M, Pakmanesh H, Golestan B, et al. Association between calcium-sensing receptor gene polymorphisms and recurrent calcium kidney stone disease: a comprehensive gene analysis. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2010;44:406-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Comprehensive sequencing of the coding exons of the calcium-sensing receptor gene (CASR) was performed in a group of Iranian recurrent calcium kidney stone-formers and the results were compared with a control group...
  15. Beck B, Baasner A, Buescher A, Habbig S, Reintjes N, Kemper M, et al. Novel findings in patients with primary hyperoxaluria type III and implications for advanced molecular testing strategies. Eur J Hum Genet. 2013;21:162-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Multiallelic inheritance could have implications for genetic testing strategies and might represent an unrecognized mechanism for phenotype variability in PH...
  16. Mishra S, Sabnis R, Kurien A, Ganpule A, Muthu V, Desai M. Questioning the wisdom of tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL): a prospective randomized controlled study of early tube removal vs tubeless PCNL. BJU Int. 2010;106:1045-8; discussion 1048-9 pubmed publisher
  17. Bhuskute N, Yap W, Wah T. A retrospective evaluation of Randall's plaque theory of nephrolithiasis with CT attenuation values. Eur J Radiol. 2009;72:470-2 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the computed tomography attenuation values (HU) of renal papillae in stone formers (SF) to determine whether nephrolithiasis is associated with radiographic changes in renal papillae to investigate the Randall's plaque theory...
  18. Kaufman D, Kelly J, Curhan G, Anderson T, Dretler S, Preminger G, et al. Oxalobacter formigenes may reduce the risk of calcium oxalate kidney stones. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;19:1197-203 pubmed publisher
    ..formigenes colonization. In conclusion, these results suggest that colonization with O. formigenes is associated with a 70% reduction in the risk for being a recurrent calcium oxalate stone former...
  19. Parry J. Contaminated infant formula sickens 6200 babies in China. BMJ. 2008;337:a1738 pubmed publisher
  20. Ciftcioglu N, Vejdani K, Lee O, Mathew G, Aho K, Kajander E, et al. Association between Randall's plaque and calcifying nanoparticles. Int J Nanomedicine. 2008;3:105-15 pubmed
    ..This research is the first attempt to investigate the potential association of these two hypotheses...
  21. Chu L, Sternberg K, Averch T. Preoperative stenting decreases operative time and reoperative rates of ureteroscopy. J Endourol. 2011;25:751-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This study determines the impact of stent placement before ureteroscopy on operative time, radiologic stone clearance, and reoperative rates...
  22. Umekawa T, Tsuji H, Uemura H, Khan S. Superoxide from NADPH oxidase as second messenger for the expression of osteopontin and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in renal epithelial cells exposed to calcium oxalate crystals. BJU Int. 2009;104:115-20 pubmed publisher
  23. Chen L, Huang X, Xu Q, Li J, Jia X, Wang X. [Cultivation and morphology of nanobacteria in sera of patients with kidney calculi]. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2010;42:443-6 pubmed
    To detect, culture, and characterize the nanobacteria (NB) from sera of patients with kidney calculi in our department.
  24. Stein R, Turna B, Nguyen M, Aron M, Hafron J, Gill I, et al. Laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant pyelolithotomy: technique and outcomes. J Endourol. 2008;22:1251-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic pyelolithotomy at the time of laparoscopic pyeloplasty and compare outcome data with a cohort of patients undergoing laparoscopic pyeloplasty without coexistent stone disease...
  25. Gudbjartsson D, Holm H, Indridason O, Thorleifsson G, Edvardsson V, Sulem P, et al. Association of variants at UMOD with chronic kidney disease and kidney stones-role of age and comorbid diseases. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1001039 pubmed publisher
    ..0064), and suggestively with gout. In contrast to CKD, the UMOD variant confers protection against kidney stones when studied in 3,617 Icelandic and Dutch kidney stone cases and 43,201 controls (OR = 0.88, P = 5.7 x 10(-5))...
  26. Al Kandari A, Shoma A, Eraky I, El Kenawy M, Al Eezi H, El Kappany H. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for management of upper urinary tract calculi in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Urology. 2009;74:273-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the role of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in management of the patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and associated nephrolithiasis...
  27. Hatiboglu G, Popeneciu V, Kurosch M, Huber J, Pahernik S, Pfitzenmaier J, et al. Prognostic variables for shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) treatment success: no impact of body mass index (BMI) using a third generation lithotripter. BJU Int. 2011;108:1192-7 pubmed publisher
  28. Nayyar R, Singh P, Gupta N. Robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty with stone removal in an ectopic pelvic kidney. JSLS. 2010;14:130-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present successful management using the robotic technique of one such case of concomitant pyeloplasty and pyelolithotomy...
  29. Evan A, Lingeman J, Coe F, Bledsoe S, Sommer A, Williams J, et al. Intra-tubular deposits, urine and stone composition are divergent in patients with ileostomy. Kidney Int. 2009;76:1081-8 pubmed publisher
    ..They are, however, unlike these bypass patients in having interstitial apatite plaque. IMCD plugging with sodium and ammonium acid urate has not been found previously and appears to correlate with formation of uric acid stones...
  30. Kara C, Resorlu B, Bayindir M, Unsal A. A randomized comparison of totally tubeless and standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy in elderly patients. Urology. 2010;76:289-93 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the safety, effectiveness, and feasibility of totally (tubeless and stentless) tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in elderly patients. Tubeless PCNL is performed widely in adult patients...
  31. Resorlu B, Unsal A, Tepeler A, Atis G, Tokatli Z, Oztuna D, et al. Comparison of retrograde intrarenal surgery and mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children with moderate-size kidney stones: results of multi-institutional analysis. Urology. 2012;80:519-23 pubmed publisher
  32. Escobar C, Byer K, Khaskheli H, Khan S. Apatite induced renal epithelial injury: insight into the pathogenesis of kidney stones. J Urol. 2008;180:379-87 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the effect of renal epithelial exposure to hydroxyapatite crystals in vitro to develop an insight into the pathogenesis of kidney stones...
  33. Nouralizadeh A, Basiri A, Javaherforooshzadeh A, Soltani M, Tajali F. Experience of percutaneous nephrolithotomy using adult-size instruments in children less than 5 years old. J Pediatr Urol. 2009;5:351-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We present our experience with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for management of large renal calculi in children less than 5 years old, and determine its safety and efficacy when using an adult-size device...
  34. Desai M, Sharma R, Mishra S, Sabnis R, Stief C, Bader M. Single-step percutaneous nephrolithotomy (microperc): the initial clinical report. J Urol. 2011;186:140-5 pubmed publisher
    ..85Fr all-seeing needle (PolyDiagnost, Pfaffenhofen, Germany). We defined microperc as modified percutaneous nephrolithotomy in which renal access and percutaneous nephrolithotomy are done in 1 step using the all-seeing needle...
  35. Khajavi Rad A, Hadjzadeh M, Rajaei Z, Mohammadian N, Valiollahi S, Sonei M. The beneficial effect of cynodon dactylon fractions on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats. Urol J. 2011;8:179-84 pubmed
    To assess the beneficial effect of different fractions of Cynodon dactylon (C. dactylon) on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats.
  36. Resorlu B, Diri A, Atmaca A, Tuygun C, Oztuna D, Bozkurt O, et al. Can we avoid percutaneous nephrolithotomy in high-risk elderly patients using the Charlson comorbidity index?. Urology. 2012;79:1042-7 pubmed publisher
  37. Williams S, Leveillee R. Management of staghorn calculus: single puncture with judicious use of the flexible nephroscope. Curr Opin Urol. 2008;18:224-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To focus on the technique and results of a single percutaneous puncture for the management of staghorn renal calculi...
  38. Sun Q, Shen Y, Sun N, Zhang G, Chen Z, Fan J, et al. Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of 25 patients with melamine-induced kidney stones complicated by acute obstructive renal failure in Beijing Children's Hospital. Eur J Pediatr. 2010;169:483-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Providing liquid orally or intravenously plus alkalisation of urine proved to promote the removal of the stones. Follow-up of 12 to 17 months after discharge showed no sequelae...
  39. Berkman D, Landman J, Gupta M. Treatment outcomes after endopyelotomy performed with or without simultaneous nephrolithotomy: 10-year experience. J Endourol. 2009;23:1409-13 pubmed publisher
    ..This study intends to determine if stone extraction performed with EP increases failure rate...
  40. Okada A, Yasui T, Fujii Y, Niimi K, Hamamoto S, Hirose M, et al. Renal macrophage migration and crystal phagocytosis via inflammatory-related gene expression during kidney stone formation and elimination in mice: Detection by association analysis of stone-related gene expression and microstructural observation. J Bone Miner Res. 2010;25:2701-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Such crystal-removing ability of macrophages through phagocytosis and digestion might become a new target for the prevention of stone formation...
  41. Grases F, Costa Bauza A, Gomila I, Conte A. Origin and types of calcium oxalate monohydrate papillary renal calculi. Urology. 2010;76:1339-45 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the mechanism of formation, we sought to correlate the fine structure of papillary renal calculi with specific pathophysiologic conditions and urinary alterations...
  42. Wen J, Li Z, Zhang H, Wang Y, Zhang R, Yang L, et al. Melamine related bilateral renal calculi in 50 children: single center experience in clinical diagnosis and treatment. J Urol. 2010;183:1533-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the clinical diagnosis and treatment features of bilateral renal calculi in young children who ingested melamine tainted infant milk formula...
  43. Daels F, González M, Freire F, Jurado A, Damia O. Percutaneous lithotripsy in Valdivia-Galdakao decubitus position: our experience. J Endourol. 2009;23:1615-20 pubmed publisher
  44. Miller N, Gillen D, Williams J, Evan A, Bledsoe S, Coe F, et al. A formal test of the hypothesis that idiopathic calcium oxalate stones grow on Randall's plaque. BJU Int. 2009;103:966-71 pubmed publisher
  45. Istanbulluoglu M, Ozturk B, Gonen M, Cicek T, Ozkardes H. Effectiveness of totally tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy in selected patients: a prospective randomized study. Int Urol Nephrol. 2009;41:541-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this prospective randomized study, we compared the morbidity of totally tubeless (tubeless and stentless) PCNL operations with the standard operation technique in a single center with a selected patient population...
  46. Rule A, Bergstralh E, Melton L, Li X, Weaver A, Lieske J. Kidney stones and the risk for chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:804-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Kidney stones are a risk factor for CKD, and studies are warranted to assess screening and preventive measures for CKD in stone formers. ..
  47. Soucy F, Ko R, Duvdevani M, Nott L, Denstedt J, Razvi H. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for staghorn calculi: a single center's experience over 15 years. J Endourol. 2009;23:1669-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of PCNL for patients with staghorn calculi in a large series of patients at a single, tertiary referral, endourologic stone center...
  48. Canales B, Anderson L, Higgins L, Frethem C, Ressler A, Kim I, et al. Proteomic analysis of a matrix stone: a case report. Urol Res. 2009;37:323-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Characterization of other matrix stone proteomes, in particular from non-infectious populations, may yield insights into the pathogenesis of this rare stone as well as the mineralogical process that occurs within crystalline calculi...
  49. Vezzoli G, Terranegra A, Rainone F, Arcidiacono T, Cozzolino M, Aloia A, et al. Calcium-sensing receptor and calcium kidney stones. J Transl Med. 2011;9:201 pubmed publisher
    ..Stone formation may be favored by an altered CaSR expression in kidney medulla involving the normal balance among calcium, phosphate, protons and water excretion...
  50. Vezzoli G, Terranegra A, Arcidiacono T, Gambaro G, Milanesi L, Mosca E, et al. Calcium kidney stones are associated with a haplotype of the calcium-sensing receptor gene regulatory region. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010;25:2245-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Calcium-sensing receptor gene (CaSR) is a candidate to explain susceptibility to calcium kidney stones. Thus, we studied CaSR gene single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and haplotypes associated with stones...
  51. Scales C, Smith A, Hanley J, Saigal C. Prevalence of kidney stones in the United States. Eur Urol. 2012;62:160-5 pubmed publisher
    ..After a 13-yr hiatus, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reinitiated data collection regarding kidney stone history...
  52. Frackowiak A, Skibiński P, Gaweł W, Zaczynska E, Czarny A, Gancarz R. Synthesis of glycoside derivatives of hydroxyanthraquinone with ability to dissolve and inhibit formation of crystals of calcium oxalate. Potential compounds in kidney stone therapy. Eur J Med Chem. 2010;45:1001-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the effect of the compounds obtained on real kidney stones was analyzed by ex vivo tests. The tests on L929 and A545 cell lines have shown that the compounds obtained were not cytotoxic...
  53. Istanbulluoglu M, Cicek T, Ozturk B, Gonen M, Ozkardes H. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: nephrostomy or tubeless or totally tubeless?. Urology. 2010;75:1043-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the feasibility and morbidity of tubeless, totally tubeless, and standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) with nephrostomy tube in a single center with selected patient population...