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Summary: An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.
Publications233 found, 100 shown here
- Tonsillolith. Case report and review of the literatureM Mesolella
ENT Department, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:302-7. 2004..Authors stress that large tonsillar concretions are uncommon, and may be difficult to diagnose since the tonsillolith can also be mistaken for other anatomic and pathologic structures in the oropharyngeal area...
- Relationship between the presence of tonsilloliths and halitosis in patients with chronic caseous tonsillitisA C Dal Rio
Dental Surgeon Doctoral Student in Medical Sciences, Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo 13083 970, Brazil
Br Dent J 204:E4. 2008....
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for prevention of recurrent pancreatitis caused by obstructive pancreatic stonesMansour A Parsi
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Pancreas 39:153-5. 2010..However, its effect on prevention of recurrent pancreatitis in this group of patients has not been studied...
- Radical prostatectomy as unique chance for huge prostatic stonesGuido Virgili
Department of Urology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:171-2. 2004Prostatic calculi occur very often in men, but exceptionally they cause an almost total destruction of the prostatic parenchyma...
- Influence of prostatic calculi on lower urinary tract symptoms in middle-aged menWoong Bin Kim
Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Urology 78:447-9. 2011To investigate the incidence and echographic patterns of prostatic calculi, and to determine whether the presence of prostatic calculi is an associated factor for moderate lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) in middle-aged men.
- Tonsillolith--report of an unusual caseM P Caldas
Department of Oral Diagnosis, Piracicaba Dental School University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Br Dent J 202:265-7. 2007..6 cm. The tonsillar concretion might have been formed because of a calcification of the lymphoid tissue. On the patient's request, surgical excision was not performed and she will be monitored due to the tendency of such lesions to grow...
- Endoscopic treatment of multiple prostatic calculi causing urinary retentionSelahattin Bedir
Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Int J Urol 12:693-5. 2005Although prostatic calculi are relatively common, the etiology of these stones is not clear. We report a case with multiple prostatic calculi causing urinary obstruction and a concomitant bladder stone...
- Pseudo bilateral tonsilloliths: a case report and review of the literatureSaravanan Ram
Department of Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:110-4. 2004....
- The amount and nature of the organic matrix in urinary calculi: a reviewW H Boyce
J Urol 76:213-27. 1956
- Tonsillolith as a halitosis-inducing factorT Ansai
Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
Br Dent J 198:263-4. 2005..We present a case of an incidental tonsillolith occurrence, which was a halitosis-inducing factor. Our results show that tonsilloliths should be considered as a possible cause of halitosis...
- Are prostatic calculi independent predictive factors of lower urinary tract symptoms?Sung Woo Park
Medical Research Institute and Department of Urology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Korea
Asian J Androl 12:221-6. 2010We determined the correlation between prostatic calculi and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), as well as the predisposing factors of prostatic calculi...
- Etiologic significance of defects in cholesterol, phospholipid, and bile acid metabolism in the liver of patients with intrahepatic calculiJ Shoda
Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, The University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Hepatology 33:1194-205. 2001Intrahepatic calculi, highly prevalent in the Far East, including Japan, are characterized clinically by chronic proliferative cholangitis with frequent stone recurrences. Intrahepatic calculi consist of 2 groups, i.e...
- Endoscopic versus surgical drainage of the pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitisDjuna L Cahen
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
N Engl J Med 356:676-84. 2007..For patients with chronic pancreatitis and a dilated pancreatic duct, ductal decompression is recommended. We conducted a randomized trial to compare endoscopic and surgical drainage of the pancreatic duct...
- The role of endoscopy in the therapy of chronic pancreatitisAndrea Tringali
Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, A Gemelli University Hospital, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 22:145-65. 2008..Medical, endoscopic and surgical methods for the management of chronic pancreatitis should all be considered in decision-making, and the best treatment should be chosen case by case and according to the local expertise...
- Idiopathic prostatic giant calculi in a young male patientMustafa F Usta
Department of Urology, Akdeniz University, School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
Int Urol Nephrol 37:295-7. 2005We report a case of 41-year-old man with idiopathic prostatic giant calculi presenting with voiding difficulty. To our knowledge this is the youngest case with idiopathic prostatic giant calculi reported in the literature...
- Mechanical lithotripsy of pancreatic and biliary stones: complications and available treatment options collected from expert centersMiriam Thomas
St Luke s Medical Center, Pancreatic Biliary Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 102:1896-902. 2007..PD and common bile duct (CBD) stones often require mechanical lithotripsy (ML) at ERCP for successful extraction. The frequency and spectrum of complications is not well described in the literature...
- Enterolith ileus as a complication of jejunal diverticulosis: two case reports and a review of the literatureP Steenvoorde
Department of Surgery, Spaarne Hospital, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Dig Surg 20:57-60. 2003..In a period of 5 years, 2 patients with enterolith ileus, caused by jejunal diverticulosis, were treated in our hospital. In order to learn more about treatment options, the literature was reviewed...
- Is there a role for the endoscopic treatment of pain from chronic pancreatitis?Grace H Elta
N Engl J Med 356:727-9. 2007
- Long-term clinical outcome after endoscopic pancreatic ductal drainage for patients with painful chronic pancreatitisMyriam Delhaye
Medicosurgical Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:1096-106. 2004..The authors evaluated long-term clinical outcome after endoscopic pancreatic ductal drainage, focusing on pain and pancreatic endocrine/exocrine functions...
- Clinical outcomes in patients who undergo extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for chronic calcific pancreatitisRichard A Kozarek
Sections of Gastroenterology, Urology, and General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 56:496-500. 2002..Our most recent experience with this technology is reviewed...
- The role of endoscopy in patients with chronic pancreatitisDouglas G Adler
Gastrointest Endosc 63:933-7. 2006
- Pancreatic duct stones in chronic pancreatitis: criteria for treatment intensity and successMichael J Farnbacher
Department of Medicine I, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 56:501-6. 2002..The aim of the study was to evaluate interventional endoscopic management of pancreatic duct stones in patients with chronic pancreatitis by describing therapeutic methods and defining factors that predict technical success...
- The prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population of men 18 to 35 years oldA C Peterson
Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
J Urol 166:2061-4. 2001..This study indicates that testicular microlithiasis is a common finding in asymptomatic men that may not be related to testicular cancer...
- Long-term results of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and endoscopic therapy for pancreatic stonesHiroshi Tadenuma
Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 01 Inohana, Chuoku, Chiba 260 0805, Japan
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1128-35. 2005..The aim of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term results of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) and endoscopic therapy for pancreatic stones...
- Endoscopic balloon sphincteroplasty for extraction of large radiolucent pancreatic duct stones (with videos)Amit Maydeo
Institute of Advanced Endoscopy, 5th Floor, Om Chambers, 123 August Kranti Marg, Mumbai 400036, India
Gastrointest Endosc 70:798-802. 2009..Although radiopaque pancreatic duct stones can be targeted by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and extracted by ERCP, large and radiolucent stones remain a therapeutic challenge...
- Preliminary report on the correlations among pineal concretions, prostatic calculi and age in human adult malesRyoichi Mori
Department of Oral Anatomy, Showa University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
Anat Sci Int 78:181-4. 2003..we made a preliminary investigation into the correlations among pineal concretions (% by mass), prostatic calculi (% by mass) and age (years) in 40 human adult males, ranging in age from 31 to 95 years (mean (+/-SD) 69.9 +/- 15...
- Role of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of pancreatic stonesNalini M Guda
Division of Gastroenterology, Hennepin County Medical Center, and University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Rev Gastroenterol Disord 5:73-81. 2005..Removal of pancreatic duct calculi can reduce pain and improve glandular function...
- Dissolution of pancreatic stones by oral trimethadione in patients with chronic calcific pancreatitisA Noda
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University, Japan
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:478-85. 1994..Pancreatic stones in 30 patients not treated with trimethadione neither disappeared nor diminished spontaneously. Trimethadione treatment may be a useful tool for chemical dissolution of pancreatic stones...
- Bilateral testicular microlithiasis predicts the presence of the precursor of testicular germ cell tumors in subfertile menC A De Gouveia Brazao
Department of Andrology, and Laboratory for Experimental Pathology, Josephine Nefkens Institute, Erasmus Medical Center University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Urol 171:158-60. 2004..We determined the predictive value of unilateral and bilateral testicular microlithiasis for CIS in subfertile men, a known risk population for TGCTs (approximately 1%)...
- Dissolution of pancreatic stones by oral trimethadione in a dog experimental modelA Noda
Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
Gastroenterology 93:1002-8. 1987Experiments were conducted to develop a dissolution therapy for human pancreatic calculi in a dog experimental model of pancreatic calculi surgically prepared...
- Inflamed urachal cyst containing calculi in an adultFranko Milotic
Clinic of Surgery, Department of Urology, Clinical Hospital Rijeka, Kresimirova 42, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
J Clin Ultrasound 30:253-5. 2002..We report a case of an inflamed urachal cyst filled with a thick yellow fluid and several calculi in a woman with a 1-month history of dysuria...
- Treatment for painful calcified chronic pancreatitis: extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus endoscopic treatment: a randomised controlled trialJean Marc Dumonceau
Department of Gastroenterology, Erasmus University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Gut 56:545-52. 2007..Pilot studies suggest that extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) alone relieves pain in calcified chronic pancreatitis...
- Pancreatic duct stones in patients with chronic pancreatitis: surgical outcomesBo Nan Liu
Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 9:423-7. 2010..Pancreatic duct stone (PDS) is a common complication of chronic pancreatitis. Surgery is a common therapeutic option for PDS. In this study we assessed the surgical procedures for PDS in patients with chronic pancreatitis at our hospital...
- Mediastinal abscess due to passage of a broncholithSean M Studer
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Chest 121:296-7. 2002..Because radiographic evidence of abnormal calcification in the chest is common, but rarely is associated with broncholithiasis, the patient's history of lithoptysis was crucial to determining the underlying etiology of her abscess...
- An unusual cause of mechanical dysphagia: an agglomerate of calculi in a tonsillar residueGiovanna Cantarella
Department of Otolaryngology, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
Dysphagia 21:133-6. 2006..arose from the inferior pole of the left tonsillar fossa and had a central cavity filled with caseum and multiple calculi. Histopathologic examination showed that its soft tissue component consisted of lymphoid tonsillar tissue...
- Preliminary feasibility study of FTIR microscopic mapping system for the rapid detection of the composited components of prostatic calculiTed Hueih Shing Hsu
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Lotung Pohai Hospital, Lotung, Yilan, Taiwan, ROC
Urol Res 39:165-70. 2011Awareness of the chemical composition of prostatic calculi is of great importance for pathogenesis of prostatic lithiasis, the feasibility of FTIR microspectroscopic mapping system used for rapidly screening and detecting the real ..
- Intrascrotal calculi: a very rare stone diseaseBekir Suha Parlaktas
Gaziosmanpasa University, School of Medicine, Department of Urology, Tokat, Turkey
Int J Urol 13:849-50. 2006..Numerous intrascrotal stones were encountered in the hydrocele sac of a patient during operation and has prompted us to report this case...
- Endoscopic treatment of an impacted pancreatic duct stone using a balloon catheter for electrohydraulic lithotripsy without pancreatoscopyGeorgios I Papachristou
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 40:753-6. 2006..Herein, we report the use of intraductal electrohydraulic lithotripsy to fragment a large obstructing PD stone guided only by fluoroscopy without the utilization of a pancreatoscope...
- Intermittent small bowel obstruction by jejunal enteroliths in a patient with a Crohn's disease strictureRoberto Bruni
U O di Chirurgia Generale e d Urgenza Policlinico Casilino Azienda U S L RM B, Roma
Chir Ital 54:903-5. 2002..The authors report a case of multiple enteroliths in a patient with a segmental ileal stricture and ulcerations (diagnosed as Crohn's disease) causing frequent, intermittent occlusive symptoms, treated by segmental ileal resection...
- Successful treatment of pancreaticopleural fistula by nasopancreatic drainage and endoscopic removal of pancreatic duct calculi: a case reportAkiko Miyachi
Department of Gastroenterology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
Gastrointest Endosc 59:454-7. 2004
- Bilateral tonsillolithiasis: a case reportEmel Ozcan
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Yil Ankara Oral Health Center, Ankara, Turkey
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:e17-8. 2006..These radiopacities were localized to the palatine tonsils by computerized tomographic inspection. Tonsillectomy was performed and tonsillolithiasis was confirmed by histopathologic examination...
- [Incarceration of a pancreatic stone fragment in the distal pancreatic duct after ESWL-therapy]D Hartmann
Medizinische Klinik C, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen gGmbH, , Germany
Z Gastroenterol 39:841-4. 2001..This emphasizes the recommendation to carry out a papillotomy of the pancreatic main duct before applying ESWL to pancreatic stones...
- Pancreatoscopy: present and future roleYang K Chen
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center Anschutz Centers for Advanced Medicine, MS F735, 1635 N Ursula Street, Room OP6710, P O Box 6510, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9:136-43. 2007..of the pancreatic ducts, with the potential for forceps biopsy in suspected malignancy and endotherapy for pancreatic calculi. Future and ongoing clinical trials will better define the utility and roles of these new endoscopy tools.
- Composition of clogging material in pancreatic endoprosthesesMichael J Farnbacher
Medizinische Klinik 2, Klinikum Fürth, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 61:862-6. 2005..However, good clinical results are hampered by rapid occlusion. The objective of this study was to understand mechanisms and materials that cause stent occlusion...
- Use of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy to treat a pancreatic duct calculusHenry Sells
Department of Urology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
ANZ J Surg 74:84-5. 2004
- Effective extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic duct stoneYoshinobu Okabe
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
Kurume Med J 50:57-61. 2003..Successful ESWL was achieved with the stone disappearance and without any complication...
- Multiple main pancreatic duct stones in tropical pancreatitis: safe clearance with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsyWai Choung Ong
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1514-8. 2006..The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate: (i) the efficacy of main pancreatic duct stone clearance; and (ii) associated complications with ESWL therapy in tropical pancreatitis...
- Intraductal pancreatic calculi in patients with choledochal cystS Taneja
Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160023, India
Australas Radiol 48:302-5. 2004Summary Intraductal pancreatic calculi are a rare association in patients with choledochal cyst (CC)...
- A case of obstructive jaundice caused by impaction of a pancreatic stone in the papilla for which a needle knife precut papillotomy was effectiveItaru Naitoh
Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
JOP 9:520-5. 2008..Obstructive jaundice caused by the impaction of a pancreatic stone in the papilla is markedly rare, with only seven cases reported to date...
- [The classification and management of pancreatic duct stone]Yong Chen
Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 42:417-20. 2004..To set up a stand for surgical classification of pancreatic duct stone and evaluate the benefits of different management according to the classification...
- Recurrent attacks of autoimmune pancreatitis result in pancreatic stone formationMari Takayama
Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
Am J Gastroenterol 99:932-7. 2004..The aim of the present study was to confirm or deny whether or not this disease is progressive with recurrent attacks, resulting in pancreatic stone formation like ordinary chronic pancreatitis...
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of pancreatic duct stonesKwi Sook Choi
Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:86-93. 2006..ESWL is an effective and safe procedure for endoscopically unremovable main pancreatic duct stones, and, in selected patients, ESWL alone may be effective...
- Pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis: an evidence-based review of past theories and recent developmentsTyler Stevens
The Pancreas Clinic, Section of Endoscopy and Pancreaticobiliary Disease, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44118, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 99:2256-70. 2004..Moreover, we will discuss plausible pathogenic sequences applied to each of the known etiologies...
- A patient with bag of pancreatic stonesS Bhoi
Department of Medicine, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
Postgrad Med J 78:500, 505. 2002
- Bilateral testicular microlithiasis with a unilateral testicular germ cell tumor: a case reportRoss Whitacre
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA
W V Med J 99:233-4. 2003..We present the case report of a man with bilateral testicular microlithiasis and a unilateral germ cell tumor. Discussion of the relationship between these two conditions is also reviewed...
- Endotherapy for chronic pancreatitis with intracanalar stonesA Maydeo
Institute of Advanced Endoscopy, Mumbai, India
Endoscopy 39:653-8. 2007....
- [Urolithiasis]Olivier Traxer
Service d Urologie, Hopital Tenon, 75970 Paris Cedex 20
Rev Prat 56:2093-100. 2006In 2006, 70 to 80% of calculi are treated with extracorporeal lithotripsy, 7% with percutaneous nephrolithotomy, 5 to 15% with ureteroscopy and less than 1% with laparoscopic surgery or open procedure...
- Outcomes after clearance of pancreatic stones with or without pancreatic stentingNaoki Sasahira
Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
J Gastroenterol 42:63-9. 2007..Treatment for stricture of the main pancreatic duct (MPD) with a pancreatic stent after clearance of pancreatic stones may reduce the recurrence of pancreatic symptoms and stones...
- Endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitisRichard A Kozarek
Section of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
Indian J Gastroenterol 21:67-73. 2002....
- Electron microscopic detection of tin accumulation in biliopancreatic concrements after induction of chronic pancreatitis in rats by di-n-butyltin dichlorideLudwig Jonas
Electron Microscopic Centre, Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Rostock, Germany
Ultrastruct Pathol 26:89-98. 2002..The paper discusses the long time preservation of tin in the concrements as an action of heavy-metal- accumulating bacteria, which should be classified in the future by bacteriological methods...
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of pancreatic duct stones and patient factors related to stone disintegrationYasuyuki Karasawa
Second Department of Internal Medicine, Shinshu University Medical School, Matsumoto, Japan
J Gastroenterol 37:369-75. 2002..We treated these patients with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and analyzed the patient factors related to disintegration...
- [Disintegration of pancreatic duct stones with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy]Kwi Sook Choi
Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Gastroenterol 46:396-403. 2005..We present the results of ESWL in endoscopically unretrievable pancreatic duct stones in the past 2 years...
- Cancer of the papilla causing recurrent acute pancreatitis and mimicking a pancreatic stoneZ S Li
Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
Endoscopy 39:E2. 2007
- Contemporary "urologic" intervention in the pancreaticobiliary treeL E Ponsky
Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Urology 57:21-5. 2001..role of minimally invasive "urologic" interventional techniques for the treatment of pancreaticobiliary calculi in contemporary practice...
- [Role of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for the treatment of pancreatic duct stone]Ho Gak Kim
Korean J Gastroenterol 46:418-22. 2005
- Does testicular microlithiasis matter? A reviewF N A C Miller
Department of Radiology, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
Clin Radiol 57:883-90. 2002..Similarly, there is limited evidence to support the association with infertility. Not surprisingly, algorithms for the follow-up of patients with TM on ultrasound have been difficult to formulate...
- [Non-surgical treatment of pancreatic stones in patients with chronic pancreatitis and pain]Hiromitsu Saisho
Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University
Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 99:1186-90. 2002
- Epididymal lithiasis in roosters and efferent ductule and testicular damageG A B Mahecha
Departmento de Morfologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte MG, 30190 003, Brazil
Reproduction 124:821-34. 2002..The severity of the lesion points to potentially severe economical impact in the poultry industry...
- Motion--pancreatic endoscopy is useful for the pain of chronic pancreatitis: arguments for the motionStanley M Branch
Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Can J Gastroenterol 17:57-9. 2003..This article describes the techniques, indications and results of endoscopic therapy of pancreatic lesions...
- An unusual tonsillolithBahar Sezer
Ege University, School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bornova 35100, Izmir, Turkey
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:471-3. 2003....
- Anomalous pancreaticobiliary union and isolated ventral pancreatitis: a critical appraisalW T Ng
Pediatr Surg Int 19:133-4. 2003
- Massive hemoptysis in a patient with chronic pancreatitisV Vimalraj
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:910-1. 2005
- Solitary main pancreatic ductal calculus of possible biliary origin causing acute pancreatitisRamakrishna Prasad Chowdary Chaparala
Department of Academic Surgery, St James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
JOP 6:445-8. 2005Pancreatic ductal calculi are most often associated with chronic pancreatitis. Radiological features of chronic pancreatitis are readily evident in the presence of these calculi...
- Motion--pancreatic endoscopy is useful for the pain of chronic pancreatitis: arguments against the motionDarwin L Conwell
Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland 44195, USA
Can J Gastroenterol 17:61-3. 2003..Such studies would need to enrol large numbers of patients, and involve measurement of technical success, pain severity and quality of life parameters. At present, endoscopic techniques must be considered experimental...
- "Spontaneous" passage of a pancreatic duct stoneJames Rhee
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 57:278-80. 2003
- Clearance of irretrievable bile duct and pancreatic duct stones by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, using a transportable device: effectiveness and medium-term resultsRita Conigliaro
Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
J Clin Gastroenterol 40:213-9. 2006..We revised data about the effectiveness of our treatment for refractory stones using a transportable shockwave generator...
- Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes in patient residing in the Mediterranean regionIoannis Habeos
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Patras University Medical School, Greece
Hormones (Athens) 5:64-6. 2006..This is a case of chronic calcific non-alcoholic pancreatitis with characteristic intraductal calculi on abdominal X-ray...
- [Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of pancreatic stones as a part of complex endoscopic therapy]Tibor Gyokeres
Gasztroenterológiai Osztály, MAV Kórház, Budapest
Orv Hetil 143:881-5. 2002..The authors report on ESWL treatment of 29 patients suffering from pancreatolithiasis...
- Santorinicele containing a pancreatic duct stone in a patient with incomplete pancreas divisumKwang Ro Joo
Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital, 1 Hoigi dong, Dongdaemoon gu, Seoul 130 702, Korea
Yonsei Med J 45:952-5. 2004..To the best of our knowledge this is believed to be the first description of a santorinicele associated with these characteristic findings...
- Management of pancreatic duct stoneLi Li
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:9-10. 2008
- Surgically removed thoracolithiasis: report of two casesTeruo Iwasaki
Departments of Respiratory Surgery, Osaka Prefectural Medical Center for Respiratory and Allergic Diseases, Habikino, Japan
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 12:279-82. 2006..Thoracic surgeons should consider this condition in the differential diagnosis of a peripheral pulmonary nodule...
- Drainage of an inaccessible main pancreatic duct via EUS-guided transgastric stenting through the minor papillaF C Gleeson
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN USA
Endoscopy 39:E313-4. 2007
- Hepatolithiasis--a case seriesC T Heng
Department of General Surgery, Clinical Staff Office 4B, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:97-101. 2002..Hepatolithiasis is an uncommon entity in Singapore. We reviewed the cases presented to our institution (a 1200-bedded restructured hospital) over a 5-year period...
- Giant tonsillolith: report of a caseFrancisco Javier Silvestre-Donat
Hospital Universitario Dr Peset de Valencia, Departamento de Estomatologia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia
Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 10:239-42. 2005Tonsilloliths or tonsil stones are calcifications that form in the crypts of the palatal tonsils. These calculi are composed of calcium salts either alone or in combination with other mineral salts, and are usually of small size - though ..
- [Pathophysiology, diagnosis and conservative therapy in calcium kidney calculi]B Hess
Medizinische Klinik, Spital Zimmerberg, Wädenswil
Ther Umsch 60:79-87. 2003..0005)...
- Rapid, economical treatment of large impacted calculi in the proximal ureter with ballistic ureteral lithotripsy and occlusive, percutaneous balloon catheter: the high pressure irrigation techniqueM Dellabella
Department of Urology, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
J Urol 178:929-33; discussion 933-4. 2007We describe our innovative technique for the treatment of large calculi (greater than 1.5 cm) of the proximal ureter.
- Holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy: A dominant photothermal ablative mechanism with chemical decomposition of urinary calculiK F Chan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
Lasers Surg Med 25:22-37. 1999..process of long-pulse Holmium:YAG (Ho:YAG) lithotripsy is governed by photothermal decomposition of the calculi rather than photomechanical or photoacoustical mechanisms as is widely thought...
- Role of bile bacteria in gallbladder carcinomaVikas Sharma
Department of General Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Hepatogastroenterology 54:1622-5. 2007..However it is possible that calculi may be incriminated by some means other than just chronic irritation...
- Comparison between extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and semirigid ureterorenoscope with holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for treating large proximal ureteral stonesChing Fang Wu
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University, Chia Yi, Taiwan, Republic of China
J Urol 172:1899-902. 2004Management of large impacted upper ureteral calculi remains challenging for urologists. These calculi are frequently associated with obstructive uropathy and deteriorated renal function...
- A clinical prediction rule for the diagnosis of ureteral calculi in emergency departmentsT J Elton
Division of Area Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905
J Gen Intern Med 8:57-62. 1993..1) whether a simple clinical prediction rule could identify emergency department patients with ureteral calculi; 2) whether the kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) radiograph provides diagnostic information beyond that obtained ..
- Treatment of ureteric lithiasis with retrograde ureteroscopy and holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy vs extracorporeal lithotripsyMiguel A Arrabal-Polo
Urology Department, San Cecilio University Hospital, Granada, Spain
BJU Int 104:1144-7. 2009..as ESWL is successful in 67-90% of cases but endoscopic lithotripsy with pneumatic lithotrites or lasers is successful in 90-96% of distal ureteric calculi, and holmium:YAG lithotripsy is effective in proximal ureteric calculi.
- Ultrasonographic diagnosis of urinary calculus caused by melamine in childrenLi qun Jia
Diagnostic Imaging Center, Beijing Children s Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing 100045, China
Chin Med J (Engl) 122:252-6. 2009..present study aimed to understand the value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of renal and ureteral lithiasis in infants and young children caused by melamine, and the characteristics of ultrasonograms of melamine-associated calculi.
- Transureteral lithotripsy versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in management of upper ureteral calculi: a comparative studyMohammad Reza Nikoobakht
Urology Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Urol J 4:207-11. 2007Our aim was to compare transureteral lithotripsy (TUL) and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) in the management of upper ureteral calculi larger than 5 mm in diameter.
- Laser lithotripsyJoel M H Teichman
Division of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
Curr Opin Urol 12:305-9. 2002..All literature related to laser lithotripsy published within the past year was reviewed. Salient articles have been reviewed and grouped according to safety issues, efficacy, comparison studies, biliary applications or future directions...
- Ureteral catheterization in uncomplicated ureterolithotripsy: a randomized, controlled trialHooman Djaladat
Department of Urology, Mohammadi Hospital, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Eur Urol 52:836-41. 2007To evaluate short-term ureteral catheterization in patients undergoing ureteroscopic lithotripsy for ureteral calculi.
- Prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, IranAli Asghar Ketabchi
Department of Urology, Shafa Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Urol J 5:156-60. 2008In a cross-sectional study, we evaluated the prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, Iran.
- Slc7a9 knockout mouse is a good cystinuria model for antilithiasic pharmacological studiesMariona Font-Llitjos
Medical and Molecular Genetics Center, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 293:F732-40. 2007..In humans, cystinuria treatment is based on the prevention of calculi formation and its dissolution or breakage. Persistent calculi are treated with thiols [i.e...
- Multimodal management of urolithiasis in renal transplantationBen Challacombe
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK
BJU Int 96:385-9. 2005....
- A prospective randomized comparison between early (<48 hours of onset of colicky pain) versus delayed shockwave lithotripsy for symptomatic upper ureteral calculi: a single center experienceAnup Kumar
Department of Urology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
J Endourol 24:2059-66. 2010The role of early/emergency shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) in symptomatic upper ureteral calculi has still not been established...
- Spectrum of stone composition: structural analysis of 1050 upper urinary tract calculi from northern IndiaMohd S Ansari
Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
Int J Urol 12:12-6. 2005The purpose of the present paper was to study the spectrum of stone composition of upper urinary tract calculi by X-ray diffraction crystallography technique, in patients managed at All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
- Concentration effect of trace metals in Jordanian patients of urinary calculiIyad Ahmed Abboud
Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Al al Bayt University, Al Mafraq, Jordan
Environ Geochem Health 30:11-20. 2008Due to the increase in the number of urinary calculi disease cases in Jordan, stone samples were collected from patients from various Jordanian hospitals (Princes Basma (PBH), King Abdullah University (KAUH), Al-Basheer (ABH) and Al-..
- Genetics of struvite formationLeticia Reyes; Fiscal Year: 2010..Patients with struvite calculi have clinical evidence of a profound inflammatory response...
- Vocabulary Support for Consumer Health InformaticsQing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2010..and the foot in UMLS, although it refers to the entire lower limb in lay language;(c) the terms "Pes" and "Kidney Calculi" are much less intelligible to lay persons than their synonyms "foot" and "Kidney stone", yet few vocabularies ..
- Image Science for the New X-Ray: Taking Dual-Energy CT to TaskJeffrey H Siewerdsen; Fiscal Year: 2013..Application of DE-CT is seen in abdominal (e.g., renal calculi), musculoskeletal (MSK, e.g., arthritis), and neuro (e.g., perfusion) imaging...
- Mayo Clinic Urology O'Brien Research CenterJohn C Lieske; Fiscal Year: 2012..5 billion. Computed tomography (CT) is the established method for imaging urinary calculi and can provide accurate sub-millimeter details of the size and location of renal stones...
- Role of hemeoxygenase-1 in experimental acute pancreatitisAida Habtezion; Fiscal Year: 2013..supportive at best coupled with removal of precipitating factors that may include alcohol or biliary obstructing calculi. Previously we showed a protective efect of hemin (hemoglobin prosthetic moiety that upregulates hemeoxygenase-1, ..
- COATING OF URINARY PROTHESES TO PREVENT ENCRUSTATIONHarmeet Sidhu; Fiscal Year: 2000..medicine for the management of urinary and peritoneal dialysis flow, haemodialysis, and drainage of renal calculi following laser or lithotripsy treatment...
- Histotripsy for Urinary Stone ComminutionTimothy L Hall; Fiscal Year: 2013..The overall goal of this proposal is to develop a new process for more complete comminution of urinary calculi (stones) by combining histotripsy acoustic fields with conventional shockwaves...
- Optimization of shock wave effects to improve lithotripsy treatmentsFRANCESCO P CURRA; Fiscal Year: 2010..capture the essential physics of shock wave propagation, focusing, cavitation, and their interactions with renal calculi and surrounding tissue...
- Development and Evaluation of a VRX CT ScannerFrank DiBianca; Fiscal Year: 2006..and extremities, as well as in atherosclerosis, arthritis and other joint diseases, bone fractures, abdominal calculi, and many other diseases...
- Feasibility of Hemin-Based Therapy in Experimental Acute PancreatitisM Omary; Fiscal Year: 2006..as dehydration together with removal of precipitating factors that may include alcohol or biliary obstructing calculi. The significance of our proposal pertains to laying the foundation to a potential therapeutic for pancreatitis, ..
- NOVEL INHIBITOR OF CRYSTAL ADHESION TO RENAL CELLSJOHN LIESKE; Fiscal Year: 2004..How nascent crystals that nucleate in tubular fluid are retained in the nephron and form calculi is not known...
- REAL-TIME OPTICAL FEEDBACK CONTROL OF LASER LITHOTRIPSYDavid Rosen; Fiscal Year: 1990..The concept proposed involves using the characteristic laser-induced optical signals promptly emitted by calculi to control a fast electro-optic beam shutter in the laser device...
- Oxalobacter Formigenes and Other Factors in UrolithiasisDavid Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2005..and on known risk factors for renal calculus formation, including fluid intake and personal and family history of calculi, will be obtained by telephone interview...
- RAMAN SERVING OPTICAL BIOPSY FOR LASER LITHOTRIPSYCHRISTIAN SCHOEN; Fiscal Year: 1999..strategy and algorithms for the intraoperative identification and subsequent laser fragmentation of urinary calculi. We propose to make use of the near IR (NIR) excited Raman spectral characteristics of common calcifications ..
- BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION FOR SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSYBRUCE HARTENBAUM; Fiscal Year: 1990..ESWL) has become the preferred method of removal for the majority of symptomatic renal, ureteral, and biliary calculi. Recently, medical research has revealed that ESWL can cause a variety of acute and possibly chronic injuries...
- Role of Biopolymers and Lipids in Kidney Stone FormationLAURIE GOWER; Fiscal Year: 2004..The long-range clinical goal of this BRP is to provide a more effective means of diagnosis, treatment, and long-term prevention of renal calculi.
- DISSOLUTION MECHANISMS FOR RENAL CALCULIANTHONY SIMONELLI; Fiscal Year: 1980..Finally, it is hoped that the results will enable means to develop non-surgical techniques to eliminate kidney stones from suffering patients...
- 10th International Symposium on UrolithiasisGLENN PREMINGER; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is hoped that the cross fertilization of ideas and the development of new collaborations will foster new insights into the disease processes involved. ..
- Clinical Trial Development in Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndr*Daniel Shoskes; Fiscal Year: 2007..As an example of a potential clinical trial, a study of water induced thermotherapy is outlined. ..
- SkyScan 1172 High-resolution desk-top micro-CT systemJames Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- COMPLEMENT AND B CELL TOLERANCE IN A MURINE MODEL OF SLEElahna Paul; Fiscal Year: 2002..By combining immunologic, nephrologic and molecular analyses I propose to elucidate how classical complement deficiency predisposes to SLE. ..
- Improved Tumor Resection in Image-Guided NeurosurgeryKELLY ZOU; Fiscal Year: 2005..The methodological development may also be applicable to other surgical applications. ..
- 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" ExcitationDeborah J Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2010..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..
- IKSI: 2nd International Urolithiasis Research SymposiumAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2008..This assumption was supported by the great success of the 1st International Urolithiasis Research symposium and the high level of interest in the 2nd symposium date. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risk for Renal Injury Caused by Shock Wave LithotripsyAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2008..All of these proposed studies aim at understanding the adverse effects of shock waves and advancing the safety of all stone patients at a time when reports of adverse effects in SWL are on the rise. ..
- IKSI: 1st Annual International Urolithiasis Research SymposiumAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The molecular basis for an animal model of inherited hyperuricosuriaDanika Bannasch; Fiscal Year: 2007..The elucidation of a novel gene function should provide new avenues of investigation for the treatment of the human condition. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TEM with Digital and Cryopreparation SystemsAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2003..Dr. Richard Gregory will employ immunohistochemistry to examine the role of a Streptococcus mutans 65 kDa fimbrial protein binding as a mechanism for the induction of dental carries. ..
- Uropathogen Detection Using DNA BiosensorsBernard Churchill; Fiscal Year: 2006..Specific Aim 4 will involve batch fabrication of the device and clinical examination of the association between urosensor results and clinical correlates of urinary tract infection...
- Effect of Green Tea Catechins on Tumor VascularizationPeter Shamamian; Fiscal Year: 2006..2. To study the effects of catechins on the developing vasculature in primary and recurrent mammary carcinoma. ..
- 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCERDeborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2006..Year 1: 25 patients) Aim 3: Apply the results of aims 1 and 2 to evaluate the clinical utility of in-vivo prostate cancer detection by sonoelastography. (Years 2-4: 90 patients) ..