calculi

Summary

Summary: An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Tonsillolith. Case report and review of the literature
    M Mesolella
    ENT Department, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:302-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Relationship between the presence of tonsilloliths and halitosis in patients with chronic caseous tonsillitis
    A 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
  3. ncbi Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for prevention of recurrent pancreatitis caused by obstructive pancreatic stones
    Mansour A Parsi
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Pancreas 39:153-5. 2010
  4. ncbi Radical prostatectomy as unique chance for huge prostatic stones
    Guido Virgili
    Department of Urology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:171-2. 2004
  5. ncbi Influence of prostatic calculi on lower urinary tract symptoms in middle-aged men
    Woong Bin Kim
    Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Urology 78:447-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Tonsillolith--report of an unusual case
    M P Caldas
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, Piracicaba Dental School University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Br Dent J 202:265-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of multiple prostatic calculi causing urinary retention
    Selahattin Bedir
    Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Urol 12:693-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Pseudo bilateral tonsilloliths: a case report and review of the literature
    Saravanan 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
  9. ncbi The amount and nature of the organic matrix in urinary calculi: a review
    W H Boyce
    J Urol 76:213-27. 1956
  10. ncbi Tonsillolith as a halitosis-inducing factor
    T Ansai
    Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Br Dent J 198:263-4. 2005

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  1. ncbi Tonsillolith. Case report and review of the literature
    M 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...
  2. ncbi Relationship between the presence of tonsilloliths and halitosis in patients with chronic caseous tonsillitis
    A 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
    ....
  3. ncbi Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for prevention of recurrent pancreatitis caused by obstructive pancreatic stones
    Mansour 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...
  4. ncbi Radical prostatectomy as unique chance for huge prostatic stones
    Guido Virgili
    Department of Urology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:171-2. 2004
    Prostatic calculi occur very often in men, but exceptionally they cause an almost total destruction of the prostatic parenchyma...
  5. ncbi Influence of prostatic calculi on lower urinary tract symptoms in middle-aged men
    Woong Bin Kim
    Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Urology 78:447-9. 2011
    To 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.
  6. ncbi Tonsillolith--report of an unusual case
    M 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...
  7. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of multiple prostatic calculi causing urinary retention
    Selahattin Bedir
    Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Urol 12:693-5. 2005
    Although 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...
  8. ncbi Pseudo bilateral tonsilloliths: a case report and review of the literature
    Saravanan 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
    ....
  9. ncbi The amount and nature of the organic matrix in urinary calculi: a review
    W H Boyce
    J Urol 76:213-27. 1956
  10. ncbi Tonsillolith as a halitosis-inducing factor
    T 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...
  11. pmc 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. 2010
    We determined the correlation between prostatic calculi and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), as well as the predisposing factors of prostatic calculi...
  12. ncbi Etiologic significance of defects in cholesterol, phospholipid, and bile acid metabolism in the liver of patients with intrahepatic calculi
    J Shoda
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, The University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Hepatology 33:1194-205. 2001
    Intrahepatic 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...
  13. ncbi Endoscopic versus surgical drainage of the pancreatic duct in chronic pancreatitis
    Djuna 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...
  14. ncbi The role of endoscopy in the therapy of chronic pancreatitis
    Andrea 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...
  15. ncbi Idiopathic prostatic giant calculi in a young male patient
    Mustafa F Usta
    Department of Urology, Akdeniz University, School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 37:295-7. 2005
    We 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...
  16. ncbi Mechanical lithotripsy of pancreatic and biliary stones: complications and available treatment options collected from expert centers
    Miriam 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...
  17. ncbi Enterolith ileus as a complication of jejunal diverticulosis: two case reports and a review of the literature
    P 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...
  18. ncbi Is there a role for the endoscopic treatment of pain from chronic pancreatitis?
    Grace H Elta
    N Engl J Med 356:727-9. 2007
  19. ncbi Long-term clinical outcome after endoscopic pancreatic ductal drainage for patients with painful chronic pancreatitis
    Myriam 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...
  20. ncbi Clinical outcomes in patients who undergo extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for chronic calcific pancreatitis
    Richard 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...
  21. ncbi The role of endoscopy in patients with chronic pancreatitis
    Douglas G Adler
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:933-7. 2006
  22. ncbi Pancreatic duct stones in chronic pancreatitis: criteria for treatment intensity and success
    Michael 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...
  23. ncbi The prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population of men 18 to 35 years old
    A 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...
  24. ncbi Long-term results of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and endoscopic therapy for pancreatic stones
    Hiroshi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi Preliminary report on the correlations among pineal concretions, prostatic calculi and age in human adult males
    Ryoichi 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...
  27. ncbi Role of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of pancreatic stones
    Nalini 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...
  28. ncbi Dissolution of pancreatic stones by oral trimethadione in patients with chronic calcific pancreatitis
    A 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...
  29. ncbi Bilateral testicular microlithiasis predicts the presence of the precursor of testicular germ cell tumors in subfertile men
    C 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%)...
  30. ncbi Dissolution of pancreatic stones by oral trimethadione in a dog experimental model
    A Noda
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
    Gastroenterology 93:1002-8. 1987
    Experiments were conducted to develop a dissolution therapy for human pancreatic calculi in a dog experimental model of pancreatic calculi surgically prepared...
  31. ncbi Inflamed urachal cyst containing calculi in an adult
    Franko 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...
  32. pmc Treatment for painful calcified chronic pancreatitis: extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus endoscopic treatment: a randomised controlled trial
    Jean 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...
  33. ncbi Pancreatic duct stones in patients with chronic pancreatitis: surgical outcomes
    Bo 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...
  34. ncbi Mediastinal abscess due to passage of a broncholith
    Sean 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...
  35. ncbi An unusual cause of mechanical dysphagia: an agglomerate of calculi in a tonsillar residue
    Giovanna 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...
  36. ncbi Preliminary feasibility study of FTIR microscopic mapping system for the rapid detection of the composited components of prostatic calculi
    Ted Hueih Shing Hsu
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Lotung Pohai Hospital, Lotung, Yilan, Taiwan, ROC
    Urol Res 39:165-70. 2011
    Awareness 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 ..
  37. ncbi Intrascrotal calculi: a very rare stone disease
    Bekir 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...
  38. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of an impacted pancreatic duct stone using a balloon catheter for electrohydraulic lithotripsy without pancreatoscopy
    Georgios 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...
  39. ncbi Intermittent small bowel obstruction by jejunal enteroliths in a patient with a Crohn's disease stricture
    Roberto 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...
  40. ncbi Successful treatment of pancreaticopleural fistula by nasopancreatic drainage and endoscopic removal of pancreatic duct calculi: a case report
    Akiko Miyachi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:454-7. 2004
  41. ncbi Bilateral tonsillolithiasis: a case report
    Emel 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...
  42. ncbi [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...
  43. ncbi Pancreatoscopy: present and future role
    Yang 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.
  44. ncbi Composition of clogging material in pancreatic endoprostheses
    Michael 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...
  45. ncbi Use of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy to treat a pancreatic duct calculus
    Henry Sells
    Department of Urology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 74:84-5. 2004
  46. ncbi Effective extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic duct stone
    Yoshinobu 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...
  47. ncbi Multiple main pancreatic duct stones in tropical pancreatitis: safe clearance with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
    Wai 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...
  48. ncbi Intraductal pancreatic calculi in patients with choledochal cyst
    S Taneja
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160023, India
    Australas Radiol 48:302-5. 2004
    Summary Intraductal pancreatic calculi are a rare association in patients with choledochal cyst (CC)...
  49. ncbi A case of obstructive jaundice caused by impaction of a pancreatic stone in the papilla for which a needle knife precut papillotomy was effective
    Itaru 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...
  50. ncbi [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...
  51. ncbi Recurrent attacks of autoimmune pancreatitis result in pancreatic stone formation
    Mari 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...
  52. ncbi Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of pancreatic duct stones
    Kwi 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...
  53. ncbi Pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis: an evidence-based review of past theories and recent developments
    Tyler 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...
  54. pmc A patient with bag of pancreatic stones
    S Bhoi
    Department of Medicine, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Postgrad Med J 78:500, 505. 2002
  55. ncbi Bilateral testicular microlithiasis with a unilateral testicular germ cell tumor: a case report
    Ross 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...
  56. ncbi Endotherapy for chronic pancreatitis with intracanalar stones
    A Maydeo
    Institute of Advanced Endoscopy, Mumbai, India
    Endoscopy 39:653-8. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi [Urolithiasis]
    Olivier Traxer
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Tenon, 75970 Paris Cedex 20
    Rev Prat 56:2093-100. 2006
    In 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...
  58. ncbi Outcomes after clearance of pancreatic stones with or without pancreatic stenting
    Naoki 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...
  59. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitis
    Richard A Kozarek
    Section of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:67-73. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi Electron microscopic detection of tin accumulation in biliopancreatic concrements after induction of chronic pancreatitis in rats by di-n-butyltin dichloride
    Ludwig 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...
  61. ncbi Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of pancreatic duct stones and patient factors related to stone disintegration
    Yasuyuki 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...
  62. ncbi [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...
  63. ncbi Cancer of the papilla causing recurrent acute pancreatitis and mimicking a pancreatic stone
    Z S Li
    Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Endoscopy 39:E2. 2007
  64. ncbi Contemporary "urologic" intervention in the pancreaticobiliary tree
    L 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...
  65. ncbi [Role of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for the treatment of pancreatic duct stone]
    Ho Gak Kim
    Korean J Gastroenterol 46:418-22. 2005
  66. ncbi Does testicular microlithiasis matter? A review
    F 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...
  67. ncbi [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
  68. ncbi Epididymal lithiasis in roosters and efferent ductule and testicular damage
    G 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...
  69. ncbi Motion--pancreatic endoscopy is useful for the pain of chronic pancreatitis: arguments for the motion
    Stanley 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...
  70. ncbi An unusual tonsillolith
    Bahar 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
    ....
  71. ncbi Anomalous pancreaticobiliary union and isolated ventral pancreatitis: a critical appraisal
    W T Ng
    Pediatr Surg Int 19:133-4. 2003
  72. ncbi Massive hemoptysis in a patient with chronic pancreatitis
    V Vimalraj
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:910-1. 2005
  73. ncbi Solitary main pancreatic ductal calculus of possible biliary origin causing acute pancreatitis
    Ramakrishna Prasad Chowdary Chaparala
    Department of Academic Surgery, St James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    JOP 6:445-8. 2005
    Pancreatic ductal calculi are most often associated with chronic pancreatitis. Radiological features of chronic pancreatitis are readily evident in the presence of these calculi...
  74. ncbi Motion--pancreatic endoscopy is useful for the pain of chronic pancreatitis: arguments against the motion
    Darwin 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...
  75. ncbi "Spontaneous" passage of a pancreatic duct stone
    James Rhee
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:278-80. 2003
  76. ncbi Clearance of irretrievable bile duct and pancreatic duct stones by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, using a transportable device: effectiveness and medium-term results
    Rita 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...
  77. ncbi Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes in patient residing in the Mediterranean region
    Ioannis 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...
  78. ncbi [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...
  79. ncbi Santorinicele containing a pancreatic duct stone in a patient with incomplete pancreas divisum
    Kwang 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...
  80. ncbi Management of pancreatic duct stone
    Li Li
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:9-10. 2008
  81. ncbi Surgically removed thoracolithiasis: report of two cases
    Teruo 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...
  82. doi Drainage of an inaccessible main pancreatic duct via EUS-guided transgastric stenting through the minor papilla
    F C Gleeson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN USA
    Endoscopy 39:E313-4. 2007
  83. ncbi Hepatolithiasis--a case series
    C 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...
  84. ncbi Giant tonsillolith: report of a case
    Francisco 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. 2005
    Tonsilloliths 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 ..
  85. ncbi [Pathophysiology, diagnosis and conservative therapy in calcium kidney calculi]
    B Hess
    Medizinische Klinik, Spital Zimmerberg, Wädenswil
    Ther Umsch 60:79-87. 2003
    ..0005)...
  86. ncbi Rapid, economical treatment of large impacted calculi in the proximal ureter with ballistic ureteral lithotripsy and occlusive, percutaneous balloon catheter: the high pressure irrigation technique
    M Dellabella
    Department of Urology, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
    J Urol 178:929-33; discussion 933-4. 2007
    We describe our innovative technique for the treatment of large calculi (greater than 1.5 cm) of the proximal ureter.
  87. ncbi Holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy: A dominant photothermal ablative mechanism with chemical decomposition of urinary calculi
    K 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...
  88. ncbi Role of bile bacteria in gallbladder carcinoma
    Vikas 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...
  89. ncbi Comparison between extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and semirigid ureterorenoscope with holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for treating large proximal ureteral stones
    Ching 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. 2004
    Management of large impacted upper ureteral calculi remains challenging for urologists. These calculi are frequently associated with obstructive uropathy and deteriorated renal function...
  90. ncbi A clinical prediction rule for the diagnosis of ureteral calculi in emergency departments
    T 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 ..
  91. ncbi Treatment of ureteric lithiasis with retrograde ureteroscopy and holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy vs extracorporeal lithotripsy
    Miguel 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.
  92. ncbi Ultrasonographic diagnosis of urinary calculus caused by melamine in children
    Li 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.
  93. ncbi Transureteral lithotripsy versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in management of upper ureteral calculi: a comparative study
    Mohammad Reza Nikoobakht
    Urology Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 4:207-11. 2007
    Our 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.
  94. ncbi Laser lithotripsy
    Joel 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...
  95. ncbi Ureteral catheterization in uncomplicated ureterolithotripsy: a randomized, controlled trial
    Hooman Djaladat
    Department of Urology, Mohammadi Hospital, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
    Eur Urol 52:836-41. 2007
    To evaluate short-term ureteral catheterization in patients undergoing ureteroscopic lithotripsy for ureteral calculi.
  96. ncbi Prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, Iran
    Ali Asghar Ketabchi
    Department of Urology, Shafa Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
    Urol J 5:156-60. 2008
    In a cross-sectional study, we evaluated the prevalence of symptomatic urinary calculi in Kerman, Iran.
  97. ncbi Slc7a9 knockout mouse is a good cystinuria model for antilithiasic pharmacological studies
    Mariona 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...
  98. ncbi Multimodal management of urolithiasis in renal transplantation
    Ben Challacombe
    Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK
    BJU Int 96:385-9. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi 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 experience
    Anup Kumar
    Department of Urology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 24:2059-66. 2010
    The role of early/emergency shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) in symptomatic upper ureteral calculi has still not been established...
  100. ncbi Spectrum of stone composition: structural analysis of 1050 upper urinary tract calculi from northern India
    Mohd S Ansari
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 12:12-6. 2005
    The 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.
  101. ncbi Concentration effect of trace metals in Jordanian patients of urinary calculi
    Iyad Ahmed Abboud
    Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Al al Bayt University, Al Mafraq, Jordan
    Environ Geochem Health 30:11-20. 2008
    Due 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-..

Research Grants34

  1. Genetics of struvite formation
    Leticia Reyes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients with struvite calculi have clinical evidence of a profound inflammatory response...
  2. Vocabulary Support for Consumer Health Informatics
    Qing 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 ..
  3. Image Science for the New X-Ray: Taking Dual-Energy CT to Task
    Jeffrey 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...
  4. Mayo Clinic Urology O'Brien Research Center
    John 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...
  5. Role of hemeoxygenase-1 in experimental acute pancreatitis
    Aida 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, ..
  6. COATING OF URINARY PROTHESES TO PREVENT ENCRUSTATION
    Harmeet 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...
  7. Histotripsy for Urinary Stone Comminution
    Timothy 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...
  8. Optimization of shock wave effects to improve lithotripsy treatments
    FRANCESCO P CURRA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..capture the essential physics of shock wave propagation, focusing, cavitation, and their interactions with renal calculi and surrounding tissue...
  9. Development and Evaluation of a VRX CT Scanner
    Frank DiBianca; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and extremities, as well as in atherosclerosis, arthritis and other joint diseases, bone fractures, abdominal calculi, and many other diseases...
  10. Feasibility of Hemin-Based Therapy in Experimental Acute Pancreatitis
    M 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, ..
  11. NOVEL INHIBITOR OF CRYSTAL ADHESION TO RENAL CELLS
    JOHN LIESKE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..How nascent crystals that nucleate in tubular fluid are retained in the nephron and form calculi is not known...
  12. REAL-TIME OPTICAL FEEDBACK CONTROL OF LASER LITHOTRIPSY
    David 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...
  13. Oxalobacter Formigenes and Other Factors in Urolithiasis
    David 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...
  14. RAMAN SERVING OPTICAL BIOPSY FOR LASER LITHOTRIPSY
    CHRISTIAN 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 ..
  15. BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION FOR SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY
    BRUCE 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...
  16. Role of Biopolymers and Lipids in Kidney Stone Formation
    LAURIE 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.
  17. DISSOLUTION MECHANISMS FOR RENAL CALCULI
    ANTHONY 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...
  18. 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis
    GLENN 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. ..
  19. 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. ..
  20. SkyScan 1172 High-resolution desk-top micro-CT system
    James Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. COMPLEMENT AND B CELL TOLERANCE IN A MURINE MODEL OF SLE
    Elahna Paul; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By combining immunologic, nephrologic and molecular analyses I propose to elucidate how classical complement deficiency predisposes to SLE. ..
  22. Improved Tumor Resection in Image-Guided Neurosurgery
    KELLY ZOU; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The methodological development may also be applicable to other surgical applications. ..
  23. 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" Excitation
    Deborah 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. ..
  24. IKSI: 2nd International Urolithiasis Research Symposium
    Andrew 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]..
  25. Risk for Renal Injury Caused by Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    Andrew 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. ..
  26. IKSI: 1st Annual International Urolithiasis Research Symposium
    Andrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. The molecular basis for an animal model of inherited hyperuricosuria
    Danika 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]..
  28. TEM with Digital and Cryopreparation Systems
    Andrew 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. ..
  29. Uropathogen Detection Using DNA Biosensors
    Bernard 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...
  30. Effect of Green Tea Catechins on Tumor Vascularization
    Peter Shamamian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To study the effects of catechins on the developing vasculature in primary and recurrent mammary carcinoma. ..
  31. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah 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) ..