lithiasis

Summary

Summary: A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Significance of testicular microlithiasis
    Stefan Zastrow
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urol Int 75:3-7. 2005
  2. ncbi Lithiasis in cystic kidney disease and malformations of the urinary tract
    G Gambaro
    Divisione di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, P le Stefani 1, 37126, Verona, Italy
    Urol Res 34:102-7. 2006
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: our experience of 10 years
    Diana L Lam
    University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:867-73. 2007
  5. ncbi Prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population
    Selim Serter
    Departments of Radiology, School of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:212-4. 2006
  6. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: a review and its association with testicular cancer
    Hani H Rashid
    Department of Urology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14652, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:285-9. 2004
  7. pmc Mutations in SLC34A2 cause pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis and are possibly associated with testicular microlithiasis
    Ayse Corut
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Hum Genet 79:650-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: an overview of clinical and pathological features together with possible therapies
    Vito Michele Lauta
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari Medical School, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari 70124, Italy
    Respir Med 97:1081-5. 2003
  9. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: high-resolution computed tomography findings in 10 patients
    Edson Marchiori
    Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF, Fluminense Federal University Niterói RJ Brazil
    J Bras Pneumol 33:552-7. 2007
  10. doi Epidermal growth factor receptor as a target for anti-proliferative treatment of proliferative cholangitis in hepatolithiasis
    Fuyu Li
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Surg Res 166:87-94. 2011

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Publications259 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Significance of testicular microlithiasis
    Stefan Zastrow
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urol Int 75:3-7. 2005
    ..Testicular microlithiasis is an uncommon condition characterized by calcifications within the seminiferous tubules. The true prevalence in a normal population has not been defined...
  2. ncbi Lithiasis in cystic kidney disease and malformations of the urinary tract
    G Gambaro
    Divisione di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Verona, Ospedale Maggiore, P le Stefani 1, 37126, Verona, Italy
    Urol Res 34:102-7. 2006
    ..A proper metabolic evaluation should be conducted to diagnose specific, treatable metabolic disorders, thereby reducing the frequency of recurrent stone disease in these conditions as well...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: our experience of 10 years
    Diana L Lam
    University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:867-73. 2007
    ..The correlation between TM and testicular malignancies is variable. The purpose of this study was to review our 10-year experience regarding the prevalence of TM and its association with testicular malignancies...
  5. ncbi Prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population
    Selim Serter
    Departments of Radiology, School of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:212-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine the true prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population by means of ultrasound screening...
  6. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: a review and its association with testicular cancer
    Hani H Rashid
    Department of Urology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14652, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:285-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, follow-up at this time should be dictated based on risk factors for developing testis cancer more than on the presence of TM...
  7. pmc Mutations in SLC34A2 cause pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis and are possibly associated with testicular microlithiasis
    Ayse Corut
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Hum Genet 79:650-6. 2006
    ..In 2 of the 15 subjects with TM we studied, we identified two rare variants, one synonymous and the other noncoding, that are possibly associated with the condition...
  8. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: an overview of clinical and pathological features together with possible therapies
    Vito Michele Lauta
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari Medical School, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari 70124, Italy
    Respir Med 97:1081-5. 2003
    ..The inability to identify clear etiological and pathogenetic elements makes difficult therapeutic approach which is palliative such as the use of diphosphonate, steroids and therapeutic BAL...
  9. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: high-resolution computed tomography findings in 10 patients
    Edson Marchiori
    Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF, Fluminense Federal University Niterói RJ Brazil
    J Bras Pneumol 33:552-7. 2007
    ..To present the high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis...
  10. doi Epidermal growth factor receptor as a target for anti-proliferative treatment of proliferative cholangitis in hepatolithiasis
    Fuyu Li
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Surg Res 166:87-94. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to determine whether epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (AG-1478) could inhibit hyperplasia and lithogenic potentiality of PC...
  11. pmc Increased prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in men with familial testicular cancer and their relatives
    L A Korde
    Clinical Genetics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:1748-53. 2008
    ..If proven, this could be clinically important to men in FTGCT families, and may be useful in identifying specific genes involved in FTGCT...
  12. ncbi Broncholithiasis: review of the causes with radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Joon Beom Seo
    Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Radiographics 22:S199-213. 2002
    ..An awareness of the typical imaging findings of broncholithiasis, along with a knowledge of its various causes, help in establishing an accurate diagnosis to ensure proper case management...
  13. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: histologic and immunohistochemical findings in 11 pediatric cases
    Ricardo Drut
    Department of Pathology, Hospital de Ninos, Superiora Sor Maria Ludovica, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 5:544-50. 2002
    ..It is unclear how this may be related to the development of germ cell tumors. However, the presence of calcospherites in gonadoblastoma may indicate a combined Sertoli cell and germ cell derangement in the genesis of TM...
  14. ncbi Percutaneous retrieval of a retained appendicolith
    Pasteur Rasuli
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L6, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:342-4. 2007
  15. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: an unreported feature of McCune-Albright syndrome in males
    Malgorzata Wasniewska
    Department of Pediatrics, Universities of Messina, Pisa, and Milan, Reginal Margherita Hospital of Turin, Italy
    J Pediatr 145:670-2. 2004
    ..To ascertain the incidence of testicular microlithiasis (TM) in boys with McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS)...
  16. pmc Testicular microlithiasis as a familial risk factor for testicular germ cell tumour
    J Coffey
    Testicular Cancer Genetics Team, Section of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1701-6. 2007
    ..We suggest that TM is an alternative manifestation of a TGCT susceptibility allele...
  17. doi Extraluminal appendicolith: an indication for interval appendectomy with intraoperative localization and removal of that potential cause of intra-abdominal abscess
    Rafael Itah
    Department of Surgery A, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:606-8. 2008
    ..We advocate this approach in order to prevent the possible formation of an intra-abdominal abscess caused by an infected nidus...
  18. doi Vitamin D3 and androgen receptors in testis and epididymal region of roosters (Gallus domesticus) as affected by epididymal lithiasis
    André G Oliveira
    Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Anim Reprod Sci 109:343-55. 2008
    Epididymal lithiasis is a dysfunction characterized by formation of calcium-rich stones in the epididymal region of roosters, associated with decreased serum testosterone and loss of fertility...
  19. ncbi Nonoperative management of perforated appendicitis in children: can CT predict outcome?
    Terry Levin
    Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10543, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 37:251-5. 2007
    ..The optimal treatment of perforated appendicitis remains controversial, but there is a trend toward nonoperative management. CT scanning might be helpful in determining which patients could benefit from this treatment option...
  20. 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...
  21. doi Evaluation of long-term results and recurrent factors after operative and nonoperative treatment for hepatolithiasis
    Young Koog Cheon
    Institute for Digestive Research and Digestive Disease Center, Soon Chun Hyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Surgery 146:843-53. 2009
    ..We evaluated the long-term results of operative and nonoperative treatments and examined risk factors for the recurrence of stones or cholangitis...
  22. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: report on 576 cases published in the literature
    Salvatore Mariotta
    Dipartimento Scienze Cardiovascolare e Respiratorie, Universita La Sapienza, Azienda Policlinico Sant Andrea, UO Pneumologia, and Italy
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 21:173-81. 2004
    ..The present paper aimed to study the disorder throughout the world, emphasizing the diagnostic and therapeutic views...
  23. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis. World cases and review of the literature
    Giuseppe Castellana
    Unità Operativa di Pneumologia, Bari, Italy
    Respiration 70:549-55. 2003
    ..A better knowledge of the epidemiological characteristics of this rare disease could help to diagnose a larger number of cases and to gain insight into its etiology and pathogenesis, which are still unknown...
  24. ncbi Testicular calcification and microlithiasis: association with primary intra-testicular malignancy in 3,477 patients
    Fiona N A C Miller
    Department of Radiology, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS, United Kingdom
    Eur Radiol 17:363-9. 2007
    ..This study confirms the reported association between TM and testicular tumour and finds a previously unreported association between non-TM calcification and testicular tumour...
  25. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: US follow-up
    H F Bennett
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Radiology 218:359-63. 2001
    ..To determine in patients with testicular microlithiasis (TM) the short-term natural history of classic TM (CTM) and limited TM (LTM)...
  26. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: what is its association with testicular cancer?
    A M Bach
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Radiology 220:70-5. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in patients who were referred for scrotal ultrasonography (US) at a tertiary care cancer center and to evaluate the association between microlithiasis and cancer...
  27. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis identified ultrasonographically in Japanese adult patients: prevalence and associated conditions
    Hideo Sakamoto
    Department of Urology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Urology 68:636-41. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of testicular microlithiasis (TM) seen by testicular ultrasonography (US) in Japanese adult men referred for andrologic symptoms and evaluate associations of TM with pathologic conditions...
  28. pmc Are Helicobacter pylori and other Helicobacter species infection associated with human biliary lithiasis? A meta-analysis
    Di Zhou
    Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e27390. 2011
    ..This meta-analysis is to explore the association between the Helicobacter infection and biliary lithiasis.
  29. ncbi Simulation of cupulolithiasis and canalolithiasis by an animal model
    Paolo Valli
    Department of Physiological and Pharmacological Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Vestib Res 18:89-96. 2008
    ....
  30. doi Anterior canal lithiasis: diagnosis and treatment
    Augusto Pietro Casani
    Department of Neuroscience, Otorhinolaryngology Unit, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:412-8. 2011
    ..To describe the clinical and oculographic features in patients with anterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and to determine the efficacy of a canalith repositioning procedure for its management...
  31. ncbi [Repositioning maneuver in benign paroxysmal vertigo of horizontal semicircular canal]
    M Gufoni
    Divisione ORL, Spedali Riuniti, Livorno
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 18:363-7. 1998
    ..The two non-responsive patients were then treated with forced positioning which resolved the condition. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo from horizontal canalolithiasis responds to treatment with the above-mentioned maneuver...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Prevalence of palatine tonsilloliths: a retrospective study on 150 consecutive CT examinations
    M A Fauroux
    Service d Odontologie, Pôle Neurosciences tête et cou, CHRU de Montpellier cedex 5, F 34295 Montpellier, France
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 42:20120429. 2013
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of palatine tonsilloliths...
  34. ncbi [Liver resection in the treatment of intrahepatic lithiasis. Immediate and long-term results in a single-center series]
    C Marin
    Departamento de Cirugia, Unidad de Cirugía Hepática y Transplante Hepática, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 100:225-9. 2008
    intrahepatic lithiasis (IHL) is an uncommon entity in our environment. When associated with Caroli s disease or stenosis of the biliary radicals it may be necessary to perform liver resection to provide definitive resolution...
  35. ncbi [Intra-scrotal lithiasis. Crystallographic analysis]
    Jose Maria Sanchez Merino
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital del Bierzo, La Coruna, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 55:523-6. 2002
    To present two cases of intrascrotal lithiasis associated with hydrocele and the results of the crystallographic study.
  36. doi The initial and subsequent inflammatory events during calcium oxalate lithiasis
    John W M Yuen
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Clin Chim Acta 411:1018-26. 2010
    ..Crystallization is believed to be the initiation step of urolithiasis, even though it is unknown where inside the nephron the first crystal nucleation occurs...
  37. doi Pancreatic lithiasis and intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm with special reference to the pathogenesis of lithiasis
    Wataru Kimura
    Department of Gastroenterological, General and Breast and Thyroid Surgery First Department of Surgery, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, 2 2 2 Iida nishi, Yamagata, Yamagata, 990 9585, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:776-81. 2010
    In pancreatic lithiasis in elderly autopsy cases, the stones are small and the pancreatic duct is changed very slightly when viewed by simple X-ray film, pancreatic ductography and gross appearance...
  38. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis, a premalignant condition: prevalence, histopathologic findings, and relation to testicular tumor
    M Derogee
    Department of Urology, Central Military Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Urology 57:1133-7. 2001
    ..Urologists should consider testis biopsy in patients with TM...
  39. ncbi Role of the organic matter in calcium oxalate lithiasis
    Felix Grases
    Laboratory of Renal Lithiasis Research, Institute of Health Sciences Research, University of Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Front Biosci 10:1534-8. 2005
    ..These findings show that cell debris provides the necessary elements for the development of oxalate crystals and that this process can be effectively inhibited by presence of crystallization inhibitors...
  40. doi Testicular microlithiasis and carcinoma in situ overview and proposed clinical guideline
    N J van Casteren
    Department of Urology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Androl 32:279-87. 2009
    ..A long-term active follow-up schedule, including ultrasonography and physical examinations, is not indicated in the remaining patients with TM...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Yolk sac tumor and testicular microlithiasis
    Ricardo Drut
    Servicio de Patologia, Hospital de Ninos Superiora Sor Maria Ludovica, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Pathol Mol Med 22:343-7. 2003
    ..The combination of prepubertal YST and bilateral TM has not been reported previously. Finding of TM at this early age suggests a congenital deranged Sertoli cell function and/or an abnormal gonadal embryogenesis in its pathogenesis...
  43. doi Risk factors for post-treatment hypogonadism in testicular cancer patients
    Jakob Eberhard
    Department of Oncology, Lund University Hospital, Lund University, SE 22185 Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:561-70. 2008
    ..Testicular germ-cell cancer (TGCC) patients are at risk of developing hypogonadism but no risk factors have yet been defined...
  44. ncbi Association between testicular microlithiasis, testicular cancer, cryptorchidism and history of ascending testis
    Stamatiou Konstantinos
    Department of Urology, Tzaneion General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Braz J Urol 32:434-8; discussion 439. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi How worrisome is testicular microlithiasis?
    Raymond A Costabile
    Urology Department, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:419-23. 2007
    ..Until 2001 little prospective data were available on the prevalence or natural history of testicular microlithiasis in the healthy male population...
  46. ncbi [Testicular microlithiasis and testicular carcinoma: bilateral calcifications go with increased CIS risk]
    Renate Leinmüller
    Aktuelle Urol 35:367-9. 2004
  47. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis--one case and four points to note
    Volker Heinemann
    Urologische Abteilung, Albertinen Krankenhaus, Hamburg, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:515-8. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi Color Doppler ultrasonography as a routine clinical examination in male infertility
    Hideo Sakamoto
    Department of Urology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Showa University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1073-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the value of scrotal color Doppler ultrasonography as a routine examination in infertile men...
  49. ncbi [Testicular microlithiasis--are biopsy and follow-up necessary?]
    Lisbeth Schjerling
    Hillerød Sygehus, organkirurgisk afdeling A
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2041-5. 2002
    ..TM is described in otherwise healthy men, but is also found related to cancer and CIS. Here we will discuss the evaluation and follow up of patients with diagnosed TM...
  50. doi A 5-year followup study of asymptomatic men with testicular microlithiasis
    Brian J DeCastro
    Department of Urology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Urol 179:1420-3; discussion 1423. 2008
    ..Here we report the 5-year followup in this cohort of men with testicular microlithiasis at risk for testicular cancer...
  51. ncbi Metachronous testicular tumors developing 5 and 9 years after the diagnosis of testicular microlithiasis
    Simon Gilbert
    Department of Urology, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, England
    J Ultrasound Med 26:981-4. 2007
  52. ncbi [Testicular microlithiasis: report of 14 cases]
    Hideari Ihara
    Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:575-8. 2003
    ..Until further data are available, it seems reasonable to consider patients with TM as having an increased risk of developing a primary testicular tumor...
  53. ncbi [Testicular microlithiasis and cancer of the testis]
    Denis Rey
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Robert Debre, avenue du general Koening, 51032 Reims
    Prog Urol 12:500-3. 2002
    ..On the basis of this case and a review of the literature, the authors discuss the aetiopathogenesis and management of these microscopic stones in a context of cancer...
  54. ncbi [Testicular microlithiasis and testicular cancer]
    Manuel Angel Ortiz Gorraiz
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 56:521-4. 2003
    ..The etiopathogenesis, incidence and attitude are discussed...
  55. doi Grading of classical testicular microlithiasis has no effect on the prevalence of associated testicular tumors
    Oner Sanli
    Department of Urology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Urol Int 80:310-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the role of further grading of classical testicular microlithiasis (CTM) on the prevalence of associated testicular tumors...
  56. ncbi [Significance and management of testicular microlithiasis]
    Pablo Luis Guzman Martinez-Valls
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital General Universitario Morales Meseguer, Hospital General Universitario de Murcia, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 56:472-7. 2003
    ..Recent reports have shown its occasional association with malignant tumors. We look for evidences about the significance of testicular microlithiasis and its relationship with gonadal pathologies...
  57. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis in patients with scrotal symptoms and its relationship to testicular tumors
    Murat Kosan
    Department of Urology, 2nd Division, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Urology 70:1184-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate in a prospective study the coexistence of testicular microlithiasis with various scrotal pathologies and the relationship with testicular tumors in symptomatic patients presenting with various scrotal complaints...
  58. ncbi [Relevance of testicular microlithiasis to the testicular carcinoma in situ in the contralateral testicle]
    Takeshi Shichijo
    Department of Urology, Showa University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 98:541-6. 2007
    ..Only images of the tumor-free testis were reviewed. In addition, archived biopsy specimens of the contralateral testicle were reviewed after immunostaining for placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP) as a marker for CIS...
  59. ncbi Association between testicular microlithiasis and primary malignancy of the testis: our experience and review of the literature
    G C Parenti
    UO Radiodiagnostica, O C S Maria delle Croci, Viale Randi 5, I 48100 Ravenna, Italy
    Radiol Med 112:588-96. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis in children: sonographic features and clinical implications
    Andreas S Leenen
    Department of Paediatric Radiology, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 32:575-9. 2002
    ..The natural history of incidentally discovered testicular microlithiasis in children has not been well defined. Although a benign condition, this entity has been found to be associated with testicular malignancies...
  61. ncbi [Importance of microlithiasis in testicular germ cell tumor ultrasound]
    M Villalobos Gollás
    Departamento de Urologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico DF
    Actas Urol Esp 32:190-3. 2008
    ..We analyzed the ultrasounds of patients with testicular germ cell tumors in order to analyze the correlation between TM, histological findings and clinical variables...
  62. ncbi Does testicular microlithiasis matter?
    A Byrne
    Clin Radiol 58:495; author reply 495-6. 2003
  63. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: a case report and review of the literature
    Nathan Lawrentschuk
    Department of Surgery, Launceston General Hospital, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 73:364-6. 2003
    ..It also discusses the appropriate management of TM after reviewing the published literature...
  64. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis heralding mixed germ cell tumor of the testis in a boy
    T Arrigo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:82-5. 2006
    ..Longitudinal evaluation may be particularly indicated in the patients with additional testicular dysgenetic features, apart from TM...
  65. ncbi Current management strategies for testicular microlithiasis
    Kirubanand Jaganathan
    James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:492-7. 2007
    ..Regular testicular self-examination is recommended for follow-up of high-risk patients, but the role of surveillance with serial ultrasonography and measurement of tumor markers is still not clear...
  66. 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 present study investigated epididymal lithiasis in Brazilian crossbreed roosters and two other fowl strains, in addition to several domestic and wild bird ..
  67. ncbi CT Differentiation of cholangiocarcinoma from periductal fibrosis in patients with hepatolithiasis
    Hee Sun Park
    Department of Radiology and Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28, Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:445-53. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to determine useful CT findings for differentiating cholangiocarcinoma from periductal fibrosis in patients with hepatolithiasis...
  68. ncbi Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatolithiasis: an unusual association in Western countries
    M Lesurtel
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Beaujon Hospital, University Paris VII, 100 boulevard Gal Leclerc, 92118 Clichy, France
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1025-7. 2002
    ..We discuss work-up and surgical treatment, and stress the need to keep in mind the possible association between hepatolithiasis and cholangiocarcinoma even in Western countries...
  69. ncbi Indications and therapeutical options in hepatolithiasis
    J M Ramia
    Unit of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Service of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 98:597-604. 2006
    ..to present our experience with the treatment of hepatolithiasis...
  70. ncbi Indication and procedure for treatment of hepatolithiasis
    Kazuhisa Uchiyama
    Second Department of Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, School of Medicine, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Arch Surg 137:149-53. 2002
    ..Because of its complicated clinicopathologic features, hepatolithiasis is difficult to treat, and there is no established method of treating patients with intrahepatic stones...
  71. ncbi Combined surgical therapy for hepatolithiasis
    Xiao Dong He
    Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing
    Chin Med Sci J 20:123-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the combined surgical therapy for calculi of intrahepatic duct...
  72. pmc Favorable outcomes of hilar duct oriented hepatic resection for high grade Tsunoda type hepatolithiasis
    Bong Wan Kim
    Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Wonchon dong 442 749, Youngtong ku, Suwon, South Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 12:431-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of hilar duct oriented hepatectomy for intractable hepatolithiasis, the ventral hilum exposure (VHE) method that has been applied by the authors...
  73. ncbi Retroiliac ureters with bilateral testicular microlithiasis: simultaneous MDCT visualization of ureters and iliac arteries with biphasic contrast injection
    Murat Kocaoglu
    Gulhane Military Medical School, Ankara 06018, Turkey
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W390-1. 2007
  74. ncbi Familial pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis diagnosed by bronchoalveolar lavage. A case report
    Ahmad Monabati
    Department of Pathology, Hematology Research Center, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acta Cytol 51:80-2. 2007
    ..Familial alveolar microlithiasis is a rare lung disease. In this study we describe the cytologic features of this disease in bronchoalveolar lavage...
  75. ncbi Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 14-2002. A 51-year-old woman with recurrent hemoptysis
    Jennifer S Daly
    N Engl J Med 346:1475-82. 2002
  76. ncbi Surgical management of tuberculous broncholithiasis with hemoptysis: experience with 5 operated cases
    Bagheri Reza
    Cardiothoracic Department, Quem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:185-90. 2007
    ..The goal of this study is evaluation of surgery in patients with tuberculous broncholithiasis who present with hemoptysis...
  77. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis after Varicella zoster infection in a patient presenting with antiphospholipid syndrome and discoid lupus
    M Ilker Yilmaz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gulhane School of Medicine, 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 22:213-5. 2002
    ..This is the first case reported which developed pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis after Varicella zoster infection in a patient with antiphospholipid antibodies and discoid lupus...
  78. ncbi Rare cause of diffuse lung fibrotic/nodular pattern in an asymptomatic child
    Mustafa Erelel
    Pulmonary Department, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Respiration 71:542-5. 2004
  79. ncbi Treatment and follow-up of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with disodium editronate: radiological demonstration
    Ugur Ozcelik
    Yilmaz Colpan 3 sokak 26 2, Oran Sehri, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Radiol 32:380-3. 2002
    ..After 1 year of therapy, considerable regression of the calcific densities was detected on chest radiographs and HRCT scans...
  80. ncbi Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis in two brothers
    A Emektar
    Department of Radiology, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    JBR-BTR 88:130-1. 2005
  81. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
    Vincent M Brandenburg
    University Hospital, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    N Engl J Med 348:1555. 2003
  82. ncbi [Alveolar microlithiasis: an uncommon cause of the crazy paving pattern]
    Y Roca Vanaclocha
    Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico Hospital Municipal de Badalona Barcelona España
    Radiologia 50:75-8. 2008
    ..This pattern is not specific for alveolar microlithiasis; it has also been reported in other entities, including alveolar proteinosis, lipoid pneumonia, and bronchial alveolar carcinoma...
  83. ncbi [Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: clinical and radiological course of three cases according to conventional radiology and HRCT. A hypothesis for radiological classification]
    Giuseppe Castellana
    Unità Operativa di Pneumologia, ASL BA 5, Putignano Bari
    Radiol Med 106:160-8. 2003
    ....
  84. ncbi [Quid. Alveolar microlithiasis]
    J C Leclerc
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital d adultes, CHU Nancy Brabois, rue du Morvan, 54500 Vandoeuvre, France
    J Radiol 83:659-60. 2002
  85. ncbi [A case of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis]
    Ruo Yun Ouyang
    Hunan Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 28:370, 378. 2003
  86. doi Hepatitis B virus infection and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in Korea: a case-control study
    Tae Y Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1716-20. 2008
    ..Several studies have suggested that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may play a role in the development of ICC, whereas the role of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is less clear...
  87. ncbi Increasing expression of gastrointestinal phenotypes and p53 along with histologic progression of intraductal papillary neoplasia of the liver
    Tomonori Shimonishi
    Department of Pathology II, Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hum Pathol 33:503-11. 2002
    ....
  88. ncbi Peroral cholangioscopic treatment of hepatolithiasis: Long-term results
    Tadahiro Okugawa
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:366-71. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness and long-term results of peroral cholangioscopic lithotomy for hepatolithiasis...
  89. ncbi Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulators (CFTR) in biliary epithelium of patients with hepatolithiasis
    Hong Ja Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Dig Dis Sci 47:1758-65. 2002
    ..27 +/- 0.17) in patients with cholangiocarcinoma was not different from that of control subjects (1.01 +/- 0.13). CFTR expression in hepatolithiasis patients was rather heterogeneous but was closely related to the histology of bile ducts...
  90. ncbi [Importance of the radiographic sign of fecal loading in the cecum for the differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis]
    Andy Petroianu
    Departamento de Cirurgia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
    Acta Med Port 20:151-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this investigation was to verify a new radiographic sign: the presence of fecal loading in the cecum...
  91. ncbi The treatment of intrahepatic calculosis by applying helix hydro-jet lithotripsy under video choledochoscope: a report of 30 cases
    Yi Wu Wu
    The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat sen University, Zhuhai, Guangdong, 519000, PR China
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:355-8. 2006
    Intrahepatic lithiasis is a common disease in southeast Asia [Sheen-Chen and Chou, Acta Chir Scand 156:387-390, 1990], and a difficult problem of biliary surgery...
  92. ncbi [Knowledge of the urogenital diseases in the work of Gaspar Casal, "natural and medical history of the Principality of Asturias" (1762)]
    Luis Angel Fariña Pérez
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital POVISA, Vigo, Pontevedra, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 60:909-15. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi [Surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism]
    E Tarcoveanu
    Clinica I Chirurgie, Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iaşi
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:531-44. 2009
    ..Hyperparathyroidism (HPT), the result of excessive secretion of the parathormone, is one of the most common endocrine disorders. In most forms of HPT, surgical parathyroidectomy is the best choice...
  94. ncbi [Sphincter of Oddi motility disturbances--etiologic factor or the consequence of choledocholithiasis]
    U Błaut
    Katedra Patofizjologii, Collegium Medicum UJ, Krakow
    Folia Med Cracov 40:93-105. 1999
    ..Choledocholithiasis is often found in patients after cholecystectomy done previously for cholelithiasis...
  95. doi 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
    ....
  96. 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
    Intake of melamine can cause renal and ureteral lithiasis in infants and children...
  97. ncbi [Renal transplantation in children with lower urinary tract dysfunction]
    Christine Grapin-Dagorno
    Chirurgie viscérale pédiatrique, Hôpital Armand Trousseau 26, rue du Dr Arnold Netter, 75012 Paris
    Bull Acad Natl Med 191:569-81; discussion 581-3. 2007
    ..of recurrent pyelonephritis (2 cases), renal abscess (1 case), upper urinary tract dilation (3 cases), lithiasis (1 case) and urinary tract incrustation by Corynebacterium in the ureterocutaneous conduit (1 case)...
  98. ncbi Therapeutic options in lithiasis of the lumbar ureter
    Miguel Arrabal-Martín
    Department of Urology, San Cecilio, University Hospital, Prof Agusti n Escribano, 3 3 degrees B1, 18004, Granada, Spain
    Eur Urol 43:556-63. 2003
    In the past 25 years, the treatment of lithiasis of the lumbar ureter has evolved from ureterolithotomy to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and/or endoscopic lithotripsy...
  99. ncbi [Bile duct infections as a late complication after endoscopic sphincterotomy]
    Yuriy Mandryka
    Department of Gastroenterological, Oncological and General Surgery, Medical University of Lodz
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 21:525-7. 2006
    ..Nevertheless patients after invasive procedures concerning bile ducts with destruction of Oddi's sphincter often have increased succeptibility to chronic infections of bile ducts...
  100. ncbi [Usefulness of endoscopic cholangiography and sphincterotomy in patients with biliary lithiasis]
    Miguel Angel Ramirez-Luna
    Departamento de Endoscopia Gastrointestinal, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Mexico, DF
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 69:217-25. 2004
    ..However, its use as a standard approach remains controversial...
  101. ncbi [The meaning and usefulness of spiral CT for radiolucent ureteric stones diagnosis: our experience]
    Giandomenico Passavanti
    Servizio Radiologia, Ospedale Misericordia, Grosseto, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:46-8. 2003
    ..case histories on the usefulness of spiral TC, used for several years both to diagnose renal colic and urinary lithiasis and to study radio lucent stones that are often difficult to be detected with traditional radiology...

Research Grants13

  1. INBORN ERRORS OF A PURINE SALVAGE PATHWAY
    Jay Tischfield; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..These animals have very severe and early onset DHA renal lithiasis which leads to chronic renal failure and death in many animals...
  2. URINARY MACROMOLECULES AND RENAL LITHIASIS
    Martin Resnick; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..These proteins are not increased in inactive stone formers or in uric acid or cystine stone formers. Studies are continuing to measure the effect of these proteins on seeded crystal growth...
  3. ENDOGENOUS AND EXOGENOUS IL 10 AND RENAL INJURY
    Orson Moe; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  4. SURFACTANT AND TUBERCULOSIS PATHOGENESIS
    J Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..tb and the host, and for the principal investigator to become an accomplished independent biomedical investigator. ..
  5. Osteoporosis in Hypercalciuric Kidney Stone Formers
    John Asplin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We hope to use the algorithm developed in this research to expand out services to include bone disease management in kidney stone forming patients and their families. ..
  6. REGULATION OF CITRATE TRANSPORT
    Lee Hamm; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. MANAGEMENT OF ADAPTATION TO ALTERED SENSORIMOTOR STATES
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Acute Regulation of the Renal Na/H Exchanger NHE-3
    Orson Moe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will uncover highly fundamental mechanisms of regulation of an important epithelial Na transporter and further our understanding 01 disturbance in acid-base balance, Na retention and hypertension. ..
  9. FORMULATION OF RATIONAL THERAPY OF NEPHROLITHIASIS
    Orson Moe; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This proposal will address the nature of calcium-oxalate interaction and how it impacts on the risk of developing kidney stones. ..
  10. TREATMENTS FOR BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO
    Helen Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..4. Determine the influence of rhinosinusitis. A) Determine the prevalence of rhinosinusitis in patients with BPPV. B) Determine if the presence of rhinosinusitis affects severity of symptoms or response to treatment. ..
  11. Treatment of Calcium Nephrolithiasis Sodium Thiosulfate
    John Asplin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..New, more effective and better tolerated drugs are needed to reduce the recurrence of kidney stones in these patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. H+-ATPase B-subunit Dysfunction and Calcium Nephrolithiasis
    Orson W Moe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....