Post Tagged with: "Urolithiasis"

Do Preoperative Alpha Blockers Facilitate Ureteroscope Insertion at the Vesico-Ureteric Junction? An Answer from a Prospective Case-Controlled Study

Do Preoperative Alpha Blockers Facilitate Ureteroscope Insertion at the Vesico-Ureteric Junction? An Answer from a Prospective Case-Controlled Study

European Medical Journal, Urology August 31, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Ashok Kumar Sokhal, Kawaljit Singh, Sunny Goel, Manoj Kumar, Bimalesh Purkait, Durgesh Kumar Sain, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Satyanarayan Sankhwar Department of Urology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India *Correspondence to drashokkumarsokhal@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge the co-operation of residentsRead More

Effectiveness of Flexible Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy in the Management of Urinary Calculi in Patients with Congenital Abnormalities of the Kidney and Ureter

Effectiveness of Flexible Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy in the Management of Urinary Calculi in Patients with Congenital Abnormalities of the Kidney and Ureter

Urology June 25, 2015 at 10:09 AM 0 comments

*Erdal Alkan,1 Ali Sarıbacak,2 Ahmet Oguz Ozkanli,3 Oguz Acar,1 Mevlana Derya Balbay1 1. Department of Urology, Memorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey 2. Department of Urology, Konak Hospital, İzmit, Turkey 3. Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey *Correspondence to eralkan@hotmail.com Disclosure: We confirm that the paper has not beenRead More

An Overview of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

An Overview of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Urology January 20, 2015 at 9:50 AM 0 comments

Huseyin Celik, Cemal Tasdemir, *Ramazan Altintas Department of Urology, Medical Faculty, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey *Correspondence to ramazan.altintas@inonu.edu.tr Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 23.10.14 Accepted: 13.11.14 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2015;3[1]:46-52. Abstract Urolithiasis is a worldwide problem in the general population, due to its high prevalence and frequency ofRead More

Kidney Stones and Ceftriaxone

Kidney Stones and Ceftriaxone

Urology January 20, 2015 at 9:31 AM 0 comments

Murat Dursun,1 *Alper Otunctemur,2 Emin Ozbek2 1. Department of Urology, Bahcelievler State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey 2. Department of Urology, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey *Correspondence to alperotunctemur@yahoo.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 20.10.14 Accepted: 01.12.14 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2015;3[1]:68-74. Abstract Metabolic causes such as hypercalciuria, urinaryRead More

Review: Genetics of Urolithiasis

Review: Genetics of Urolithiasis

Urology September 29, 2014 at 9:32 AM 0 comments

*Thomas Eggermann Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany *Correspondence to teggermann@ukaachen.de Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Abstract Urolithiasis constitutes a worldwide health problem with a frequency of up to 15% in the general population. The causes are diverse; exogenous influences and genetic factors act in complexRead More

Lower Pole Calyceal Stone and Lithotripsy are Issues with Clearance Fact or Reality?

Lower Pole Calyceal Stone and Lithotripsy are Issues with Clearance Fact or Reality?

Urology December 30, 2013 at 8:50 PM 0 comments

M. Hammad Ather Associate Professor, Urology, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest Citation: EMJ – Urology, 2013: 1, 100-103 Abstract The lower pole calyceal (LPC) stone continues to be an enigma. The complex anatomy of the lower pole collecting system, along withRead More