In a study that analyzed the urine samples of children with hypercalciuria (HC) and without HC, it was found that there was an increase in phosphaturia, magnesuria, uricosuria, citraturia and natriuresis among HC children with no lithiasis.
Research has proved that stone growth is dependent on the urine that is supersaturated in the pelvic region.
A research on the quality of life of patients with kidney stones was conducted.
Most of the patients reported a lower quality of life; general health was considerably poor in kidney stone patients.
The incidence of pediatric urolithiasis has been increasing by 6–10% every year in the past few decades.
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The focus of the research has been to find out ways to increase life expectancy among children, decrease possibilities of relapse, and use ionizing radiation for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of the disease.
Reprints are not available from the authors Aune D, Mahamat-Saleh Y, Norat T, Riboli E. A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the efficacy of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol in the treatment of acute renal colic.
Body fatness, diabetes, physical activity and risk of kidney stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
The answer to the question ‘how small stones are retained in the kidneys’ is not yet understood completely.
Studies have proposed that understanding the stone retention mechanism in the early stages of stone formation may help to provide better treatment for kidney stones.