Kidney Stone Academy

Un corso on line, oramai non più FAD, sulla Fisiopatologia della Calcolosi Renale. GLi AA sono la sicurezza che il corso vale assolutamente la pena di essere visto. Marco Lombardi

Metabolic Evaluation and Recurrence Prevention for Urinary Stone Patients: EAU Guidelines

Context: An optimum metabolic evaluation strategy for urinary stone patients has not been clearly defined. Objective: To evaluate the optimum strategy for metabolic stone evaluation and management to prevent recurrent urinary stones. Evidence acquisition: Several databases were searched to identify studies on the metabolic evaluation and prevention of stone recurrence in urolithiasis patients. Special interest … Leggi tutto

Caratterizzazione dei calcoli urinari mediante spettroscopia Raman e spettroscopia infrarossa in trasformata di Fourier a confronto col metodo chimico-colorimetrico

Chemical-colorimetric methods for kidney stones identification are widely adopted in most routine laboratories due to low cost with no need of instrumental analysis. Actually, kidney stones are well characterized with the Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy combined with Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR/FT-IR) that allows quick identification of chemical compounds into solid samples. Furthermore, Raman spectroscopy is … Leggi tutto

Cystinuria: clinical practice recommendation

. This clinical practice recommendation provides guidance on all aspects of the management of both adults and children with cystinuria, including diagnosis, surgery, and medical treatment. 0

Cystinuria subtype and the risk of nephrolithiasis

Background. Cystinuria patients may be classified into several subgroups based on the urinary phenotype of heterozygotes. However, the relative risk for nephrolithiasis and the prevalence of SLC3A1 mutations in these subgroups are unknown. Methods. Urinary cystine excretion, age at onset of nephrolithiasis and nature of SLC3A1 mutations were assessed prospectively in 23 cystinuria patients identified … Leggi tutto