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Calculi (Calculus)

An abnormal concretion occurring mostly in the urinary and biliary tracts, usually composed of mineral salts. Also called stones.
Also Known As:
Calculus; Biliary or Urinary Stones
Networked: 4287 relevant articles (242 outcomes, 344 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Shock
2. Dental Calculus
3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
4. Gingivitis
5. Calculi (Calculus)

Experts

1. Preminger, Glenn M: 16 articles (11/2013 - 02/2002)
2. Lingeman, James E: 15 articles (11/2015 - 11/2003)
3. Grases, Felix: 13 articles (01/2015 - 08/2002)
4. Costa-Bauzá, Antonia: 12 articles (01/2015 - 08/2002)
5. Matlaga, Brian R: 12 articles (05/2014 - 01/2003)
6. Monga, Manoj: 11 articles (06/2015 - 07/2002)
7. Daudon, Michel: 9 articles (07/2013 - 01/2004)
8. Daudon, M: 8 articles (01/2015 - 06/2000)
9. Nakada, Stephen Y: 7 articles (11/2015 - 06/2005)
10. Assimos, Dean G: 7 articles (07/2013 - 01/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Calculi:
1. Dentifrices (Dentifrice)IBA
2. Calcium OxalateIBA
3. Uric Acid (Urate)IBA
4. struvite (magnesium ammonium phosphate hexahydrate)IBA
5. ToothpastesIBA
6. Triclosan (pHisoHex)FDA Link
7. tamsulosin (Flomax)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Allopurinol (Remid)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Cystine (L-Cystine)IBA
10. Sodium Fluoride (Ossin)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy)
2. Solid-State Lasers
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
5. Cholecystectomy