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Ureteral Calculi Summary

Description: Stones in the URETER that are formed in the KIDNEY. They are rarely more than 5 mm in diameter for larger renal stones cannot enter ureters. They are often lodged at the ureteral narrowing and can cause excruciating renal colic.

Also Known As: Ureteral Calculus; Calculi, Ureteral; Calculus, Ureteral

Networked: 610 relevant articles (78 outcomes, 48 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ureteral Calculi

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. tamsulosin (Flomax) : 8 outcomes 4 studies in 23 results : FDA 11 Generic
  2. KMD 3213 : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 1
  3. alfuzosin (UroXatral) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 9
  4. Holmium : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  5. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 25 Generic
  6. Radio-Opaque acrylic resin (Boston Post) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. alpha-1 Adrenergic Receptors (alpha 1 Adrenergic Receptor) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Phloroglucinol : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. olive oil : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. fenchone : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ureteral Calculi

  1. Shock
  2. Calculi (Calculus)
  3. Hydronephrosis
  4. Kidney Calculi (Kidney Stone)
  5. Renal Colic
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Key Therapies for Ureteral Calculi

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  1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) : 52 outcomes 32 studies in 347 results
  2. Solid-State Lasers : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 50 results
  3. Dye Lasers : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results
  4. Laser Lithotripsy : 3 outcomes 1 study in 25 results
  5. Stents : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 41 results
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