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Lithiasis Summary

Description: A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.

Also Known As: Calculoses; Lithiases; Calculosis

Networked: 1583 relevant articles (66 outcomes, 112 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lithiasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cystine (L-Cystine) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 78 results : IBA
  2. Calcium Oxalate : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 85 results : IBA
  3. Calcium : 3 outcomes 18 studies in 163 results : IBA
  4. Uric Acid (Urate) : 2 outcomes 12 studies in 123 results : IBA
  5. Citric Acid (Citrate) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 27 results : FDA 10 Generic
  6. Hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 372 Generic
  7. Phytic Acid (Inositol Hexaphosphate) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  8. Thiazides : 2 outcomes in 5 results : IBA
  9. Cholesterol : 1 outcome 3 studies in 55 results : IBA
  10. 2,8-dihydroxyadenine : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Lithiasis

  1. Shock
  2. Choledocholithiasis
  3. Hypercalciuria
  4. Infection
  5. Pain (Aches)
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Key Therapies for Lithiasis

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  1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) : 18 outcomes 6 studies in 180 results
  2. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 62 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results
  4. Endoscopic Sphincterotomy : 2 outcomes 1 study in 47 results
  5. Catheters : 2 outcomes in 32 results
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