International Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

International Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Online ISSN: 2664-7214
Print ISSN: 2664-7206

International Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
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International Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1
A review on renal stone and its management

Syeda Madiha Maheen, Dr. Roshan S

Renal stone is a common global disease occurs in patients and is economic burden. The prevalence of kidney stones in the developed nations ranges from 4–20%. Renal stones are of 4 types such as calcium stones, Cystine stones, Struvite stones, uric acid stones, Various dietary, non-dietary and urinary risk factors contribute to their formation, Their frequent association with systemic diseases like hypertension, diabetes and obesity, highlights the role of dietary and lifestyle changes in their occurrence, recurrence, and possible prevention. Non-contrast computed tomography (CT) identifies almost every stone and is the preferred investigation for identification. Treatment includes Lithotripsy, Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL), Laser lithotripsy. Herbal drugs such as basil, parsley, guava, apple cider vinegar etc are used for treating the kidney stones. This review discusses the formation, and covers risk factors and management of renal stones
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