Kidney Stones

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Kidney Stones

As on june 2023 the number of patients treated was more than 2000 for

Kidney stones (also called renal calculi, nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis) are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys ,It may stay in the kidney or travel down the urinary tract. stones become lodged in the urinary tract, are associated with a urinary infection or cause complications

.Types of Kidney Stones

  • Calcium Oxalate Stones. The most common type of kidney stone is a calcium oxalate stone. .  is created when calcium combines with oxalate in the urine.
  • Calcium Phosphate Stones. Calcium phosphate kidney stones are caused by abnormalities in the way the urinary system functions.
  • Struvite Stones. These stones are less common and are caused by infections in the upper urinary tract.
  • Uric Acid Stones. This is another common type of kidney stone. Foods such as organ meats and shellfish have high concentrations of a natural chemical compound known as purines. High purine intake leads to a higher production of monosodium urate, which, under the right conditions, may form stones in the kidneys. The formation of these types of stones tends to run in families.
  • Cystine Stones. When there is too much cystine in the urine, kidney stones can form.  These stones can get stuck in the kidneys, bladder, or anywhere in the urinary tract.  Most people with cystinuria have recurring stones.