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17.06.2019 | Original Paper

Better sleep quality could reinforce the relationship between sleep posture and kidney stone laterality in obstructive sleep apnea patients

Urolithiasis is a common urologic problem among adults worldwide. It is interesting that urinary stones tend to recur on the same side and the pathophysiology of unilateral stone formation is not clearly understood. Researchers found that sleep …

14.06.2019 | Original Paper

Induction of enteric oxalate secretion by Oxalobacter formigenes in mice does not require the presence of either apical oxalate transport proteins Slc26A3 or Slc26A6

Oxalobacter sp. promotion of enteric oxalate excretion, correlating with reductions in urinary oxalate excretion, was previously reported in rats and mice, but the mechanistic basis for this affect has not been described. The main objective of the …

10.06.2019 | Original Paper Open Access

P38 MAPK signaling pathway mediates COM crystal-induced crystal adhesion change in rat renal tubular epithelial cells

The objective of the study is to clarify the mechanism of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (p38 MAPK) signaling pathway in the change of crystal adhesion in rat renal tubular epithelial cells (NRK-52E) induced by calcium oxalate monohydrate …

17.05.2019 | Original Paper

An easy risk stratification to recommend the optimal patients with 2–3 cm kidney stones to receive retrograde intrarenal surgery or mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy

To create an easy risk stratification to recommend the optimal subset of patients with 2–3 cm kidney stones to receive retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) or mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL). A retrospective patient cohort was reviewed …

06.05.2019 | Original Paper

Assessment of conservative dietary management as a method for normalization of 24-h urine pH in stone formers

Low urine pH is a metabolic risk factor for stone formation. While medical therapy is typically prescribed (as urinary alkalinization), patients typically prefer dietary modifications. We aimed to assess capacity to alter urine pH with dietary …

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The journal aims to publish original articles in the fields of clinical and experimental investigation only within the sphere of urolithiasis and its related areas of research. The journal covers all aspects of urolithiasis research including the diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis, genetics, clinical biochemistry, open and non-invasive surgical intervention, nephrological investigation, chemistry and prophylaxis of the disorder. The Editor welcomes contributions on topics of interest to urologists, nephrologists, radiologists, clinical biochemists, epidemiologists, nutritionists, basic scientists and nurses working in that field.

The journal was formerly published as "Urological Research".

Acknowledgement: The cover image was kindly provided by Dr James E Lingeman of the Indiana University Health Physicians - Urology, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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