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Urolithiasis OnlineFirst articles

01.08.2020 | Original Paper

Preoperative risk factors for complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy

This study was conducted to evaluate preoperative risk factors for development of complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). All consecutive patients aged ≥ 16 years who underwent PCNL during 2015 were retrospectively reviewed.

27.07.2020 | Invited Review Open Access

Calcium oxalate crystal deposition in the kidney: identification, causes and consequences

Calcium oxalate (CaOx) crystal deposition within the tubules is often a perplexing finding on renal biopsy of both native and transplanted kidneys. Understanding the underlying causes may help diagnosis and future management. The most frequent …

18.06.2020 | Original Paper

Characteristics of the genotype and phenotype in Chinese primary hyperoxaluria type 1 populations

The aim of our study is to explore the relationship between genotype and phenotype in Chinese PH1 patients and determine the putative mutation hotspot regions. This was a retrospective study regarding 13 Chinese PH1 patients. And all sporadic …

17.06.2020 | Original Paper

A single center’s experience in pediatric cystine stone disease management: what changed over time?

The authors aimed to evaluate the factors affecting clinical outcomes of cystine stone disease in children and to understand the change in disease management over time. Between January 1991 and September 2017, the demographic and clinical data of …

10.06.2020 | Original Paper Open Access

Simple dietary advice targeting five urinary parameters reduces urinary supersaturation in idiopathic calcium oxalate stone formers

Among 208 kidney stone patients referred within 2 years, 75 patients (66 men, nine women) with truly idiopathic calcium oxalate stones (ICSF) were recruited. Dietary advice (DA) aimed at (1) urine dilution, (2) reduced crystallization promotion …

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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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