Latest Kidney stone Stories

2014-05-27 08:27:38

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Kidney Stones Management Devices Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/global_kidney_stones_management_devices_market_2014_2018.html About Kidney Stones Management DevicesKidney stones are mineral and acid salts such as calcium crystals that are formed in the kidneys. The formation of stones in the kidneys is known as...

2014-05-19 09:59:29

Duke University Medical Center When it comes to treating kidney stones, less invasive may not always be better, according to new research from Duke Medicine. In a direct comparison of shock wave lithotripsy vs. ureteroscopy – the two predominant methods of removing kidney stones – researchers found that ureteroscopy resulted in fewer repeat treatments. The findings were published May 16, 2014, in the journal JAMA Surgery, coinciding with presentation at the annual meeting of the...

2014-05-15 08:31:51

New GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath Offers Advanced Features Designed to Minimize Trauma SOMERSET, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TERUMO, a leading global medical device company, today announced the U.S. launch of its new GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath. It is the latest addition to the GLIDEWAY(TM) Access Sheath portfolio used in minimally invasive urologic procedures including ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The sheaths will be introduced at the 2014...

2014-05-01 12:29:54

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7k8d2/global_kidney) has announced the addition of the "Global Kidney Stones Management Devices Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p7k8d2/global_kidney ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Kidney stones are mineral and acid salts such as calcium crystals that are formed in the kidneys....

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-15 23:04:14

Kidney Stone Removal Report is the latest program developed by Joe Barton, who promises to help people treat their kidney stones quickly. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Kidney Stone Removal Report developed by Joe Barton is a new program that introduces to people a lot of exercises, methods, and step-by-step instructions on how to treat their kidney stones. In the program, people will discover how to...

Kidney Stone Cases On The Rise In Women, Exercise May Help Reduce The Risk
2013-12-14 05:03:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study, small amounts of physical activity may decrease a person’s risk for developing kidney stones. The researchers also discovered that eating too many calories can increase the risk. Research from the last decade has shown that, contrary to previous thought, kidney stones are a systemic problem. The connection to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease has...

2013-11-22 23:40:49

A new article published on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 14 home remedies for kidney stones. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 14 home remedies for kidney stones. This article is written for people who want to find a useful treatment for kidney stones. Firstly, the writer indicates that vitamin B6 can actually reduce the amount of oxalate in the bloodstream, thereby decrease the risk of kidney stones formation. The...

2013-10-10 23:24:05

Men prone to kidney stones should drink plenty of water, get adequate calcium, reduce sodium, limit animal protein, and avoid foods that could make kidney stones more likely to form. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone surely remembers it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the stone becomes unstuck and passes. In about half of people who have had one, kidney stones strike again within seven years—unless something is done to prevent...

2013-09-17 23:33:16

Kidney Stone Removal Report created by Joe Barton is a new book that teaches people how to relieve kidney stone pain instantly within minutes. A complete Kidney Stone Removal Report overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Stone Removal Report is a newly updated book that teaches people how to relieve their renal calculi pain quickly within minutes. The book also instructs people how to improve kidney function,...

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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