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Feyz 2003, 7(3): 30-34 Back to browse issues page
Metabolic disorder in patients with urinary stone
Hossein Mahmoudi *
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Background : Urinary stones are quite frequent problems of urinary system that encompass different metabolic disorders. The present study was conducted on patients referring to Naghavi hospital in Kashan during 2000-2001 with urinary stone to find out their different metabolic disorders.

Materials and methods : For this descriptive study, all candidates aged 15 or more were included. Urinary stones were diagnosed using sonography and /or IVP. Meanwhile, the level of Ca, uric acid, creatinine, Na, K, 24-hour urine analysis, and patients’ demographic characteristics were detemined.

Results : The study population included 55 males and 24 females. The most common disorders were oliguria (78.4%), hypercalciuria (27.8%), hyperuricosuria (11.3%), hyperuricemia (8.8%, and hypercalcemia (2.5%).

Conclusion : Oliguria is by far the most common problem that occur due to excessive heat, excessive sweating, and loss of liquid intake. Necessary educative programs can be helpful.

Keywords: Urinary stone, Metabolic disorder, Prevention
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/11/4

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