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Urolithiasis in a children's hospital: 1985-1990.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1290199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed a retrospective study of patients who had urinary tract stones and were seen at our hospital from 1985-1990. The study was intended to determine the prevalence of urolithiasis and optimal approaches to imaging. Clinical data and imaging studies of 87 patients were reviewed. The mean age was 15.7 years with a range of 3 months to 44 years. Fifty-four percent of patients were male. Most patients had a known predisposing cause for urolithiasis; patients with myelodysplasia and structural urologic problems predominated. Plain films were performed in 77 patients; 57% showed stones. Ultrasonograms were performed in 71 patients; 77% showed stones. Excretory urograms (EU) were performed in 49 patients; 84% showed either stones or their effect on the urinary tract. Computed tomographic (CT) scan was performed in 25 patients; all showed stones.
K Nimkin; R L Lebowitz; J C Share; R L Teele
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologic radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0171-1091     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Radiol     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-22     Completed Date:  1993-03-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909483     Medline TA:  Urol Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
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MeSH Terms
African Continental Ancestry Group*
Asian Continental Ancestry Group*
Boston / epidemiology,  ethnology
Child, Preschool
European Continental Ancestry Group*
Follow-Up Studies
Hospital Records / statistics & numerical data
Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data
Hospitals, Pediatric / statistics & numerical data
Kidney Calculi / epidemiology*,  ethnology,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Retrospective Studies
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ureteral Calculi / epidemiology*,  ethnology,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Urography / methods

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