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Kidney Stones Clinical Trials

A listing of Kidney Stones medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (26) clinical trials

The purpose of the study is to determine if increased fluid intake will result in decreased risk of stone formation. This study will last 2 years. There are up to 3 study visits. There will be 24-hour urine collections, CT scans, and specimen collection. Risks and benefits will be discussed ...

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Is There is a Role of Prophylactic Therapy With Tamsulosin Before Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Avoid Development of Steinstrasse ?

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a role of prophylactic therapy with tamsulosin prior extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to avoid development of steinstrasse. 150 persons that will go to Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy will randomize to 2 groups. Group 1 -of 75 persons will recieve ...

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Indwelling Stent Discoloration Project

The aim of this study is to identify the root cause for the significant discolouration of Boston Scientific Percuflex based stents observed in some patients, particularly those from Japan. We will also test and compare them to stents from Canadian patients. Furthermore, we will determine whether the discolouration promotes bacterial ...

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Effect of Dietary Sodium and Potassium Citrate on Renal Mineral Handling

This study intends to characterize the affect of sodium and potassium citrate in the diet on renal function.

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Calcium Supplements Strategy for Kidney Stones Prevention in Crohn's Patients

The primary objective of this study is to establish optimal oral calcium supplementation in Crohn's patients who have had an ileal bowel resection. This population is at high risk for calcium oxalate kidney stones, a direct consequence of extensive gut malabsorption and enteric hyperoxaluria. The benefit of providing oral calcium ...

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Evaluation of Kidney Function by Multi-modal Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy

Early and specific detection of dysfunction in kidney diseases and differential diagnosis of potential complications in the renal allograft are fundamental to initiate appropriate treatment. In addition, determination of renal function may reveal physiological mechanisms that may prove useful for future therapeutic procedures. Currently, used methods to access renal function ...

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Randall's Plaque Study: Pathogenesis and Relationship to Nephrolithiasis

In order to attempt to explain the pathogenesis of renal calculi, the investigators videotape and document the location and characteristics of each stone, papillae and calyces. One or more small papillary biopsies are taken for analysis to help determine the point of origin of the kidney stone and histological studies ...

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Evaluation of Two Different Treatments for Lower Pore Renal Stone: Microperc Vs FURS

To evaluate the merits of Microperc and RIRS for the treatment for lower pole renal stone between 10-20 mm. Investigators will do a multi-centers randomized controlled trial(RCT). A total of 200 (three hundred) patients, aging between 18 and 60 years are being planned to be enrolled into the study; By ...

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ROBOTIC PYELOLITHIOTOMY VERSUS PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY (PCNL).

Prospectively randomized study in patients with renal pelvic stones who are candidate to standard PCNL procedure. One to one, controlled clinical trial. Patients will be randomly allocated into two groups, 20 patients in each group. Group A will be scheduled to receive routine standard PCNL. Group B will be scheduled ...

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External Physical Vibration Lithecbole(EPVL) Versus Traditional Row of Stone After Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery(RIRS)

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of external physical vibration lithecbole for the treatment of residual stone after the operation of RIRSthereby improving stone clearance rate. Investigators will do a multi-centers randomized controlled trial(RCT)and investigators plan to perform this study in 10 hospitalswhich are the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou ...

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