Urolithiasis: An Update on Diagnostic Modalities and Treatment Protocols
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Kumaun University, Bhimtal Campus, Nainital-263 136, India
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Kumaun University, Bhimtal Campus, Nainital-263 136, India E-mail: [email protected]
Urolithiasis or urinary stone disease is a ubiquitous affliction that spares no geographical region or demographic. Plenty of research is being carried out in quest for mitigating this disease condition. However, any detailed information that could impart knowledge on all the major aspects of the subject in an un-fractionated form is still deficient. This review is an attempt to revive the existing knowledge on urolithiasis, basically focused on its diagnosis and treatment, and to provide a comprehensive data and up-to-date information on the subject matter. This article also focuses on synthetic drugs and formulations available for the treatment of urolithiasis in the global market and provides a section pertaining to risk factors and dietary preventive measures for urolithiasis.