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THE STONE DISEASE PROBLEM Urinary stone disease is one of the oldest diseases known to man. It is caused when the urine, for various reasons, becomes super-saturated with particular salts which may then crystallize out of solution forming a stone-like substance. Of the four main types of stones, the most common (about 70%) are salts of calcium, comprising either calcium oxalate or calcium phosphate or combinations of both salts. A further 20% are known as matrix stones and consist of magnesium ammonium phosphate, usually associated with infection and calcium phosphate and about 9% consist of uric acid and 1% …
Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Lithotriptors, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export