International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Radiological Sciences | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018


Study of the Renal Stones Composition using Computed Tomography among Saudi Population

Mahasin Gamalalddin | Zuhal Yassin | Walaa Saleh


Abstract: The main objective of this study was to determine the chemical composition of the renal stones using computed tomography (CT) among Saudi population. It is a descriptive and prospective study of 30 Saudi patients with renal stones came to the radiology department for abdominal CT at King Fahd Hospital of the University in Al-Khobar. The study was conducted in the period from Oct to Dec 2017. Data was obtained include age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and chemical composition analysis of stones using CT-KUB helical scan without contrast. The study revealed that calcium stone has the highest prevalence (60 %) followed by the uric acid stones (27 %). The prevalence of the renal stones is high among the patients between 30- 50 year old, male gender and normal BMI. There is no significant difference (P > 0.05) between chemical composition and patient`s variables (age, gender and BMI).


Keywords: Renal stone, Chemical composition, Computed tomography, Calcium


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,


Pages: 1873 - 1875


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