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Matrix-Mineral Configuration in Whewellite Kidney Stones: Ultrastructural Analysis

  • L. U. Ogbuji
  • C. D. Batich
  • B. Finlayson
Conference paper

Abstract

Methods of compositional and structural studies of urinary stones have evolved from visual inspection and bulk chemical analysis, through light microscopy and X-ray diffraction, to the present application of sophisticated imaging and analytical techniques. The newer approaches have provided an increasingly refined picture of the interactions of the components as a clue to the causative factors involved in the formation of urinary stones.

Keywords

Urinary Stone Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Broad Face Conventional Transmission Electron Microscope 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. U. Ogbuji
    • 1
  • C. D. Batich
    • 1
  • B. Finlayson
    • 2
  1. 1.Federal University of TechnologyYolaNigeria
  2. 2.Depts. of Materials Science and Engineering and SurgeryUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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