Urolithiasis pp 533-537 | Cite as

A New View of Stone Formation under the Aspect of Flow Dynamics

  • E. Schulz
  • H.-J. Schneider


With decreased activity of certain inhibitors, or if the urine is supersaturated in stone forming salts, homogeneous or heterogeneous nuclei in the urinary system may grow into uroliths1,2.


Renal Pelvis Stone Formation Dead Zone Vortex Region Bend Pipe 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Schulz
    • 1
  • H.-J. Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität69-JenaGermany

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