Kidney stones prevalence has been increasing globally. A better understanding of the pathogenesis and prevention can help curb this growing epidemic. Kidney stone or renal calculus is a solid stone like or crystal mass formed in the kidneys. They are mainly formed from the dietary minerals found in urine and can be classified on the basis of their location and chemical composition.
Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.
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