Event Title

UROLITHIASIS AND NURSING MANAGEMENT

Session

Medicine and Nursing

Description

Introduction: Urolithiasis is common in urologic practice and ranks in third place, immediately after malignant diseases and infections. Annual incidence per 10,000 population ranges is from 6.8 to 20.8.

Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the incidence of urolithiasis in the city of Prishtina and surrounding area and compare the data with those in the literature. Material and methods: Data for diagnosis of urolithiasis were collected from patient registry and registry for treatment operating division of urology at the Clinical Hospital of Prishtina, including the period from 01.01.2018 to 30.09.2020.

The data were analyzed based on age, gender and source localisation. Results: The total number of urolithiasis has been diagnosed with in 152 (n = 152). Of them 82 were female and 70 were male. The average age of women was 50 years old, whereas the men with urolithiasis 49 years old. Localisations of diagnosted stones in the urinary tract have been in favor of the kidneys by 90% in the urethra and urinary bladder with the 5%, prostate and urethra was less frequently, with 0.7%. Conclusion: It is concluded that the annual incidence of urolithiasis in Prishtina and the surrounding area is 19.6 in 10,000 inhabitants.

This incidence represents nearly the highest value found in the literature that lists the Prishtina in endemic countries regarding the occurrence of urolithiasis.

Keywords:

urolithiasis, incidence, Prishtinë.

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.222

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UROLITHIASIS AND NURSING MANAGEMENT

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Introduction: Urolithiasis is common in urologic practice and ranks in third place, immediately after malignant diseases and infections. Annual incidence per 10,000 population ranges is from 6.8 to 20.8.

Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the incidence of urolithiasis in the city of Prishtina and surrounding area and compare the data with those in the literature. Material and methods: Data for diagnosis of urolithiasis were collected from patient registry and registry for treatment operating division of urology at the Clinical Hospital of Prishtina, including the period from 01.01.2018 to 30.09.2020.

The data were analyzed based on age, gender and source localisation. Results: The total number of urolithiasis has been diagnosed with in 152 (n = 152). Of them 82 were female and 70 were male. The average age of women was 50 years old, whereas the men with urolithiasis 49 years old. Localisations of diagnosted stones in the urinary tract have been in favor of the kidneys by 90% in the urethra and urinary bladder with the 5%, prostate and urethra was less frequently, with 0.7%. Conclusion: It is concluded that the annual incidence of urolithiasis in Prishtina and the surrounding area is 19.6 in 10,000 inhabitants.

This incidence represents nearly the highest value found in the literature that lists the Prishtina in endemic countries regarding the occurrence of urolithiasis.