• Maha Esmeal Ahmed Ph. D, Associate Professor, Radiography and Medical Imaging Sciences, Radiological Sciences College, National University- Sudan
  • Mwahib Sid Ahmed Aldosh Ph. D, Associate Professor, Applied Medical College, Radiological Sciences Department, Najran University- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Renal Stone, Stone Type, Computed Tomography

Abstract [English]

Objective: The aim of study was to study the chemical composition of renal stone in Sudanese population using computed tomography scan.

Method: This is analytic study conducted in Khartoum state hospitals in the period from November 2018 to October 2019.The problem of the study was no similar study done in Sudanese populations. The study was done in 100 patients. The data was collected from computed tomography scan to the kidneys, ureters and urinary bladder. Classified and analyzed by   statistical package for the social sciences application (SPSS).

Results: The study found that most chemical composition of renal stone among Sudanese population was uric acid (0%), Cystine (26%) then Struvite (14%) and calcium (60%). The most effective age group with renal stone was (61-70) years old (36.7%) and same age group have a Struvite stone (28.3%). Furthermore, the most common age group with a cyctine renal stone were the cystine affect in the age between 50 years to 60 years old.

The uric acid, Cystine, and calcium stone composition may be reliably predicted in vivo on the basis of dual-energy Computed tomography findings. In the future, a single dual-energy computed tomography examination may contribute to not only the identification but also the chemical characterization of stones in the urinary tract and it may add to the information available from non-enhanced conventional CT performed for evaluation of nephrolithiasis.


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How to Cite

Ahmed, M. E., & Ahmed Aldosh, M. S. (2019). STUDY OF URINARY SYSTEM CALCULI IN SUDANESE USING COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY 2018-2019. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 7(10), 233–237.