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Characteristics of Urolithiasis Patients in the Undata General Hospital during 2019

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 12)

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Page : 992-995

Keywords : urolithiasis; kidney; ureter; bladder; characteristic; prevalence; age; location; gender;

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Introduction: Urolithiasis are a common health problem and can generally lead to increased morbidity. Of all urological cases, urolithiasis occupy the third position as the most common disease, after urinary tract infections and prostate diseases which occupy the first and second positions. The purpose of this study was to assess the characteristic of urolithiasis patients in Undata General Hospital including the prevalence, gender, age, and location of the stone. Method: Descriptive study with a retrospective cross-sectional approach to assess the entire population of urolithiasis (kidney, ureter and bladder stone) patients at urology outpatient clinic of Undata General Hospital. Data collected from medical records of urolithiasis patients, by searching medical record based on International Classification of Disease X (ICD X) code N20.0, N20.1 and N21.0 from February to December 2019, gender, age and stone location were documented. Result: The number of cases obtained was 2, 392 cases (1, 000 new cases and 1, 392 pre-existing cases). The prevalence of patients with urolithiasis was 4.72 % among patients admitted to Undata General Hospital outpatient clinic from February 2019 to December 2019. Urolithiasis patients at Undata General Hospital consisted of 67.3 % male patients and 32.7 % female patients. The highest number of urolithiasis was at age of 51 – 60 years old (28.7 %). The most common site of urolithiasis in our study was kidney with a percentage of 54.9 % and followed by ureter (38.2 %) and bladder (6.9 %) respectively. Conclusion: The number of outpatient clinic patients with urolithiasis at Undata General Hospital through February 2019 to December 2019 are 2, 392 patients with prevalence of 4.72 %. Based on gender. Male were mainly affected than women, with male to female ratio 2.05: 1. The peak prevalence of urolithiasis in this study was at age 50 – 59 years old, however a significant rise in prevalence of urolithiasis started to occur at 40 years

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