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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2016)

In vitro urolithiasis models: An evaluation of prophylactic management against kidney stones

Author(s): Salman Ahmed, Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hasan, Zafar Alam Mahmood
Abstract: Urolithiasis is a global health problem with high recurrence rate. Different in vivo and in vitro models have been successfully used to evaluate the antiurolithiatic potential of medicinal plants. In vitro models provide the study of renal stone formation and in vivo models declare pathological effects of urolithiasis. Thus, in vitro models are significantly and effectively used to evaluate prophylactic management and in vivo gives the direction towards urolithiasis treatment. This paper describes the advantages, limitations and applications of both model specially, the role of in vitro studies in the evaluation of prophylactic management.
Pages: 28-35  |  1477 Views  99 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Salman Ahmed, Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hasan, Zafar Alam Mahmood. In vitro urolithiasis models: An evaluation of prophylactic management against kidney stones. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2016; 5(3): 28-35.
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