Chewing is an important first step in digestion

Slim, R.; Honein, K.; Yaghi, C.; Chemaly, M.; Kheir, B.; Sayegh, R.
March 2006
Gut;Mar2006, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p379
Academic Journal
The article illustrates the results of the clinical tests of a 52-year old man with symptoms of right renal colic due to renal stones. Ureteroscopy and internal ureteral stenting treated the diagnosed right ureteral stone impaction. Physical examination appeared high temperature with normal blood pressure and abdominal tenderness.


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