Clinical effects of spa treatment on renal function in middle-aged and elderly male and female patients with chronic pyelonephritis and urolithiasis was studied. Combined sanatorium treatment included a course intake of low-mineral sulphate-hydrocarbonate calcium-magnesium mineral water Kazanskaia. Diuresis, especially daytime, was activated in all the patients. Maximum diuresis was observed in cool seasons in the elderly patients. To the end of the treatment proteinuria, oxaluria and uraturia diminished. A course of drinking mineral water Kazanskaia proved effective and is recommended for patients with chronic pyelonephritis and urolithiasis.
Bishofit baths and compresses on affected joints were added to combined treatment of 43 patients with dystrophic metabolic arthritis (DMA). Twenty control DMA subjects received. nonsteroid antiflammatory drugs without bishofit. Comparison of the two groups demonstrated that adjuvant bishofit promoted more rapid clinical remission of DMA. The baths versus compresses yielded essentially similar results.