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BEIJING, June 9, 2015:

Doctors in China have removed 420 kidney stones from a single patient. According to a report in the BBC, the man, named He, underwent a two-hour operation to remove the stones at a hospital in Dongyang, eastern Zhejiang Province.The report quoting, the Qianjiang Evening Post, said the doctors at the hospital believed it’s likely that his tofu-heavy diet, and a lack of water, were responsible for the formation of the stones.“Soy products, especially gypsum tofu, are very high in calcium, the excess of which cannot be excreted from the body without a sufficient intake of water,” said Dr Wei Yubin.He visited the doctor in May complaining of abdominal pain, and a subsequent CT scan revealed his left kidney was chock-full of stones.According to the report, the doctor said if He had waited any longer then his kidney would have had to be removed. Read more:http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-33051797 

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