A simplified urine-collection routine to assess repeat kidney stone risk would be beneficial. How well does a 12-hour overnight regimen compare to the standard 24-hour sampling method?
In the last 20 years, cases of pediatric nephrolithiasis have increased each year by an estimated 4 percent to 10 percent. Urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD, offers practical advice for managing them in your practice.
It can’t be emphasized enough for patients prone to nephrolithiasis: Drink up! (Water that is.) Here’s what else doctors can do to help.
Study demonstrates for the first time an association between pediatric asthma and nephrolithiasis. What is the link?
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A proportion of patients with intractable metabolic stone disease experience narcotic dependence. With careful patient selection, renal autotransplantation and pyelovesicostomy may offer resolution of chronic pain, fewer subsequent stone treatment procedures, improved quality of life and reduced daily narcotic use.