Guideline from the American Urological Association has been revised to incorporate the management of patients with staghorn renal stones.
The annual incidence of kidney stones has increased 16% between 1997 and 2012
An examination of three longitudinal studies showed that women with a history of kidney stones, but not men, were more likely to have CHD.
A diet designed to control blood pressure may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones.
Should patients with calcium oxalate kidney stones and osteopenia be given vitamin D and calcium?
Urinalysis reveals the presence of calcium oxalate crystals and/or protein.