Kidney Stones

New guideline for managing kidney stones is released

New guideline for managing kidney stones is released

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Guideline from the American Urological Association has been revised to incorporate the management of patients with staghorn renal stones.

Kidney stones becoming more common among youth, women, African Americans

Kidney stones becoming more common among youth, women, African Americans

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The annual incidence of kidney stones has increased 16% between 1997 and 2012

Kidney stones linked to heart disease in women

Kidney stones linked to heart disease in women

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An examination of three longitudinal studies showed that women with a history of kidney stones, but not men, were more likely to have CHD.

Special diet can "DASH" kidney stones

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A diet designed to control blood pressure may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones.

Kidney stones with osteopenia

Should patients with calcium oxalate kidney stones and osteopenia be given vitamin D and calcium?

Working up the patient with proteinuria

Urinalysis reveals the presence of calcium oxalate crystals and/or protein.

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