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Meta-analysis finds a reduction in the risk of incident and recurrent kidney stones.
Among more than 128,000 patients discharged from emergency care, 11% had at least 1 additional emergency visit for kidney stone treatment.
They are more likely to have urinary tract infections and sepsis than urinary stone formers without inflammatory bowel disease.
The rate of stone passage was about 23% higher with silodosin compared with placebo.
New finding may explain reported associations between nephrolithiasis and cardiovascular disease.
Kidney stone patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending cardiovascular issues.
Positive stone cultures increase the odds of sepsis after percutaneous nephrolithotomy by nearly 7-fold.
Study finds no significantly elevated risk of coronary heart disease among men with a history of kidney stones.
Findings only in women without history of stones; no effect on reducing recurrent risk
After multivariate adjustment, risk of diabetes did not increase with Thiazide prophylaxis for nephrolithiasis.
Meta-analysis reveals a significantly increased risk of kidney stones only in male patients with kidney cancer.
Recommendations to prevent recurrent kidney stones include increased fluid intake to achieve a urine output of at least 2 liters per day.
During 6 years of follow-up, new stone formation increased significantly in the surgery patients.
Flexible ureterorenoscopy (f-URS) is safe and effective for removing kidney stones in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Higher daily mean temperatures are associated with an increased incidence of kidney stones.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)