Quick discharge of residual stones from the urinary tract is warranted after lithotripsy.
Efforts to reduce obesity may cut the prevalence of these urological conditions.
Kidney stones should be added to the growing list of long-term adverse events and sequelae associated with an episode of AKI, according to investigators.
The goal of burst wave lithotripsy is to provide a noninvasive, 30-minute treatment in the clinic without the need for anesthesia, according to investigators.
Investigators report sustained reductions in urinary and plasma oxalate through 24 months of lumasiran treatment.
Kidney stone risk factors and composition vary according to renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Upward trend in kidney stone incidence would mean an increase in the number of emergency department visits, urologic consults, and the need for interventions such as lithotripsy or placement of stents, according to investigators.
Metabolic acidosis was defined as serum bicarbonate values of 12 or higher but less than 22 mEq/L.
Genetic evidence suggests a causal relationship in previously observed associations between higher coffee and caffeine consumption and kidney stone risk.
A male-to-female gap decreased significantly over time among White and non-Hispanic stone formers, but not among Black stone formers.