Kidney Stones

KIDNEY STONES

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Panel Proposes Guidelines for Kidney Stone Treatment Follow-Up

Standardizing follow-up after kidney stone treatment may reduce ionizing radiation exposure, identify recurrences earlier, and avoid complications such as urosepsis and chronic kidney disease, according to a European Association of Urology guideline panel.
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Global Warming Could Heat Up Kidney Stone Rate

Kidney stone prevalence has been on the rise for decades, but kidney stone specialists predict higher worldwide temperatures brought on by human activity will exacerbate the trend.
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