Latest Kidney Stones News
Myocardial infarction following the kidney stone procedure is twice as likely among patients with 3 to 4 components of metabolic syndrome vs no components.
Development of kidney stones is 6.2-fold more likely among patients with persistent hyponatremia than those without a history of hyponatremia.
Percutaneous nephrostomy is associated with better outcomes than retrograde ureteral stent placement in patients with hydronephrosis secondary to ureteric stones.
Low ureteral wall thickness is associated with a greater likelihood of spontaneous passage of ureteral stones 10 mm or smaller in diameter, according to a new study.
Recurrent kidney stone formers are at higher risk of end-stage renal disease than patients who form incident symptomatic stones, study finds.
Urinary stone formation in adults increases the odds of asthma by 26%, according to a study.
Solifenacin plus tamsulosin improved all symptoms on the ureteral stent symptom questionnaire.
No differences seen with other fat volume measures between recurring, first-time stones.
The passage rate for ureteral stones less than 9 mm in diameter did not differ significantly between tamsulosin and placebo recipients, study finds.
Uric acid and struvite stones are more likely to recur than calcium oxalate stones, according to a study.
Compared with whites, blacks, and Hispanics, Middle Easterners are more likely to have predominantly calcium oxalate monohydrate stones, but less likely to have hydroxyapatite stones.
Researchers find a higher incidence of clinically diagnosed urinary stones among men receiving testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) vs matched controls not on TRT.
In a study, initial treatment with ketorolac vs an opioid was associated with a shorter stay in the emergency department and lower likelihood of hospital admission.
Both younger age and more recent exposure to some antibiotics were associated with greater risks for kidney stones.
In a large study, tamsulosin use was not associated with a significant improvement in spontaneous stone passage rates compared with placebo among patients with acute ureteric colic.
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