Latest Kidney Stones News
Researchers assessed clinical and laboratory characteristics of nephrolithiasis in gout using computed tomography.
Risk for recurrence within 5 years varies with risk factors, past episodes, time since last episode.
A history of kidney stones is associated with an increased risk of papillary renal cell carcinoma and upper tract urothelial carcinoma, according to a large prospective study.
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.
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