Epidemiology of Nephrolithiasis

  title={Epidemiology of Nephrolithiasis},
  author={Angelo Serio and Antonio Fraioli},
  volume={81 Suppl 1},
The main purpose of the study is to acquire useful information on nephrolithiasis in Italy, given the recent increase in its prevalence. The analysis was based on data from sample surveys of the Italian population carried out in 1983 and 1993-1994 as well as on data obtained from medical records of patients treated at the ASTIF in Fiuggi. An increase in the prevalence of the disease from 11.7 to 17.2 out of 1,000 inhabitants has been observed over the last 10 years; most patients are men and… CONTINUE READING
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