Epidemiology of renal stones in a middle-aged male population.

  title={Epidemiology of renal stones in a middle-aged male population.},
  author={Sverker Ljunghall and H{\aa}kan Hedstrand},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  volume={197 6},
The natural history of upper urinary tract stones has been studied retrospectively in 49-50 year-old men in an urban population. The prevalence of stones in 2322 men was found to be 13.7%, with the highest incidence of onset of the disease during fifth decade. Recurrences had occurred in 42% of all cases, the frequency increasing with observation time. On some occasion 23% of the patients had been admitted to hospital and 12.3% had been operated on, 94.5% of all stones passed spontaneously. A… CONTINUE READING

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