History, epidemiology and regional diversities of urolithiasis

@article{Lpez2010HistoryEA,
  title={History, epidemiology and regional diversities of urolithiasis},
  author={M. L{\'o}pez and B. Hoppe},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany)},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={49 - 59}
}
Archeological findings give profound evidence that humans have suffered from kidney and bladder stones for centuries. Bladder stones were more prevalent during older ages, but kidney stones became more prevalent during the past 100 years, at least in the more developed countries. Also, treatment options and conservative measures, as well as ‘surgical’ interventions have also been known for a long time. Our current preventive measures are definitively comparable to those of our predecessors… Expand
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