Kidney stones: pathophysiology and medical management

  title={Kidney stones: pathophysiology and medical management},
  author={O. Moe},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • O. Moe
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • The formation of stones in the urinary tract stems from a wide range of underlying disorders. That clinicians look for the underlying causes for nephrolithiasis is imperative to direct management. There are many advances in genetics, pathophysiology, diagnostic imaging, medical treatment, medical prevention, and surgical intervention of nephrolithiasis. Here, I provide a brief general background and focus mainly on pathophysiology and medical treatment of kidney stones. Although important… CONTINUE READING
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