Medical management of renal stones

  title={Medical management of renal stones},
  author={Monica S. C. Morgan and M. Pearle},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • Monica S. C. Morgan, M. Pearle
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • The prevalence of kidney stones is increasing in industrialized nations, resulting in a corresponding rise in economic burden. Nephrolithiasis is now recognized as both a chronic and systemic condition, which further underscores the impact of the disease. Diet and environment play an important role in stone disease, presumably by modulating urine composition. Dietary modification as a preventive treatment to decrease lithogenic risk factors and prevent stone recurrence has gained interest… CONTINUE READING
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