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New Studies Highlight Key Kidney Stone Risk Factors

New Studies Highlight Key Kidney Stone Risk Factors This year, more than a million Americans will be diagnosed with a kidney stone - a sometimes painful urological condition that can be caused by a number of factors, including diet, fluid intake, and some underlying medical conditions. Albany urologist and AUA Public Media Committee member I'm Dr. Charles Welliver talks with authors of two new kid...

Spotlight on Stone Management

Overview Renal stone disease is one of the most common urologic problems seen in clinical practice. The majority of patients can reduce their risk of recurrent stone disease with adherence to dietary changes specific to stone disease and their metabolic workup. Studies have shown improved patient adherence to these dietary recommendations when regular review of their diet is performed with trained...

Kidney Stones

Case Study: Kidney Stones [pdf] This document was original published in May 2013, and amended in July 2016 and February 2019. This document will continue to be periodically updated to reflect the growing body of literature related to this topic. KEYWORDS: Nephrolithiasis, Urinary Stones, Urolithiasis, Hypercalciuria, Hyperoxaluria, Hypocitraturia, Hyperuricosuria, Cystinuria Learning Objectives At...

Kidney Stones: Medical Mangement Guideline

The purpose of the clinical guideline on Medical Management of Kidney Stones is to provide a clinical framework for the diagnosis, prevention and follow-up of adult patients with kidney stones based on the best available published literature. Topics covered include evaluation, diet therapy, pharmacologic therapy, and follow-up.

Kidney Stones: Surgical Management Guideline

The purpose of this clinical guideline is to provide a clinical framework for the surgical management of patients with kidney and/or ureteral stones. Index patients discussed include adult, pediatric, and pregnant patients with ureteral or renal stones.


Medical Management of Kidney Stones Surgical Management of Stones

AUA Investigator 2020: Issue I

Feature Articles StoneLab Scientific Symposium Meeting Report The AUA and Endourological Society with the help of the R.O.C.K. Society put on a first-of-its-kind meeting on December 6-7, 2019. It was the largest scientific meeting ever held at the AUA Headquarters, with over 150 attendees present. It was unique in that it brought together a wide range of scientists, surgeons, and industry r...

Practical PCNL From Access to Exit

The course will include didactic lectures and surgical skills stations with live patient experience with ultrasound imaging, which will allow each participant to perform percutaneous stone removal from start to finish on human cadavers for more accurate training.

Resource Toolkit for Stewardship of Imaging

Implementation of Low-Dose Renal Colic Protocol CT Reducing Potentially Avoidable Staging Imaging in Lower Risk Prostate Cancer Clinical Decision Support for Advanced Imaging (R-SCAN) Development and Implementation of Prostate MRI Programs American College of Radiology Programs to Support Imaging Stewardship Implementation of Ultrasound in Urology Practice Imaging Stewardship QI Project Library ...