Archive for the ‘Nephrolithiasis’ Category

February 9, 2017

Update on Nephrolithiasis: Core Curriculum 2016

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This core curriculum nicely review nephrolithiasis.  

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July 14, 2013

Medical Management to Prevent Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: A Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Guideline

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This systematic review nicely distills the basics of renal stone management. In patients with idiopathic calcium-containing kidney stones the principle of management is the following: increase fluid intake. If they are recurrent, then addition of thiazide or citrate may further reduce the risk. Allopurinol was beneficial in the subgroup that had baseline hyperuricemia or hyperuricosuria.

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March 1, 2009

Melamine-contaminated powdered formula and urolithiasis in young children.

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March 1, 2009

Melamine, Powdered Milk, and Nephrolithiasis in Chinese Infants.

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July 1, 2008

Oxalate in renal stone disease: the terminal metabolite that just won’t go away.

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January 1, 2008

Fructose consumption and the risk of kidney stones.

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July 1, 2007

Hyperoxaluric nephrolithiasis is a complication of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.

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November 1, 2006

Medical Therapy to Facilitate Urinary Stone Passage: a Meta-Analysis.

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