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Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Mar;16(2):236-9. doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.93741.

Medical management of renal stone.

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  • 1Department of Nephrology, Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

Kidney stone is a common clinical problem faced by clinicians. The prevalence of the disease is increasing worldwide. As the affected population is getting younger and recurrence rates are high, dietary modifications, lifestyle changes, and medical management are essential. Patients with recurrent stone disease need careful evaluation for underlying metabolic disorder. Medical management should be used judiciously in all patients with kidney stones, with appropriate individualization. This chapter focuses on medical management of kidney stones.

KEYWORDS:

Calcium oxalate; kidney stones; renal stone

PMID:
22470860
PMCID:
PMC3313741
DOI:
10.4103/2230-8210.93741
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