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Urinary Stone Services

Quickly diagnose complex cases

Stone disease has a multifactorial etiology involving heredity, lifestyle, and dietary factors. Providing patients with recommendations for the prevention and control of kidney stone formation is integral to decreasing the prevalence of stones and their associated costs.1

To optimize patient care, our kidney stone services help identify metabolic and physical compositions. Our comprehensive approach and concise report enable accurate interpretation to guide clinical decisions.

  1. Goldfarb DS, Arowojolu O. Metabolic evaluation of first-time and recurrent stone formers. Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Feb;40(1):13–20.
  2. Scales CD Jr, Smith AC, Hanley JM, Saigal CS. Urologic Diseases in America Project. Prevalence of kidney stones in the United States. Eur Urol. 2012;62(1):160–165.
  3. Morton AR, Iliescu EA, Wilson JW. Nephrology: 1. Investigation and treatment of recurrent kidney stones. CMAJ. 2002 Jan 22;166(2):213-8. PMID: 11829004; PMCID: PMC99277

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