Optimize patient outcomes.
Stone disease has a multifactorial etiology involving heredity, lifestyle, and dietary factors. Changes in lifestyle and diet have contributed to the rise in prevalence. The management of stone disease remains complex due to limited effectiveness of treatment, rate of recurrence, and the associated health care costs.
For the highest quality results, follow the kidney stone preparation steps laid out in our 7 part video series.
To optimize patient care, our kidney stone services will help identify metabolic and physical compositions. Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ comprehensive approach and concise report supports your practice with accurate interpretation to guide clinical decisions.
Proper stone collection guidance
Optimum analysis stems from proper specimen collection. Increase accuracy and improve turnaround time by reviewing our stone collection instructions.
Classify the composition
KIDST | Kidney Stone Analysis
Identify complex risk factors
Approximately 80% of patients with stone events will have recurrent episodes later in life.
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