Urolithiasis: Medical and surgical management

Margaret S. Pearle, Stephen Y. Nakada

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Urolithiasis, or stone disease occurs in 7% of women and 12% of men at some point, and these statistics are rising. Furthermore, for those who form a stone, the likelihood of a recurrence is nearly 50% within 5 years of initial diagnosis. Therefore, the need for effective, minimally invasive alternatives for stone eradication and prevention is crit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUrolithiasis
Subtitle of host publicationMedical and Surgical Management of Stone Disease
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages247
ISBN (Electronic)9780203092903
ISBN (Print)9781841846880
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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