Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease

  • Margaret S. Pearle
  • Stephen Y. Nakada

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Juan C. Calle, Manoj Monga
    Pages 1-6
  3. Jodi Antonelli, Margaret S. Pearle
    Pages 29-43
  4. Michael P. Kurtz, Brian H. Eisner
    Pages 45-62
  5. Gautam Jayram, Brian R. Matlaga
    Pages 63-70
  6. Khashayar Sakhaee
    Pages 91-103
  7. Nicola T. Sumorok, David S. Goldfarb
    Pages 105-114
  8. Ramy F. Youssef, Glenn M. Preminger, Michael E. Lipkin
    Pages 115-130
  9. John J. Knoedler, Amy E. Krambeck
    Pages 131-141
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 143-145

About this book


Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease addresses areas of controversy regarding the evaluation and management of recurrent stone formers and provides the best available evidence to support or refute common drug and dietary recommendations. Aimed at dispelling common myths about preventative stone treatment, this book provides practical recommendations for the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of recurrent calcium stone formers, and addresses uric acid and cystine stone formers.
Written by experts in stone disease, Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease is a concise yet comprehensive resource that provides the best, current evidence supporting medical practices regarding kidney stone prevention. The book will be of value to anyone involved in the medical care of patients with kidney stones, including urologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and dieticians.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Margaret S. Pearle
    • 1
  • Stephen Y. Nakada
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-9574-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-9575-8
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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