Nephrolithiasis in Kidney Transplant

  • Nitender GoyalEmail author
Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)


Incidence of nephrolithiasis is low after kidney transplantation. Kidney stones in transplanted kidney can be of donor origin or newly formed in allograft after transplantation. There are a number of metabolic and mechanical predisposing factors for kidney stone formation in transplant recipients. Diagnosis and management are multimodal and are similar to general population. Nephrolithiasis in kidney transplant recipients can lead to significant morbidity, and outcomes are excellent with timely management.


Kidney transplant Kidney stones Nephrolithiasis 



Acute kidney injury


End-stage renal disease


Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy


Percutaneous nephrolithotomy


Renal tubular acidosis


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tufts Medical CenterBostonUSA

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