ABOUT THIS BOOK
· Provides evidence-based recommendations for effective drug therapies
for stone prevention
· Written entirely by experts in their field?
· Is of great value to a diverse audience, including urologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and dieticians
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.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » calcium stones - cystine stones - potassium citrate - thiazides
Related subjects » Medicine - Nephrology - Urology
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Margaret S. Pearle, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Urology, Dallas, TX, USA
Stephen Y. Nakada, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Urology, Madison, WI, USA