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Kidney and Ureteral Stones

Kidney and Ureteral Stones

Basic Information on Kidney and Ureteral Stones

This leaflet offers all essential information for patients about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney and ureteral stones. It also briefly covers metabolic evaluation and prevention of recurrence and includes a basic glossary of medical terms.

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In-depth Information – Causes of Kidney and Ureteral Stones

This leaflet offers detailed information about causes of kidney and ureteral stones.

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In-depth Information – Symptoms and Diagnosis of Kidney and Ureteral Stones

This leaflet offers detailed information about symptoms and diagnosis of kidney and ureteral stones. It discusses various imaging techniques and tests used to determine the cause of the symptoms.

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In-depth Information – Treatment of Kidney and Ureteral Stones

This 11-page leaflet provides detailed information on treatment of kidney and ureteral stones, covering both treatment of emergency and non-emergency situations. It also discusses advantages and disadvantages of various treatment options.

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In-depth Information – Prevention of Stone Recurrence

Patients who have already been treated for stone disease will find this leaflet useful. It gives detailed information on how to prevent stones from forming again.

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In-depth Information – Metabolic Evaluation for Kidney and Ureteral Stones

This leaflet gives details about metabolic evaluation, a series of tests often recommended to patients that have a high risk of forming more stones.

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Glossary

This leaflets explains all the medical terms which are used in the in-depth information leaflets on kidney and ureteral stones.

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Questions and Notes

This one-page leaflet consists of a sketch of the urinary tract and some space for questions and comments. It is very useful for the patient as well as the doctor during a consultation.