Chapter 10. Urinary Tract Stone Disease

  1. Chris Dawson Consultant Urological Surgeon1 and
  2. Hugh N. Whitfield Consultant Urological Surgeon2
  1. Hugh N. Whitfield Consultant Urological Surgeon

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch10

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

ABC of Urology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Whitfield, H. N. (2006) Urinary Tract Stone Disease, in ABC of Urology, Second Edition (eds C. Dawson and H. N. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312782.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough, UK

  2. 2

    Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139595

Online ISBN: 9781444312782

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Keywords:

  • urinary tract stone disease;
  • acute colicky pain;
  • extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy;
  • idiopathic hypercalciuria;
  • percutaneous nephrolithotomy;
  • endoscopic ureterolithotomy;
  • bladder outflow obstruction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevalence

  • Presentation

  • Investigation

  • Treatment

  • Causes and prevention of renal stones