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Kidney Stone

Kidney stone surgery: More women, more complications with minimally invasive procedure

While the number of people - especially women - who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery, according to a published study by Henry Ford Hospital.

The research, from Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., of Henry Ford Hospital’s… Kidney stone surgery: More women, more complications with minimally invasive procedure   



New test predicts individual’s risk of second kidney stone

A new tool that takes multiple factors into account can accurately predict how likely a patient who experienced a painful kidney stone will develop another one in the future. The tool, which is described in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), could help patients and their doctors… New test predicts individual’s risk of second kidney stone   



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