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Updates and Advances in Nephrolithiasis

Pathophysiology, Genetics, and Treatment Modalities

In recent decades, we have enhanced our understanding of the pathophysiology and genetics of rare and common causes of kidney stones. With our evolving understanding of the epidemiology, biology, and genetics of nephrolithiasis and the advances in therapeutic technologies, we have made significant progress in patient care. Furthermore, advances in the medical management and surgical technologies have allowed us to embellish the optimal outcomes in the management of complex kidney stone disease.

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Updates and Advances in NephrolithiasisPathophysiology, Genetics, and Treatment ModalitiesEdited by Layron Long

Published: August 23rd 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65175

ISBN: 978-953-51-3460-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3459-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4704-6

Copyright year: 2017

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5795 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Understanding the Pathophysiology of Nephrocalcinosis

By Giovanna Priante, Monica Ceol, Liliana Terrin, Lisa Gianesello, Federica Quaggio, Dorella Del Prete and Franca Anglani


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2. Metaphylaxis in Pediatric Urinary Stone Disease

By Onur Kaygısız


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3. Cystinuria: A Review of Inheritance Patterns, Diagnosis, Medical Treatment and Prevention of Stones

By John A. Sayer and Fay Hill


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4. Investigation of Laser Pulse‐induced Calculus Damage Mechanism by a High‐speed Camera

By Jian J. Zhang, Rongwei J. Xuan and Thomas Hasenberg


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5. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Non‐Urological Indications and Recent Trends

By Noha Maraie, Omar Mohammed Osman and Hosni Khairy Salem


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