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Kidney Stone Disease

Say NO to Stones!

  • This book provides a comprehensive review of methods for managing kidney stone pain and stent colic

  • Chapters conclude with a patient story that summarizes the points of the chapter

  • The book provides clear and concise dietary advice and instructions on stone prevention

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Table of contents (33 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. My Personal Encounter with the Medical Profession, Surgery and PAIN!

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Room #2: The Test I Could Not Study For!

      • David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 3-9
  3. The Significance of Stone Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17
    2. The Urinary Tract: The Inside Story!

      • David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 19-25
    3. The Rock of Ages: Stones Have Stood the Test of Time!

      • Abe D’Amato, Yefim Sheynkin, David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 27-30
    4. Facts and Figures: Stones by the Numbers!

      • Scott Herfel, David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 31-34
  4. Risk Factors, Risk Groups

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49
    2. Metabolic and Hereditary Factors: Are You Stone Prone?

      • Merrit Debartolo, David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 51-54
    3. The Stone Belt

      • David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 55-67
    4. Pregnancy and Stones: Stubborn Stone Situation

      • Heather N. Di Carlo, David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 75-78
    5. Children and Elderly with Stones: Stones for the Ages!

      • Heather N. Di Carlo, David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 79-84
  5. The Work-Up

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89
    2. The Incidental Stone: It May Not Be So Insignificant!

      • David A. Schulsinger
      Pages 97-101

About this book

This practical guide helps readers take charge of their health and explores the best ways to eliminate this painful disease. Kidney Stone Disease: Say NO to Stones! looks at the formation and prevention of the four major types of kidney stones, explores several different treatment

options including open surgery and provides guidance on what to expect before, during and after treatment.

 

Case histories are found at the end of each chapter to guide the reader on the different types of treatment appropriate for specific conditions.

 

Written by a team of experts in the field, Kidney Stone Disease: Say NO to Stones!  includes the latest information on risk factors, dietary and lifestyle choices, as well as state-of-the-art treatments.

Keywords

  • Diet Prevention
  • Kidney Stones
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Stent Colic
  • Stone Disease
  • Stone Surgery

Editors and Affiliations

  • Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, USA

    David A. Schulsinger

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Kidney Stone Disease

  • Book Subtitle: Say NO to Stones!

  • Editors: David A. Schulsinger

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12105-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-12104-8

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-35565-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-12105-5

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 249

  • Number of Illustrations: 32 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Urology, Nephrology, Surgery

Buying options

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-12105-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)