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  1. Kidney Stones Explains why and how kidneystones form. Covers types of stones such as calcium, cystine, uric acid, and struvite. Discusses symptoms. Covers treatment, including extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy. Offers prevention tips.
  2. Types of KidneyStones
  3. Kidney Stone Analysis Covers test done on a kidney stone to find out what the stone is made of. Links to info on types of stone, including calcium, uric acid, struvite, and cystine. Explains that test can help doctor decide treatment or give info on preventing more stones from forming.
  4. Kidney Stones: Preventing KidneyStones Through Diet Looks at eating plans for those who have had kidneystones. Explains what kidneystones are. Offers tips for preventing kidneystones, including drinking more water. Lists foods you should avoid.
  5. Parathyroid Gland and KidneyStones
  6. Open Surgery for KidneyStones Discusses traditional surgery used to remove kidneystones. Covers why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers risks.
  7. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy or Nephrolithotripsy for KidneyStones Looks at procedures to remove kidneystones from the kidneys. Explains difference between nephrolithotomy and nephrolithotripsy. Looks at when each may be done. Covers risks.
  8. Retrograde Pyelogram for KidneyStones Briefly discusses test used to see if a kidney stone or something else is blocking your urinary tract. Covers how it is done and possible results.
  9. Medical History and Physical Exam for KidneyStones
  10. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for KidneyStones Discusses extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), a procedure that uses shock waves to break a kidney stone into smaller pieces. Covers how it is done and what to expect after treatment. Covers risks.
  11. Kidney Stones: Medicines That Increase Your Risk
  12. Kidney Stones: Should I Have Lithotripsy to Break Up the Stone? Guides through decision to have extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to break up kidneystones. Describes what lithotripsy is and when it is normally used. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  13. Ureteroscopy
  14. Urinary System Includes info on urine tests and urinary tract infections in children, teens, and adults. Also has links to stress incontinence and kidney stone info.
  15. Foods High in Oxalate
  16. Lithotripsy for Gallstones

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