Along with an increase in the worldwide prevalence of renal tumors and urolithiasis, recently there has been a clear tendency for co-occurrence of the two diseases. An analysis of the literature has revealed several unresolved issues, including the identification of the causal link between the two diseases and determination of rational therapies for their combination, which necessitates a careful investigation of the problem.
Urologiia (Moscow, Russia : 1999). 2016 Dec [Epub]
A M Pshikhachev, Yu G Alyaev
Department of Urology, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Research Institute of Uronephrology and Human Reproductive Health, Moscow.