Medical Management Articles

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  • Defining metabolic activity of nephrolithiasis - Appropriate evaluation and follow-up of stone formers.

    Considering the variation in metabolic evaluation and medical management of kidney stone disease, this consensus review was created to discuss the metabolic activity of nephrolithiasis, define the difference between single and recurrent stone formers, and develop a schema for metabolic and radiologic follow-up.

    Published October 30, 2018
  • Evidence-Based Quality and Accuracy of YouTube Videos about Nephrolithiasis.

    To assess the quality and accuracy of online videos about the medical management of nephrolithiasis.

    To evaluate trends in online interest, we first examined the frequency of worldwide YouTube searches for "kidney stones" from 2015 to 2020.

    Published August 23, 2020
  • Medical Management of Peyronie's Disease: Review of the Clinical Evidence.

    Peyronie's disease is a condition that causes abnormal healing of the tunica albuginea, causing penile curvature. It is difficult to treat and its management is continuing to evolve. Proposed non-surgical treatments have included oral, topical, intralesional, extracorporeal shockwave, and traction therapy.

    Published September 29, 2019
  • Pediatric Stone Disease.

    Once considered rare, pediatric nephrolithiasis has become a critical field of study in the last decade due to the rapid increase in incidence. Understanding the changing epidemiology and lifelong implications of pediatric stone disease is critically important to effectively manage the individual patient as well as identify risk factors for childhood onset that could be modified.

    Published October 20, 2018