Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease

Editors: Pearle, Margaret S., Nakada, Stephen Y. (Eds.)

  • Provides evidence-based recommendations for effective drug therapies for stone prevention
  • Written entirely by experts in their field​
  • Is of great value to a diverse audience, including urologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and dieticians
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About this book

Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease addresses areas of controversy regarding the evaluation and management of recurrent stone formers and provides the best available evidence to support or refute common common drug and dietary recommendations. Aimed at dispelling common myths about preventative stone treatment, this book provides practical recommendations for the diagnositic evaluation and treatment and recurrent calcium calcium stone formers, but addresses uric acid and cystine stone formers.

Written by experts in stone disease, Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease is a concise yet comprehensive resource that provides the best, current evidence supporting medical practices regarding kidney stone prevention. The book will be of value to anyone involved in the medical care of patients with kidney stones, including urologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and dieticians.

About the authors

Margaret S. Pearle, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Urology, Dallas, TX, USA

Stephen Y. Nakada, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Urology, Madison, WI, USA

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“This practical book provides evidence-based medical management recommendations for kidney stone prevention in contemporary practice. … this book is appropriate for a wide array of providers, including urologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and dietitians. This valuable resource, written by experts, would be useful for trainees as well as practicing physicians. … The text is complemented by black-and-white as well as color figures, tables, and diagrams that are easy to follow. The references are up to date and highly relevant.” (Kelly A. Healy, Doody’s Book Reviews, May, 2014)


Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Metabolic Evaluation: Underused or Overdone?

    Calle, Juan C. (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Dietary oxalate and calcium oxalate stones: a theoretical or real concern?

    Penniston, Kristina L.

    Pages 7-28

  • Dietary Calcium and Prevention of Calcium Stones: More or Less?

    Antonelli, Jodi (et al.)

    Pages 29-43

  • Citrus Juices and Prevention of Calcium Stones: Some, but Not All?

    Kurtz, Michael P. (et al.)

    Pages 45-62

  • Bariatric Surgery and Stone Disease: Help or Hindrance?

    Jayram, Gautam (et al.)

    Pages 63-70

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eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-9574-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease
Editors
  • Margaret S. Pearle
  • Stephen Y. Nakada
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-9575-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-9575-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-9574-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4438-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 145
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
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