Urolithiasis, or stone disease occurs in 7% of women and 12% of men at some point, and these statistics are rising. Furthermore, for those who form a stone, the likelihood of a recurrence is nearly 50% within 5 years of initial diagnosis. Therefore, the need for effective, minimally invasive alternatives for stone eradication and prevention is crit.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Urolithiasis|
|Subtitle of host publication||Medical and Surgical Management of Stone Disease|
|Number of pages||247|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2009|
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