The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Kidney Stones
November 29, 2010 (Issue: 1352)Renal colic is a common problem in emergency departments. Stones <5 mm in diameter often pass spontaneously; stones >10 mm in diameter generally do not. The usual treatment for stones that do not pass is ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy or...more
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