kidney stones

April 1, 2019

For most, getting kidney stones removed through an ureteroscopy might be an uncomfortable but tolerable procedure.

April 1, 2019

It's a common procedure to remove kidney stones and temporarily place a stent in the ureter to ensure that another blockage doesnn't occur while the body is healing.

July 12, 2018

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April 2, 2018

A new study by the Mayo Clinic, which reviewed about 30 years worth of data from a Minnesota county, has found that the incidence of k

April 2, 2018

Dr. Hunter Wessells, UW Medicine Urology Department chair, talks about a study in which researchers hope to use incentives - such as a smart water bottle and an app on your phone - to fight kidney stones.

September 29, 2017

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will test whether using a "smart" water bottle will cause people to drink more water, therefore go to the bathroom, and cause fewer recurrences of kidney stones.

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