Indications for Conservative and Surgical Management of Urinary Stone Disease

Brian D. Duty, Michael J. Conlin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The treatment options for patients with urolithiasis are expanding and results improving due to improvements in endoscopic tools and techniques. Shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and active surveillance are all utilized to treat these patients. The choice of treatment for patients with urolithiasis depends on many stone and clinical factors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUrinary Stones
Subtitle of host publicationMedical and Surgical Management
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781118405390
ISBN (Print)9781118405437
StatePublished - Feb 21 2014


  • Calculi
  • Kidney
  • Lithotripsy
  • Percutaneous
  • Shock wave
  • Ureteroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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