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What is the treatment for urolithiasis?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Removal & prevention

Pain management if necessary.
Elimination of stones, by natural means if small enough to pass on their own + copious fluid intake or by IV & ? Flomax (tamsulosin) to help ureter dilate & facilitate passage. May require ureteral stenting in presence of significant obstruction.Cystoscopic or ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy or basket extraction. Shockwave lithotripsy. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Then prevention.

In brief: Removal & prevention

Pain management if necessary.
Elimination of stones, by natural means if small enough to pass on their own + copious fluid intake or by IV & ? Flomax (tamsulosin) to help ureter dilate & facilitate passage. May require ureteral stenting in presence of significant obstruction.Cystoscopic or ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy or basket extraction. Shockwave lithotripsy. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Then prevention.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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