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Fraunhofer researchers developing new system for rapid analysis of urinary stones

Fraunhofer researchers developing new system for rapid analysis of urinary stones

Study identifies link between kidney stones in children and atherosclerosis

Study identifies link between kidney stones in children and atherosclerosis

Tamsulosin works better on large kidney stones

Tamsulosin works better on large kidney stones

Postmenopausal women with kidney, bladder stones not at increased risk for osteoporosis

Postmenopausal women with kidney, bladder stones not at increased risk for osteoporosis

The Miriam Hospital offers new surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

The Miriam Hospital offers new surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Zinc levels linked to formation of kidney stone

Zinc levels linked to formation of kidney stone

Olympus becomes exclusive distributor of Terumo's GLIDEWIRE Urologic Guidewire in the U.S.

Olympus becomes exclusive distributor of Terumo's GLIDEWIRE Urologic Guidewire in the U.S.

Delaying kidney stone treatment could lead to increased costs, patient morbidity

Delaying kidney stone treatment could lead to increased costs, patient morbidity

Good Samaritan Hospital's Stroke Program certified as primary stroke center

Good Samaritan Hospital's Stroke Program certified as primary stroke center

Duke researchers identify factors that correlate with repeat ER visits for kidney stones

Duke researchers identify factors that correlate with repeat ER visits for kidney stones

Today’s “World Kidney Day” promotes kidney health for all

Today’s “World Kidney Day” promotes kidney health for all

Good Samaritan Hospital receives $417,560 grant to implement telemedicine program

Good Samaritan Hospital receives $417,560 grant to implement telemedicine program

Perc NGage® and Perc NCompass® nitinol stone extractors launched by Cook Medical

Perc NGage® and Perc NCompass® nitinol stone extractors launched by Cook Medical

Oxabact now recognized as potential treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome

Oxabact now recognized as potential treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome

Daily temperatures increase number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones

Daily temperatures increase number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones

FDA grants Thermedx 510(k) clearance for optional fluid warming in arthroscopic, hysteroscopic procedures

FDA grants Thermedx 510(k) clearance for optional fluid warming in arthroscopic, hysteroscopic procedures

OxThera granted new patents for treatment of hyperoxaluria

OxThera granted new patents for treatment of hyperoxaluria

Research roundup: Compounding pharmacies; marketplace details; changes in insurance coverage

Research roundup: Compounding pharmacies; marketplace details; changes in insurance coverage

Novel method could help kidney stone sufferers receive correct, effective treatment

Novel method could help kidney stone sufferers receive correct, effective treatment

Engineers design modified lens to improve efficiency of lithotripsy

Engineers design modified lens to improve efficiency of lithotripsy