Urolithiasis, or stone disease occurs in 7% of women and 12% of men at some point, and these statistics are rising. Furthermore, for those who form a stone, the likelihood of a recurrence is nearly 50% within 5 years of initial diagnosis. Therefore, the need for effective, minimally invasive alternatives for stone eradication and prevention is crit

chapter 1|8 pages

Epidemiology of stone disease

chapter 2|15 pages

Pathogenesis of renal calculi

chapter 17|12 pages

Pediatric urolithiasis Bruce Slaughenhoupt