Search results for "Kidney Stones"
Hydrochlorothiazide no better than placebo for preventing kidney stone recurrence
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Switzerland found that patients with a history of recurring kidney stones were no less likely to experience symptomatic or radiologic recurrence with hydrochlorothiazide versus placebo.
8 Mar 2023
Clinical guideline offers recommendations on reducing recurrent kidney stones
Drinking more fluid to increase urination may reduce the risk of recurrence of kidney stones, a clinical guideline recommended. Monotherapy with a thiazide diuretic, citrate, or allopurinol can be used if increasing fluid intake is not effective, the guideline also stated.
5 Nov 2014
Ultrasound may be as effective as CT in diagnosing kidney stones
Ultrasound may be an effective way to diagnose kidney stones with less radiation exposure, a study found.
24 Sep 2014
March 8, 2023
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The debate over vitamin C for sepsis
Mixed trial results have stirred controversy.
15 May 2020
In the News
Malpractice claims, fenoldopam after cardiac surgery in acute kidney injury, beta-lactams and community-acquired pneumonia, and more.
15 Feb 2015
There is a black cloud hanging over your head; the universe is out to get you.
15 Feb 2016
MKSAP quiz on ultrasound
This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about ultrasound use.
15 Aug 2017
Cases from the University of Pittsburgh
A group of cases involving the use of point-of-care ultrasound.
15 Jul 2019
A collection of individual cases
Hypercalcemia of malignancy, euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis, VTE in Klinefelter syndrome, and more.
15 Nov 2017