Category: Kidney stones

  • TheraLith XR Vitamin

    Our large practice urology group has partnered with theralogix, a vitamin company to offer patients products that have been shown in study to help with various conditions. An extended-release magnesium, potassium citrate, and vitamin B6 supplement formulated to support and maintain normal urine chemistry. TheraLith XR Vitamin supplement My PRC number for a discount is: […]

  • Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones

    Having sex 3-4 times a week was associated with a significantly greater stone passage rate than tamsulosin or standard medical therapy. Source: Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones This was an interesting study that compared men that had stones that they were trying to pass.  Some of the men were treated with flomax, which […]

  • Robotic Pyeloplasty and Endoscopic Stone retrieval

    I was recently faced with a case of a right sided UPJ stenosis with good renal preservation and two 5 mm stones in the upper pole. Having done at least a half dozen robotic pyeloplasties I felt that that would be the appropriate treatment for the UPJ but was not sure how to address the […]