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An overview of Treatment options for urinary stones
Hamid Shafi, Bobak Moazzami, Mohsen Pourghasem *
Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Center (CMBRC), Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran , mpourghasem@hotmail.com
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Urolithiasis has become a worldwide problem with the prevalence of the disease increasing over the past few decades. While various treatment modalities have evolved over the years, discrepancies exist regarding the clinical indications and the efficacy of each of these treatment options. In the present review, we aim to review the current treatment modalities for urinary tract stones to provide a better understanding on the therapeutic approaches as well as their clinical indications.

Keywords: Urolithiasis, Treatment modalities, Urinary tract stones
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Surgery
Received: 2015/08/31 | Accepted: 2015/10/25 | Published: 2015/11/9
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Shafi H, Moazzami B, Pourghasem M. An overview of Treatment options for urinary stones. Caspian J Intern Med. 2016; 7 (1) :1-6
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