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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Amandeep Singh M.D.[2]

Overview

Nephrolithiasis may be classified according to American Society of Nephrology based on stone composition into 4 subtypes/groups as calcium stones, struvite stones, uric acid stones and cystine stones.

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References

  1. Parmar MS (June 2004). "Kidney stones". BMJ. 328 (7453): 1420–4. doi:10.1136/bmj.328.7453.1420. PMC 421787. PMID 15191979.
  2. Pfau, Anja; Knauf, Felix (2016). "Update on Nephrolithiasis: Core Curriculum 2016". American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 68 (6): 973–985. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.016. ISSN 0272-6386.

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