Video: 6 Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones

Posted by Monyee Liang on Sep 21, 2016 11:04:37 AM

One out of every 11 Americans will experience kidney stones. This often painful condition has a number of causes, including a genetic predisposition, and abnormalities in metabolism and anatomy.

It isn't always possible to prevent kidney stones, but all the same, many of us can reduce the odds.

Here are six ways to do just that (Video by Monyee Liang).

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Topics: Kidney Stones

Your Questions Answered on Kidney Stones

Posted by Larry Blumenthal on Jun 29, 2016 3:42:12 PM

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, Justin Friedlander, MD, director of endourology (endoscopic urologic surgery) and Einstein's Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, fielded your questions in an online chat.

Dr. Friedlander specializes in the treatment of kidney and ureteral stones. He is one of the only physicians in the Philadelphia area to perform percutaneous nephrolithotomy for larger kidney stones by using x-ray guidance to gain access to the kidney, and the stone is removed through a small incision in the flank.

For stone prevention, Dr. Friedlander conducts comprehensive metabolic evaluations to develop individualized patient treatment plans.

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Topics: Urology, Kidney Stones

All About Kidney Stones, and Advanced Treatment and Prevention at Einstein

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on May 31, 2016 4:51:52 PM

If you've developed kidney stones, you know that in many cases the pain can be memorable. What's more, without prevention, kidney stones are highly likely to recur.

Of course, we understand the causes of kidney stones, and we know how to treat them.

No single treatment works for every patient, so at Einstein in our Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center—led by Justin Friedlander, MD—we offer a wide variety of treatment options, including treatment for the most complex cases.

We also know how to prevent kidney stones, and we offer dedicated medical management for high risk patients.

Learn more about kidney stones and Einstein treatment options with this interactive infographic.

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Topics: Urology, Kidney Stones

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