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EAU guidelines on nephrolithiasis 2’23

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Urolithiasis Guidelines Panel has prepared these guidelines to help urologists assess evidence-based management of stones/calculi in the urinary tract and incorporate recommendations into clinical practice. This document covers most aspects of the disease, which is still a cause of significant morbidity despite technological and scientific advances. The Panel is … Leggi tutto


The prevalence of urolithiasis has increased worldwide over the past decades (1,2). The recently updatedguidelines on urolithiasis from the European Association of Urology (EAU) (3) represent a landmarkadvancement in the treatment of a common clinical condition because they address both the associatedrisks of urolithiasis beyond urolithiasis itself and the need for follow-up. Risks of urolithiasis … Leggi tutto

Update – 2022 Canadian Urological Association guideline: Evaluation and medical management of the kidney stone patient

Fr patients at risk of recurrent renal stones, a detailed medical evaluation and an individualized approach to dietary and pharmacological prevention are important aspects of their care. The frequency of follow up and the need for repeat metabolic testing is not clearly defined in the literature and must therefore also be individualized. In patients where specific medical prophylaxis has … Leggi tutto

Metabolic Evaluation and Recurrence Prevention for Urinary Stone Patients: EAU Guidelines

Context: An optimum metabolic evaluation strategy for urinary stone patients has not been clearly defined. Objective: To evaluate the optimum strategy for metabolic stone evaluation and management to prevent recurrent urinary stones. Evidence acquisition: Several databases were searched to identify studies on the metabolic evaluation and prevention of stone recurrence in urolithiasis patients. Special interest … Leggi tutto

Medical Management of Kidney Stones: AUA Guideline

Purpose: The purpose of this guideline is to provide a clinical framework for the diagnosis, prevention and follow-up of adult patients with kidney stones based on the best available published literature. Conclusions: A variety of medications and dietary measures have been evaluated with greater or less rigor for their efficacy in reducing recurrence rates in … Leggi tutto

Cystinuria: clinical practice recommendation

. This clinical practice recommendation provides guidance on all aspects of the management of both adults and children with cystinuria, including diagnosis, surgery, and medical treatment. 0

Practice patterns of kidney stone management across European and non‑European centers: an in‑depth investigation from the European Renal Stone Network (ERSN)

e Kidney stones are a common condition in the general population, however, high-quality evidence for its management is scarce. We propose the creation of an international network with the aim of sharing practice patterns and patient data towards an improvement of our knowledge of the disease. Our survey highlights the potential for the creation of … Leggi tutto