A lavatory urine color (LUC) chart method can identify hypohydration in a physically active population

To provide a new and efcient at-the-toilet-bowl method of self-assessing urine concentration via urine color (Uc) to identify hypohydration. … Urine color was scored similarly by subjects and investigators (P=0.99). Based on receiver operating curves (ROC), the method scored fair, i.e., the area under the curve ranging 0.73–0.82, with an accuracy of participants and investigators … 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

Percorso diagnostico-terapeutico per il paziente con calcolosi renale: update 2020

La storia naturale della calcolosi urinaria è quella di una patologia che tende a recidivare e che può associarsi ad aumentato rischio di malattia renale cronica, ossea e cardiovascolare. Per questo una ampia valutazione clinico-metabolica del paziente è di grande importanza sin dalla prima presentazione della calcolosi, allo scopo di impostare un appropriato trattamento preventivo. … Leggi tutto

ABC’s of medical management of STONES.

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Iter diagnostico e terapia della calcolosi

La nefrolitiasi è una malattia diffusa nella popolazione generale con una prevalenza in aumento negli ultimi anni. La sua rilevanza clinica è gravata dalla tendenza a recidivare comportando così un rischio aggiuntivo di complicanze sia renali (fino alla malattia renale cronica) che extrarenali (come la malattia metabolica dell’osso). D’altra parte l’inquadramento clinico della malattia può … Leggi tutto

Update on Hereditary Kidney Stone Disease and Introduction of a New Clinical Patient Registry in Germany

Kidney stone disease is an increasingly prevalent condition with remarkable clinical heterogeneity, with regards to stone composition, age of manifestation, rate of recurrence, and impairment of kidney function. Calcium-based kidney stones account for the vast majority of cases, but their etiology is poorly understood, notably their genetic drivers. As recent studies indicate, hereditary conditions are … Leggi tutto