Instructional Course - Requires Course Pass or Individual Course Ticket, Additional Registration Required
This course will review the pathophysiology of stone disease in order to understand the metabolic and environmental risk factors that lead to stone formation. Additionally, it will guide the practitioner in obtaining a pertinent and directed medical history relating to stone disease that will facilitate identification of high risk patients who warrant metabolic evaluation. The role of diet in stone prevention will be reviewed. Finally, this course will offer a simplified diagnostic protocol and treatment algorithm, consisting of dietary measures and medication, for the prevention of recurrent stones.