Tag Archive: kidney stones

Jan 25 2016

CHOP Research In the News

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia never stops. To help keep you informed about new discoveries and CHOP researchers’ views on timely topics, we are bringing together a roundup of news highlights. Look for this as a recurring feature here on Cornerstone.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-this-week-cancer-moonshot-autism-genes-gene-transfer/

Jan 19 2016

Teens’ Rising Risk of Kidney Stones: Four Things to Know

In a marked increase, kidney stones, a painful condition that historically mainly affected middle-aged white men, are growing more common in the U.S. Perhaps surprisingly, that rise is particularly steep among adolescent, female, and African-American populations.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/teens-rising-risk-of-kidney-stones-four-things-to-know/

Oct 27 2014

Current Imaging Practices for Kidney Stones Deviate From Guidelines

Kidney specialists across the country agree that the incidence of kidney stones is rising among children, but clinicians are unsettled on which imaging technology to choose first when diagnosing the condition, despite current guidelines that recommend ultrasound as the initial imaging study.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/current-imaging-practices-kidney-stones-deviate-guidelines/

Aug 05 2014

Climate Change Could Mean More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/climate-change-mean-kidney-stones/