Kidney Stones-Cited Resources

Are Kidney Stones Always Painful?

"Kidney Stones in Adults ." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/

"Kidney stones: Causes - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. . 

"Stone Disease (Kidney Stones) - The Scott Department of Urology - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas." Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, Texas. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. . 

Are Kidney Stones Common?

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - National Kidney and Urological Diseases, Retrieved October 3, 2011 from http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/kustats/

Wale Forest University School of Medicine - "Kidney Stones: A Global Picture of Prevalence, Incidence and Associated Risk Factors", Retrieved October 3, 2011 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2931286/

Are Kidney Stones Contagious?

"Kidney Stones in Adults - National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/#what

"What I need to know about Kidney Stones - National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stones_ez/

"Kidney stones: Causes - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. .   

Are Kidney Stones Fatal?

Morton, A Ross, and et al. "Nephrology: 1. Investigation and treatment of recurrent kidney stones." Canadian Medical Association Journal 166.2 (2002): 213-218. Print.

"Kidney stones - Complications." University of Maryland Medical Center | Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/how_serious_kidney_stones_000081_2.htm              

Are Kidney Stones Hereditary?

Mayo Clinic - Kidney Stones: Risk Factors, Retrieved October 3, 2011 from http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-stones/DS00282/DSECTION=risk-factors

National Kidney Foundation - Kidney Stones, Retrieved October 3, 2011 from http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/kidneystones.cfm   

Can Stress Cause Kidney Stones?

Los Angeles Times - "Study Links Stress and Kidney Stones", December 7, 1997, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://articles.latimes.com/1997/dec/07/news/mn-61594

DocGuide.com - "Correlation Between Stress and Kidney Stone Disease", September 11, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://www.docguide.com/correlation-between-stress-and-kidney-stone-disease?tsid=5

International Journal of Epidemiology - "Stressful Life Events and Risk of Symptomatic Kidney Stones", Retrieved October 5, 2011 from http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/5/1017.full.pdf

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - What I Need to Know About Kidney Stones, Retrieved October 5, 2011 from http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/Kudiseases/pubs/stones_ez/

CNN - "How Do We Prevent Kidney Stones in Kids", September 26, 2011, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/26/how-do-we-prevent-kidney-stones-in-kids/

Can Women Get Kidney Stones?

"Kidney Stones in Adults - National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/

"Kidney Stones." Erectile Dysfunction - The Urology Institute and Impotence Center - Dallas, Texas. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://www.urologyinstitute.com/html/kidney_stones.html    

How Are Kidney Stones Diagnosed?

Mayo Clinic - Kidney Stones: Diagnosis, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://www.mayoclinic.org/kidney-stones/diagnosis.html

University of Wisconsin - Kidney Stone Diagnosis, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://www.uwhealth.org/urology/kidney-stone-diagnosis/11229

Children's Hospital Boston - "Rise in Kidney Stones in Kids and Higher Radiation Imaging", September 29, 2010, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://childrenshospital.org/newsroom/Site1339/mainpageS1339P665.html

How Big Do Kideny Stones Get?

"What I need to know about Kidney Stones - National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse." National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stones_ez/#stone

"The Patient Education Institute Inc.: X-Plain Kidney Stones, Reference Summary, ." National Library of Medicine. National Institute of Health, n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/kidneystones/ur079103.pdf

"Kidney stones – symptoms, evaluation and treatment." Delaware Urologic Associates. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Aug. 2012. http://www.delawareurologic.com/kidney_stones/  

Where Do Kidney Stones Come From?

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Kidney Stones, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/Kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/

University of Maryland Medical Center - Kidney Stones, Retrieved October 4, 2011 from http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/kidney-stones-000170.htm

Who Gets Kidney Stones?

"Kidney Stones in Adults " National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2012. http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/

"Kidney Stones " American Kidney Fund (AKF) - Reaching Out, Giving Hope, Improving Lives. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2012. .

"Kidney stones " National Center for Biotechnology Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2012.

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