More than 1 million Americans will get a kidney stone this year and the number is rising. In 1980, about 3 in every 100 people got a stone at some point in their life. In 1994, that number rose to about 5 in every 100 people. By 2010, almost 9 in 100 people were expected to get a stone in their lifetime.
A 24-page comprehensive patient guide that details information on kidney and ureteral stones, their symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment. Includes a glossary.