Medical therapy may be better option after PNL

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San Francisco--Second-look nephroscopy following percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) could be supplanted by metabolic evaluation and aggressive medical therapy, said researchers from the Duke University Medical Center. Second-look nephroscopy is currently the gold standard for assessing and achieving stone-free status, but the Duke researchers sought to determine whether this additional procedure was necessary.

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