Study estimates 12-month kidney stone incidence in the US at 2.1%

Investigators evaluated data from the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

In this video, Amihay Nevo, MD, and Jonathan E. Shoag, MD, discuss the background and findings of the study, “Incidence of Kidney Stones in the United States, the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,” published recently in the Journal of Urology. Nevo is chief of endourology at University Hospitals Urology Institute and is an assistant professor of urology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Shoag is a urologist at University Hospitals and an assistant professor of urology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.