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Medical Intel

Jun 5, 2017

treatment-for-kidney-stonesKidney stones are solid deposits of minerals and acid salts that build up inside the kidneys. Kidney stones are relatively common, hospitalizing more than one million Americans each year. Approximately 10 percent of people in the United States will have a kidney stone at some point in their life.

In this segment, Dr.Daniel Marchalik joins the show to discuss kidney stones and how MedStar's urology specialists focus on the medical management of kidney stones for patients that require metabolic evaluations for recurring kidney stones.