Complications from Kidney Stone Treatment Can be Costly

April 29, 2014 5:46 PM

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Complications from Kidney Stone Treatment Can be Costly

A new study reveals that one in seven patients receiving treatment for kidney stone experience complications that can prove costly.

Researchers at Duke Medicine found that despite the overall low risk, one in seven receiving treatment for kidney stone experience severe complications that require either hospitalization or emergency care. These complications turn out to be pretty costly. Patients who make an unplanned visit to the...

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