A Proven Plan to Prevent Painful Kidney Stones
At last! Whether you are a chronic kidney stone sufferer or at risk of developing stones, this practical, comprehensive guide will help you take charge of your health and eliminate this painful disease from your life forever. Written by a team of experts in the field, No More Kidney Stones includes the latest information on risk factors, dietary and lifestyle choices, and state-of-the-art treatments. It includes:
Specific, detailed remedies to prevent the formation of the four major types of kidney stones
Prescriptions for creating a diet that works and dietary troublemakers to avoid
Treatment options, including Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous stone surgery, and open surgery
Case histories showing what types of treatment are appropriate for what specific conditions
Guidance on what to expect before, during, and after treatment
Advice on finding the right specialist
John S. Rodman, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert and researcher on kidney stone disease. He is associate clinical professor of medicine at the Weill Cornell University School of Medicine in New York City and a member of the attending staffs at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. He has published extensively in the professional journals and medical textbooks and has lectured worldwide on kidney stone formation and treatment.
R. Ernest Sosa, M.D., is a leading urologist in New York City who specializes in surgical techniques for kidney stones. He is associate clinical professor of urology at the Weill Cornell University School of Medicine and attending urologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He served for 20 years as director of the Brady Stone Center at the Department of Urology at Weil Cornell–New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has written and lectured on and taught the diagnosis and treatment of stone disease internationally.
Cynthia Seidman, M.S., R.D., is director of dietary services at the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York City. She coordinates the design and development of all research diets at Rockefeller and has published in a number of professional journals. She is cochair of the Research Committee of the National GCRC Research Dietitians Association and is a member of the American Dietetic Association.
Rory Jones, an award-winning writer and television producer, has done extensive work on health and medical topics. She has developed educational programs as well as interactive multimedia for both adults and children.
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