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    STONE Nephrolithometry Score for Renal Calculi

    Predicts recurrence of kidney stone based on radiological criteria.
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    The patient with renal -- not ureteral -- stones.

    Patients with renal stones can be difficult to assess and prognosticate.

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    Patients with low likelihoods of being stone-free can have their expectations managed pre-operatively, understanding that they may require additional interventions later.

    Dr. Zeph Okeke

    About the Creator

    Zeph Okeke, MD, is a practicing urologic surgeon, specializing in endourology, minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy, at North Shore-LIJ Medical Group. He is also an assistant professor at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and co-director of the Smith Institute for Urology endourology and laparoscopy fellowship training programs. Dr. Okeke's research interests include surgical outcomes of kidney stone patients and grading, and characterizing complex kidney stones to guide surgery.

    To view Dr. Zeph Okeke's publications, visit PubMed