Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
In patients with renal stones eligible for observation^ does medical expulsion therapy (MET) improve passage of stones?

Bottom-line:
The current evidence indicates that patients with renal stones <10mm^ who are eligible for observation^ can be offered alpha-blockers or nifedipine to increase the chance of stone expulsion^ decrease pain and decrease the time to stone expulsion.



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Publication Date: 2013-9-5
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:09:34