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Model of Miller and Kane for Predicting the Number of Days to Stone Passage in a Patient with Nephrolithiasis

Purpose:

To predict the number of days to stone passage in a patient with nephrolithiasis using the model of Miller and Kane.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

N20

Description:

Miller and Kane developed an equation to predict the number of days for a renal stone to pass. This can help a physician and patient decide which therapeutic option to pursue. The authors are from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California.

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