The treatment of kidney stones in patients with PH1 is a challenging enterprise that often requires specialist referral. In at-risk patients on renal replacement therapy, bilateral nephrectomy may be considered to minimize the risk for further infection, obstruction and passage of stones.
Open and percutaneous surgery should be avoided where possible because further renal lesions will alter the glomerular filtration rate.
Learn more about the management of kidney stones in patients with PH1.
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Cite this: Bradley Schwartz. Fast Five Quiz: Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 Management - Medscape - Mar 04, 2022.