What is it about?
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of adult urinary stone in Iran.
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Why is it important?
The prevalence of urinary stone varies significantly from country to country all over the world. Epidemiological data on the occurrence of urinary stone ranges between 2 and 20%. The annual incidence of stone formation in the industrialized regions is generally considered to be 1,500–2,000 cases per million . Few studies have been done in various countries worldwide on the epidemiology of urinary stone.
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This page is a summary of: Adult urolithiasis in a population-based study in Iran: prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors, Urological Research, March 2007, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s00240-007-0084-6.
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