Experts In Vasectomy and Urological Treatments

Dr. Snoy is a general urologist. In addition to vasectomies he also treats:
• Bladder control
• Overactive bladder
• Bladder cancer
• Urinary incontinence
• Kidney stones
• Prostate disorders
• Prostate cancer
• Erectile dysfunction

New Developments for Kidney Stones

 

Anatomy of a kidney. Image courtesy: WebMD

Anatomy of a kidney. Image courtesy: WebMD

 

Exciting news emerged from the American Urological Association’s annual meeting last month; that is the development of its first guidelines for the medical management of kidney stones.

 

There are 27 statements within the guidelines developed by Dr. Margaret S. Pearle, MD, PhD, that encompass factors involved with kidney stones. A list of the guidelines can be found here. Oftentimes, kidney stones have various causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract.

 

For a more in-depth discussion of kidney stones and their affect on the urinary tract, check out this article.

 

If you or someone you know is experiencing kidney stones, Dr. Snoy can provide a treatment choices, expected results, and additional information depending on the severity of the kidney stone. If you are experiencing any symptoms and would like to have Dr. Snoy take a look at the problem, please contact our office for an appointment.