Dr. Marcos Del Rosario-Santiago

La urología en la cual puedes confiar / Urology you can trust

Doctors say summer is kidney stone season. Here’s why.

By Marcos Del Rosario-Santiago, June 22 Originally published on the Washington Post. Link here. With temperatures heating up, thoughts turn to beach days, cooling drinks and much-awaited vacations. For urologists, however, the coming of summer signals something else: kidney stones. It’s true: Kidney stones have been associated with warmer weather in the United States and worldwide. And kidney stone season may be getting even longer with the effects of climate change and global warming […]

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Academic Co-authored Publication: Treatment of reno-ureteral colic by twelfth intercostal nerve block with lidocaine versus intramuscular diclofenac

ArticleinInternational Urology and Nephrology 49(3) · December 2016 Abstract: Introduction and objective: Renal colic is one of the most intense pains known to humans. Standard treatment usually consists of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opiates, but they do not always provide optimum efficacy and speed in relieving the pain. For more than 25 years, our hospital has been employing twelfth subcostal nerve block. The objective of the present study was to compare the efficacy […]

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