At which 3 points in the ureter is a stone most likely to get stuck?
Ureteral pelvic junction (UPJ)
Ureteral vesical juction (UVJ)
What is the most serious complication of post-obstructvie diuresis?
This can be fatal
How would you manage a septic patient with hydronephrosis and an obstructing stone in the proximal ureter?
Place a stent or percutaneous nephrostomy tube
List the top 3 most common kinds of kidney stones
What are the classifications of hypercalcuria?
Absorptive (from GI)
What is the difference between hydronephrosis and obstructive nephropathy?
Hydronephrosis = any dilation in renal pelvis and calyces
Obstructive nephropathy = damage to renal parenchyma due to obstruction