Guideline of the Guidelines: Urolithiasis

Fahad Quhal; Christian Seitz


Curr Opin Urol. 2021;31(2):125-129. 

In This Article

Materials and Methods

We performed a literature search on Medline (PubMed) using the following keywords was performed: 'urolithiasis' or 'kidney stones' and 'ureter stones' or 'guidelines' or 'clinical practice'. We also manually searched the websites of the following national and international societies to identify relevant guidelines for inclusion in this review: European Association of Urology (EAU), the American Urological Association (AUA), the Endourological Society (ES) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). For the scope of the review, only articles published within 5 years from 1 November 2020 were included. In this review, we focused on guidelines on active treatment of stones, and we did not include statements on metabolic evaluation and prevention.