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2020 Jul 15

Eur Urol Focus



Persistent Opioid Use Among Patients with Urolithiasis: A Population based Study.


Hosier GW, McGregor T, Beiko D, Jaeger M, Booth C, Whitehead M, Siemens RD
Eur Urol Focus. 2020 Jul 15; 6(4):745-751.
PMID: 31515088.


Urolithiasis can result in acute, short-lived pain for which opioids are often prescribed. The risk of persistent opioid use following an initial presentation for urolithiasis is unknown.