kidney stones http://ripr.org en Kidney Stone Center Opens At Miriam Hospital http://ripr.org/post/kidney-stone-center-opens-miriam-hospital <p>The Miriam Hospital has officially announced the opening of its new Kidney Stone Center.</p><p></p><p>The center had a quiet opening a few months ago, but now The Miriam Hospital is letting the rest of Rhode Island know that its new center combines specialists such as urologists and dietitians to take a comprehensive approach for treating kidney stones.</p><p>Kidney stones are crystallized pieces of material that form in the kidney. Their size ranges from granular to the size of a pearl, and are often painful as they pass through the urinary tract.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:05:30 +0000 Catherine Welch 21536 at http://ripr.org