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Kidney Stones - recurrent


Minimum Referral Criteria

  • Category 1
    (appointment within 30 calendar days)
    • No Category 1 criteria
  • Category 2
    (appointment within 90 calendar days)
    • No Category 2 criteria
  • Category 3
    (appointment within 365 calendar days)
    • Recurrent nephrolithiasis with any of the following:
      • urinary metabolic assessment is needed
      • tubular dysfunction is evident
      • systemic disease with associated stone formation is evident

1. Reason for request Indicate on the referral

  • To establish a diagnosis
  • For treatment or intervention not otherwise accessible to the patient
  • For advice regarding management
  • To engage in an ongoing shared care approach between primary and secondary care
  • Reassurance for GP/second opinion
  • Reassurance for the patient/family
  • For other reason (e.g. rapidly accelerating disease progression)

2. Essential referral information Referral will be returned without this

  • Detailed history of nephrolithiasis episodes
  • FBC, ELFT, urea, creatinine, eGFR, calcium, magnesium & phosphate results
  • Ultrasound (kidney, ureters & bladder) or CT results
  • Urine microscopy for evaluation of urinary sediment and urine albumin creatinine ratio

3. Additional referral information Useful for processing the referral

  • Family history of chronic kidney disease and/or calculi
  • BP
  • Record of previous urinalysis and urine biochemistry if available
  • Record of any previous calculus biochemistry if available
  • Stone analysis

4. Request

Last updated: 13 June 2023