Management of kidney stone disease in New South Wales

Robert J Davies, R Denby Steele and John Kourambas
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02430.x
Published online: 16 March 2009

To the Editor: Macneil and colleagues1 present evidence of how inadequate resourcing of acute kidney stone care for public patients in New South Wales is compromising their surgical outcomes compared with private patients. In our experience, the same difference exists elsewhere in Australia.

  • Robert J Davies1
  • R Denby Steele2
  • John Kourambas3

  • 1 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA.
  • 2 Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA.
  • 3 Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, VIC.



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