Use Alpha-Blockers in Patients With Kidney Stones About 5 mm to 10 mm in Size

The controversy continues over whether alpha-blockers facilitate the passage of kidney stones.

Tamsulosin or other alpha-blockers are commonly used to relax the ureters to help pass renal stones...but the evidence is conflicting.

That's probably because stone size matters.

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