Contact: Dwight Angell
Henry Ford Health System
Caption: Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., of Henry Ford's Vattikuti Urology Institute and lead author of the study, explains why the charges for emergency department visits for kidney stones rose to$5 billion in 2009 from $3.8 billion dollars in 2006.
Credit: Henry Ford Health System
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