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Henry Ford Health System

Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., Henry Ford's Vattikuti Urology Institute

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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

Usage Restrictions: For use with the study: Women at Increasing Risk of Kidney Stones and Related Emergency Department Visits

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