Renal Colic - Andrew Lienert

Date Published: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Andrew Lienert talks about renal colic and renal stones in general practice. Andrew is an Auckland based urologist and director of urology training at Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs. His special interest include laparoscopic uro-oncology and kidney stone surgery, as well as his expertise in general urology.


  • Causes of renal stones
  • What causes the pain?
  • Clinical assessment
  • Alternate diagnosis
  • Red flags for urgent admission
  • Managing renal colic in general practice
  • Pain relief
  • Initial investigations and imaging
  • Underlying principles
  • Referral and available specialist treatments
  • Managing recurrent renal stones
  • Take home messages


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      Dr Andrew Lienert

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