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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Defining Optimal Care for Urinary Stone Disease in the Veterans Health Administration
Principal Investigator:

Alan C. Pao

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,741
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Urinary stone disease (USD) imposes a major economic and health burden on the United States and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The current barriers to delivering optimal health care to patients with USD is the dearth of evidence-based process measures and treatments and the complexity of secondary prevention measures for USD. Significance/Impact: Current guidelines for best practice management of USD are largely based on clinical principles or expert opinion. The VHA/DoD h...

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