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Nasseh H et al, 2016: Urinary Beta-2Microglobulin: An Indicator of Renal Tubular Damage after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Nasseh H, Abdi S, Roshani A, Kazemnezhad E.
Urology Research Center, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Guilan, Iran.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is a report on measurements of 2-microglobulin before and after shockwave lithotripsy. The most important conclusion was tha... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 24. März 2017 10:22
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Fojecki GL et al, 2016: Effect of Low-Energy Linear Shockwave Therapy on Erectile Dysfunction-A Double-Blinded, Sham-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Fojecki GL, Tiessen S, Osther PJ.
Department of Urology, Hospital of Southern Jutland, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg, Denmark.
Department of Urology, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
Urological Research Center, Department of Urology, Lillebaelt Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Fredericia, Denmark.

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Peter Alken
Good study
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017 08:26
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Iqbal N et al, 2016: Stone-Free-Rate After Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy in the Management of Pediatric Renal Stones in Lower Pole and Other Locations - A Comparative Study.

Iqbal N, Muhammad S, Zafar W, Tashfeen R, Faiz J, Hasan A, Hussain I, Akhter S.
Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant, Pakistan Kidney Institute, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad.
Medical Student, Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi.
Medical Student, Shifa College of Medicine, Shifa Tameer-e- Millat University, Islamabad.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article presents treatment results in paediatric patients treated with Storz Modulith SLX lithotripter. The stone-free rates... Weiterlesen
Montag, 20. März 2017 10:19
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Clavijo RI et al, 2016: Effects of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy on Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Clavijo RI, Kohn TP, Kohn JR, Ramasamy R.
Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
Department of Urology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.

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Peter Alken
No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
Freitag, 17. März 2017 10:15
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Chaussy C et al, 2016: First Clinical Experience with Extracorporeally Induced Destruction of Kidney Stones by Shock Waves.

Chaussy C, Schmiedt E, Jocham D, Brendel W, Forssmann B, Walther V.
Department of Urology, Institute for Surgical Research, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Dornier System, Friedrichshafen, West Germany.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This publication is a re-printed version of an article initially published in 1982! (34 years ago) First clinical experience with ... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 15. März 2017 10:12
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Long Q et al, 2016: Autophagy activation protects shock wave induced renal tubular epithelial cell apoptosis may through modulation of Akt/ GSK-3β pathway.

Long Q, Li X, He H, He D.
Department of Urology, First affiliated hospital, Medical School of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China.

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Peter Alken
This paper - like 21 of the 29 references - concentrates more on apoptosis and phagocytosis than on ESWL. In previous studies the ... Weiterlesen
Montag, 13. März 2017 10:05
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Ghorbani M et al, 2016: Review on Lithotripsy and Cavitation in Urinary Stone Therapy

Ghorbani M, Oral O, Ekici S, Gozuacik D, Kosar A.

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Othmar Wess
This is a comprehensive review for all being interested in shock wave lithotripsy and the role of cavitation in urinary stone frag... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 10. März 2017 14:19
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Guan Y et al, 2016: Histotripsy Produced by Hundred-Microsecond-Long Focused Ultrasonic Pulses: A Preliminary Study.

Guan Y, Lu M, Li Y, Liu F, Gao Y, Dong T, Wan M.
Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering of Ministry of Education, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Histotripsy has recently been described as a method by means of which non-invasive stone disintegration might be improved. The te... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 08. März 2017 07:34
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Zhang Y et al, 2016: Effects of Stone Size on the Comminution Process and Efficiency in Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Zhang Y, Nault I, Mitran S, Iversen ES, Zhong P.
Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
Department of Statistical Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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Othmar Wess
This is a nice proof for what has been known or assumed for long. Comminution of a certain mass of stone material is more efficien... Weiterlesen
Montag, 06. März 2017 07:27
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Patel CK et al, 2016: Advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: what's new and upcoming?

Patel CK, Bennett N.
Institute of Urology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this article well established pharmacological treatment modalities are reviewed together with some innovations in the field. L... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 03. März 2017 12:13
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Lu Z et al, 2016: Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Lu Z, Lin G, Reed-Maldonado A, Wang C, Lee YC, Lue TF.
Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Department of Urology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, People's Republic of China.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors correctly conclude that there has been a dramatic increase in low-intensive extracorporeal shockwave treatment (LI-ESW... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 28. Februar 2017 12:09
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Angulo JC et al, 2016: Efficacy of low-intensity shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Angulo JC, Arance I, de Las Heras MM, Meilán E, Esquinas C, Andrés EM.
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario, Getafe, Madrid, España; Departamento Clínico, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Laureate Universities, Getafe, Madrid, España.
Análisis Estadísticos PerTICA, S. L., Madrid, España.

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Peter Alken
No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
Freitag, 24. Februar 2017 10:46
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Kang DH et al, 2016: Comparison of High, Intermediate, and Low Frequency Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urinary Tract Stone Disease: Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis.

Kang DH, Cho KS, Ham WS, Lee H, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Division of Epidemic Intelligence Service, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Osong, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

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Peter Alken
For those readers who are fans of math statistics the original paper is a must-read. The methods of calculation are described exte... Weiterlesen
Montag, 20. Februar 2017 10:40
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Gökce MI et al, 2016: External Validation of Triple D Score in an Elderly (≥65 Years) Population for Prediction of Success Following Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Gökce MI, Esen B, Gülpınar B, Süer E, Gülpınar Ö.
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Apart from SWL there are probably few surgical procedures for which so many different scoring systems, indices and nomograms have ... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 16. Februar 2017 12:03
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Kodama K et al, 2016: Management of Ureterolithiasis in a Patient with Crossed Unfused Renal Ectopia.

Kodama K, Takase Y, Tatsu H.
Department of Urology, Toyama City Hospital, Toyama 939-8511, Japan.
Department of Radiology, Toyama City Hospital, Toyama 939-8511, Japan.

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Peter Alken
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Montag, 13. Februar 2017 10:35
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Ogura T et al, 2016: A review of treatment options for bile duct stones.

Ogura T, Higuchi K.
2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan.

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Peter Alken
Just as in Urology for ureteral stones endoscopic removal is more effective than ESWL for the treatment of bile duct stones in Gas... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 07. Februar 2017 10:30
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Elnabtity AM et al, 2016: Unilateral versus bilateral ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane blocks during ureteric shock wave lithotripsy: A prospective randomized trial.

Elnabtity AM, Shabana WM.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Local anaesthesia can be of clinical value as it does not require administration of powerful analgesics and sedatives. The purpos... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 03. Februar 2017 11:48
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Majzoub A et al, 2016: Effect of urine pH on the effectiveness of shock wave lithotripsy: A pilot study.

Majzoub A, Al-Ani A, Gul T, Kamkoum H, Al-Jalham K.
Department of Urology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

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Peter Alken
It is well known that the urinary pH varies during 24 hrs from around 5-6,5 in night-time and morning to 7-8 during the day-time... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 01. Februar 2017 10:26
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Gupta S et al, 2016: Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Necrotizing Pancreatitis Following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Gupta S, Scambia J, Gandillon C, Aversano F, Batista R.
Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article describes an extremely unusual complication of SWL: necrotizing pancreatitis and abdominal compartment syndrome. This... Weiterlesen
Montag, 30. Januar 2017 11:44
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El-Assmy A et al, 2016: Does lithotripsy increase stone recurrence? A comparative study between extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and non-fragmenting percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

El-Assmy A, Harraz AM, Eldemerdash Y, Elkhamesy M, El-Nahas AR, Elshal AM, Sheir KZ.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
Fresh data on a non-remarkable recurrence rate after ESWL compared to PNL. Why a stone size > 8 mm should be a (physiological) thr... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 26. Januar 2017 10:21
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Perera M et al, 2016: Urolithiasis Treatment In Australia: The Age Of Ureteroscopic Intervention.

Perera M, Papa NP, Kinnear N, Wetherell D, Lawrentschuk N, Webb DR, Bolton DM.
Department of Surgery, Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.
Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Department of Urology, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.

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Peter Alken
The complete text offers some interesting but also conflicting additional information: “The current study identified the consider... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 14. Dezember 2016 09:03
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Pourmand A et al, 2016: Tamsulosin for urolithiasis: a review of the recent literature and current controversies.

Pourmand A, Nadendla R, Mazer-Amirshahi M, O'Connell F.
Emergency Medicine Department, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Emergency Medicine Department, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article is a brief review of the literature on tamsulosin and other []-receptor antagonists. The conclusion drawn is that tam... Weiterlesen
Montag, 12. Dezember 2016 11:01
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Altok M et al, 2016: Comparison of shockwave frequencies of 30 and 60 shocks per minute for kidney stones: a prospective randomized study.

Altok M, Güneş M, Umul M, Şahin AF, Baş E, Oksay T, Soyupek S.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Şifa University, Izmir, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this randomized comparison between patients treated with SWL frequencies of 30 and 60 per minute (0.5 and 1.0 Hz) the conclusio... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 07. Dezember 2016 10:54
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Soliman T et al, 2016: Miniperc versus shockwave lithotripsy for average sized radiopaque lower pole calculi: A prospective randomized study.

Soliman T, Sherif H, Ahmed AS, Mohey A, Almohamdy B.
1Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
The results were to be expected and are in fact even more unfavourable for ESWL. The present paper gives - as many other publicati... Weiterlesen
Montag, 05. Dezember 2016 08:43
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Frey A et al, 2016: Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction: a pilot study.

Frey A, Sønksen J, Fode M.
Department of Urology , Herlev University Hospital , Copenhagen , Denmark.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this article LI-ESWT was used in a pilot study to treat patients with ED after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy. ... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 02. Dezember 2016 12:15
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Fojecki GL et al, 2016: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in urology: a systematic review of outcome in Peyronie's disease, erectile dysfunction and chronic pelvic pain.

Fojecki GL, Tiessen S, Osther PJ.
Department of Urology, Hospital of Southern Jutland, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg, Denmark.
Department of Urology, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
Department of Urology, Urological Research Center, Lillebaelt Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Fredericia, Denmark.

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Peter Alken
A narrative synthesis of 56 references from a reliable group of authors is a solid basis for the interested reader.
Mittwoch, 30. November 2016 10:04
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Lu Z et al, 2016: Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Lu Z, Lin G, Reed-Maldonado A, Wang C, Lee YC, Lue TF.
Department of Urology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, People's Republic of China.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Occasional reports have shown that low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy (LI-ESWT) might be useful for patients with erec... Weiterlesen
Montag, 28. November 2016 12:12
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Chung E, Alkhayal A and Carrier S: Pro and Con

Chung E: Pro: does shockwave therapy have a place in the treatment of Peyronie's disease?
Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Jun;5(3):366-70. doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.03.26.
Department of Urology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia ; 2 AndroUrology Centre, St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Alkhayal A, Carrier S: Con: does shockwave therapy have a place in the treatment of Peyronie's disease?
Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Jun;5(3):371-4. doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.03.20.
Department of Urology, Royal Victoria hospital, McGil University, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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Peter Alken
Despite the fact that these two articles are pro and con my impression is that the sum is 70-80% con.
Samstag, 26. November 2016 09:59
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Zhang X et al, 2016: Low-Energy Shockwave Therapy Improves Ischemic Kidney Microcirculation.

Zhang X, Krier JD, Amador Carrascal C, Greenleaf JF, Ebrahimi B, Hedayat AF, Textor SC, Lerman A, Lerman LO.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and.
Departments of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering and.
Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Highly interesting animal report on the use of low-energy shockwave therapy (L-SWT) in pigs with or without experimentally induced... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 24. November 2016 12:08
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Lv JL., 2016: A new optical coupling control technique and application in SWL.

Lv JL.
Department of Urology, Affiliated Jiangning Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Gushan Road 168, Nanjing, 211100, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
I am fully convinced that optical control of the interface between therapy head and the patient’s body is of great value. With thi... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 22. November 2016 12:02
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Lee JY et al, 2016: Stone heterogeneity index as the standard deviation of Hounsfield units: A novel predictor for shock-wave lithotripsy outcomes in ureter calculi.

Lee JY, Kim JH, Kang DH, Chung DY, Lee DH, Do Jung H, Kwon JK, Cho KS.
Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Incheon Red Cross Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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Peter Alken
I wonder why the group around Williams who has been working on CT and stones since years (1,2,3) has never jumped on that issue. A... Weiterlesen
Sonntag, 20. November 2016 09:45
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Ucer O et al, 2016: Effect of anxiety and pain on success of shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) for treatment of proximal ureteral and renal pelvic stones.

Ucer O, Ceylan Y, Ekren F, Ozan E, Muezzinoglu T.
Department of Urology, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
Urology Clinic, Private Batı Urology Branch Center, Manisa, Turkey.
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Years of experience with SWL have convinced me that successful anaesthesia-free SWL is most likely in calm, harmonic and confident... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 18. November 2016 11:58
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Park HS et al, 2016: Computed Tomography-Based Novel Prediction Model for the Outcome of Shockwave Lithotripsy in Proximal Ureteral Stones.

Park HS, Gong MK, Yoon CY, Moon DG, Cheon J, Choi YD.
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Korea University , Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine , Seoul, Korea.

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Peter Alken
I do not believe in mathematic formulas to predict the future like ”SWL success = 1/[1 + exp (-10.165 + 0.279 · [BMI] + 0.334 · [d... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 16. November 2016 09:41
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Resorlu B et al, 2016: Management of lower pole renal stones: the devil is in the details.

Resorlu B, Issi Y, Onem K, Germiyanoglu C.
Department of Urology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun 55270, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors of this short comment discuss the results, advantages and disadvantages of SWL, RIRS and PNL for stones located in the... Weiterlesen
Montag, 14. November 2016 11:51
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Liu H et la, 2016: A 63-year-old man with two huge connected urinomas after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Liu H, Kang W, Wu L, Xu G.
Medical Center of the Graduate School, Nanchang, China.
Department of Pathology, NanchangUniversity, Nanchang, China.
Department of Nephrology, Second Affiliated Hospital, NanchangUniversity, Nanchang, China.

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Peter Alken
A case report in a letter to the editor. No information about why and how ESWL was done is given.
Samstag, 12. November 2016 09:33
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Bourdoumis A et al, 2016: The evolution of urolithiasis management in the new millennium.

Bourdoumis A, Papatsoris A, Calleary JG, Surange R, Skrepetis K, Buchholz N, Sarica K.
Department of Urology, Acute Pennine Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester, UK.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University
Donnerstag, 10. November 2016 11:47
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Raja A et al, 2016: How Do Urinary Calculi Influence Health-Related Quality of Life and Patient Treatment Preference: A Systematic Review.

Raja A, Hekmati Z, Joshi HB.
Cardiff University , Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Wales , Cardiff, United Kingdom.

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Peter Alken
“Narrative synthesis was performed.” That means you have to read it! Those who are interested in this important aspect of stone di... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 08. November 2016 09:27
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De Nunzio C et al, 2016: Tamsulosin or Silodosin Adjuvant Treatment Is Ineffective in Improving Shockwave Lithotripsy Outcome: A Short-Term Follow-Up Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study.

De Nunzio C, Brassetti A, Bellangino M, Trucchi A, Petta S, Presicce F, Tubaro A.
Department of Urology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, "Sapienza", University of Rome , Rome, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Most studies on -receptor antagonists have shown positive effects on the passage of ureteral stones without or with preceding SWL... Weiterlesen
Sonntag, 06. November 2016 11:43
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Ahmed AF et al, 2016: Role of Tamsulosin Therapy after Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for Renal Stones: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ahmed AF, Shalaby E, El-Feky M, Kotb A, Elsotohi E, El-Kholy M Jr, Ragab A, Salem E.
Department of Urology, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
“Post-SWL, eligible patients were randomly assigned into one of 2 groups using the coin toss method.” A selection bias cannot be ... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 04. November 2016 09:21
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Uğuz S et al, 2016: Medical ozone therapy reduces shock wave therapy-induced renal injury.

Uğuz S, Demirer Z, Uysal B, Alp BF, Malkoc E, Guragac A, Turker T, Ateş F, Karademir K, Ozcan A, Yildirim I, Korkmaz A, Guven A.
Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Etlik , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Physiology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Etlik , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Epidemiology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Etlik , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Pathology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Etlik , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty , Etlik , Ankara , Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In an interesting experimental study on rats, the biochemical and histological-pathological effects of ozone therapy (OT) in assoc... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 02. November 2016 11:37
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Wang JC, Zhou Y. 2016: Shifting the Split Reflectors to Enhance Stone Fragmentation of Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Wang JC, Zhou Y
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Othmar Wess
The authors start their study by the hypothesis that focal size has a decisive impact on lithotripsy performance. They follow the ... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 01. November 2016 12:59
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Lee JH et al, 2016: A Case of Septic Shock caused by Achromobacter xylosoxidans in an Immunocompetent Female Patient after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for a Ureteral Stone.

Lee JH, Lee SY, Park IY, Park SY, Lee JS, Kang G, Kim JS, Eom JS.
Department of Internal Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

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Peter Alken
6 colleagues from a department of Internal Medicine, and 2 from Laboratory Medicine report on a patient who got ESWL for a uretera... Weiterlesen
Montag, 31. Oktober 2016 15:43
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Eryildirim B et al, 2016: Medical Expulsive Therapy Following Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Ureteral Calculi: An Effective Approach for the Improvement of Health-Related Quality of Life.

Eryildirim B, Sahin C, Tuncer M, Sabuncu K, Tarhan F, Sarica K.
Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In a randomized comparative study the effect of MET after SWL for proximal ureteral stones, it was concluded that the stone-free r... Weiterlesen
Samstag, 29. Oktober 2016 11:32
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Khatami A et al, 2016: Reduced time from diagnosis to stone-free status in patients with ureteral calculi.

Khatami A, Rosengren K.
Department of Urology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Institute of Health and Care Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Peter Alken
The main topic of this paper is not ESWL but how to improve the patient orientated service in a urological department by a contin... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 27. Oktober 2016 15:40
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Faure A et al, 2016: Postural therapy for renal stones in children: A Rolling Stones procedure.

Faure A, Dicrocco E, Hery G, Boissier R, Bienvenu L, Thirakul S, Maffei P, Panait N, Karsenty G, Merrot T, Alessandrini P, Guys JM, Lechevallier E.
Urology Department, Aix-Marseille Université, APHM, CHU Hopital La Conception, Marseille, France.
Paediatric Surgery Department, Aix-Marseille Université, APHM, CHU Hopital La Timone, Marseille, France.
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department, Aix-Marseille Université, APHM, CHU Hopital La Conception, Marseille, France.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The problem of fragments and stones residing in the lower calyces after low-invasive stone removal remains a matter of continuous ... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 25. Oktober 2016 11:29
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Heers H et al, 2016: Trends in urological stone disease: a 5-year update of Hospital Episode statistics.

Heers H, Turney BW.
Department of Urology, Oxford University Hospitals, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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Peter Alken
Another important publication concerning the socioeconomic position of ESWL and the way it starts losing its impact among the urol... Weiterlesen
Sonntag, 23. Oktober 2016 15:35
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Khan Z et al, 2016: Spontaneous retrograde migration of ureterovesical junction stone to the kidney; first ever reported case in the English literature in human.

Khan Z, Yaqoob AA, Bhatty TA.
Department of Urology, King Hamad University Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Telegrafo M et al, 2016: Diagnostic and prognostic role of computed tomography in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy complications.

Telegrafo M, Carluccio DA, Rella L, Ianora AA, Angelelli G, Moschetta M.
Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine, Section of Diagnostic Imaging, Aldo Moro University of Bari Medical School, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy.

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Peter Alken
6 Radiologists and no Urologist present data on 43 of 120 patients who were treated by ESWL and had CTs because of postprocedural... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 19. Oktober 2016 15:31
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Kadyan B et al, 2016: Large proximal ureteral stones: Ideal treatment modality?

Kadyan B, Sabale V, Mane D, Satav V, Mulay A, Thakur N, Kankalia SP.
Department of Urology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report is one of several that summarizes the importance of stone-size, stone density and skin-to-stone distance SSD for the o... Weiterlesen
Montag, 17. Oktober 2016 11:19
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Gokce MI et al, 2016: Comparison of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for treatment of stone disease in horseshoe kidney patients.

Gokce MI, Tokatli Z, Suer E, Hajiyev P, Akinci A, Esen B.
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Doruk Hospital Ankara, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Removal of stones from horseshoe kidneys is a well recognized clinical problem. Although SWL can result in good disintegration, cl... Weiterlesen
Samstag, 15. Oktober 2016 11:25
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Dell'Atti L et al, 2016: Ten-year experience in the management of distal ureteral stones greater than 10 mm in size.

Dell'Atti L, Papa S.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this retrospective analysis of treatment of ureteral stones (>10 mm) the authors concluded that URS was more successful in term... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 13. Oktober 2016 11:14
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Cone EB et al, 2016: Cost-effectiveness comparison of ureteral calculi treated with ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy versus shockwave lithotripsy.

Cone EB, Pareek G, Ursiny M, Eisner B.
Division of Urology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.
Division of Urology, Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
Department of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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Peter Alken
An interesting publication with a lot of information. Who is interested in the ever increasing pressure costs have on medical dec... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 11. Oktober 2016 15:14
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Goren MR et al, 2016: Ultrasound-Guided Shockwave Lithotripsy Reduces Radiation Exposure and Has Better Outcomes for Pediatric Cystine Stones.

Goren MR, Goren V, Ozer C.
Department of Urology, Baskent University Adana Dr. Turgut Noyan Medical and Research Center, Adana, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Radiation exposure during all kinds of stone removal is an issue that always need due attention. The problem is particularly impor... Weiterlesen
Sonntag, 09. Oktober 2016 11:08
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ElSheemy MS et al 2016: Lower calyceal and renal pelvic stones in preschool children: A comparative study of mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

ElSheemy MS, Daw K, Habib E, Aboulela W, Fathy H, Shouman AM, El Ghoneimy M, Shoukry AI, Morsi HA, Badawy H.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Aboul-Riche Children's Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this comparative evaluation of SWL and mini-PNL in children, the authors came to the conclusion that the latter treatment modal... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 05. Oktober 2016 10:59
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Eze KC et al, 2016: Cost-effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in a poor resource setting: The Okada, Nigeria experience.

Eze KC, Irekpita E, Salami TA.
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Department of Surgery (Urology Unit), Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

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Peter Alken
A sad story about economics in Nigeria, 32 stone patients treated in 6 years and final closure of the site. For those travelling t... Weiterlesen
Montag, 03. Oktober 2016 15:07
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Sharma NL et al, 2016: Shock-wave lithotripsy: variance within UK practice.

Sharma NL, Alexander CE, Grout E, Turney BW.
School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK.

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Peter Alken
Shocking! Just as the paper by Lantz AG, McKay JP, Ordon M, Pace K, Monga M, Honey RJ. Shockwave lithotripsy practice pattern vari... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 29. September 2016 14:59
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Bai Y et al, 2016: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ERCP to remove a fractured guidewire in the pancreatic duct in a patient with chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic duct stones.

Bai Y, Wang SL, Fang J, Ma D, Li ZS.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report is an excellent example of the usefulness of SWL in case of complicated stone-situations in the pancreatic duct. Altho... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 23. September 2016 10:47
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Lantz AG et al, 2016: Shockwave lithotripsy practice pattern variations amongst and between American and Canadian urologists: in support of guidelines.

Lantz AG, McKay JP, Ordon M, Pace K, Monga M, Honey RJ.
Department of Urology, Dalhousie University , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada .
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto , Canada .
Department of Urology, Cleveland Clinic , Cleveland, Ohio.

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Peter Alken
Shocking! Just as the paper by Sharma NL, Alexander CE, Grout E, Turney BW. Shock-wave lithotripsy: variance within UK practice. N... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 21. September 2016 14:49
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Nerli RB et al, 2016: Forgotten/retained double J ureteric stents: A source of severe morbidity in children.

Nerli RB, Magdum PV, Sharma V, Guntaka AK, Hiremath MB, Ghagane S.
Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLE University's JN Medical College, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and MRC, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
PG Department of Studies in Biotechnology and Microbiology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Encrustation of stents left in the ureter during (too) long periods of time might cause considerable problems at removal. It is em... Weiterlesen
Montag, 19. September 2016 10:43
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969 Aufrufe
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Tran MA et al, 2016: Geographical variation in the management of urolithiasis in Australia.

Tran MA, Chak-Lee M, Bariol SV.
The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Department of Urology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The bottom-line of this geographical report on procedures for stone removal showed that whereas PNL was used in very low frequency... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 15. September 2016 10:19
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Simal I et al, 2016: Therapeutic possibilities for urolithiasis in childhood.

Simal I, Parente A, Burgos L, Ortiz R, Martínez AB, Rojo R, Pérez-Egido L, Angulo JM.
Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica, Sección de Urología Pediátrica, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, España.
Servicio de Nefrología Pediátrica, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, España.

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Peter Alken
No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University
Dienstag, 13. September 2016 14:34
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Goktas C et al, 2016: Does Transient Cessation of Antiplatelet Medication Prior to Shock Wave Lithotripsy Have Any Safety Concern: Evaluation of the Short Term Safety Results.

Goktas C, Sahin C, Cetinel AC, Turkoglu O, Buz A, Erbay E, Eryildirim B, Sarica K.
Department of Urology, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
his report deals with the interesting and highly important issue on how patients with anti-platelet medication should be managed w... Weiterlesen
Sonntag, 11. September 2016 10:14
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Connors BA et al, 2016: Using 300 Pretreatment Shock Waves In A Voltage Ramping Protocol Can Significantly Reduce Tissue Injury During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Connors BA, Evan AP, Handa RK, Blomgren PM, Johnson CD, Liu Z, Lingeman JE.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University Schools of Public Health and Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana.
Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease , Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Peter Alken
I refer to all previous reviews I have made of the publications of this very active research group. They go on and on with their n... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 09. September 2016 14:24
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Tejwani R et al, 2016: Increased pediatric sub-specialization is associated with decreased surgical complication rates for inpatient pediatric urology procedures.

Tejwani R, Wang HS, Wolf S, Wiener JS, Routh JC.
Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article deals with a comparison between SWL and URS carried out in a paediatric population. The end-points were repeated trea... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 09. September 2016 12:15
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Bhandari S et al, 2016: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: the cornerstone of pancreatic endotherapy.

Bhandari S, Maydeo A.
Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Mumbai, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is an editorial comment to an article [1] that was e-published earlier and also commented at that time. In the present comme... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 07. September 2016 10:10
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Knoll T et al, 2016: [S2k guidelines on diagnostics, therapy and metaphylaxis of urolithiasis (AMWF 043/025): Compedium].

Knoll T, Bach T, Humke U, Neisius A, Stein R, Schönthaler M, Wendt-Nordahl G.
Urologisches Zentrum Hamburg, Asklepios Klinikum Harburg, Hamburg, Deutschland.
Klinik für Urologie, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Deutschland.
Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Mainz, Deutschland.
Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Mannheim, Deutschland.
Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Freiburg, Deutschland.
Urologische Klinik Sindelfingen, Klinikum Sindelfingen-Böblingen, Arthur-Gruber-Str. 70, 71065, Sindelfingen, Deutschland.

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Peter Alken
This German guideline covers all aspects of urolithiasis. ESWL as a primary form of therapy competes with URS and PNL. Compared to... Weiterlesen
Montag, 05. September 2016 14:03
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Lapp RT et al, 2016: Duct Diameter and Size of Stones Predict Successful Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Endoscopic Clearance in Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreaticolithiasis

Lapp RT, Wolf JS Jr, Faerber GJ, Roberts WW, McCarthy ST, Anderson MA, Wamsteker EJ, Elta GH, Scheiman JM, Kwon RS.
From the *Division of Gastroenterology and †Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Most urologists or operators of shockwave lithotripters have very limited experience of SWL of pancreatic stones. The present stud... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 01. Juli 2016 09:10
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Chung VY et al, 2016: The success of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) in treating moderate-sized (10-20 mm) renal stones.

Chung VY, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
As the authors state it is a good rule to balance the aim of the stone treatment with the efforts necessary to achieve the goal. T... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 24. Juni 2016 09:01
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Harrogate S et al, 2016: Quantification of the range of motion of kidney and ureteric stones during shockwave lithotripsy in conscious patients.

Harrogate S, Yick S, Williams JC, Cleveland R, Turney BW.
Oxford University Medical School, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Engineering, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Department of Urology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report is highly interesting inasmuch as the hit-rate of shockwaves to a large extent is determined by the respiratory induce... Weiterlesen
Montag, 20. Juni 2016 08:52
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Blackburne AT et al, 2016: Endoscopic Management of Urolithiasis in the Horseshoe Kidney.

Blackburne AT, Rivera ME, Gettman MT, Patterson DE, Krambeck AE.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Not unexpectedly was the success rate better with endoscopic procedures than with SWL. But the latter treatment method was selecte... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 15. Juni 2016 08:47
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May PC et al, 2016: Ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones.

May PC, Bailey MR, Harper JD.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine bCenter for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
One of the strongest arguments against SWL and in favour of endourological treatment modalities is the common occurrence of residu... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 10. Juni 2016 08:39
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Noureldin YA et al, 2015: Changes in Urolithiasis Referral Patterns for Shock Wave Lithotripsy over a Decade: Was There Adherence to AUA/EAU Guidelines?

Noureldin YA, Elkoushy MA, Andonian S.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Urology, Benha University Hospital, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Urology, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors (in a tertiary centre) have studied their database on SWL to analyse any differences in referral pattern during two di... Weiterlesen
Montag, 06. Juni 2016 08:19
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Kim JK et al, 2016: Clinical Nomograms to Predict Stone-Free Rates after Shock-Wave Lithotripsy: Development and Internal-Validation.

Kim JK, Ha SB, Jeon CH, Oh JJ, Cho SY, Oh SJ, Kim HH, Jeong CW.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Nomograms with the purpose of predicting stone-free rates in patients treated with SWL for stones in the kidneys and ureters, migh... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 01. Juni 2016 08:12
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Hsieh CH et al, 2016: The Effectiveness of Prophylactic Antibiotics with Oral Levofloxacin Against Post-Shock Wave Lithotripsy Infectious Complications: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Hsieh CH, Yang SS, Chang SJ.
Division of Urology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, The Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan.
Medical College of Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The conclusion from this randomized study was that administration of antibiotics is of no benefit for patients with sterile urine.... Weiterlesen
Montag, 30. Mai 2016 07:57
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Faragher SR et al, 2016: In Vitro Assessment of Three Clinical Lithotripters Employing Different Shock Wave Generators.

Faragher SR, Cleveland RO, Kumar S, Wiseman OJ, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital , Oxford, United Kingdom.
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Urology Department, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this in vitro assessment of stone fragmentation with three different lithotripters: Sonolith i-sys (electro-conductive), Moduli... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 25. Mai 2016 07:49
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Shahat A et al, 2016: Is Tamsulosin Effective after Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Pediatric Renal Stones? A Randomized, Controlled Study.

Shahat A, Elderwy A, Safwat AS, Abdelkawi IF, Reda A, Abdelsalam Y, Sayed M, Hammouda H.
Pediatric Urology Section, Urology Department, Assiut Urology and Nephrology Hospital, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In view of the considerable experience of the more powerful ureteral contractions in children than in adults, my immediate expect... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 20. Mai 2016 07:36
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Pirola GM et al, 2016: Evaluation of long-term side effects after shock-wave lithotripsy for renal calculi using a third generation electromagnetic lithotripter.

Pirola GM, Micali S, Sighinolfi MC, Martorana E, Territo A, Puliatti S, Bianchi G.
Department of Urology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41124, Modena, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Long-term side effects of SWL are an important aspect of this treatment modality and have been subject to a large number of report... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 17. Mai 2016 07:18
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Kitrey ND et al, 2015: Penile low-intensity shockwave treatment is able to shift PDE5i non-responders to responders: A double-blind sham-controlled study.

Kitrey ND, Gruenwald I, Appel B, Shechter A, Massarwa O, Vardi Y.
Neurourology Unit, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Israel.
Department of Family Medicine, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Clalit Health Services, Haifa, Israel.
Urology Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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Peter Alken
Impressive results. A few things are difficult to understand before the treatment: ”patients included in the study were previous ... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 13. Mai 2016 08:12
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Long Q et al, 2015: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of the Efficacy of External Physical Vibration Lithecbole after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for a Lower Pole Renal Stone Less Than 2 cm.

Long Q, Zhang J, Xu Z, Zhu Y, Liu L, Wang H, Guo J, Wang G.
Department of Urology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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Peter Alken
“ESWL Plus” is what I called all procedures to improve the passage of stone fragments after ESWL. This is another publication on t... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 11. Mai 2016 08:01
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Moole H et al, 2015: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review: Success of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Chronic Calcific Pancreatitis Management.

Moole H, Jaeger A, Bechtold ML, Forcione D, Taneja D, Puli SR.
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL; †Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO; ‡Interventional Endoscopy Services, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; §Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL; and ∥Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Although treatment of pancreatic duct stones in patients with chronic calcific pancreatitis is not a urological concern, such pati... Weiterlesen
Montag, 09. Mai 2016 11:41
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Li BR et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is a safe and effective treatment for pancreatic stones coexisting with pancreatic pseudocysts.

Li BR, Liao Z, Du TT, Ye B, Chen H, Ji JT, Zheng ZH, Hao JF, Ning SB, Wang D, Lin JH, Hu LH, Li ZS.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; Department of Gastroenterology, Air Force General Hospital, Beijing, China.

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Peter Alken
In the present series “in each patient a P-ESWL session was repeated on consecutive days until the stones were fragmented down to ... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 06. Mai 2016 13:14
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Frey A et al, 2015: Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction: a pilot study.

Frey A, Sønksen J, Fode M.
Department of Urology , Herlev University Hospital , Copenhagen , Denmark.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This preliminary report of low intensity ESWT with the aim of improving erectile function after radical prostatectomy is slightly ... Weiterlesen
Montag, 02. Mai 2016 11:36
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Ruffo A et al, 2015: Safety and efficacy of low intensity shockwave (LISW) treatment in patients with erectile dysfunction.

Ruffo A, Capece M, Prezioso D, Romeo G, Illiano E, Romis L, Di Lauro G, Iacono F.
Department of Urology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
Department of Urology, Hospital Santa Maria delle Grazie, Naples, Italy.

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Peter Alken
Again a study on ESWT with good results for erectile dysfunction. Some call it LISW, LI-ESWT other LIST and the machines and trea... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 29. April 2016 13:08
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Turna B et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in infants less than 12-month old.

Turna B, Tekin A, Yağmur İ, Nazlı O.
Department of Urology, Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova, 35100, İzmir, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors present results from an unusually large group of ney. The interesting feature of the article is that these children al... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 28. April 2016 11:29
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Ding J et al, 2015: Tailored minimally invasive management of complex calculi in horseshoe kidney.

Ding J, Zhang Y, Cao Q, Huang T, Xu W, Huang K, Fang J, Bai Q, Qi J, Huang Y.
Urology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
Urology Department, Anhui Provincial Hospital, Hefei, Anhui, China.
Radiology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Anesthesiology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Ultrasonograhy Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

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Peter Alken
The tailored approach of the authors offered stone free rates between 73% and 93%. Only 11 of the 62 patients were treated with E... Weiterlesen
Montag, 25. April 2016 13:03
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Ullah A et al, 2015: FREQUENCY AND FACTORS EFFECTING NON CLEARANCE OF LOWER POLE RENAL STONES.

Ullah A, Zubair M, Khan N, Malik A.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The role of the geometrical anatomy of the lower calyx system remains a matter of debate. In this report comprising 119 patients t... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 20. April 2016 11:24
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Hassan M et al, 2015: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy vs. extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treating a 20-30 mm single renal pelvic stone.

Hassan M, El-Nahas AR, Sheir KZ, El-Tabey NA, El-Assmy AM, Elshal AM, Shokeir AA.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
This paper from a good institution on the treatment of single pelvic stones unfortunately is a retrospective study. Inclusion of d... Weiterlesen
Montag, 18. April 2016 12:53
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Alenezi H et al, 2015: The Effect of Renal Cysts on the Fragmentation of Renal Stones During Shockwave Lithotripsy: A Comparative In Vitro Study.

Alenezi H, Olvera-Posada D, Cadieux PA, Denstedt JD, Razvi H.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario, Canada.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario, Canada .
School of Health Sciences, Fanshawe College , London, Ontario, Canada.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this experimental gelatine model the authors studied SWL-induced stone disintegration under conditions mimicking the presence o... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 13. April 2016 11:17
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Sahin C et al, 2015: Stone size and quality of life: A critical evaluation after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Sahin C, Cetinel AC, Eryildirim B, Tuncer M, Faydaci G, Sarica K.
Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Departments of Urology, Istanbul.

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Peter Alken
Despite all the improvement in stone therapy our knowledge about patient satisfaction, preference and quality of life is scarce. I... Weiterlesen
Montag, 11. April 2016 12:48
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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2015: History of Ureteral Stenting Negatively Affects the Outcomes of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy. Results of a Matched-pair Analysis.

Sfoungaristos S, Gofrit ON, Pode D, Landau EH, Yutkin V, Latke A, Duvdevani M.
Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors demonstrated in matched groups of patients that SWL results were better in those patients who had NOT been stented com... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 07. April 2016 11:10
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Akbas A et al, 2015: The effect of music therapy during shockwave lithotripsy on patient relaxation, anxiety, and pain perception.

Akbas A, Gulpinar MT, Sancak EB, Karakan T, Demirbas A, Utangac MM, Dede O, Sancaktutar AA, Simsek T, Sahin B, Resorlu B.
Department of Urology , Ankara Training and Research Hospital , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Urology , Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University , Diyarbakir , Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology , Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University , Canakkale , Turkey.
Department of Psychiatry , Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University , Canakkale , Turkey.

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Peter Alken
A nice topic and clear cut results at first glance. A look at the results seem to suggest that the anxiety score and the pain scor... Weiterlesen
Montag, 04. April 2016 12:42
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Denburg MR et al, 2015: Assessing the risk of incident hypertension and chronic kidney disease after exposure to shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy.

Denburg MR, Jemielita TO, Tasian GE, Haynes K, Mucksavage P, Shults J, Copelovitch L.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Peter Alken
Hypertension after ESWL is back again - this time based on population statistics. Papers like this have to be red with some cautio... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 25. März 2016 12:35
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Christiansen FE et al, 2015: Internal Structure of Kidney Calculi as a Predictor for Shockwave Lithotripsy Success.

Christiansen FE, Andreassen KH, Osther SS, Osther PJ.
Department of Urology, Urological Research Center, Lillebaelt Hospital, University of Southern Denmark , Fredericia, Denmark.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article presents the unexpected observation that the internal morphology of stones treated with SWL was of no or little impor... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 23. März 2016 11:04
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Mi Y et al, 2015: Flexible ureterorenoscopy (F-URS) with holmium laser versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for treatment of renal stone

Mi Y, Ren K, Pan H, Zhu L, Wu S, You X, Shao H, Dai F, Peng T, Qin F, Wang J, Huang Y.
Department of Urology, Third Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.
Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Jiangyin Hospital of Southeast University Medical School, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.

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Peter Alken
A similar meta-analysis on the same subject was recently published and reviewed (Zheng C, Yang H, Luo J, Xiong B, Wang H, Jiang... Weiterlesen
Montag, 21. März 2016 12:29
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Milicevic S et al, 2015: Encrustation of the Ureteral Double J Stent in Patients with a Solitary Functional Kidney - a Case Report.

Milicevic S, Bijelic R, Jakovljevic B.
Urology Clinic, University Hospital Clinical Center Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Community Health Center, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZU "S.tetik" Daily Oncology Hospital, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This case represents a stent problem occasionally encountered clinically with very fast deposition of crystal/stone material on th... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 15. März 2016 10:52
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Li HY et al, 2015: Treatment of renal uric acid stone by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy combined with sodium bicarbonate: 2 case reports.

Li HY, Lian PY, Zhou ZY, Song P, Yan Y, Liu JH.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical College Hailou 570120, P. R. China.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan, Hubei 430030, P. R. China.

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Peter Alken
Local chemolysis is not free from dangerous complications. The interested reader should have a look at Bernardo NO, Smith AD. Chem... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 11. März 2016 12:21
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Wu H et al, 2015: Treatment of Renal Stones ≥20 mm with Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Wu H, Wang J, Lu J, Wang Y, Niu Z.
Department of Urology, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is interesting to note that some authors still find it worthwhile to go beyond the standard recommendations to use SWL only for... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 08. März 2016 10:46
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Bohris C et al, 2015: Improvement of SWL Efficacy: Reduction of the Respiration-Induced Kidney Motion by Using an Abdominal Compression Plate.

Bohris C, Stief CG, Strittmatter F.
Dornier MedTech Systems , Wessling, Germany .
Department of Urology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University , Munich, Germany.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
One of the obstacles for successful disintegration of stones in the kidney, and to some extent also in the proximal ureter, is a l... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 04. März 2016 10:36
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Kaynar M et al, 2015: Effective radiation exposure evaluation during a one year follow-up of urolithiasis patients after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Kaynar M, Tekinarslan E, Keskin S, Buldu İ, Sönmez MG, Karatag T, Istanbulluoglu MO.
Department of Urology, Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Necmettin Erbakan University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Mevlana University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Medical Park Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Mevlana University, Konya, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article emphasizes the need for paying attention to the radiation that we expose our patients with urolithiasis to. The autho... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 01. März 2016 10:31
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Ozkan B et al, 2015: Does ureteral stenting matter for stone size? A retrospectıve analyses of 1361 extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy patients.

Ozkan B, Dogan C, Can GE, Tansu N, Erozencı A, Onal B.
Acıbadem Unıversıty, Faculty of Medıcıne, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey.
Unıversıty of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medıcıne, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
An old story updated. The unique quality of this report as compared to similar studies is the fact that all procedures through the... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 25. Februar 2016 12:24
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