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Chaudhary R et al, 2017: Perspectives on hypertension outcomes after single-stage clearance of a complete staghorn renal calculus.

Chaudhary R, Singh K, Dausage CS, Jain N.
Department of Surgery, People's College of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, People's College of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Freitag, 21. Juli 2017 07:43
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Saavedra Chacon MJ et al, 2017: Massive hemoperitoneum secondary to splenic rupture after extracorporeal lithotripsy.

Saavedra Chacon MJ, Salas Diaz AS, Ramos Durán JM, Romero Gallego JD, Rodriguez Ramos M.
Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Punta de Europa, Área de Gestión Sanitaria Campo de Gibraltar, Algeciras, Cádiz, España.

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Al Edwan GM et al, 2017: Long term efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy [ESWT] for treatment of refractory chronic abacterial prostatitis.

Al Edwan GM, Muheilan MM, Atta ON.
Division of Urology, Department of Special Surgery, Jordan University Hospital, The University of Jordan, Jordan.

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Being a surgically very active urologist in Germany I rarely saw patients with abacterial prostatitis and I admit that diagnosis ... Weiterlesen
Montag, 17. Juli 2017 07:40
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Hallmann S et al, 2017: Successful evacuation of large perirenal hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) - step 1 of the IDEAL recommendations of surgical innovation.

Hallmann S, Petersein J, Ruttloff J, Ecke TH.
Department of Urology HELIOS Hospital Bad Saarow Germany.
Institute of Radiology HELIOS Hospital Bad Saarow Germany.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Active treatment of SWL-associated hematomas is seldom reported in the literature and the vast majority of such patients are certa... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 14. Juli 2017 08:22
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Kwon CI et al, 2017: Clinical response to dorsal duct drainage via the minor papilla in refractory obstructing chronic calcific pancreatitis.

Kwon CI, Gromski MA, Sherman S, El Hajj II, Easler JJ, Watkins J, McHenry L, Lehman GA, Fogel EL.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.

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Reviews on the treatment of pancreatic pathologies with ESWL get significant visits of the blog. We have therefore included this a... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 13. Juli 2017 07:35
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Arcaniolo D et al, 2017: Emergent versus delayed lithotripsy for obstructing ureteral stones: a cumulative analysis of comparative studies.

Arcaniolo D, De Sio M, Rassweiler J, Nicholas J, Lima E, Carrieri G, Liatsikos E, Mirone V, Monga M, Autorino R.
Department of Urology, SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany.
University Hospitals Urology Institute, Case Western Reserve University, 27100 Chardon Rd, Richmond Heights, OH, 44143, USA.
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
Department of Urology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
Department of Urology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
Glickman Urological Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA.
Urology Unit, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
From this review of comparative studies on emergent and delayed SWL, the authors carried out a meta-analysis. In the six articles ... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 12. Juli 2017 08:18
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Morrison JC et al, 2017: Use of Ultrasound in Pediatric Renal Stone Diagnosis and Surgery.

Morrison JC, Kawal T, Van Batavia JP, Srinivasan AK.
Division of Urology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3rd Floor, Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA.

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Peter Alken
Only a short paragraph with one reference deals with sonographic targeting of stones for ESWL.
Montag, 10. Juli 2017 07:29
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Quoraishi S et al, 2017: Lessons learnt from a case of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for a residual gallbladder stone.

Quoraishi S, Ahmed J, Ponsford A, Rasheed A.
General Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK.
Department of Urology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK.

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This case report describes a series of attempts to remove gallstones from a shrunken and functionally destroyed gallbladder. The a... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 07. Juli 2017 07:57
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Lawler AC et al, 2017: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Current Perspectives and Future Directions.

Lawler AC, Ghiraldi EM, Tong C, Friedlander JI.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 19131, USA.
Department of Urology, Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA, 19141, USA.
Division of Urologic Oncology and Urology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 19111, USA.
Einstein Healthcare Network, Temple Health and the Fox Chase Cancer Center, 1200 Tabor Road Moss / 3 Sley, Philadelphia, PA, 19141, USA.

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To the constant visitor of the Storz Med homepage, reader of the SWL literature Database and the relevant literature this review w... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 05. Juli 2017 07:26
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Moorthy K et al, 2017: Prediction of fragmentation of kidney stones: A statistical approach from NCCT images.

Moorthy K, Krishnan M.
Lourdes Hospital, Kochi, India.
Department of Electrical and Electronics, Government Engineering College, Thrissur, S. India.

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A method is described by means of which a statistical analysis of Hounsfield units together with a neural network system was used ... Weiterlesen
Montag, 03. Juli 2017 08:10
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Lin G et al, 2017: In Situ Activation of Penile Progenitor Cells With Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy.

Lin G, Reed-Maldonado AB, Wang B, Lee YC, Zhou J, Lu Z, Wang G, Banie L, Lue TF.
Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Since several years the Lab in San Francisco is working experimentally on that subject. Their studies have not offered a breakthro... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 30. Juni 2017 07:23
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Sharma R et al, 2017: Can a brief period of double J stenting improve the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal calculi sized 1 to 2 cm?

Sharma R, Choudhary A, Das RK, Basu S, Dey RK, Gupta R, Deb PP.
Department of Urology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, India.
Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India.

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This article is an interesting report on the stent-use in association with SWL. It is assumed that the authors´ hypothesis for usi... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 28. Juni 2017 08:12
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Hevia M et al, 2017: Predicting the effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on urinary tract stones. Risk groups for accurate retreatment.

Hevia M, García Á, Ancizu FJ, Merino I, Velis JM, Tienza A, Algarra R, Doménech P, Diez-Caballero F, Rosell D, Pascual JI, Robles JE.
Departamento de Urología, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, España.
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario Son Espases, Mallorca, España.
Departamento de Urología, Hospital Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Madrid, España.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University
Montag, 26. Juni 2017 09:08
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Fode M et al, 2017: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Sexual Medicine: A Questionnaire-Based Assessment of Knowledge, Clinical Practice Patterns, and Attitudes in Sexual Medicine Practitioners.

Fode M, Lowenstein L, Reisman Y.
Department of Urology, Zealand University Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark; Department of Urology, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Herlev, Denmark.
Department of Family Medicine, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Clalit Health Services and Neuro-urology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
Department of Urology, Amstelland Hospital, Amstelveen, The Netherlands.

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This report is based on a questionnaire that was handed out to participants of a congress on sexology. Although a major part of th... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 23. Juni 2017 08:14
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Desoky EA et al, 2016: Immediate versus delayed shockwave lithotripsy for inaccessible stones after uncomplicated percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Desoky EA, Fawzi AM, Sakr A, Eliwa A, El Sayed ER, El Sayed D, Shahin AM, Salem EA, Kamel HM, Shabana W, Kamel M.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University Hospital, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

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Too good to simply replicate. The most dangerous complication after PNL is SIRS or Sepsis which is most frequent in patients with ... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 21. Juni 2017 07:15
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Hoy NY et al, 2016: Are We Banging Our Heads Against the Wall? The Effect of Treatment Head Wear on the Outcomes of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Hoy NY, Shapka L, Rudzinski J, Schuler TD, Wollin TA, Bochinski D, De SK.
Division of Urology, University of Alberta , Edmonton, Canada.

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Dienstag, 20. Juni 2017 07:26
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Pullar B et al, 2017: Do renal stones that fail lithotripsy require treatment?

Pullar B, Lunter C, Collie J, Shah S, Shah N, Hayek S, Wiseman OJ.
Department of Urology, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK.

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It is difficult to draw a conclusion from this paper because the details given do not allow finding out what the reason for the ou... Weiterlesen
Montag, 19. Juni 2017 07:08
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Rabah DM et al, 2016: Comparison of escalating, constant, and reduction energy output in ESWL for renal stones: multi-arm prospective randomized study.

Rabah DM, Mabrouki MS, Farhat KH, Seida MA, Arafa MA, Talic RF.
Surgery Department, Cancer Research Chair, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Sharjah University Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
SWL can be carried out in many different ways. The frequency of shockwave administration that usually is applied is 30, 60, 90 and... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 16. Juni 2017 11:33
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Alexander CE et al, 2016: Routine Antibiotic Prophylaxis Is Not Required for Patients Undergoing Shockwave Lithotripsy: Outcomes from a National Shockwave Lithotripsy Database in New Zealand.

Alexander CE, Gowland S, Cadwallader J, Hopkins D, Reynard JM, Turney BW.
School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen , Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
Mobile Medical Technology , Christchurch, New Zealand.
Mobile Medical Technology , Auckland, New Zealand.
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital , Oxford, United Kingdom.

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The 2016 EAU Urolithiasis Guideline states in the ESWL section: Antibiotic prophylaxis No standard antibiotic prophylaxis before S... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 14. Juni 2017 10:02
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Ohl SW et al, 2016: Lithotripter shock wave interaction with a bubble near various biomaterials.

Ohl SW, Klaseboer E, Szeri AJ, Khoo BC.
Institute of High Performance Computing, 1 Fusionopolis Way #16-16 Connexis, 138632, Singapore.

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Cavitation bubbles are considered playing an important role in shockwave lithotripsy. In vitro experiments show that bubbles colla... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 13. Juni 2017 07:09
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Sarica K et al, 2016: Emergency management of ureteral stones: Evaluation of two different approaches with an emphasis on patients' life quality.

Sarica K, Eryildirim B, Sahin C, Türkoğlu ÖK, Tuncer M, Coskun A, Akdere H.
Dr. Lütfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic, Istanbul.

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This report is a comparison of emergency treatment of proximal ureteral stones with SWL and URS. The result was evaluated after ON... Weiterlesen
Montag, 12. Juni 2017 11:26
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Lu YM et al, 2016: Is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Really Safe in Long-Term Follow-Up? A Nationwide Retrospective 6-Year Age-Matched Non-Randomized Study.

Lu YM, Chien TM, Chou YH, Wu WJ, Huang CN.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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The two articles referred to (by the same group of authors) represent an amazing scientific story. In the two articles, based on d... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 08. Juni 2017 08:21
Peter Alken
I do not believe any more in ESWL induced hypertension if described in studies which are based on reviews of statistics without se... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 08. Juni 2017 09:52
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Javanmard B et al, 2016: Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery Versus Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Renal Stones Smaller Than 2 cm: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Javanmard B, Kashi AH, Mazloomfard MM, Ansari Jafari A, Arefanian S.
Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Hasheminejad Kidney Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Like several other reports, this article presents excellent results with RIRS compared with SWL. Stone-free rates after one single... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 06. Juni 2017 11:20
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Tokas T et al, 2016: Uncovering the real outcomes of active renal stone treatment by utilizing non-contrast computer tomography: a systematic review of the current literature.

Tokas T, Habicher M, Junker D, Herrmann T, Jessen JP, Knoll T, Nagele U; Training Research in Urological Surgery Technology (T.R.U.S.T.)-Group.
Department of Urology and Andrology, General Hospital Hall i.T., Milser Str. 10, 6060, Hall in Tirol, Austria.
Department of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
Department of Urology and Urooncology, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Hannover, Germany.
Department of Urology, Klinikum Sindelfingen-Böblingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.

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This group of authors from different departments in Austria and Germany probably wanted to create some clarity in the publication ... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 02. Juni 2017 09:47
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Ng CF et al, 2016: A prospective randomized study comparing the effect of different kidney protection treatment protocols on acute renal injury after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

Ng CF, Luke S, Yee CH, Chu W, Wong KT, Yuen J.
SH Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , Shatin, Hong Kong.
Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , Shatin, Hong Kong.
Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Hong Kong.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is an interesting and well conducted report on development of renal hematoma and kidney injuries following SWL. The treatment... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 31. Mai 2017 11:14
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Alavi Tamaddoni H et al, 2016: Enhanced High-Rate Shockwave Lithotripsy Stone Comminution in an In Vivo Porcine Model Using Acoustic Bubble Coalescence.

Alavi Tamaddoni H, Roberts WW, Duryea AP, Cain CA, Hall TL.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Department of Urology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan.
HistoSonics, Inc. , Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Peter Alken
It is always nice to see that ESWL, the least invasive technique of stone removal still offers not only room for improvement but f... Weiterlesen
Montag, 29. Mai 2017 09:37
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2016: A randomized controlled trial evaluating renal protective effects of selenium with vitamins A, C, E, verapamil, and losartan against extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy-induced renal injury.

El-Nahas AR, Elsaadany MM, Taha DE, Elshal AM, El-Ghar MA, Ismail AM, Elsawy EA, Saleh HH, Wafa EW, Awadalla A, Barakat TS, Sheir KZ.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Department of Radiology, Department of Clinical Pathology, Department of Microbiology, Department of Nephrology, Department of Molecular Biology Laboratory, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Protection against SWL induced renal injury is desirable for successful and safe non-invasive stone removal. This report is a rand... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 26. Mai 2017 11:10
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Galli R et al, 2016: Advantage of supine transgluteal approach for distal ureteral stone extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: outcomes based on computerized tomography characteristics.

Galli R, Sighinolfi MC, Micali S, Martorana E, Rosa M, Mofferdin A, Bianchi G.
Urology Department, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University
Mittwoch, 24. Mai 2017 09:25
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Gündüz M et al, 2016: Do JJ Stents Increase the Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Pediatric Renal Stones?

Gündüz M, Sekmenli T, Ciftci İ, Elmacı AM.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It has been demonstrated repeatedly that stents often are unnecessary in children. The reason is that children have a much more po... Weiterlesen
Montag, 22. Mai 2017 11:05
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Tandan M et al, 2016: Management of Pancreatic Calculi: An Update.

Tandan M, Talukdar R, Reddy DN.
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India.
Asian Healthcare Foundation, Hyderabad, India.

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Peter Alken
This paper focusses on the authors experience with 2800 cases of ESWL for pancreatic calculi (PC) which “is now the accepted stand... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 19. Mai 2017 09:19
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Vittori M et al, 2016: Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) value changes before and after shock wave lithotripsy.

Vittori M, Baroni S, Ferraro PM, Gambaro G, Morelli R, Bassi P, D'Addessi A.
Division of Urologic Surgery, Division of Biochemistry, Division of Nephrology, Division of Urology, Division of Urologic Surgery, Policlinico A. Gemelli-Columbus Foundation, Catholic University School of Medicine, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In attempts to discover kidney damage the authors measured NGAL (neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin) in urine before and a... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 17. Mai 2017 11:02
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Altok M et al, 2016: Do anxiety, stress, or depression have any impact on pain perception during shock wave lithotripsy?

Altok M, Akpinar A, Güneş M, Umul M, Demirci K, Baş E.
Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Urology, Isparta, Turkey.
Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Isparta, Turkey.

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In the present study patients received 75 mg Diclofenac sodium i.m. 30 - 45 minutes before the ESWL session; the VAS score at the ... Weiterlesen
Montag, 15. Mai 2017 09:16
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Yang C et al, 2016: Comparison of YAG Laser Lithotripsy and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Treatment of Ureteral Calculi: A Meta-Analysis.

Yang C, Li S, Cui Y.
The National Hospital of Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Enshi, China.

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This is another one of several meta-analyses comparing SWL and RIRS; in this report results with ureteral stones. Patients were t... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 12. Mai 2017 10:58
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Iqbal N et al, 2016: Comparison of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urolithiasis Between Children and Adults: A Single Centre Study.

Iqbal N, Assad S, Rahat Aleman Bhatti J, Hasan A, Shabbir MU, Akhter S.
Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Urology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Cardiology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Good results but SFR was determined by KUB and/or sonography only and the complications were not classified. I always wonder why h... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 10. Mai 2017 09:12
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Ben Khalifa B et al, 2016: Predictive factors of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy success for urinary stones.

Ben Khalifa B, Naouar S, Gazzah W, Salem B, El Kamel R.

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This report confirms previous and well recognized knowledge that the density and hardness of stones are important determinants for... Weiterlesen
Montag, 08. Mai 2017 10:54
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Tzou DT et al, 2016: Ultrasound Use in Urinary Stones: Adapting Old Technology for a Modern-Day Disease.

Tzou DT, Usawachintachit M, Taguchi K, Chi T.
Department of Urology, University of California , San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Chulalongkorn University , The Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand.
Department of Nephro-urology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences , Nagoya, Japan.

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A small paragraph focusses on the advantages of ultrasound stone tracking during ESWL Sorensen MD, Bailey MR, Shah AR, et al. Quan... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 04. Mai 2017 09:08
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Park J et al, 2016: National Practice Pattern and Time Trends in Treatment of Upper Urinary Tract Calculi in Korea: a Nationwide Population-Based Study.

Park J, Suh B, Lee MS, Woo SH, Shin DW.
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. .
Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.

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This interesting report comes from Korea where, despite increased incidence of urolithiasis, SWL remained the primary treatment mo... Weiterlesen
Dienstag, 02. Mai 2017 10:50
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Freton L et al, 2016: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy versus flexible ureteroscopy for the management of upper tract urinary stones in children.

Freton L, Peyronnet B, Arnaud A, Tondut L, Hascoët J, Pradere B, Verhoest G, Habonimana E, Azzis O, Fremond B, Bensalah K.
Department of Urology, CHU Rennes , Rennes, France.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, CHU Rennes , Rennes, France.

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Peter Alken
The Storz Medical database contains a review on a paper by Wang HH et al. (Wang HH, Huang L, Routh JC, Nelson CP. Shock wave litho... Weiterlesen
Freitag, 28. April 2017 09:03
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Kang DH et al, 2016: Ureteral stenting can be a negative predictor for successful outcome following shock wave lithotripsy in patients with ureteral stones.

Kang DH, Cho KS, Ham WS, Chung DY, 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.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The negative influence of stents when treating patients with ureteral stones is confirmed in this report. It needs to be noted tha... Weiterlesen
Mittwoch, 26. April 2017 10:43
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Van Batavia JP et al, 2016: Clinical effectiveness in the diagnosis and acute management of pediatric nephrolithiasis.

Van Batavia JP, Tasian GE.
Division of Urology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA.
Division of Urology and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA; Division of Urology and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This review on how to manage stone problems in the paediatric population is valuable reading. It is emphasized that first line d... Weiterlesen
Donnerstag, 20. April 2017 10:40
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Rizvi SA et al, 2016: Paediatric urolithiasis in emerging economies.

Rizvi SA, Sultan S, Zafar MN, Aba Umer S, Ahmed B, Naqvi SA.
Department of Paediatric Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan.
Department of Pathology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan.
Department of Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Ozgor F et al, 2016: External Validation and Evaluation of Reliability and Validity of The Triple D Score To Predict Stone-Free Status After Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

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Elmansy HE et al, 2016: Recent advances in lithotripsy technology and treatment strategies: A systematic review update.

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Mustafa M et al, 2016: Electromagnetic and electrohydraulic shock wave lithotripsy induced urothelial damage: Is there a difference?

Mustafa M, Aburas H, Helo F, Qarawi L.
An-najah University hospitalnablus, Palestine.
An-najah National University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 455978, Nablus, Palestine.

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Radfar MH et al, 2016: What is the impact of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on semen parameters? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Radfar MH, Simforoosh N, Sotoudeh M, Ramezani MH, Mollakoochakian MJ, Nikravesh M, Shemshaki H.
Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran - Iran.
Research Committee, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran - Iran.

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Peter Alken
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Freitag, 31. März 2017 08:35
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Carvalho M et al, 2016: Effect of potassium citrate supplement on stone recurrence before or after lithotripsy: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Carvalho M, Erbano BO, Kuwaki EY, Pontes HP, Liu JW, Boros LH, Asinelli MO, Baena CP.
Escola de Medicina, PUCPR-Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155-Prado Velho, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Hospital de Clínicas, UFPR-Universidade Federal do Paraná, Rua General Carneiro, 181-Alto da Glória, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
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Hans-Göran Tiselius
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Mittwoch, 29. März 2017 10:25
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Nayak HK et al, 2016: Gastric Submucosal Hematoma: An Unusual Complication of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Nayak HK, Krishna VP, Mohindra S, Saraswat VA, Mohindra N, Pande G.
Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

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Peter Alken
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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.
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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.
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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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Clavijo RI et al, 2016: Effects of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy on Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Chaussy C et al, 2016: First Clinical Experience with Extracorporeally Induced Destruction of Kidney Stones by Shock Waves.

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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.

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Ghorbani M et al, 2016: Review on Lithotripsy and Cavitation in Urinary Stone Therapy

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Guan Y et al, 2016: Histotripsy Produced by Hundred-Microsecond-Long Focused Ultrasonic Pulses: A Preliminary Study.

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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
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Patel CK et al, 2016: Advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: what's new and upcoming?

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Lu Z et al, 2016: Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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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.

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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.

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Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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Peter Alken
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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.
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Bourdoumis A et al, 2016: The evolution of urolithiasis management in the new millennium.

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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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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.

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Khatami A et al, 2016: Reduced time from diagnosis to stone-free status in patients with ureteral calculi.

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Faure A et al, 2016: Postural therapy for renal stones in children: A Rolling Stones procedure.

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Heers H et al, 2016: Trends in urological stone disease: a 5-year update of Hospital Episode statistics.

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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.

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

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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.

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