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Ng et al, 2012: Hepatic haematoma after shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones

Ng CF, Law VT, Chiu PK, Tan CB, Man CW, Chu PS
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, 4/F Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China


Abstract

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) is a non-invasive procedure for urolithiasis. Only a very small portion of patients suffer from post-SWL haematoma and most of them have perinephric haematoma formation. We present two patients who developed subcapsular hepatic haematomas after SWL, followed by a review of the literature on the condition.

Urol Res. 2012 Dec;40(6):785-9. doi: 10.1007/s00240-012-0492-0. Epub 2012 Jul 11
PMID: 22782117 [PubMed - in process]

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Peter Alken on Monday, 14 May 2012 07:29

A rare complication just as to have a haematoma of the right upper renal pole after treatment of a right lower caliceal stone (case1). What went wrong?

Peter Alken

A rare complication just as to have a haematoma of the right upper renal pole after treatment of a right lower caliceal stone (case1). What went wrong? Peter Alken
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