Mathers J et al, 2015: Re "Cardiac dysrhythmias induced by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children".
Mathers J, Harding L, Smeulders N, Davies R, Hume-Smith H
Great Ormond Street Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N3JH, UK
No abstract available.
J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Dec;10(6):1288. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2014.06.025. Epub 2014 Sep 21.
This is just a short comment to a previously published article on dysrythmia during SWL. VES are very seldom recorded with electromagnetic lithotripters. My own experience is that this side effect, when occasionally encountered, seems to be related to the anaesthesia rather to SWL.