Peter Alken, MD
Professor of Urology
Department of Urology, Universitätsklinik Mannheim
Ruprecht- Karls-Universität Heidelberg
68135 Mannheim, Germany

Yamashita S, et al., 2018: Three-dimensional mean stone density measurement is superior for predicting extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy success

Yamashita S, Kohjimoto Y, Iwahashi Y, Iguchi T, Iba A, Nishizawa S, Hara I.
Department of Urology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan.

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On first glance it makes more sense to measure the mean density (MSD) of a whole stone to determine the stone’s susceptibility to ... Lire la suite
vendredi 17 mai 2019 08:15
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Haraldsson S et al., 2018: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic duct stones: an observational study

Haraldsson S, Roug S, Nøjgaard C, Novovic S, Gluud LL, Feldager E, Schmidt PN.
Department of Gastroenterology, Landspitali - University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. Abdominal Center K, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. Department of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark.

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The results remember me of the fact that ESWL frequently improved the pain situation of patients with medullary sponge kidneys des... Lire la suite
mercredi 15 mai 2019 08:40
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Islamoglu E et al., 2018: Does extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy-related pain get affected by menstrual cycle and menopause?

Islamoglu E, Tas S, Karamik K, Yalcinkaya S, Tokgoz H, Savas M
University of Health Sciences, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey.

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This is a well done gender study on female pain perception during ESWL written by five males. “… as far as we know our study is t... Lire la suite
lundi 13 mai 2019 08:31
159 lectures
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Bianchi G. et al., 2018: Comparison of an electromagnetic and an electrohydraulic lithotripter: Efficacy, pain and complications

Bianchi G, Marega D, Knez R, Bucci S, Trombetta C.
Department of Urology, University of Trieste, Cattinara Hospital, Trieste.

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Sometimes better results are achieved with new machine and sometimes with thorough instructions in the proper use of machines. I r... Lire la suite
jeudi 9 mai 2019 08:25
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Liu Y et al., 2018: Large mesenteric hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic stones: A case report

Department of Gastroenterology, Gongli Hospital.Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai.
Hainan Branch of Chinese PLA General Hospital, Sanya.
Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai.
Department of Gastroenterology, The Second Clinical Medical College (Shenzhen People's Hospital), Jinan University, Guangdong, China

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lundi 6 mai 2019 08:20
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Tao RZ et al., 2018: External physical vibration lithecbole facilitating the expulsion of upper ureteric stones 1.0-2.0 cm after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a prospective randomized trial

Tang QL, Zhou S, Jia CP, Lv JL.

Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, 211100, Jiangsu, China.

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This is the 4th publication on the the EPVL (Friend I) (1-3). The device consists of two essential pieces: a mechanical oscillator... Lire la suite
vendredi 3 mai 2019 10:43
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Reynolds LF et al., 2018: Indications and contraindications for shock wave lithotripsy and how to improve outcomes

Kroczak T, Pace KT.
Division of Urology, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

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This general review offers 101 references to readers with no or limited knowledge of ESWL.
jeudi 2 mai 2019 08:30
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Watson RR et al., 2018: Biliary and pancreatic lithotripsy devices

ASGE Technology Committee, Watson RR, Parsi MA, Aslanian HR, Goodman AJ, Lichtenstein DR, Melson J, Navaneethan U, Pannala R, Sethi A, Sullivan SA, Thosani NC, Trikudanathan G, Trindade AJ, Maple JT.
Biliary and pancreatic lithotripsy devices.

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This overview on all lithotripsy techniques to treat biliary and pancreatic stones includes a few basic general comments on ESWL.... Lire la suite
lundi 29 avril 2019 10:00
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Reesink DJ et al., 2018: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy under intravenous sedation for treatment of urolithiasis

Reesink DJ, Scheltema JMW, Barendrecht MM, Boeken Kruger AE, Jansonius A, Wiltink J, van der Windt F.

a Urology Department , Tergooi Hospital Hilversum/Blaricum , Blaricum , The Netherlands.

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We have reviewed more than 1000 publication on EWSL and I have read a lot of other publications on different urological topics. Th... Lire la suite
jeudi 25 avril 2019 08:40
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Woźniak P et al., 2018: The lipid peroxidation in patients with nephrolithiasis before and after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Woźniak P, Kontek B, Różański W, Olas B.
2nd Department of Urology, Medical University of Łódź, Pabianicka 62, 93-513 Łódź, Poland.
Department of General Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology & Environmental Protection, University of Łódź, Pomorska 141/3, 90-236 Łódź, Poland.

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The core information concerning the effect of ESWL on the parameters evaluated is: no change after ESWL. The stone patients were... Lire la suite
mardi 23 avril 2019 08:32
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Leapman MS et al, 2018: Variation in National Opioid Prescribing Patterns Following Surgery for Kidney Stones.

Leapman MS, DeRycke E, Skanderson M, Becker WC, Makarov DV, Gross CP, Driscoll M, Motamedinia P, Bathulapalli H, Mattocks K, Brandt CA, Haskell S, Bastian LA.
Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut.
Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.
Population Health, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.
VA New York, NY Harbor Healthcare System.

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The most devastating pain in urology is colicky pain. But even in this acute situation opioids are rarely given in Europe: The 20... Lire la suite
mercredi 9 janvier 2019 15:29
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Zewin TS et al, 2018: Efficacy and safety of low-intensity shock wave therapy in penile rehabilitation post nerve-sparing radical cystoprostatectomy: a randomized controlled trial.

Zewin TS, El-Assmy A, Harraz AM, Bazeed M, Shokeir AA, Sheir K, Mosbah A.
Urology Department, Urology & Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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To the best of our knowledge, this is the first randomized controlled study that evaluated the use of LI-ESWT as a penile rehabili... Lire la suite
jeudi 28 mars 2019 12:56
Peter Alken
All patients suffered from postoperative ED. In the Li-ESWT group patients received 12 sessions of penile within 9 weeks while the... Lire la suite
lundi 7 janvier 2019 15:25
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Fan J et al, 2018: The role of super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP) in the treatment of symptomatic lower pole renal stones (LPSs) after the failure of shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) or retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS).

Fan J, Zhang T, Zhu W, Gurioli A, Ketegwe IR, Zeng G.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Urology, No. 1-3, Kangda Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510230, China.
Department of Urology, Turin University of Studies, Turin, Italy.

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This publication comes from a department with extensive experience in super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP). “All the proc... Lire la suite
vendredi 4 janvier 2019 15:22
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Veld JV et al, 2018: A systematic review of advanced endoscopy-assisted lithotripsy for retained biliary tract stones: laser, electrohydraulic or extracorporeal shock wave.

Veld JV, van Huijgevoort NCM, Boermeester MA, Besselink MG, van Delden OM, Fockens P, van Hooft JE.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Surgery, Department of Interventional Radiology, Amsterdam Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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The trend described is similar to that for the treatment of pancreatic duct stones. It is surprising to see that electrohydraulic... Lire la suite
mercredi 2 janvier 2019 15:19
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Fankhauser CD et al, 2018: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus flexible ureterorenoscopy in the treatment of untreated renal calculi.

Fankhauser CD, Hermanns T, Lieger L, Diethelm O, Umbehr M, Luginbühl T, Sulser T, Müntener M, Poyet C.
Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, City Hospital Triemli of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, Spital Uster, Uster, Switzerland.

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This is a good retrospective study which has the added value of a propensity score-matched analysis of a large case number and thu... Lire la suite
lundi 31 décembre 2018 15:15
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Gadzhiev N et al, 2018: Novel Approach for Endoscopic Management of Duodenal Injury during Perirenal Infected Haematoma Drainage after Shock-Wave Lithotripsy.

Gadzhiev N, Gorelov D, Smirnov A, Al-Shukri S, Petrov S.
Department of Urology, Department of Endoscopy, Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
Department of Urology, The Nikiforov Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

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The duodenal lesion happened not as a consequence of ESWL but during the percutaneous puncture and drainage of the hematoma.... Lire la suite
jeudi 27 décembre 2018 15:11
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Choo MS et al, 2018: A Prediction Model using Machine Learning Algorithm for Assessing Stone-Free Status after Single-Session Shockwave Lithotripsy to Treat Ureteral Stones.

Choo MS, Uhmn S, Kim JK, Han JH, Kim DH, Kim J, Lee SH.
Department of Urology, Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital, Hwaseong-si, Geonggi-do, Republic of Korea; Department of Computer Engineering, Hallym University (SU, DHK, JK), Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea.

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This paper is worth reading because it is a new promise to predict the future. “Stone length as well as stone width and height me... Lire la suite
vendredi 21 décembre 2018 15:07
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Proietti S et al, 2018: Italian endourological panorama: results from a national survey.

Proietti S, Somani BK, Pietropaolo A, Saitta G, Rodríguez-Socarrás ME, Rosso M, Bellinzoni P, Gaboardi F, Giusti G.
Urology Department, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Ville Turro Division, Milan, Italy.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom.

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An interesting article because of the data and moreover because of the discussion which touches many aspects of the urological pro... Lire la suite
mercredi 19 décembre 2018 14:59
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Wang YB et al, 2018: Efficacies of Various Surgical Regimens in the Treatment of Renal Calculi Patients: a Network Meta-Analysis in 25 Enrolled Controlled Clinical Trials.

Wang YB, Cui YX, Song JN, Yang Q, Wang G.
Department of Urology, Third Operating Room, First Operating Room, Second Operating Room, the First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.

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Another Network Meta-Analysis. A simple rule to avoid wasting time is: do not read meta-analyses which do not state in the introdu... Lire la suite
lundi 17 décembre 2018 14:56
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Zang ZJ et al, 2018: The impact of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy on testicular function in adult rats.

Zang ZJ, Liu Q, Hu J, Feng J, Zhu YQ, Ma G, Jiang MH.
Department of Infertility and Sexual Medicine, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Cell-gene Therapy Translational Medicine Research Center, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou, China.

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Do patients have to be informed about possible testicular damage while being treated with Li-ESWT? I would say, no: “…the use of a... Lire la suite
mardi 11 décembre 2018 14:51
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Ali M et al, 2018: Shock wave lithotripsy versus endoscopic cystolitholapaxy in the management of patients presenting with calcular acute urinary retention: a randomised controlled trial.

Ali M, Hashem A, Helmy TE, Zewin T, Sheir KZ, Shokeir AA.
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
Very good results with ESWL on bladder stones integrate and clear stones in 43 patients (86%), while 2 patients required 2 session... Lire la suite
jeudi 6 décembre 2018 14:48
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Weigel WA et al, 2018: Process improvement for a complex dual medical procedure.

Weigel WA, Gluck M, Ross AS, Lin OS, Williams BL, Blackmore CC.
Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Radiology, Department of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Center for Healthcare Improvement Science, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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The article does not focus on ESWL but describes an organizational and procedural rearrangement of the combined therapy of pancrea... Lire la suite
mardi 27 novembre 2018 14:37
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Davis RB et al, 2018: Contemporary practice patterns in the treatment of pediatric stone disease.

Davis RB, Farber NJ, Kaplan A, Patel R, Steckler RE, Elsamra SE.
Department of Urology, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University
jeudi 22 novembre 2018 14:44
2550 lectures
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Li PC et al, 2018: [Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for Peyronie's disease: A preliminary study of 32 cases].

Li PC, Chen X, Zhu XB, Shi T, Song F, Huang HW, Zhang XS.
Department of Andrology, Henan Provincial People's Hospital, Zhengzhou, Henan 450000, China.

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mardi 20 novembre 2018 14:32
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Frost F et al, 2018: Between a Rock and an Airspace: Pneumothorax After Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Renal Stones in a Patient With Cystic Fibrosis.

Frost F, Griffiths P, Brockelsby C, Lynch C, Walshaw MJ, Nazareth D.
Adult CF Centre, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Urology Department, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

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jeudi 15 novembre 2018 11:59
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Gürbuz ZG et al, 2018: Small renal pelvis stones: Shock wave lithotripsy or flexible ureteroscopy? A match-pair analysis.

Gürbuz ZG, Şener NC, Vuruşkan E, Deniz ME, Gürlen G, Ortoğlu F.
Department of Urology, University of Health Sciences, Adana City Teaching and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
In the fURS group an 11.5/9.5 F ureteral access sheath was placed in all cases obviously without problems. No patient had a primar... Lire la suite
vendredi 9 novembre 2018 11:55
2571 lectures
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Fan J et al, 2018: The role of super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP) in the treatment of symptomatic lower pole renal stones (LPSs) after the failure of shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) or retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS).

Fan J, Zhang T, Zhu W, Gurioli A, Ketegwe IR, Zeng G.
Department of Urology, Turin University of Studies, Turin, Italy.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Urology, No. 1-3, Kangda Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510230, China.

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Peter Alken
Good study about the percutaneous removal of lower pole stones after failed ESWL or RIRS. The only critic I have is that 9,1% of t... Lire la suite
mardi 6 novembre 2018 12:04
2758 lectures
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Tokgöz H et al, 2017: Lunar cycle may have an effect on Shock Wave Lithotripsy related pain outcome.

Tokgöz H, Yalçınkaya S, İslamoğlu E, Karamık K, Tokgöz Ö, Savaş M.
Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Departments of Urology, Departments of Radiology, Antalya, Turkey.

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From Wikimedia :https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fases_lunars.png I am not familiar with the working habits at the Depart... Lire la suite
vendredi 2 novembre 2018 11:58
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Goel H et al, 2018: Role of clinical and radiological parameters in predicting the outcome of shockwave lithotripsy for ureteric stones.

Goel H, Gahlawat S, Bera MK, Pal DK, Aggarwal O.
Department of Urology, PGIMER and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Department of Urology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Department of Biochemistry, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

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Peter Alken
“This present study was designed to establish factors predicting the success of SWL” Unfortunately there is no new information off... Lire la suite
mercredi 31 octobre 2018 11:46
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Iqbal N et al, 2018: Comparison of ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the management of proximal ureteral stones: A single center experience.

Iqbal N, Malik Y, Nadeem U, Khalid M, Pirzada A, Majeed M, Malik HA, Akhter S.
Department of Urology, Shifa International Hospital Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Peter Alken
This is a retrospective study on two groups of exactly 200 patients each. “As per departmental policy patients were given choice t... Lire la suite
lundi 29 octobre 2018 11:42
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Fankhauser CD et al, 2018: Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes after exposure to extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy in patients with renal calculi: a retrospective non-randomized data analysis.

Fankhauser CD, Mohebbi N, Grogg J, Holenstein A, Zhong Q, Hermanns T, Sulser T, Steurer J, Cedric P.
Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Department of Pathology of Molecular Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Cancer Data Science Group, Children's Medical Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research and Knowledge Transfer, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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Hypertension as a late complication of ESWL is an important and controversial issue. With the present paper the battel continues. ... Lire la suite
vendredi 26 octobre 2018 11:37
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Langenauer J et al, 2018: Advanced non-contrasted computed tomography post-processing by CT-Calculometry (CT-CM) outperforms established predictors for the outcome of shock wave lithotripsy.

Langenauer J, Betschart P, Hechelhammer L, Güsewell S, Schmid HP, Engeler DS, Abt D, Zumstein V.
Department of Urology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials Unit, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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This is work in progress and the authors’ enthusiasm is damped a little bit by the fact that “no re-intervention needed” includes ... Lire la suite
mercredi 24 octobre 2018 11:04
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Barreto L et al, 2018: Medical and surgical interventions for the treatment of urinary stones in children.

Barreto L, Jung JH, Abdelrahim A, Ahmed M, Dawkins GPC, Kazmierski M.
Department of Urology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, London, UK.

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Terrifying view on what has been published on the subject. There are not only too many journals but also too many low quality pape... Lire la suite
lundi 22 octobre 2018 10:58
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Ito H et al, 2018: Systematic review of Calyceal Diverticulum.

Ito H, Aboumarzouk O, Abushamma F, Keeley F.
Southmead Hospital, 159003, Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, 473300, Urology Department, Urological Research and Training Unit, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
University of Glasgow, School of Medicine, Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Bristol Urological Institute, Urology, Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Meta-Analyses are usually done to shed light on a disease and to better understand how to handle it. Unfortunately frequently the... Lire la suite
vendredi 19 octobre 2018 10:51
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Samotyjek J et al, 2018: Surgical treatment methods of urolithiasis in the pediatric population.

Samotyjek J, Jurkiewicz B, Krupa A.
Pediatric Surgery and Urology Clinic CMKP in Dziekanów Leśny, Poland.

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Peter Alken
No free access via Karolinska Institute.
mercredi 26 septembre 2018 09:09
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Wang D et al, 2018: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Chronic Pancreatitis Patients With Stones After Pancreatic Surgery.

Wang D, Ji JT, Xin L, Bi YW, Pan J, Liao Z, Du TT, Lin JH, Zhang D, Zeng XP, Ye B, Zou WB, Chen H, Xie T, Li BR, Zheng ZH, Li ZS, Hu LH.

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Peter Alken
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vendredi 21 septembre 2018 09:05
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Bucci S et al, 2018: Emergency extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (eSWL) as opposed to delayed SWL (dSWL) for the treatment of acute renal colic due to obstructive ureteral stone: a prospective randomized trial.

Bucci S, Umari P, Rizzo M, Pavan N, Liguori G, Barbone F, Trombetta C.
Department of Urology, University of Trieste, Cattinara Hospital, Trieste, Italy.
IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.

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vendredi 7 septembre 2018 09:01
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Fojecki GL et al, 2018: Effect of Linear Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction-12-Month Follow-Up of a Randomized, Double-Blinded, Sham-Controlled Study.

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

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Peter Alken
A well done study with long term data of a previously published series (Fojecki GL, Tiessen S, Osther PJ. Effect of low-energy lin... Lire la suite
jeudi 16 août 2018 09:13
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Kalyvianakis D et al, 2018: Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing 2 Treatment Protocols and the Impact of Repeating Treatment.

Kalyvianakis D, Memmos E, Mykoniatis I, Kapoteli P, Memmos D, Hatzichristou D.
Department of Urology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece; 1st Department of Urology and Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; Institute for the Study of Urological Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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The unexperienced reader has to become familiar with the term minimally clinical important differences (MCID). He will find the fi... Lire la suite
vendredi 10 août 2018 09:08
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Rizk PJ et al, 2018: Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction.

Rizk PJ, Krieger JR, Kohn TP, Pastuszak AW.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
Center for Reproductive Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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Kang HW et al, 2018: Predictive factors and treatment outcomes of Steinstrasse following shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral calculi: A Bayesian regression model analysis.

Kang HW, Cho KS, Ham WS, Kang DH, Jung HD, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Yongin Severance Hospital,Yonsei University Health System, Yongin, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

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This is how the authors explain the fact that a short SSD provoked Steinstrasse: “… in ureter stones with relatively short SSDs,... Lire la suite
mardi 31 juillet 2018 08:59
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Jing S et al, 2018: Modified Mechanical Percussion for Upper Urinary Tract Stone Fragments after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: a Prospective Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial.

Jing S, Liu B, Lan W, Zhao X, Bao J, Ma J, Liu Z, Liu H, Pan T, Yang J, Wu D, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang Z.
Institute of Urology, Lanzhou University Second Hospital, Key Laboratory of Urological Diseases, Gansu Province (Lanzhou University), Gansu Nephro-Urological Clinical Center, Lanzhou, China.
Department of Urology, Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Region, Wuhan, China.
Department of Urology, Shenzhen People's Hospital, Second Clinical Medicine School of Jinan University, Shenzhen, China.
Institute of Urology, Lanzhou University Second Hospital, Key Laboratory of Urological Diseases, Gansu Province (Lanzhou University), Gansu Nephro-Urological Clinical Center, Lanzhou, China.

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This adds to the positive results with post-ESWL percussion-inversion-diuresis protocols. The results are surprisingly good from t... Lire la suite
lundi 23 juillet 2018 08:51
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Streeper NM, 2018: Asymptomatic Renal Stones-to Treat or Not to Treat.

Streeper NM.
Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Mail Code H055, 500 University Drive, PO Box 850, Hershey, PA.

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This is a well written bias-free publication with a lot of good facts and clear cut recommendations. Get a copy and read it! You ... Lire la suite
lundi 16 juillet 2018 08:23
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Ellison JS et al, 2018: Risk factors for repeat surgical intervention in pediatric nephrolithiasis: A Pediatric Health Information System database study.

Ellison JS, Shnorhavorian M, Oron A, Kieran K, Lendvay TS, Merguerian PA.
Pediatric Urology, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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This is a very detailed care research analysis. it would be good to have similar data on all other stone treatment procedures in a... Lire la suite
vendredi 13 juillet 2018 08:18
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Ng CF et al, 2018: Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy Could Lead to a Prolonged Increase in the Renal Fibrotic Process of Up to 2 Years.

Ng CF, Luke S, Yee CH, Leung SCH, Teoh JYC, Yuen J.
SH Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong .
School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Hung Hom, Hong Kong.

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A carefully selected title for a paper with alarming specifications: “In the literature, the average annual incidence of add-on ph... Lire la suite
vendredi 6 juillet 2018 12:13
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Kyriakides R et al, 2017: Effect of Music on Outpatient Urological Procedures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis from ESUT.

Kyriakides R, Jones P, Geraghty R, Skolarikos A, Liatsikos E, Traxer O, Pietropaolo A, Somani BK.
University of Southampton, University Hospital Southampton National Health Service Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and 2nd Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, Patras University, Patra, Greece.
Tenon Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University and Group Recherche Clinique Lithiase No. 20, Paris, France.

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In the six studies on ESWL 489 of 1023 patients were exposed to music. It helps to reduce analgesic consumption.
lundi 2 juillet 2018 08:06
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Yucel MO et al, 2017: The Respiratory Induced Kidney Motion: Does It Really Effect the Shock Wave Lithotripsy?

Yucel MO, Ozcan S, Tirpan G, Bagcioglu M, Aydin A, Demirbas A, Karakan T.
Department of Urology, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Izmir, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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This paper deals with a well-known fact. I admit that I did not understand how the authors measured the kidney motion: “The size o... Lire la suite
jeudi 21 juin 2018 08:01
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Hazar IA et al, 2017: Does Mild Hydronephrosis Induced by Full-Bladder Improve Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Lower Calyceal Stones?: A Prospective Randomized Study.

Hazar IA, Cakiroglu B, Sinanoglu O, Akgün FS, Arda E, Yuksel I, Akdere H.
Department of Urology, Taksim Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department Urology, Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Emergency Clinic, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey.

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How is this done? “In the present study as well, we tried to increase hydrostatic pressure in the renal calyces and pelvis through... Lire la suite
jeudi 14 juin 2018 07:57
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Waqas M et al, 2018: Evaluating the importance of different computed tomography scan-based factors in predicting the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal stones.

Waqas M, Saqib IU, Imran Jamil M, Ayaz Khan M, Akhter S.
Department of Urology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Foundation Year Resident, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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There are many studies on the market looking at parameters that allow predicting the success rate of ESWL based on imaging finding... Lire la suite
vendredi 8 juin 2018 07:51
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Sridharan K et al, 2018: Efficacy and safety of alpha blockers in medical expulsive therapy for ureteral stones: a mixed treatment network meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials.

Sridharan K, Sivaramakrishnan G.
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Manama , Bahrain.
Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics, School of Oral Health, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Suva , Fiji Islands.

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Here is a next-generation meta-analyses: network meta-analysis. In the discussion section the authors state: “More recently, Hol... Lire la suite
jeudi 31 mai 2018 07:45
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Ludwig WW et al, 2018: Urinary Stone Disease: Diagnosis, Medical Therapy, and Surgical Management.

Ludwig WW, Matlaga BR.
Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Marburg 134, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.

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This is a general small review on all aspects of stone therapy similar to a very condense version of a guideline.
mardi 22 mai 2018 07:39
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Farouk A et al, 2018: Is mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy a safe alternative to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in pediatric age group in borderline stones? a randomized prospective study.

Farouk A, Tawfick A, Shoeb M, Mahmoud MA, Mostafa DE, Hasan M, Abdalla HM.
Department of Urology, Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt.

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A prospective randomised study of a significant number of patients which adds to what is known when comparing Mini-PNL with ESWL. ... Lire la suite
mardi 15 mai 2018 07:47
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Ergin G et al, 2018: Shock wave lithotripsy or retrograde intrarenal surgery: which one is more effective for 10-20-mm renal stones in children.

Ergin G, Kirac M, Kopru B, Ebiloglu T, Kibar Y, Biri H.
Department of Urology, Koru Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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A retrospective study on 79 children treated in 10 years by ESWL or URS; that might be 8 children per year. There is no informatio... Lire la suite
mardi 8 mai 2018 07:15
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Sarica K et al, 2017: Super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal stone less than 25mm in pediatric patients: Could it be an alternative to shockwave lithotripsy?

Sarica K, Eryildirim B, Tuerxun A, Batuer A, Kavukoglu O, Buz A, Zeng G.
Lütfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic, Istanbul, Turquía.
The First People's Hospital of Kashgar Erea, Kashgar City, Xinjiang, China.
Department of Urology, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
vendredi 27 avril 2018 11:08
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Fojecki GL et al, 2017: Effect of Linear Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction-12-Month Follow-Up of a Randomized, Double-Blinded, Sham-Controlled Study.

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

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A solid study on a swaying subject. The interested reader should have a look at: Fode M, Hatzichristodoulou G, Serefoglu EC, Verze... Lire la suite
mercredi 25 avril 2018 11:02
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Woźniak P et al, 2017: Evaluation of hemostasis parameters and the role of the oxidative damage to plasma proteins in the modulation of hemostasis in patients with nephrolithiasis before and after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Woźniak P, Kontek B, Różański W, Olas B.
2nd Department of Urology, Medical University of Łódź, Pabianicka 62, Łódź, Poland.
Department of General Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Łódź, Pomorska 141/3, Łódź, Poland.

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vendredi 20 avril 2018 10:58
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Turkay R et al, 2017: Shear Wave Elastographic Alterations in the Kidney After Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Turkay R, Inci E, Bas D, Atar A.
Department of Radiology, Medical Sciences University, Istanbul Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Medical Sciences University, Istanbul Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey.

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They say: This is a first report on the measurement of tissue elasticity after ESWL. What the SWE values can be used for is uncl... Lire la suite
mercredi 18 avril 2018 10:52
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López-Acón JD et al, 2017: Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Increasing the Energy Dose Applied Per Session by Increasing the Number of Shock Waves in Extracorporeal Lithotripsy: A Prospective and Comparative Study.

López-Acón JD, Budía Alba A, Bahílo-Mateu P, Trassierra-Villa M, de Los Ángeles Conca-Baenas M, de Guzmán Ordaz-Jurado D, Boronat FT.
Endourology and Lithotripsy Department, La Fe University and Polythecnic Hospital, Valencia, Spain.

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No ramping, 120 Hz, up to 7000 shots per session with good results and no difference in the complication rate in a prospective R... Lire la suite
lundi 16 avril 2018 10:48
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Kazama I et al, 2017: Postrenal acute kidney injury in a patient with unilateral ureteral obstruction caused by urolithiasis: A case report.

Kazama I, Nakajima T.
Department of Physiology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryo-cho, Aoba-ku bInternal Medicine, Iwakiri Hospital, Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

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A case report on renal function but without a focus on ESWL
jeudi 12 avril 2018 10:41
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Guu SJ et al, 2017: Efficacy of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Men With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Refractory to 3-As Therapy.

Guu SJ, Geng JH, Chao IT, Lin HT, Lee YC, Juan YS, Liu CC, Wang CJ, Tsai CC.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Teaching and Research Center, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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An “open-label, single-arm prospective study” with extremely good results on patients who failed everything else!? The materials ... Lire la suite
mardi 10 avril 2018 10:37
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Yang TX et al, 2017: A network meta-analysis on the beneficial effect of medical expulsive therapy after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Yang TX, Liao BH, Chen YT, Li H, He Q, Liu QY, Wang KJ.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology (Laboratory of Reconstructive Urology), West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan, P. R. China.

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Network metaanalysis is the new kid on the block. The present authors looked at 26 studies with 5 interventions (tamsulosin, tera... Lire la suite
vendredi 6 avril 2018 10:30
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Man L et al, 2017: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Man L, Li G.
Department of Urology, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, 100035, China.

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In the discussion it says: “Most of the included RCTs did not describe the details of randomization or blinding, and the potential... Lire la suite
mercredi 4 avril 2018 10:17
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Chung JM et al, 2017: Impact of repeated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on prepubertal rat kidney.

Chung JM, Park BK, Kim JH, Lee HJ, Lee SD.
Department of Urology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Yangsan, Korea.
Research Institute for Convergence of Biomedical Science and Technology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea.
Department of Pathology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea.

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The basic idea to do this study is described by the authors: “It is well known that renal trauma differs between children and adul... Lire la suite
lundi 2 avril 2018 10:14
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Maldonado-Avila M et al, 2017: Comparison of three analgesic drug regimens with twelfth subcostal nerve block for pain control during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Maldonado-Avila M, Garduño-Arteaga LM, Vela-Mollinedo RA, Jaspersen-Gastelum J, Virgen-Gutierrez F, Del Rosario-Santiago M, Rios-Davila V.
Hospital General de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

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vendredi 30 mars 2018 10:04
2889 lectures
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Chaussy CG et al, 2017: How can and should we optimize extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy?

Chaussy CG, Tiselius HG.
University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, USA.
Division of Urology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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A must-read for the Urologist in charge of the ESWL treatment in his department. The second must read is (López-Acón JD et al. Ana... Lire la suite
mercredi 28 mars 2018 10:00
3270 lectures
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Zou ZJ et al, 2017: Low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy: a review of preclinical studies.

Zou ZJ, Liang JY, Liu ZH, Gao R, Lu YP.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, China.
Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350005, China.

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An interesting review on experimental studies on the possible mechanisms of how LI-ESWT could help in post-prostatectomy ED which ... Lire la suite
lundi 26 mars 2018 09:54
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Schoenthaler M et al, 2017: The stone surgeon in the mirror: how are German-speaking urologists treating large renal stones today?

Schoenthaler M, Hein S, Seitz C, Türk C, Danuser H, Vach W, Miernik A.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centre-University of Freiburg, Hugstetter Str. 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany.
Department of Urology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology/Stone Centre, Hospital Rudolfstiftung, Ziehrerplatz 7/7, 1030, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Kantonsspital, 6000, Lucerne 16, Switzerland.
Centre for Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier Str. 26, 79104, Freiburg, Germany.

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I have some doubts on the ways the data were collected, and how they are interpreted and presented. “Open surgery is still perfor... Lire la suite
mardi 20 mars 2018 09:44
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Sabharwal S et al, 2017: A prospective randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial to assess the effect of diuretics on shockwave lithotripsy of calculi.

Sabharwal S, Jeyaseelan L, Panda A, Gnanaraj L, Kekre NS, Devasia A.
Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
2Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

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A proper, well done study with a small number of cases based on the presumption that the difference between the two groups would b... Lire la suite
vendredi 16 mars 2018 09:39
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Gezginci E et al, 2017: Comparison of Two Different Distraction Methods Affecting the Level of Pain and Anxiety during Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Gezginci E, Iyigun E, Yalcin S, Bedir S, Ozgok IY.
University of Health Sciences, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology, Ankara, Turkey.
University of Health Sciences, Gulhane School of Nursing, Ankara, Turkey.
University of Turkish Aeronautical Association, Board of Trustees, Ankara, Turkey.

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In this study “no patients were administered any type of analgesic drug before and during ESWL”. No surprise that the mean (SD) pa... Lire la suite
mercredi 14 mars 2018 09:34
3147 lectures
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Ahn JS et al, 2017: National Imaging Trends After Ureteroscopic or Shockwave Lithotripsy For Nephrolithiasis

Ahn JS, Holt S, May P, Harper JD.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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America runs way behind with the use of sonographic imaging. It’s good to see that this imaging technique, which is urological rou... Lire la suite
lundi 12 mars 2018 13:46
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Cevik B et al, 2017: Procedural sedation and analgesia for pediatric shock wave lithotripsy: a 10 year experience of single institution.

Cevik B, Tuncer M, Erkal KH, Eryildirim B, Sarica K.
Dr. Lütfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Clinic, Şemsi Denizer caddesi, 34865, Cevizli-Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey.

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A good study with clear cut information for everyday use.
vendredi 9 mars 2018 13:42
4022 lectures
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Kalyvianakis D et al, 2017: Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy Improves Hemodynamic Parameters in Patients With Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction: A Triplex Ultrasonography-Based Sham-Controlled Trial.

Kalyvianakis D, Hatzichristou D.
Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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A good study by a group being involved in that matter since years. Hatzichristou D. Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Waves Thera... Lire la suite
mercredi 7 mars 2018 13:38
3132 lectures
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Durmuş G et al, 2017: Assessment of electrocardiographic parameters in adult patients undergoing extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

Durmuş G, Kalyoncuoğlu M, Karataş MB, Çanga Y, Öztürk S, Özal E, Çakıllı Y, Kırış T, Güngör B, Alper AT, Can MM, Bolca O.
Department of Cardiology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

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11 cardiologist writing about the differences between pre- and post-ESWL ECGs in 40 patients treated in 4 different clinics during... Lire la suite
lundi 5 mars 2018 13:33
3300 lectures
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Schregel C et al, 2017: Influence of acetylsalicylic acid and low-molecular weight heparins on the formation of renal hematoma after shock wave lithotripsy.

Schregel C, John H, Randazzo M, Keller I.
Department of Urology, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Brauerstrasse 15, 8401, Winterthur, Switzerland.

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The basis of this publication is very week and does not allow any sound conclusions regarding the frequency of renal hematomas aft... Lire la suite
vendredi 2 mars 2018 14:19
3490 lectures
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Raheem OA et al, 2017: Burden of Urolithiasis: Trends in Prevalence, Treatments, and Costs.

Raheem OA, Khandwala YS, Sur RL, Ghani KR, Denstedt JD.
Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health, San Diego, CA, USA.
University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Department of Surgery, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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In the section focusing on therapy selection and costs the authors state: “Management trends for urolithiasis in Europe vary becau... Lire la suite
jeudi 1 mars 2018 13:18
2878 lectures
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Fode M et al, 2017: Low-intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: is the evidence strong enough?

Fode M, Hatzichristodoulou G, Serefoglu EC, Verze P,Albersen M on behalf of the Young Academic Urologists Men’s Health Group Young Academic Urologists Men's Health Group.

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One decisive sentence is: “Thus, Li‑ESWT is the only currently marketed treatment for ED that might offer a cure, which is the mo... Lire la suite
lundi 26 février 2018 13:14
3096 lectures
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Nielsen TK et al., 2017: Efficacy of commercialised extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy service: a review of 589 renal stones.

Nielsen TK, Jensen JB.
Department of Urology, Hospitalsenheden Vest, Holstebro, Denmark.

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The second good quality Scandinavian ESWL study published in the third quarter of 2017 (Wagenius M, et al. Complications in extrac... Lire la suite
vendredi 16 février 2018 14:08
3902 lectures
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Sridharan K et al, 2017: Medical expulsive therapy in urolithiasis: a mixed treatment comparison network meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials.

Sridharan K, Sivaramakrishnan G.
School of Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji Islands.
School of Oral Health, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Suva , Fiji Islands.

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This meta-analysis includes 9 studies published in 2012, 14 in 2013, 15 in 2014, 18 in 2015, 14 in 2016. The authors state: from t... Lire la suite
lundi 12 février 2018 12:49
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Chuang YC et al, 2017: Urodynamic and molecular characteristics of detrusor underactivity in a rat cryoinjury model and effects of low energy shock wave therapy.

Chuang YC, Tyagi P, Wang HJ, Huang CC, Lin CC, Chancellor MB.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
The Center of Excellence in Shockwave Medicine and Tissue Regeneration, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Department of Pathology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Oakland University-William Beaumont School of Medicine, Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Detrusor underactivity (DU) or underactive bladder (UAB) is a slowly developing, long standing condition usually seen in old patie... Lire la suite
jeudi 8 février 2018 12:43
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Wagenius M et al, 2017: Complications in extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: a cohort study.

Wagenius M, Jakobsson J, Stranne J, Linder A.
Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
Department of Surgery , Helsingborg Hospital, Helsingborg, Sweden.
Department of Urology , Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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A sound retrospective study on 1169 patients treated with 1838 ESWL sessions. Single treatment was used most frequently (n = 1414,... Lire la suite
jeudi 1 février 2018 11:58
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Chang KD et al, 2017: Impact of Pretreatment Hydronephrosis on the Success Rate of Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients with Ureteral Stone.

Chang KD, Lee JY, Park SY, Kang DH, Lee HH, Cho KS.
Department of Urology and Urological Science Institute, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology and Urological Science Institute, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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The number of patients with grade 3 and 4 hydronephrosis was small (100 and 19 resp.). In these cases the one-session success rate... Lire la suite
lundi 29 janvier 2018 11:54
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Silay MS et al, 2017: Update on Urinary Stones in Children: Current and Future Concepts in Surgical Treatment and Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Silay MS, Ellison JS, Tailly T, Caione P.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Division of Pediatric Urology Department of Urology, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.
Department of Urology, Bambino Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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jeudi 25 janvier 2018 11:49
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Gultekin MH et al, 2017: Does previous open renal stone surgery affect the outcome of SWL treatment in adults with renal stones?

Gultekin MH, Turegun FA, Ozkan B, Tulu B, Gulec GG, Tansu N, Demirdag C, Kendigelen P, Erozenci A, Onal B.
Department of Urology, University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
epartment of Urology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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An exceptional series of 2097 cases treated by a single urologist specialized in SWL. The message I take is that the ESWL success ... Lire la suite
dimanche 21 janvier 2018 11:41
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Fouladi A et al, 2017: Comparison of Different Analgesic Techniques for Pain Relief During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: a Double-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Fouladi A, Soleimani A.
Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

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The different outcomes in the two-armed study are partially explained by the use of different drug combinations and partially by t... Lire la suite
lundi 15 janvier 2018 11:25
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Mannil M et al, 2017: Prediction of successful shock wave lithotripsy with CT: a phantom study using texture analysis.

Mannil M, von Spiczak J, Hermanns T, Alkadhi H, Fankhauser CD.
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Raemistr. 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Raemistr. 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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“Radiomics: Images Are More than Pictures, They Are Data” is the title of a recently published review (Gillies RJ, et al. Radiolog... Lire la suite
vendredi 12 janvier 2018 11:33
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Beyna T et al, 2017: Endoscopic treatment of pancreatic duct stones under direct vision. Revolution or resignation? A systematic review.

Beyna T, Gerges C, Neuhaus H.
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, Department of Gastroenterology, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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ESWL, usually followed by endoscopy, is regarded as a corner stone of pancreatic duct stone treatment. Success and limitations of ... Lire la suite
mercredi 29 novembre 2017 09:22
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Cevik B et al, 2017: Procedural sedation and analgesia for pediatric shock wave lithotripsy: a 10 year experience of single institution.

Cevik B, Tuncer M, Erkal KH, Eryildirim B, Sarica K.
Dr. Lütfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Şemsi Denizer caddesi, 34865, Cevizli-Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey.

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This is an important report on conscious sedation for ESWL treatment in children of a relatively large number of stone patients. T... Lire la suite
lundi 27 novembre 2017 09:16
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Xing Y et al, 2017: Comparison of Broad vs Narrow Focal Width Lithotripter Fields.

Xing Y, Chen TT, Simmons WN, Sankin G, Cocks FH, Lipkin ME, Preminger GM, Zhong P.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center/Urologic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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Othmar Wess
Many factors determine the performance of a lithotripter. Positioning of stones, quality of coupling, energy settings, treatment s... Lire la suite
samedi 25 novembre 2017 13:07
Peter Alken
A very interesting paper produced by a group with long standing experience in research on ESWL. The interested reader should get a... Lire la suite
vendredi 24 novembre 2017 09:12
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Wang D et al, 2017: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is safe and effective for pediatric patients with chronic pancreatitis.

Wang D, Bi YW, Ji JT, Xin L, Pan J, Liao Z, Du TT, Lin JH, Zhang D, Zeng XP, Ye B, Zou WB, Chen H, Xie T, Li BR, Zheng ZH, Li ZS, Hu LH.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Department of Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing, China.
Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Air Force General Hospital, Beijing, China.
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiangdu Hospital, Yangzhou, China.

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This is a report on the safety and efficacy of ESWL done in intravenous sedation analgesia in a rare disease. It is interesting t... Lire la suite
mercredi 22 novembre 2017 09:07
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Ordaz Jurado DG et al, 2017: Shockwave lithotripsy with music: Less painful and more satisfactory treatment.

Ordaz Jurado DG, Budia Alba A, Bahilo Mateu P, Trassierra Villa M, López-Acón D, Boronat Tormo F.
Unidad de Litotricia y Endourología, Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.

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lundi 20 novembre 2017 09:01
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Drake T et al, 2017: What are the Benefits and Harms of Ureteroscopy Compared with Shock-wave Lithotripsy in the Treatment of Upper Ureteral Stones? A Systematic Review.

Drake T, Grivas N, Dabestani S, Knoll T, Lam T, Maclennan S, Petrik A, Skolarikos A, Straub M, Tuerk C, Yuan CY, Sarica K.
Department of Urology, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK.
Department of Urology, Hatzikosta General Hospital, Ioannina, Greece; Department of Urology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Department of Urology, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Boeblingen Medical Center, University of Tübingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland; Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Department of Urology, Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic; Department of Urology, Hospital Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic.
Second Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.
Department of Urology, Hospital of the Sisters of Charity, Vienna, Austria.
Division of Gastroenterology & Cochrane UGPD Group, Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
Department of Urology, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Research and Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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This systematic review is perfectly done and highly recommended for reading not only the results but also the way the publications... Lire la suite
vendredi 17 novembre 2017 08:50
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Ozmerdiven G et al, 2017: Protective effects of diltiazem and tadalafil on shock wave-induced kidney injury in rats.

Ozmerdiven G, Vuruskan BA, Kaygisiz O, Vuruskan H.

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I do not think that the rat is a good animal model to study the side-effects of ESWL. 1500 shots with 14 kv on a fingernail-size o... Lire la suite
mercredi 15 novembre 2017 08:43
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Patodia M et al, 2017: Management of renal caliceal diverticular stones: A decade of experience.

Patodia M, Sinha RJ, Singh S, Singh V.
Department of Urology, Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Only three patients were treated with ESWL: “Three patients underwent ESWL as per their personal preference. Two patients had com... Lire la suite
lundi 13 novembre 2017 08:37
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2017: Hospital admission for treatment of complications after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal stones: a study of risk factors.

El-Nahas AR, Taha DE, Elsaadany MM, Zahran MH, Hassan M, Sheir KZ.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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The good news for ESWL is: “… the 9.2% admission rate for treatment of SWL complications is lower than the 15% unplanned hospital... Lire la suite
vendredi 10 novembre 2017 08:30
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Angulo JC et al, 2017: Trends in the management of urolithiasis in Latin America, Spain and Portugal: results of a survey in the Confederación Americana de Urología (CAU).

Angulo JC, Bernardo N, Zampolli H, Rivero MA, Dávila H, Gutiérrez J.
Departamento Clínico, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Madrid, España.
Departamento de Urología, Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Departamento de Urologia, Instituto do Cancer Dr. Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho, São Paulo, Brasil.
Especialista consultor en Urología y Andrología, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Departamento de Urología, Hospital Universitario de Caracas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
Departamento de Urología, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, Carolina del Norte, EE. UU.

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mercredi 8 novembre 2017 08:22
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Van Besien J et al, 2017: Ultrasonography Is Not Inferior to Fluoroscopy to Guide Extracorporeal Shock Waves during Treatment of Renal and Upper Ureteric Calculi: A Randomized Prospective Study.

Van Besien J, Uvin P, Hermie I, Tailly T, Merckx L.
Department of Urology, AZ Sint-Lucas, Ghent, Belgium.
Department of Radiology, AZ Sint-Jan, Bruges, Belgium.
Department of Urology, University Hospitals, Ghent, Belgium.

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I expected the ultrasonography group outcomes to be much better than those of the fluoroscopy group. After all continuous real-tim... Lire la suite
lundi 6 novembre 2017 08:05
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Muratori R et al, 2017: Successful extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment of a symptomatic massive biliary stone proximal to an anastomotic biliary stricture.

Muratori R, Mandolesi D, Galaverni MC, Azzaroli F.
Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences, Policlinico Sant'Orsola Malpighi, Italy.

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This case report on six ESWL sessions on a 6 cm biliary stone impacted on the anastomotic biliary stricture is summarized: “The p... Lire la suite
vendredi 3 novembre 2017 07:58
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Miah T et al, 2017: Pediatric Nephrolithiasis: A Review.

Miah T, Kamat D.

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This general review on pediatric urolithiasis covers ESWL only briefly but negative: “ … although extracorporeal shockwave lith¬o... Lire la suite
mercredi 1 novembre 2017 07:52
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Muratori R et al, 2017: Ductal stones recurrence after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for difficult common bile duct stones: Predictive factors.

Muratori R, Mandolesi D, Pierantoni C, Festi D, Colecchia A, Mazzella G, Bazzoli F, Azzaroli F.
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy.

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85% of common bile duct stones are treated by endoscopic techniques. ESWL is reserved for difficult bile duct stones (DCBDS), e.g.... Lire la suite
lundi 30 octobre 2017 07:47
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May PC et al, 2017: Detection and Evaluation of Renal Injury in Burst Wave Lithotripsy Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

May PC, Kreider W, Maxwell AD, Wang YN, Cunitz BW, Blomgren PM, Johnson CD, Park JSH, Bailey MR, Lee D, Harper JD, Sorensen MD.
University of Washington Applied Physics Lab, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Division of Urology, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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An important study because it reports on work in progress on an ESWL technique alternative to classical ESWL. It requires careful ... Lire la suite
samedi 28 octobre 2017 07:35
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