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Aydin HR et al, 2015: The Application of Kidney Injury Molecule-1 to Determine the Duration Between Shockwave Lithotripsy Sessions.

Aydin HR, Irkilata L, Aydin M, Daggulli M, Taskin MH, Demirel HC, Adanur S, Moral C, Atilla MK, Sancaktutar AA.
Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University , Rize, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital , Samsun, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Dicle University , Diyarbakir, Turkey.
Department of Microbiology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital , Samsun, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ataturk University , Erzurum, Turkey.

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It would be interesting to know which of the many post-ESWL parameters measured so far is really signalizing the right time gap be... Leggi tutto
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Dogan HS et al, 2015: A new nomogram for prediction of outcome of pediatric shock-wave lithotripsy.

Dogan HS, Altan M, Citamak B, Bozaci AC, Karabulut E, Tekgul S.
Department of Urology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Biostatistics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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Good clinical work for the treatment of children - and parents, because the Urologist will be able to discuss not only advantages ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 19 Novembre 2015 11:37
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Yuan HJ et al, 2015: Minimally invasive treatment of renal transplant nephrolithiasis.

Yuan HJ, Yang DD, Cui YS, Men CP, Gao ZL, Shi L, Wu JT.
Department of Urology, Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital Affiliated to Medical College of Qingdao University, NO. 20 East Yuhuangding Road, Yantai, 264000, Shandong Province, China.

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This is a retrospective review of stone treatment in patients with transplanted kidneys. It is learnt from the review that stones ... Leggi tutto
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Cakiroglu B et al, 2015: The effect of inclined position on stone free rates in patients with lower caliceal stones during SWL session.

Cakiroglu B, Sinanoglu O, Tas T, Hazar IA, Balci MB.
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Department of Urology, Istanbul.

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This is a highly interesting report with focus on one of the major problems with SWL; the difficulty to efficiently clear the lowe... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 11 Novembre 2015 09:58
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Raheem OA et al, 2015: Contemporary Trends in the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment of Urolithiasis: Population-Based Analysis.

Raheem OA, Mirheydar HS, Miller DL, Palazzi KL, Chang DC, Sur RL.
Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health Care System , San Diego, California.

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“Unlike SWL, technology advances and improvement of URS have taken significant strides over last few decades.” That´s right! It´s... Leggi tutto
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Omar M et al, 2015: Does stone removal help patients with recurrent urinary tract infections?

Omar M, Abdulwahab-Ahmed A, Chaparala H, Monga M.
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

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The conclusion is wrong:” 50% patients with recurrent UTIs and asymptomatic renal calculi may be rendered stone-free following ext... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 05 Novembre 2015 12:04
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Torricelli FC et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of renal and ureteral stones.

Torricelli FC, Danilovic A, Vicentini FC, Marchini GS, Srougi M, Mazzucchi E.
Hospital das Clínicas, Medical School's, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
HC, FM, USP, Brazil.

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This review article summarizes data from literature reports on SWL. A selection of reports was used to discuss factors of importan... Leggi tutto
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Chen K et al, 2015: The Efficacy and Safety of Tamsulosin Combined with Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for Urolithiasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Chen K, Mi H, Xu G, Liu L, Sun X, Wang S, Meng Q, Lv T.
Department of Urology, The People's Hospital of LaiWu City, LaiWu Affiliated Hospital of Taishan Medical College , Shandong Province, China.
Institute of Urology and Nephrology, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University , Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
Department of Oncology, The People's Hospital of AnQiu City , Shandong Province, China.

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This report is one of several meta-analyses carried out with the aim of getting information on the usefulness of -receptor antago... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 23 Ottobre 2015 09:36
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Fankhauser CD et al, 2015: Long-term Adverse Effects of Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy for Nephrolithiasis and Ureterolithiasis: A Systematic Review.

Fankhauser CD, Kranzbühler B, Poyet C, Hermanns T, Sulser T, Steurer J.
Klinik für Urologie, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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Unfortunately the conclusion cannot be better than the data available to make the conclusion: Quality of the Included Studies “Th... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 21 Ottobre 2015 11:03
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Irkilata L et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the primary treatment of encrusted ureteral stents.

Irkilata L, Ozgur BC, Sancaktutar AA, Akdeniz E, Aydin M, Demirel HC, Aydin HR, Doluoglu OG, Resorlu B, Atilla MK.
Department of Urology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Altın Yunus Sokak, Liva Park Sitesi, B-2 Blok, Ilkadım, Samsun, Turkey.

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Chen TT et al, 2015: Radiation Exposure during the Evaluation and Management of Nephrolithiasis.

Chen TT, Wang C, Ferrandino MN, Scales CD, Yoshizumi TT, Preminger GM, Lipkin ME.
School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Division of Radiation Safety, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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I think that this article is very useful reading for urologists, because overuse as well as less careful use of modern radiologica... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 09 Ottobre 2015 09:06
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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2015: Do we really need kidneys-ureters-bladder radiography to predict stone radiopacity before treatment with shockwave lithotripsy? Development and internal validation of a novel predictive model based on computed tomography parameters.

Sfoungaristos S, Hidas G, Gofrit ON, Yutkin V, Latke A, Landau EH, Pode D, Duvdevani M.
Urology Department, Hadassah University Hospital , The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel .

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This manuscript was already available for reviewing in September 2014 before copyediting and proof correction. It was my reviewer... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 02 Ottobre 2015 10:46
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Mehmet NM et al, 2015: Effect of urinary stone disease and its treatment on renal function.

Mehmet NM, Ender O.
Necmettin Mercimek Mehmet, Department of Urology, Gaziantep Sani Konukoglu Hospital, Sehitkamil, 27090 Gaziantep, Turkey.

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A very short review on renal function after ESWL, PNL or URS.
Lunedì, 28 Settembre 2015 10:40
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Sallami S et al, 2015: Extracorporeal lithotripsy in patients with hemophilia: systematic review.

Sallami S, Baccouche H, Mahjoub S, Ben Romdhane N.

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In this review article the authors have summarized literature data (together with one case treated by themselves) on SWL in patien... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 24 Settembre 2015 08:44
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Lee HY et al, 2015: Noncontrast computed tomography factors that predict the renal stone outcome after shock wave lithotripsy.

Lee HY, Yang YH, Lee YL, Shen JT, Jang MY, Shih PM, Wu WJ, Chou YH, Juan YS.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Division of Statistical Analysis, Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Cishan Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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There focus is on fat. But they do not yet have a lot of followers in the literature. I had read and commented a previous publicat... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 16 Settembre 2015 10:30
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Ichiyanagi O et al, 2015: Age-related delay in urinary stone clearance in elderly patients with solitary proximal ureteral calculi treated by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Ichiyanagi O, Nagaoka A, Izumi T, Kawamura Y, Kato T.
Department of Urology, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Iida-Nishi 2-2-2, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

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Although there were no statistical differences in terms of stone-free rates in patients with different ages, there was a clear tre... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 14 Settembre 2015 08:06
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Azili MN et al, 2015: Management of stone disease in infants.

Azili MN, Ozturk F, Inozu M, Çayci FŞ, Acar B, Ozmert S, Tiryaki T.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara Child Diseases Hematology and Oncology Education and Research Hospital, No:10 Diskapi, 06110, Ankara, Turkey.

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This retrospective report is a description of treatment results in infants with methods selected by the operators. It is obvious t... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 07 Settembre 2015 08:02
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Yencilek E et al, 2015: The Daily Resistive Index measurement useful tool in the estimation of the optimal time interval between two Shock Wave Lithotripsy sessions.

Yencilek E, Sarsılmaz A, Kilickesmez O, Koyuncu H, Eryildirim B, Gurses B, Bastug Y, Erihan B.
Department of Radiology, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology Istanbul Education Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology Kartal Lutfi Kırdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology Beykoz State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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I like the principle message: there must be ways to measure and determine when a repeat ESWL is safe. In fact it is difficult to u... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 04 Settembre 2015 10:20
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Chaussy CG et al, 2015: Engineering Better Lithotripters.

Chaussy CG, Tiselius HG.
University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

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Two experts present the current situation of ESWL, the recently accepted recommendations to improve the success rates and the news... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 31 Agosto 2015 10:15
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Rodríguez D et al, 2015: Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment for Kidney Stone Disease.

Rodríguez D, Sacco DE.
Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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Oberlin DT et al, 2015: Contemporary Surgical Trends in the Management of Upper Tract Calculi.

Oberlin DT, Flum AS, Bachrach L, Matulewicz RS, Flury SC.
Department of Urology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.

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In this report, based on data collected from the American Board of Urology, the technique used for stone removal during the period... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 26 Agosto 2015 13:12
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Srini VS et al, 2015: Low intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: a study in an Indian population.

Srini VS, Reddy RK, Shultz T, Denes B.
Ankur Healthcare Private Limited, Bangalore, India; Medispec Ltd., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA; Redwood City, California, USA.

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No free access available via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
Lunedì, 10 Agosto 2015 08:01
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Pan MM et al, 2015: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave as a Novel Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction.

Pan MM, Raees A, Kovac JR.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. USA.
Bahraini Defense Force Hospital, Ar-Rifaa, Bahrain.
Urology of Indiana, Carmel, IN, USA.

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This report is an updated summary of the present experience of LI-ESWT for treatment of patients with erectile dysfunction. It is ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 07 Agosto 2015 07:55
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Pelayo-Nieto M et al, 2015: Linear shock wave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Pelayo-Nieto M, Linden-Castro E, Alias-Melgar A, Espinosa-Pérez Grovas D, Carreño-de la Rosa F, Bertrand-Noriega F, Cortez-Betancourt R.
Departamento de Urología, Centro Médico Nacional 20 de Noviembre, México Distrito Federal, México.

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Bechara A et al, 2015: Effectiveness of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy on patients with Erectile Dysfunction (ED) who have failed to respond to PDE5i therapy. A pilot study.

Bechara A, Casabé A, De Bonis W, Nazar J.
Urología del Hospital Durand y del IME. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Stasinou T et al, 2015: Re: Antiplatelet and Anticoagulative Medication During Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Stasinou T, Bourdoumis A, Masood J.
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust , Exeter, United Kingdom.

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This is a valuable comment emphasizing the need of collaboration with cardiologists in order to deal with the treatment of patient... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 24 Luglio 2015 07:27
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Prstojevic JK et al, 2015: Characteristics of calculi in the urinary tract.

Prstojevic JK, Junuzovic D, Hasanbegovic M, Lepara Z, Selimovic M.
Urology clinic, Clinical center of Sarajevo University, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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This publication deals with the epidemiological data of stones treated by SWL but not with treatment details or results.
Mercoledì, 22 Luglio 2015 09:20
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Kiremit MC et al, 2015: Contemporary Management of Medium-Sized (10-20 mm) Renal Stones: A Retrospective Multicenter Observational Study.

Kiremit MC, Guven S, Sarica K, Ozturk A, Buldu I, Kafkasli A, Balasar M, Istanbulluoglu O, Horuz R, Cetinel CA, Kandemir A, Albayrak S.
Department of Urology, Medical Faculty of Medipol University , Istanbul, Turkey.

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In this retrospective analysis of treatment results recorded in 935 patients with renal stones the authors achieved a stone-free r... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 20 Luglio 2015 07:41
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Budía Alba A et al, 2015: Analysis of the safety profile of treatment with a large number of shock waves per session in extracorporeal lithotripsy

Budía Alba A, López Acón JD, Polo-Rodrigo A, Bahílo-Mateu P, Trassierra-Villa M, Boronat-Tormo F.
Hospital Virgen del Consuelo-Grupo NISA de Valencia, Valencia, España; Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.
Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.

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Venerdì, 17 Luglio 2015 09:14
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Geng JH et al, 2015: Noncontrast computed tomography can predict the outcome of shockwave lithotripsy via accurate stone measurement and abdominal fat distribution determination.

Geng JH, Tu HP, Shih PM, Shen JT, Jang MY, Wu WJ, Li CC, Chou YH, Juan YS.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Public Health and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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In a previous study of the same group (Juan HC, Lin HY, Chou YH, Yang YH, Shih PM, Chuang SM, et al. Abdominal fat distribution on... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 15 Luglio 2015 09:05
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Sivalingam S et al, 2015: Contemporary Practice Patterns in the Management of Acute Obstructing Ureteral Stones.

Sivalingam S, Stormont IM, Nakada SY.
Department of Urology, Glickman Urological Institute , Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Another conclusion of the study was: “Our survey indicates strong concordance with the ureteral stone guidelines (Preminger GM, Ti... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 13 Luglio 2015 08:52
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Cicerello E et al, 2015: Urolithiasis in renal transplantation: diagnosis and management.

Cicerello E, Merlo F, Mangano M, Cova G, Maccatrozzo L.
Unità Complessa di Urologia, Ospedale Ca' Foncello, Treviso.

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Rao SR et al, 2015: Extra corporeal shockwave lithotripsy resulting in skin burns--a report of two cases.

Rao SR, Ballesteros N, Short KL, Gathani KK, Ankem MK.
Department of Urology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Department of Urology, Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

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The authors describe two cases of an extremely rare complication to ESWL: skin burns. The explanation provided is that the lithotr... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 09 Luglio 2015 10:29
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Kumar A et al, 2015: A Single Center Experience Comparing Miniperc and Shockwave Lithotripsy for Treatment of Radiopaque 1-2 cm Lower Caliceal Renal Calculi in Children: A Prospective Randomized Study

Kumar A, Kumar N, Vasudeva P, Kumar R, Jha SK, Singh H.
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital , New Delhi, India.

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READ IT! “ … we conducted this first prospective randomized comparative study (after thorough Medline and PubMed search, to the be... Leggi tutto
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Nguyen DP et al, 2015: Optimization of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy delivery rates achieves excellent outcomes in ureteral stones. Results of a prospective, randomized trial.

Nguyen DP, Hnilicka S, Kiss B, Seiler R, Thalmann GN, Roth B.
Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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READ IT! What a relief to read this publication among all these retrospective studies literature which tries to sell causal trues... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 25 Giugno 2015 08:04
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de Icaza-Herrera M et al, 2015: Combined short and long-delay tandem shock waves to improve shock wave lithotripsy according to the Gilmore-Akulichev theory.

de Icaza-Herrera M, Fernández F, Loske AM
Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Boulevard Juriquilla 3001, Querétaro, Qro. 76230, Mexico.

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Cavitation plays an important role in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. To achieve high fragmentation efficiency and low tiss... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 22 Giugno 2015 11:07
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Liu CK et al, 2015: Comparison of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy running models between outsourcing cooperation and rental cooperation conducted in Taiwan.

Liu CK, Ko MC, Chen SS, Lee WK, Shia BC, Chiang HS
Department of Urology, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan;
College of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan;
Graduate School of Business Administration, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan;
College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Even though the manuscript was received in May 2012 revised and accepted in September 2012 and the references are a little bit old... Leggi tutto
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Cui X et al, 2015: Comparison Between Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy for Treating Large Proximal Ureteral Stones: A Meta-analysis.

Cui X, Ji F, Yan H, Ou TW, Jia CS, He XZ, Gao W, Wang Q, Cui B, Wu JT.
Department of Urology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

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In this meta-analysis the authors conclude that URS should be the preferred treatment for >10 mm large proximal ureteral stones. T... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 18 Giugno 2015 10:08
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Seklehner S et al, 2015: Renal calculi: trends in the utilization of shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy.

Seklehner S, Laudano MA, Del Pizzo J, Chughtai B, Lee RK.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA; Landesklinikum Baden-Mödling, Baden, Austria.

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Sen H et al, 2015: Treatment alternatives for urinary system stone disease in preschool aged children: Results of 616 cases.

Sen H, Seckiner I, Bayrak O, Erturhan S, Demirbağ A.
Department of Urology, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey.

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This review of stone removal in 616 children with a mean age of around 4 years disclosed stone-free rates as follows: The stone... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 15 Giugno 2015 09:58
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Lu P et al, 2015: The clinical efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric urolithiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lu P, Wang Z, Song R, Wang X, Qi K, Dai Q, Zhang W, Gu M.
Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital With Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

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This meta-analysis of ESWL for active removal of stones in children disclosed excellent results. These results are in line with my... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 09 Giugno 2015 09:49
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El-Assmy A et al, 2015: Risk factors for formation of steinstrasse after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pediatric renal calculi: a multivariate analysis model.

El-Assmy A, El-Nahas AR, Elsaadany MM, El-Halwagy S, Sheir KZ.
Urology and Nephrology Center, Urology Department, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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A retrospective study on 317 children treated in 12 years with ESWL monotherapy with no auxiliary procedures. Stone analysis and a... Leggi tutto
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Deng T et al, 2015: New-onset diabetes mellitus after shock wave lithotripsy for urinary stone: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Deng T, Liao B, Tian Y, Luo D, Liu J, Jin T, Wang K.
Department of Urology Surgery, West China School of Medicine/West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37 Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China.

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The possible association between SWL and development of diabetes mellitus (DM) is apparently subject to continuous interest in the... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 25 Maggio 2015 09:44
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Telli O et al, 2015: What is the best option for 10-20mm renal pelvic stones undergoing ESWL in the pediatric population: stenting, alpha blockers or conservative follow-up?

Telli O, Gokce MI, Ozturk E, Suer E, Mermerkaya M, Afandiyev F, Ozcan C, Guclu AG, Soygur T, Burgu B.
Ankara University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Urology, Ankara, Turkey

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This is a relatively large series of children with renal pelvic stones with a mean stone size of 13.8 ± 2.9 mm treated with ESWL w... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 22 Maggio 2015 07:21
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Liu N et al, 2015: Iatrogenic urological triggers of autonomic dysreflexia: a systematic review.

Liu N, Zhou M, Biering-Sørensen F, Krassioukov AV.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China.
Department for Spinal Cord Injuries, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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This article is an important reminder of the risk that patients with spinal cord injuries suffer of developing autonomic dysreflex... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 18 Maggio 2015 09:41
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Mirone V et al, 2014: Clinical aspects of antimicrobial prophylaxis for invasive urological procedures.

Mirone V, Franco M

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No online article available via Karolinska Institutet and Heidelberg University.
Giovedì, 30 Aprile 2015 12:58
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García-Galisteo E et al, 2015: Invasive treatment trends in urinary calculi in a third level hospital.

García-Galisteo E, Sánchez-Martínez N, Molina-Díaz P, López-Rueda B, Baena-González V
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario Carlos Haya, Málaga, España

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No online access via Karolinska Institutet and Heidelberg.
Martedì, 28 Aprile 2015 12:55
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Yuruk E et al, 2015: Comparison of Shockwave Lithotripsy and Flexible Ureteroscopy for the Treatment of Kidney Stones in Patients with a Solitary Kidney.

Yuruk E, Binbay M, Ozgor F, Sekerel L, Berberoglu Y, Muslumanoglu AY
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital , Istanbul, Turkey

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Olsen AB et al, 2015: Can low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improve erectile dysfunction? A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Olsen AB, Persiani M, Boie S, Hanna M, Lund L
Departments of Urology

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is a report on promising results of low-intensive shockwave administration to men with erectile dysfunction for whom pharmaco... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 24 Aprile 2015 10:31
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Reisman Y et al, 2015: Initial experience with linear focused shockwave treatment for erectile dysfunction: a 6-month follow-up pilot study.

Reisman Y, Hind A, Varaneckas A, Motil I
Men's Health Clinic, Amstelland Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Urology and Andrology Center, Red Crescent Hospital (RCH), Ramallah, Palestine
Amber Clinic, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Urologickaambulance.cz, Brno, Czech Republic

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Peter Alken
In the stone business we are lacking good prospective randomized trials in order to better understand what we are doing. The erec... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 22 Aprile 2015 11:29
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Sener NC et al, 2015: Asymptomatic lower pole small renal stones: shock wave lithotripsy, flexible ureteroscopy, or observation? A Prospective randomized trial.

Sener NC, Bas O, Sener E, Zengin K, Ozturk U, Altunkol A, Evliyaoglu Y
Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Onkoloji Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Ceyhan State Hospital, Ceyhan, Adana, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazid Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey.

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In this article the authors report on the outcome of SWL and f-URS as recorded in a prospective randomized control study of small ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 20 Aprile 2015 10:25
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Andonian S, 2015: Is shockwave lithotripsy on the verge of extinction?

Andonian S

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In order to properly answer the question the author suggests a Global CROES Study on SWL.
Venerdì, 17 Aprile 2015 11:26
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Qadri SS et al, 2015: Effects and outcome of Tamsulosin more than just stone clearance after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal calculi.

Qadri SS, El Khalid S, Mahmud SM

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article presents clinically very useful information. Most previous studies on -receptor antagonists used in association with... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 14 Aprile 2015 10:20
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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

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This is just a short comment to a previously published article on dysrythmia during SWL. VES are very seldom recorded with electro... Leggi tutto
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Sahin C et al, 2015: How do the residual fragments after SWL affect the health-related quality of life? A critical analysis in a size-based manner.

Sahin C, Kafkasli A, Cetinel CA, Narter F, Saglam E, Sarica K
Urology Clinic, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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It is welcome with a report on the impact of residual fragments after SWL. Stratification in size-groups with diameter 4 mm inter... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 01 Aprile 2015 09:46
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Handa RK et al, 2015: Shock Wave Lithotripsy Does Not Impair Renal Function in a Swine Model of Metabolic Syndrome.

Handa RK, Johnson CD, Connors BA, Evan AP, Phillips CL, Liu Z
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana

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They keep on using their juvenile pig SWL injury model - 2000 SWs, 24 kV, 120 SWs/min - and I keep on criticizing their setting ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 27 Marzo 2015 11:11
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Vilches RM et al, 2015: Comparison between retrograde intrarenal surgery and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of lower pole kidney stones up to 15mm. Prospective, randomized study.

Vilches RM, Aliaga A, Reyes D, Sepulveda F, Mercado A, Moya F, Ledezma R, Hidalgo JP, Olmedo T, Marchant F
Departamento de Urología, Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

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Celik S et al, 2015: Evaluation of computed tomography findings for success prediction after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for urinary tract stone disease.

Celik S, Bozkurt O, Kaya FG, Egriboyun S, Demir O, Secil M, Celebi I
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Inciralti, Izmir, 35340, Turkey

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Several attempts have been made to predict the outcome of SWL. Similar to another study recently published [1], some stone charact... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 23 Marzo 2015 09:40
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Thomas K, 2015: Evolution of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL).

Thomas K
Clinical lead for Urology, Honorary Senior Lecturer Kings College London, UK

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this editorial comment factors that have resulted in decreased utilization of SWL for stone removal both in the ureters and kid... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 13 Marzo 2015 09:31
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Mamarelis G et al, 2015: Lithiasis of the renal allograft, a rare urological complication following renal transplantation: a single-center experience of 2045 renal transplantations.

Mamarelis G, Vernadakis S, Moris D, Altanis N, Perdikouli M, Stravodimos K, Pappas P, Zavos G
Transplantation Unit, "Laikon" General Hospital, Athens, Greece

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Chandrasekar T et al, 2015: Internet-Based Patient Survey on Urolithiasis Treatment and Patient Satisfaction.

Chandrasekar T, Monga M, Nguyen M, Low RK
Department of Urology, University of California at Davis , Sacramento, California

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An interesting publication: within only 4.5-months 443 unsolicited responses could be gathered by offering a 9 items questionnaire... Leggi tutto
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Hi, I am working in survey sites for last three months. I am looking for the correct way of doing survey task successfully. I am p... Leggi tutto
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Lee SW et al, 2015: Comparative efficacy and safety of various treatment procedures for lower pole renal calculi: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Lee SW, Chaiyakunapruk N, Chong HY, Liong ML
School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

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Peter Alken
Meta-analyses frequently show three results: they prove what is already known about the topi, they show that there are only a limi... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 06 Marzo 2015 10:51
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Hofmans M et al, 2015: Staphylococcus saprophyticus bacteremia after ESWL in an immunocompetent woman

Hofmans M, Boel A, Van Vaerenbergh K, De Beenhouwer H

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Park J et al, 2015: Comparison of treatment outcomes according to output voltage during shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral calculi: a prospective randomized multicenter study.

Park J, Kim HW, Hong S, Yang HJ, Chung H
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Repubic of Korea

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In contrast to some other studies the authors of this report did not find any significantly improved disintegration of stones by e... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 02 Marzo 2015 09:24
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Telli O et al, 2015: Does previous stone treatment in children generate a disadvantage or just the opposite?

Telli O, Haciyev P, Karimov S, Sarici H, Karakan T, Ozgur BC, Demirbas A, Resorlu B, Soygur T, Burgu B
Department of Paediatric Urology, School of Medicine, Ankara University, Sihhiye, Ankara, 06100, Turkey

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Peter Alken
This article deals with success and complications of PNL after previous stone therapy in children. Unfortunately the authors do no... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 25 Febbraio 2015 10:46
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Srisubat A et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) or retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for kidney stones.

Srisubat A, Potisat S, Lojanapiwat B, Setthawong V, Laopaiboon M
Institute of Medical Research and Technology Assessment, Dept of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon, Nonthaburi, Thailand

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this Cochran report comparative studies between SWL and PNL and between SWL and RIRS were reviewed and analysed. As expected an... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 23 Febbraio 2015 09:10
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Sarica K et al, 2015: Ureteral wall thickness at the impacted ureteral stone site: a critical predictor for success rates after SWL.

Sarica K, Kafkasli A, Yazici O, Cetinel AC, Demirkol MK, Tuncer M, Sahin C, Eryildirim B
Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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A nice idea. The overall ureteral wall thickness (UWT) was 3.28 ± 0.95 mm. In a multivariate analysis UWT and Hounsfield units of ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 16 Febbraio 2015 10:41
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Kamel M et al, 2015: Supine Transgluteal vs Prone Position in Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy of Distal Ureteric Stones.

Kamel M, Salem EA, Maarouf A, Abdalla M, Ragab A, Shahin AM
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is of interest to note that SWL in patients treated for stones in prone position (that is with shockwaves administered from the... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 13 Febbraio 2015 08:56
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Donaldson JF et al, 2015: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Clinical Effectiveness of Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery, and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for Lower-pole Renal Stones.

Donaldson JF, Lardas M, Scrimgeour D, Stewart F, MacLennan S, Lam TB, McClinton S
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This meta-analysis demonstrates the well-known outcome that SWL of lower calyx stones is associated with a lower stone-free rate t... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 11 Febbraio 2015 08:47
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Wang JC et al, 2014: Suppressing bubble shielding effect in shock wave lithotripsy by low intensity pulsed ultrasound.

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

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Othmar Wess
Gas bubbles and cavitation bubbles in particular have a significant impact on shock wave propagation. The energy of shock waves pa... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 15 Dicembre 2014 12:30
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Treatment Strategies for Patients with Renal Colic: A Review of the Comparative Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

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This publication from the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health had the aim to responding to questions on effective... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 06 Febbraio 2015 08:37
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Sheir KZ et al, 2014: Evaluation of Acute Post-Shock Wave Lithotripsy Renal Changes by Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Prospective Clinical Study.

Sheir KZ, El-Ghar MA, El Shal A, Elsaadany MM, Taha DE, El-Nahas AR

Departments of Urology and Radiology (MAEG), Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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The message is: These MRI studies do not show post-ESWL findings that are different from what we already know: they are minimal an... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 12 Dicembre 2014 11:23
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Yee CH et al, 2014: Extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study.

Yee CH, Chan ES, Hou SS, Ng CF

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is a report of a prospective randomized, double-blind study on ESWT for erectile dysfunction. A significant clinical effect i... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 09 Dicembre 2014 11:41
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Arpali E et al, 2014: The efficacy of radiographic anatomical measurement methods in predicting success after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for lower pole kidney stones.

Arpali E, Altinel M, Sargin SY

Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Urology, Turk Bobrek Vakfi Memorial Hizmet Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Urology, Eskisehir Acibadem Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey.

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No News.
Lunedì, 08 Dicembre 2014 11:18
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Tailly GG et al, 2014: Optical Coupling Control: An Important Step Toward Better Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Tailly GG, Tailly-Cusse MM.

Department of Urology, AZ Klina , Brasschaat, Belgium.

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This comparison between two series of SWL, clearly shows the importance of optimal coupling conditions. It is important to note, h... Leggi tutto
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Clifton MM et al, 2014: The change in upper tract urolithiasis composition, surgical treatments and outcomes of para and quadriplegic patients over time.

Clifton MM, Gettman MT, Patterson DE, Rangel L, Krambeck AE

Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.

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Patients with neurogenic disorders are prone to have complications of stone therapy. Unfortunately the experience is limited and 9... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 02 Dicembre 2014 11:12
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Pais VM Jr., 2014: Risk of Developing Diabetes after Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Pais VM Jr.

Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this short comment reference is given to an article published in the same issue of Journal of Urology [1]. The bottom-line of t... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 01 Dicembre 2014 10:08
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Kuyumcuoglu U et al, 2014: A rare complication of ESWL: focal metastatic multiple organ abscesses in a horseshoe kidney.

Kuyumcuoglu U, Eryildirim B, Tuncer M, Faydaci G, Aktoz T, Akdere H, Sarıca K

Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Urology Clinic, Edirne.

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There are no data on the condition of the patient, the kidney, the stone, the ESWL treatment and the follow-up of the patient. It ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 27 Novembre 2014 11:07
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Al Ghazal A et al, 2014: Capsulotomy for treatment of compartment syndrome in patients with post extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy renal hematomas: safe and effective, but also advisable?

Al Ghazal A, Schnoeller TJ, Baechle C, Steinestel J, Jentzmik F, Steffens S, Hirning C, Schrader M, Schrader AJ

Department of Urology, Ulm University Medical Center, Prittwitzstrasse43,D- 89075 Ulm, Germany.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
To discuss the most efficient therapeutic approach for patients with subcapsular hematomas after SWL is an important and interesti... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 24 Novembre 2014 10:03
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Tran TY et al, 2014: Triple D Score Is a Reportable Predictor of Shockwave Lithotripsy Stone-Free Rates.

Tran TY, McGillen K, Cone EB, Pareek G

Division of Urology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University , Providence, Rhode Island.

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The term wasteful spending appears more often in debates about the ever increasing health care costs. Publications that allow pred... Leggi tutto
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Adanur S et al, 2014: What should be the ideal time interval between repeated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy sessions for renal stone treatment?

Adanur S, Ziypak T, Yapanoglu T, Polat O

Medical Faculty, Department of Urology, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey,

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One determinant of the risk of bleeding complications during repeat SWL might be related to the presence or absence of renal contu... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 19 Novembre 2014 09:47
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Adanur S et al, 2014: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy under sedoanalgesia for treatment of kidney stones in infants: a single-center experience with 102 cases.

Adanur S, Ziypak T, Yılmaz AH, Kocakgol H, Aksoy M, Yapanoglu T, Polat O, Aksoy Y

Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Ataturk University, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey.

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Good results and no problems!? “… to our knowledge, SWL therapy administered with intravenous sedation has not been reported in in... Leggi tutto
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Kumar A et al, 2014: A prospective randomized comparison between Shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), Retrograde intrarenal surgery(RIRS) and miniperc for treatment of 1-2 cm radiolucent lower calyceal renal calculi :A single centre experience.

Kumar A, Kumar N, Vasudeva P, Jha SK, Kumar R, Singh H

Head of Department, Department of Urology, V.M. Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, 110029, India

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In this report the authors compare in a prospective, randomized study the results of SWL, RIRS and mini-PNL for treatment of radio... Leggi tutto
Sabato, 15 Novembre 2014 09:40
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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2014: Do we really need a KUB to predict stone radiopacity prior treatment with shockwave lithotripsy? Development and internal validation of a novel predictive model based on computed tomography parameters.

Sfoungaristos S, Hidas G, Gofrit ON, Yutkin V, Latke A, Landau EH, Pode D, Duvdevani M

Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Urology , Jerusalem, Israel , Jerusalem, Israel , 26500.

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This is a nice idea. The authors even created a web-based calculator, to estimate the probability of a stone to be visible in fluo... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 13 Novembre 2014 10:53
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Neisius A et al, 2014: Shock wave lithotripsy: The new phoenix?

Neisius A, Lipkin ME, Rassweiler JJ, Zhong P, Preminger GM, Knoll T

Department of Urology, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstrasse 1, Mainz, Germany.

 

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In this review of shockwave technology a lot can be learnt for every urologist. Both the present technique and possible future tec... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 11 Novembre 2014 08:37
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Nakasato T et al, 2014: Evaluation of Hounsfield Units as a predictive factor for the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and stone composition.

Nakasato T, Morita J, Ogawa Y

Department of Urology School of Medicine, Showa University, 1-5-8, Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-8666, Japan.

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Since a good 30 years many papers on CT based determination of in vivo stone composition have been published. By now the question ... Leggi tutto
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Zanetti G, 2011: Ureteral stones: SWL treatment

Zanetti G
Fondazione Ca' Granda, IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy

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Publication currently not available.
Martedì, 19 Luglio 2011 08:22
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Nishiyama R et al, 2014: [Does SWL for ureteral stone with less than 60 shock waves per minute improve treatment results?].

Nishiyama R, Kubota M, Kanno T, Okada T, Higashi Y, Yamada H

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Publication not available in English.
Venerdì, 31 Ottobre 2014 13:55
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Sahin C et al, 2014: Do the residual fragments after shock wave lithotripsy affect the quality of life?

Sahin C, Tuncer M, Yazıcı O, Horuz R, Cetinel AC, Eryıldırım B, Tarhan F, Sarica K

Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey.
Faculty of Medicine, Urology Clinic, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

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In this study the QoL was examined in patients with residual fragments. Not surprisingly it was found that patients with residuals... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 24 Ottobre 2014 07:41
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Joshi HN et al, 2014: Outcomes of extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy in renal and ureteral calculi.

Joshi HN, Karmacharya RM, Shrestha R, Shrestha B, de Jong IJ, Shrestha RK

Department of Pharmacology,Dhulikhel Hospital- Kathmandu University Hospital Kathmandu University School of medical Science, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal.
Department of Surgery,Dhulikhel Hospital- Kathmandu University Hospital Kathmandu University School of medical Science, Dhulikhel , Kavre, Nepal.
Department of Urology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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Back to the future. It seems that this is the authors’ first experience with ESWL which naturally leads to the typical good succes... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 23 Ottobre 2014 10:27
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Torbati SS et al, 2014: Renal rupture following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

Torbati SS, Niku M, Vos E, Hogan S

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles, California.

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A typical but rare complication of ESWL. Why is this published?
Martedì, 21 Ottobre 2014 10:22
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Kumar A et al, 2014: A prospective randomized comparison between shock wave lithotripsy and flexible ureterorenoscopy for lower calyceal stones ≤ 2 cm:A single center experience.

Kumar A, Vasudeva P, Nanda B, Kumar N, das MK, Jha SK

VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, Urology , Department of Urology , New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Although a lower rate of stone- or fragment clearance can be expected after SWL in comparison with RIRS, the re-treatment rates in... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 20 Ottobre 2014 08:32
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Malkoc E et al, 2014: Efficacy of poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase inhibition in extracorporeal shock wave-induced renal injury.

Malkoc E, Alp BF, Demirer Z, Guragac A, Dursun F, Ates F, Yildirim I, Yuksel R, Uysal B, Topal T, Kurt YG, Ozcan A, Guven A
Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital , Uskudar, Istanbul , Turkey

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Although various forms of tissue damage have been observed and described in experimental as well as clinical studies, it is notewo... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 17 Ottobre 2014 08:22
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Argüelles-Salido E et al, 2014: The usefulness of densitometry in predicting the composition and fragility of urolithiasis.

Argüelles-Salido E, Lozano-Blasco JM, Subira-Rios J, Bernardo-Villar P, Podio-Lora V, Campoy-Martínez P, Vazquez-Albertino R, Medina-Lopez R
Unidad de Urologia. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.
Unidad de Analisis Clinicos. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.
Unidad de Diagnostico por Imagen. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.

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Venerdì, 15 Agosto 2014 14:03
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Silbert BS et al, 2014: Incidence of postoperative cognitive dysfunction after general or spinal anaesthesia for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Silbert BS, Evered LA, Scott DA
Centre for Anaesthesia and Cognitive Function, Department of Anaesthesia, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, PO Box 2900, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia Anaesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Unit, Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Australia

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A lot of work has been published that tried to show important side effects and complications of ESWL. Here is a well done study wi... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 09:12
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Chabannes E et al, 2014: Management of adult's renal and ureteral stones. Update of the Lithiasis Committee of the French association of urology (CLAFU). General considerations

Chabannes E, Bensalah K, Carpentier X, Bringer JP, Conort P, Denis E, Dore B, Estrade V, Gautier JR, Hadjadj H, Hubert J, Hoznek A, Lechevallier E, Meria P, Mozer P, Saussine C, Yonneau L, Traxer O; Comité lithiase de l'AFU
CHU de Besançon, 25030 Besançon, France.

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Martedì, 19 Agosto 2014 13:00
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Nabbout P et al, 2014: Surgical management of urolithiasis in spinal cord injury patients.

Nabbout P, Slobodov G, Culkin DJ
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L. Young Blvd, WP 3150, Oklahoma City, OK, 73104, USA

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A number of recommendations are given for treatment of patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Given the fact that most of these... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 11:28
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Xu Y et al, 2014: A meta-analysis of the efficacy of ureteroscopic lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on ureteral calculi.

Xu Y, Lu Y, Li J, Luo S, Liu Y, Jia Z, Chen P, Guo Y, Zhao Q, Ma X, Jia S
Department of Urology, Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.
Nursing Department, Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.
Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.

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This is an article that needs some attention because it is a meta-analysis on results from 13 comparative studies between SWL and ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 10:59
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Mira Moreno A et al, 2014: Incidence of Infectious Complications after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients Without Associated Risk Factors.

Mira Moreno A, Montoya Lirola MD, García Tabar PJ, Galiano Baena JF, Tenza Tenza JA, Lobato Encinas JJ
Urology Department, General Hospital University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

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In a review of 366 patients treated with SWL it was concluded that in the absence of specific risk-factors, infection preventive t... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 10:56
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Limon O et al, 2014: Acute pancreatitis due to extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a rare complication.

Limon O, Kantar FU, Sahin E, Arslan M, Ugurhan AA
Izmir University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Park Izmir Hastanesi, Yeni Girne Blv. 1825 Sk. No: 12 Karşıyaka, 35530 İzmir, Turkey

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The authors of this case report want to put the readers´ attention to the very rare risk of acute pancreatitis following SWL. It i... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 10:50
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