Hans-Göran Tiselius, MD, PhD
Professor emeritus of Urology
Division of Urology
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
Karolinska Institutet
Department of Urology
Karolinska University Hospital
141 86 Stockholm, Sweden

Cho KS et al, 2015: Optimal Skin-to-Stone Distance Is a Positive Predictor for Successful Outcomes in Upper Ureter Calculi following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach.

Cho KS, Jung HD, Ham WS, Chung DY, Kang YJ, Jang WS, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Incheon Red Cross Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

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This is an article that emphasizes the role of skin-to stone distance SDS for successful first treatment. For the statistical anal... Leggi tutto
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Kilinc MF et al, 2015: Ureteroscopy in proximal ureteral stones after shock wave lithotripsy failure: Is it safe and efficient or dangerous?

Kilinc MF, Doluoglu OG, Karakan T, Dalkilic A, Sonmez NC, Aydogmus Y, Resorlu B.
Department of Urology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey,
Department of Urology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey,
Department of Urology, Etimesgut Military Hospital, Ankara, Turkey,
Department of Urology, 18 Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey.

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The authors report their experience with URS after SWL-failure. The comparison was not randomized and primary URS was apparently u... Leggi tutto
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Tsakaldimis G et al, 2015: Tumor necrosis factor A and interleucin 6 serum values in patients undergoing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral stones.

Tsakaldimis G, Bantis A, Zissimopoulos A, Kalaitzis C, Gianakopoulos S, Pitiakoudis M, Polichronidis A, Touloupidis S.
Urology Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, PC 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
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Smrkolj T et al, 2015: Endoscopic Removal of a Nitinol Mesh Stent from the Ureteropelvic Junction after 15 Years.

Smrkolj T, Šalinović D.
Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Clinical Institute of Radiology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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The authors describe how they successfully removed a Nitinol mesh stent in UPJ after 15 years. The procedure comprised non-invasiv... Leggi tutto
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Skuginna V et al, 2015: Does Stepwise Voltage Ramping Protect the Kidney from Injury During Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy? Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial.

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

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The title of this article is interesting and indicates that the study will give an answer to the important question on whether SWL... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 01 Febbraio 2016 11:44
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Abid N et al, 2015: Decreased Radiation Exposure and Increased Efficacy in Extracorporeal Lithotripsy Using A New Ultrasound Stone Locking System.

Abid N, Ravier E, Promeyrat X, Codas R, Fassi Fehri H, Crouzet S, Martin X.
Urology and Transplantation Surgery, CHU Lyon, Hôpital Edouard Herriot , Lyon, France.

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Patients with urolithiasis, undoubtedly, are at risk of being exposed to excessive doses of radiation. This might be a consequence... Leggi tutto
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Wazir BG et al, 2015: TREATMENT OF DISTAL URETERIC STONES-COMPARATIVE EFFICACY OF TRANSURETERAL PNEUMATIC LITHOTRIPSY AND EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY.

Wazir BG, Orakzai AN, Nawaz A.

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The results presented in this comparative study between URS and SWL are similar to those in several other reports. The stone-free ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 22 Gennaio 2016 11:35
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Bailey M et al, 2015: Shockwave lithotripsy with renoprotective pause is associated with renovascular vasoconstriction in humans.

Bailey M, Lee F, Hsi R, Paun M, Dunmire B, Liu Z, Sorensen M, Harper J.
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA ; Division of Urology, Puget Sound Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, USA.

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Avoiding kidney damage is the goal of every stone removing procedure, irrespective of which modality that is used. Experimental fi... Leggi tutto
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Mathers J et al, 2015: Cardiac Dysrhythmias in Children Undergoing Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Under General Anesthesia or Propofol Sedation: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study.

Mathers J, Troncoso Solar B, Harding L, Smeulders N, Hume-Smith H.
Department of Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Department of Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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In this article the authors have recorded the occurrence of dysrhythmias in children exposed to SWL. They surprisingly noted dysrh... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 13 Gennaio 2016 11:27
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Schnabel MJ et al, 2015: [Shock wave lithotripsy in Germany : Results of a nationwide survey].

Schnabel MJ, Brummeisl W, Burger M, Rassweiler JJ, Knoll T, Neisius A, Chaussy CG, Fritsche HM.
Klinik für Urologie, Caritas-Krankenhaus St. Josef, Universität Regensburg, Landshuter Straße 65, 93053, Regensburg, Deutschland.

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This article is an excellent summary of the present practice of stone removal in Germany (the country in which SWL was invented an... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 08 Gennaio 2016 11:22
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Phull JS et al, 2015: How do we know what damage a safe intervention has in the long-term: Considering the risk of extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy and the onset of diabetes mellitus.

Phull JS, Aboumarzouk OM.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
Islamic University, College of Medicine, Gaza, Palestine.

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This brief article is a summary of the authors’ speculation on the risk of developing diabetes mellitus as a consequence of SWL. T... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 06 Gennaio 2016 11:12
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Cecere N et al, 2015: Renovascular acute renal failure precipitated by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic stones.

Cecere N, Goffette P, Deprez P, Jadoul M, Morelle J.
Division of Nephrology , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.
Division of Medical Imaging , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.
Division of Gastroenterology , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.

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This is indeed an extremely unusual complication observed following SWL of a pancreatic stone. As indicated in the CT-images the S... Leggi tutto
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Yürük E et al, 2015: Previous shock-wave lithotripsy treatment does not impact the outcomes of flexible ureterorenoscopy.

Yürük E, Binbay M, Akman T, Özgör F, Berberoğlu Y, Müslümanoğlu AY.
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

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The demonstration that an intial SWL does not negatively influence the outome of a subsequent fURS procedure is valauble informati... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 23 Dicembre 2015 11:01
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Demir A et al, 2015: Pain control using pethidine in combination with diazepam compared to diclofenac in combination with hyoscine-n-butyl bromide: in patients undergoing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Demir A, Cecen K, Karadag MA, Uslu M, Arslan OE.
Kafkas University, Medical School, Department of Urology, Kars, Turkey.

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It is important to note that effective stone disintegration is painful and that it is necessary to administer effective analgesics... Leggi tutto
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Türk C et al, 2015: EAU Guidelines on Interventional Treatment for Urolithiasis.

Türk C, Petřík A, Sarica K, Seitz C, Skolarikos A, Straub M, Knoll T.
Department of Urology, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Region Hospital, České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
Department of Urology, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Medical University Vienna, Austria.
Second Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Böblingen Medical Centre, University of Tübingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.

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This is a summary of EAU Guidelines with recommendations on how to diagnose and treat stones conservatively. There are a number of... Leggi tutto
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Li T et al, 2015: Supine versus Prone Position during Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for Treating Distal Ureteral Calculi: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Li T, Gao L, Chen P, Bu S, Cao D, Yang L, Wei Q.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

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This report is a meta-analysis of treatment results following SWL with the patient in either supine or prone position (that is sho... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 09 Dicembre 2015 10:46
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Ahn SH et al, 2015: Can a dual-energy computed tomography predict unsuitable stone components for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?

Ahn SH, Oh TH, Seo IY.
Department of Urology, Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.

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With the described CT-protocol the authors were successful to discriminate between uric acid (UA) stones and calcium oxalate monoh... Leggi tutto
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Largo R et al, 2015: Predictive value of low tube voltage and dual-energy CT for successful shock wave lithotripsy: an in vitro study.

Largo R, Stolzmann P, Fankhauser CD, Poyet C, Wolfsgruber P, Sulser T, Alkadhi H, Winklhofer S.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Zürich, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zürich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland.
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zürich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland.
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M-372, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0628, USA.

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The radiological density of urinary tract stones expressed in Hounsfield units has proven useful for roughly predicting stone comp... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 30 Novembre 2015 10:35
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Yazici O et al, 2015: Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Ureteral Stones: Evaluation of Patient and Stone Related Predictive Factors.

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

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In this article the authors describe the outcome of SWL of proximal and distal ureteral stones. Proximal stones were considered to... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 25 Novembre 2015 10:32
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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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Li M et al, 2015: Adjunctive medical therapy with α-blocker after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteral stones: a meta-analysis.

Li M, Wang Z, Yang J, Guo X, Wang T, Wang S, Yin C, Liu J, Ye Z.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, Hubei, P. R. China.
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China.
Department of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

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Several meta-analyses have been published on the efficacy of -receptor antagonists in terms of fragment elimination after SWL. Fo... Leggi tutto
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Elnabtity AM et al, 2015: Is unilateral transversus abdominis plane block an analgesic alternative for ureteric shock wave lithotripsy?

Elnabtity AM, Tawfeek MM, Keera AA, Badran YA.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Appropriate treatment of patients’ pain experience during SWL is fundamental for optimal treatment results. In this study the auth... Leggi tutto
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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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Hocaoglu E et al, 2015: Is quantitative diffusion-weighted MRI a valuable technique for the detection of changes in kidneys after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?

Hocaoglu E, Inci E, Aydin S, Cesme DH, Kalfazade N.
Department of Radiology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Haydarpasa Numune Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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More than 30 years of experience with SWL has taught us that transient morphological tissue changes are common after this treatmen... Leggi tutto
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Donaldson JF, 2015: Difference of opinion - In the era of flexible ureteroscopy is there still a place for Shock-wave lithotripsy? Opinion: YES.

Donaldson JF
Department of Urological Surgery, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, United Kingdom.

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In this debate article the author presenst arguments for why flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) in the future should not replace SWL. Th... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 15 Ottobre 2015 09:26
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Vicentini FC, 2015: Difference of opinion - In the era of flexible ureteroscopy is there still a place for Shock-wave lithotripsy? Opinion: NO

Vicentini FC
Endourology and Lithiasis Section, Division of Urology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of São Paulo, School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil.
Section of Endourology, Department of Urology, Hospital Brigadeiro, São Paulo, Brazil.

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The author lists a number of reasons why SWL in the future will be replaced by flexible ureteroscopy (fURS). This article should b... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 13 Ottobre 2015 09:14
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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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Hughes SF et al, 2015: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Haemostatic Function, following Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) for the Treatment of Solitary Kidney Stones.

Hughes SF, Thomas-Wright SJ, Banwell J, Williams R, Moyes AJ, Mushtaq S, Abdulmajed M, Shergill I.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre (NW2URC), University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
Haematology Department, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.
Clinical Biochemistry Department, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.
Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.

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That patients treated with SWL develop coagulopathy is to me new and surprising information. I have not had the impression that bl... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 05 Ottobre 2015 08:56
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Semins MJ et al, 2015: Strategies to optimize shock wave lithotripsy outcome: Patient selection and treatment parameters.

Semins MJ, Matlaga BR.
Michelle Jo Semins, University of Pittsurgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States.

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The authors emphasize important points that need to be considered when SWL is applied: strict control of treatment parameters in a... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 30 Settembre 2015 08:48
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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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Marinkovic SP et al, 2015: Spleen injury following left extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL).

Marinkovic SP, Marinkovic CM, Xie D.
Department of Urology, Detroit Medical Center-Harper and Hutzel Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan, 48201, USA.

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Splenic rupture is an extraordinary rare complication of SWL. I have personally not seen this complication despite being responsib... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 18 Settembre 2015 08:11
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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
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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
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Xu G et al, 2015: A comparative study to analyze the efficacy and safety of flexible ureteroscopy combined with holmium laser lithotripsy for residual calculi after percutaneous nephrolithotripsy.

Xu G, Wen J, Li Z, Zhang Z, Gong X, Chen J, Du C.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University Hangzhou 310009, China.
Department of Urology, The Third People's Hospital of Hangzhou Hangzhou 310009, China.

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This is a comparative study between SWL and fURS for treateing patients with residuals after PCNL. The results are similar to thos... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 02 Settembre 2015 07:56
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Akbulut F et al, 2015: A Rare Complication of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Intrarenal Hematoma Mimicking Pelvis Renalis Tumor.

Akbulut F, Kucuktopcu O, Ucpinar B, Savun M, Ozgor F, Sonmezay E, Simsek A, Gurbuz G.
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, 34096 Istanbul, Turkey.

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The authors describe a very unusual formation of hematoma in the renal pelvis as a consequence of SWL. This rapid development of r... Leggi tutto
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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
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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
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Junuzovic D et al, 2015: Evaluation of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL): Efficacy in Treatment of Urinary System Stones.

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

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This article describes the effect of ESWL on treatment of ureteral and renal stones. The authors had used Siemens Lithostar Multil... Leggi tutto
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Lim KH et al, 2015: Can stone density on plain radiography predict the outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones?

Lim KH, Jung JH, Kwon JH, Lee YS, Bae J, Cho MC, Lee KS, Lee HW.
Department of Urology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.
Department of Radiology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.

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It is a good intention to use KUB instead of NCCT, when the previous radiological procedure gives sufficient information for the p... Leggi tutto
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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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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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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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Evan AP et al, 2015: MECHANISM BY WHICH SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY CAN PROMOTE FORMATION OF HUMAN CALCIUM PHOSPHATE STONES.

Evan AP, Coe FL, Connors BA, Handa RK, Lingeman JE, Worcester EM.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; International Kidney Stone Institute, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nephrology Section, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
International Kidney Stone Institute, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nephrology Section, University of Chicago.

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Does SWL induce formation of calcium phosphate (calcium hydrogen phosphate; brushite) stones? Of all reasons presented with the ai... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 03 Luglio 2015 10:23
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Geraghty R et al, 2015: Shock wave lithotripsy outcomes for lower pole and non-lower pole stones from a university teaching hospital: Parallel group comparison during the same time period.

Geraghty R, Burr J, Simmonds N, Somani BK.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.

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This comparative study between patients treated for stones in the lower calyx (LP) and those treated for stones in other positions... Leggi tutto
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Bres-Niewada E et al, 2015: Predicting stone composition before treatment - can it really drive clinical decisions?

Bres-Niewada E, Dybowski B, Radziszewski P.
Department of Urology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.

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Prediction of stone composition before SWL remains a matter of debate. It is well recognized that stones with high density are mor... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 23 Giugno 2015 10:13
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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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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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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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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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Moayednia A et al, 2015: Long-term effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome due to non bacterial prostatitis.

Moayednia A , Haghdani S Khosrawi S, Yousefi E, Vahdatpour B
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Department of Urology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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I have no specific comment on this method because of lack of experience. The difficulty to treat CPPS is well recognized. If ESWT ... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 29 Aprile 2015 12:50
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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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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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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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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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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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Tonolini M et al, 2015: Cross-sectional imaging of iatrogenic complications after extracorporeal and endourological treatment of urolithiasis.

Tonolini M, Villa F, Ippolito S, Pagani A, Bianco R
Department of Radiology, "Luigi Sacco" University Hospital, Via G.B. Grassi 74, 20157, Milan, Italy

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The article is an excellent review of complications associated with SWL, PNL and URS (RIRS). There are several examples illustrate... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 10 Aprile 2015 10:01
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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
Lunedì, 06 Aprile 2015 09:56
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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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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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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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Cecen K et al, 2015: Flexible Ureterorenoscopy versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for the treatment of upper/middle calyx kidney stones of 10-20 mm: a retrospective analysis of 174 patients.

Cecen K, Karadag MA, Demir A, Bagcioglu M, Kocaaslan R, Sofikerim M
Department of Urology, Kafkas University Faculty of Medicine, Kars, Turkey
Department of Urology, Acibadem University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

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This report is a retrospective analysis of treatment results in 174 patients with middle and upper calyx stones measuring 10-20 mm... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 18 Marzo 2015 09:35
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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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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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Elkholy MM et al, 2015: Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy using Dornier SII in different levels of ureteral stones.

Elkholy MM, Ismail H, Abdelkhalek MA, Badr MM, Elfeky MM
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

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With a stone-free rate of 94% the results of SWL (Dornier lithotripter SII) for ureteral stones are very good. It is, however, sur... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 09 Marzo 2015 09:28
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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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Ramaswamy K et al, 2015: Targeted Microbubbles: A Novel Application for Treatment of Kidney Stones

Ramaswamy K, Marx V, Laser D, Kenny T, Chi T, Bailey M, Sorensen M, Grubbs R, Stoller M
Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Suite A610, San Francisco, CA 94122.

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This is an extremely interesting discussing article from University of California in San Francisco. The authors have formulated a ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 26 Febbraio 2015 09:19
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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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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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Pricop C et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock waves lithotripsy versus retrograde ureteroscopy: is radiation exposure a criterion when we choose which modern treatment to apply for ureteric stones?

Pricop C, Maier A, Negru D, Malau O, Orsolya M, Radavoi D, Serban DR
University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Iasi

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This report is of particular interest inasmuch as it has its focus on radiation during urological procedures. It is stated that th... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 18 Febbraio 2015 09:01
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Venerdì, 05 Dicembre 2014 10:12
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Wankhade NH et al, 2014: Comparative Study of Lithotripsy and PCNL for 11-15 mm Lower Caliceal Calculi In Community Health Hospital.

Wankhade NH, Gadekar J, Shinde BB, Tatte JA

Consultant, Department of Urology, Wankhade Kidney Hospital , Opposite Tarakpur S.T. Stand, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Professor, Department of Surgery, Padam Shri Dr.V.V.P. Medical College , Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India .
Professor, Department of Pathology, P.Dr.V.V.P. Medical College , Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Consultant, Department of Anesthesia, Wankhade Kidney Hospital , Opposite Tarakpur S.T. Stand, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

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That PNL results in a better stone clearance than SWL is well recognized and this report is no exception. There is, however, a pri... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 07 Novembre 2014 08:01
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Shim M et al, 2014: Multimodal treatments of cystine stones: an observational, retrospective single-center analysis of 14 cases.

Shim M, Park HK

Department of Urology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

 

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This article is just a description of the authors’ experience of management of 14 patients with cystinuria and cystine stone forma... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 03 Novembre 2014 07:57
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Chen WT et al, 2014: An Evaluation of Electroacupuncture at the Weizhong Acupoint (BL-40) as a Means of Relieving Pain Induced by Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Chen WT, Chang FC, Chen YH, Lin JG

Department of Chinese Medicine, Taiwan Landseed Hospital, No. 77, Kwang-Tai Road, Ping-jen City, Tao-Yuan County 32405, Taiwan.
Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.
Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, No. 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan.
School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, No. 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan.

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It is interesting to note that the skilful application of electro-acupuncture (EA) reduced the need of analgesics during SWL and a... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 29 Ottobre 2014 07:52
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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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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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Liu Y et al, 2014: Clinical observation of different minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of impacted upper ureteral calculi.

Liu Y, Zhou Z, Xia A, Dai H, Guo L, Zheng J
Department of Urinary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434000, P. R. China.

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This article only compared ureteroscopic (URS), percutaneous (PNL) and laparoscopic methods for removal of upper ureteral stones t... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 11:33
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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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Hrbáček J, 2014: URS versus ESWL: another contribution to the never-ending debate.

Hrbáček J
Department of Urology, Charles University, 2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.

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As in numerous other studies the author emphasizes and discusses the advantage of endoscopic procedures over SWL for active remova... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 11:25
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Waingankar N et al, 2014: Calyceal diverticula: a comprehensive review.

Waingankar N, Hayek S, Smith AD, Okeke Z
The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Calyceal diverticula containing stones are not uncommonly encountered in the image evaluation of patients with stone disease. Trea... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 11:22
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Jagtap J et al, 2014: Evolution of SWL technique: A 25 year single centre experience of over 5000 patients.

Jagtap J, Mishra S, Bhattu A, Ganpule A, Sabnis R, Desai M
Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India

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Despite its retrospective approach this article is highly interesting because it summarizes the authors´ experience with SWL durin... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 16 Settembre 2014 07:23
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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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Akin Y et al, 2014: Long-term effects of pediatric extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy on renal function.

Akin Y, Yucel S
Department of Urology, Harran University School of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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This article is a review of side effects and complications of SWL reported in the literature. There is no statistical analysis, ju... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 26 Agosto 2014 10:42
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Perez Castro E et al, 2014: Differences in Ureteroscopic Stone Treatment and Outcomes for Distal, Mid-, Proximal, or Multiple Ureteral Locations: The Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society Ureteroscopy Global Study

Perez Castro E, Osther PJ, Jinga V, Razvi H, Stravodimos KG, Parikh K, Kural AR, de la Rosette JJ; on behalf of the CROES Ureteroscopy Global Study Group
Department of Urology, Clínica La Luz, Madrid, Spain
Department of Urology, Fredericia Hospital (part of Hospital Littlebelt, University of Southern Denmark), Fredericia, Denmark
Department of Urology, Prof. Dr. Th. Burghele Hospital, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Bucharest, Romania
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Department of Urology, Athens Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
Department of Urology, Shyam Urosurgical, Ahmedabad, India
Department of Urology, Bilim University, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Urology, AMC University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Although this article not at all deals with SWL, it is nevertheless of interest in this regard. The reason is that for removal of ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 22 Aprile 2014 06:08
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Resorlu B et al, 2014: Time to say good bye to shockwave lithotripsy?

Resorlu B, Sancak EB, Akbas A, Gulpinar MT
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey

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This is a letter to the editor in which the author emphasizes the advantages of SWL in terms of non-invasiveness, low rate of comp... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 21 Aprile 2014 13:59
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Cone EB et al, 2014: Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Renal Calculi Treated with Ureteroscopic Laser Lithotripsy Versus Shockwave Lithotripsy

Cone EB, Eisner BH, Ursiny M, Pareek G
Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine , Durham, North Carolina

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Economic analyses are of significance only for that country and health organization system in which they are carried out. In this ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 24 Marzo 2014 13:56
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Kim DH et al, 2014: The effect of terpene combination on ureter calculus expulsion after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Kim DH, Goh HJ, Lee HW, Kim KS, Kim YT, Moon HS, Lee SW, Park SY
Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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I do not know how wide-spread the use of Rowatinex is in the world. Although the authors conclude that fragment expulsion was slig... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 10 Marzo 2014 13:55
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Hwang I et al, 2014: Factors influencing the failure of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy with Piezolith 3000 in the management of solitary ureteral stone

Hwang I, Jung SI, Kim KH, Hwang EC, Yu HS, Kim SO, Kang TW, Kwon DD, Park K
Department of Urology, Chonnam National University, 42, Jebongno, Gwangju, Donggu, 501-757, Republic of Korea

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The authors report data from 90 patients with ureteral stones treated during a period of 78 months. This means that in average onl... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 26 Febbraio 2014 13:54
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Rassweiler J et al, 2014: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: An opinion on its future

Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Frede T, Alken P
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Germany
Department of Urology, Medical School of Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Department of Urology, Helios Kliniken Müllheim, Germany

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This is an interesting and considerate report of the present trends in stone removal as well the future perspective of SWL. Shortc... Leggi tutto
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