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

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
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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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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
Lunedì, 24 Febbraio 2014 13:52
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Mylarappa P et al, 2014: Acute pancreatitis and development of pancreatic pseudo cyst after extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy to a left renal calculus: A rare case with review of literature

Mylarappa P, Javali T, Prathvi, Ramesh D
Department of Urology, MS Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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This is a report of a very rare case of acute pancreatitis and pseudo cyst development. It is good to keep in mind that this compl... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 20 Febbraio 2014 13:51
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Nafie S et al, 2014: Efficacy of a mobile lithotripsy service: A one-year review of 222 patients

Nafie S, Dyer JE, Minhas JS, Mills JA, Khan MA
Department of Urology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust , Leicester , UK

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This is an article that is of great interest by showing that operator experience and a solid organisation play important roles for... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 13 Febbraio 2014 13:49
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Singh BP et al, 2014: Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery vs Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Intermediate Size Inferior Pole Calculi: A Prospective Assessment of Objective and Subjective Outcomes

Singh BP, Prakash J, Sankhwar SN, Dhakad U, Sankhwar PL, Goel A, Kumar M
Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
Department of Rheumatology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India

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All patients treated with SWL were obviously treated with > 1 session and the total number of treatments were thus 47 (1.34). That... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 10 Febbraio 2014 13:44
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Ozgür BC et al, 2014: Pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: Multi-institutional results

Ozgür BC, Irkilata L, Ekici M, Hoscan MB, Sarici H, Yücetürk CN, Karakan T, Atilla MK, Hasçiçek AM, Eroglu M
Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Altindag - Turkey

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Publication currently not available.
Giovedì, 06 Febbraio 2014 14:05
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Chung SD et al, 2014: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy increases the risk of diabetes: A 5-year follow-up study

Chung SD, Lin CC, Lin HC
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Banciao; Sleep Research Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital

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This report shows that the reason for development of DM in patients with urolithiasis seems unrelated to the method used for stone... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 04 Febbraio 2014 13:41
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Handa RK et al, 2014: Shock Wave Lithotripsy Targeting of the Kidney and Pancreas does not Increase the Severity of Metabolic Syndrome in a Porcine Model

Handa RK, Evan AP, Connors BA, Johnson CD2, Liu Z, Alloosh M, Sturek M, Evans-Molina C, Mandeville JA, Gnessin E, Lingeman JE
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Medicine and the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Kidney Stone Institute of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

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It is reassuring that this animal study, in similarity with several recent clinical observations and despite obvious pancreatic ti... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 29 Gennaio 2014 13:39
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Eterović D et al, 2014: Are we estimating the adverse effects of shock-wave lithotripsy on a faulty scale?

Eterović D, Situm M, Marković V, Kuna K, Punda A
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and Department of Medical Physics, University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Urology, University Hospital Split and University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Sisters of Charity, Zagreb, Croatia

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Most patients with urine flow obstruction present with stones in the ureter and they are accordingly treated with shockwaves that ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 27 Gennaio 2014 13:38
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Mokhless IA et al, 2014: Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery Monotherapy Versus Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Stones 10 to 20 mm in Preschool Children: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Mokhless IA, Abdeldaeim HM, Saad A, Zahran AR
Urology Department, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

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How stones best should be removed from the urinary tract in young children remains a matter of debate. The authors of this report ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 23 Gennaio 2014 13:36
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Erturham S et al, 2014: Limitation of hif-1α with pentoxifillyne on renal tubular ischemia result of hiperoxaluria and ESWL

Erturham S, Bayrak O, Seckiner I, Celik M, Karakok M
Department of Urology. Department of Anatomopathology. Gaziantep University. Gaziantep. Turkey

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Publication's not available in English.
Mercoledì, 22 Gennaio 2014 14:07
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Gruenwald I et al, 2013: Shockwave treatment of erectile dysfunction

Gruenwald I, Appel B, Kitrey ND, Vardi Y
Neuro-Urology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa 34679, Israel

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This article reviews briefly the background to a possible effect of LI-ESWT on erectile dysfunction and summarises the authors' ex... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 21 Gennaio 2014 10:03
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Vahdatpour B et al, 2013: Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial

Vahdatpour B, Alizadeh F, Moayednia A, Emadi M, Khorami MH, Haghdani S
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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For a medical condition that so far has defied most therapeutic efforts – and they are indeed numerous- it is promising to note th... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 20 Gennaio 2014 10:00
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Chabannes É et al, 2013: [Management of adult's renal and ureteral stones. Update of the Lithiasis Committee of the French association of urology (CLAFU). General considerations]

Chabannes É, Bensalah K, Carpentier X, Bringer JP, Conort P, Denis É, Dore B, Estrade V, Gautier JR, Hadjadj H, Hubert J, Hoznek A, Lechevallier É, 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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Publication's not available in English.
Venerdì, 17 Gennaio 2014 14:12
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Torricelli FC et al, 2013: Surgical management of bladder stones: literature review

Torricelli FC, Mazzucchi E, Danilovic A, Coelho RF, Srougi M
Divisão de Urologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil

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The article is a review of how bladder stones best should be treated. The basic concept for management of patients with bladder st... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 16 Gennaio 2014 09:58
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Tailly GG, 2013: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy today

Tailly GG
Department of Urology, AZ klina, Augustijnslei, Brasschaat, Belgium

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This article is a very useful review of the history of SWL; the specific features of different lithotripters and a detailed discus... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 14 Gennaio 2014 09:53
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Argüelles-Salido E et al, 2014: Prediction of the energy required for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of certain stones composition using simple radiology and computerized axial tomography

Argüelles-Salido E, Campoy-Martínez P, Aguilar-García J, Podio-Lora V, Medina-López R
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Urología y Nefrología, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Diagnóstico por la Imagen, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Laboratorios Clínicos, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España

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The authors report in vitro results of stone disintegration and concluded in line with several other studies that COM stones are h... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 10 Gennaio 2014 09:50
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Neisius A et al, 2013: Treatment efficacy and outcomes using a third generation shockwave lithotripter

Neisius A, Wöllner J, Thomas C, Roos FC, Brenner W, Hampel C, Preminger GM, Thüroff JW, Gillitzer R
Department of Urology, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

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This is one of the most promising and positive reports of SWL that I have read during past years. In a period when reports of poor... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 08 Gennaio 2014 09:45
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Nakabori T et al, 2013: Ceftriaxone-associated urolithiasis treated with ureteral stenting and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Nakabori T, Fukunaga M, Hayashi S, Yamamoto K, Ichiba M, Inada M
Department of Internal Medicine, Toyonaka Municipal Hospital, Toyonaka, Japan

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This is just a short report on ceftriaxone urolithiasis. This is an unusual complication that developed during treatment with this... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 06 Gennaio 2014 09:39
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Toepker M et al, 2014: Dual Energy Computerized Tomography with a Split Bolus: A 1-Stop Shop for Patients with Suspected Urinary Stones?

Toepker M, Kuehas F, Kienzl D, Herwig R, Spazierer E, Krauss B, Weber M, Seitz C, Ringl H
Department of Radiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Department of Urology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Healthcare Sector, Siemens AG, Forchheim, Germany

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This article is not directly related to SWL, but describes an important improvement of the radiological examination. Although most... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 02 Gennaio 2014 09:34
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Yu C et al, 2013: A systematic review and meta-analysis of new onset hypertension after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Yu C, Longfei L, Long W, Feng Z, Jiping N, Mao L, Lin Q, Hequn C
Department of Urology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, 410000, Hunan, China

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The possible risk of developing hypertension as a result of SWL is a subject that has been continuously discussed during the past ... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 04 Dicembre 2013 09:29
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Sener NC et al, 2013: Prospective randomized trial comparing shock wave lithotripsy and flexible ureterorenoscopy for lower pole stones smaller than 1 cm

Sener NC, Abdurrahim Imamoglu M, Bas O, Ozturk U, Goksel Goktug HN, Tuygun C, Bakirtas H
Department of Urology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Adana, Turkey

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This report is one of many that demonstrate a better outcome of flexible URS than of SWL when stones in the lower calyx are treate... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 29 Novembre 2013 09:21
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Acar A et al, 2013: The Effect of EMLA Cream on Patient-Controlled Analgesia with Remifentanil in ESWL Procedure: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Study

Acar A, Erhan E, Nuri Deniz M, Ugur G
Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

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The authors studied the possible effect of EMLA cream application as a complement to remifentanil during SWL. The conclusion was t... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 27 Novembre 2013 09:05
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Salem HK et al, 2013: Slow Delivery Rate versus Rapid Delivery Rate Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) for Pediatric Renal Urolithiasis: a Prospective Randomized Study

Salem HK, Fathy H, El Fayoumy H, Ali H, Ghonium A, Mohseen MA, Hegazy AE
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

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In accordance with numerous studies in adults it was shown in this randomized study on paediatric patients that shockwaves deliver... Leggi tutto
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Kurt S et al, 2013: Evaluation of effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy on renal vasculature with Doppler ultrasonography

Kurt S, Tokgöz Ö, Tokgöz H, Voyvoda N
Zonguldak Atatürk Devlet Hastanesi, Department of Radiology,Zonguldak,Turkey

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The effects of shockwaves on the renal perfusion have remained a matter of concern over the years despite the enormous experience ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 21 Novembre 2013 08:57
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Li G et al, 2014: Effect of the Body Wall on Lithotripter Shock Waves

Li G, McAteer JA, Williams JC Jr, Berwick ZC
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana

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The effect of the body wall on the physical properties of shockwaves is indeed highly interesting and important for the settings o... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 19 Novembre 2013 08:52
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Liu LR et al, 2013: Percussion, diuresis, and inversion therapy for the passage of lower pole kidney stones following shock wave lithotripsy

Liu LR, Li QJ, Wei Q, Liu ZH, Xu Y
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

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The addition of a regimencomprising percussion, diuresis and inversion in order to clear the lower calyx system from residual frag... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 15 Novembre 2013 08:48
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Bourdoumis A et al, 2014: Thromboprophylaxis and bleeding diathesis in minimally invasive stone surgery

Bourdoumis A, Stasinou T, Kachrilas S, Papatsoris AG, Buchholz N, Masood J
Endourology and Stones Services, Barts Health NHS Trust, 9th Floor, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London E1 1BB, UK
Department of Urology, North Devon District Hospital NHS Trust, Barnstaple, North Devon EX31 4HX, UK
2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Sismanoglio General Hospital, 1 Sismanogleiou Street, 14578 Athens, Greece

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This is a useful article with information on how to clinically manage patients with bleeding disorders and anticoagulation treatme... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 13 Novembre 2013 08:42
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Piggott KL et al, 2013: Looking for lithotripsy: accessibility and portability of Canadian healthcare

Piggott KL, Bell CM
Resident, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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This article will be available for reviewing at Heidelberg University 12 months after publication.
Martedì, 12 Novembre 2013 14:16
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Jee JK et al, 2013: Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric and adolescent urolithiasis

Jee JY, Kim SD, Cho WY
Department of Urology, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea

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In this report of SWL results in 50 paediatric and adolescent patients the overall success rate was approximately 91%. Although th... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 11 Novembre 2013 08:38
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Beilan J et al, 2014: The Postoperative Morbidity Index: a quantitative weighing of postoperative complications applied to urological procedures

Beilan J, Strakosha R, Palacios DA, Rosser CJ
Clinical and Translational Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 701 Ilalo St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA

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A standardized and validated system for recording complications is indeed highly desirable. For the individual patient it is impor... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 07 Novembre 2013 15:08
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Harper JD et al, 2013: Focused ultrasound to expel calculi from the kidney: safety and efficacy of a clinical prototype device

Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Cunitz BW, Wang YN, Simon JC, Starr F, Paun M, Dunmire B, Liggitt HD, Evan AP, McAteer JA, Hsi RS, Bailey MR
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA

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In this animal experiment the authors used ultrasound to move and expel stones from the lower and middle calyces of pig kidneys. F... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 03 Maggio 2017 14:17
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Rassweiler J et al, 2013. The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in urology: a review and speculative outlook

Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Kenngott H, Frede T, Michel MS, Alken P, Clayman R
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany

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The authors present their visions for treatment not only of urolithiasis, but also of renal and prostate tumours. One important po... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 30 Ottobre 2013 14:34
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Gücük A et al, 2013: Do renal cysts affect the success of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy? A retrospective comparative study

Gücük A, Oztürk U, Uyetürk U, Kemahlı E, Akın G, Imamoğlu MA, Metin A
Department of Urology, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, 14200 Bolu, Turkey

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This comparison between patients with and without large cysts in terms of stone free rates after SWL is welcome. Large cysts that ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 24 Ottobre 2013 14:23
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Tanaka N et al, 2013: Stone attenuation value and cross-sectional area on computed tomography predict the success of shock wave lithotripsy

Tanaka M, Yokota E, Toyonaga Y, Shimizu F, Ishii Y, Fujime M, Horie S
Department of Urology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan

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In this comparison between successful and failed disintegration with a Dornier Compact S lithotripter, the authors found that the ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 22 Ottobre 2013 14:18
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Garg M et al, 2013: Are there long-term effects of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in paediatric patients?

Garg M, Goel A, Kumar A

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This is just a comment to a previously published report without need of a comment. Hans-Göran Tiselius
Venerdì, 18 Ottobre 2013 14:13
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Hameed DA et al, 2013: Comparing non contrast computerized tomography criteria versus dual X-ray absorptiometry as predictors of radio-opaque upper urinary tract stone fragmentation after electromagnetic shockwave lithotripsy

Hameed DA, Elgammal MA, Elganainy EO, Hageb A, Mohammed K, El-Taher AM, Mostafa MM, Ahmed AI
Urology Department, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt

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By comparing x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and CT-examinations to get measures of stone mineral content and Hounsfield units, the aut... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 16 Ottobre 2013 14:08
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Kumar A et al, 2013: A Prospective Randomized Comparison Between Shockwave Lithotripsy and Semirigid Ureteroscopy for Upper Ureteral Stones

Kumar A, Nanda B, Kumar N, Kumar R, Vasudeva P, Mohanty NK
Department of Urology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital , New Delhi, India

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This article is one of several prospective randomized comparisons between SWL and URS for removal of of 82.2% and 86.6% clearly d... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 14 Ottobre 2013 14:02
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Connors BA et al, 2013: Comparison of Tissue Injury from Focused Ultrasonic Propulsion of Kidney Stones Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Connors BA, Evan AP, Blomgren PM, Hsi RS, Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Wang YN, Simon JC, Paun M, Starr F, Cunitz BW, Bailey MR, Lingeman JE
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine,Indianapolis, Indiana

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The use of focused ultrasonic propulsion of stones/stone fragments residing in the kidney after SWL is a highly interesting treatm... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 10 Ottobre 2013 13:54
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Yang TK et al, 2013: Body mass index and buttock circumference are independent predictors of disintegration failure in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral calculi

Yang TK, Yang HJ, Lee LM, Liao CH
Department of Surgery, Yonghe branch, Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan

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Similar to the result in numerous previous reports the authors found that success with SWL was inversely related to the stone burd... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 08 Ottobre 2013 13:49
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Mokhtari M et al, 2013: Eosinophilic pleural effusion: a rare complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Mokhtari M, Kumar PV, Ghayumi MA
Pathology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 71345-1864, Iran

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Eosinophilic pleural effusion is indeed a very unusual complication of SWL. It can be assumed that in the described patient shockw... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 04 Ottobre 2013 13:45
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Park JH et al, 2013: A prospective randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of tamsulosin after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for a single proximal ureteral stone

Park YH, Lee HE, Park JY, Lee SB, Kim HH
Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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The advantage of using alpha-blocking agents to facilitate elimination of ureteral stones and fragments has been demonstrated in n... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 02 Ottobre 2013 13:41
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Duryea AP et al, 2013: Acoustic Bubble Removal to Enhance SWL Efficacy at High Shock Rate: An In Vitro Study

Duryea AP, Roberts WW, Cain CA, Tamaddoni HA, Hall TL
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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With the aim of eliminating cavitation bubbles in the water compartment of the shockwave source (pre-focal cavitation), the author... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 30 Settembre 2013 13:36
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Tourchi A et al, 2013: Disseminated tuberculosis after extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy in an AIDS patient presenting with urosepsis

Tourchi A, Ebadi M, Hosseinzadeh A, Shabaninia M
Division of Pediatric Urology, Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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No comment.
Venerdì, 27 Settembre 2013 14:20
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Philippou P et al, 2013: Does previous failed ESWL have a negative impact of on the outcome of ureterorenoscopy? A matched pair analysis

Philippou P, Payne D, Davenport K, Timoney AG, Keeley FX
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK

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It is of note that in this matched pair analysis between patients primarily treated with URS and those treated with URS after fail... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 26 Settembre 2013 13:33
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Hatipoğlu NK et al, 2013: Antioxidant Signal and Kidney Injury Molecule-1 Levels in Shockwave Lithotripsy Induced Kidney Injury

Hatipoğlu NK, Evliyaoğlu O, Işık B, Bodakçi MN, Bozkurt Y, Sancaktutar AA, Söylemez H, Atar M, Penbegül N, Yünce M, Dağgulli M
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University , Diyarbakır, Turkey

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Like several other similar studies in search for acute injurious effects of SWL, this report presents data on discrete changes in ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 24 Settembre 2013 13:29
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Foda K et al, 2013: Calculating the number of shock waves, expulsion time, and optimum stone parameters based on noncontrast computerized tomography characteristics

Foda K, Abdeldaeim H, Youssif M, Assem A
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt

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In this report from Egypt the authors have presented formulas for "predicting" the number of shockwaves and the time to fragment e... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 20 Settembre 2013 13:14
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Seklehner S et al, 2013: Trends and Inequalities in the Surgical Management of Ureteral Calculi in the United States

Seklehner S, Laudano MA, Jamzadeh A, Del Pizzo JJ, Chughtai B, Lee RK
Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA; Department of Urology, Landesklinikum Baden-Mödling, Baden, Austria

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This report summarizes how patients with ureteral stones have been treated in USA between 2001 and 2010. This period is characteri... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 18 Settembre 2013 13:10
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Hadji-Moussa M et al, 2013: Effect of High Shock Number on Acute Complication Development After Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

Hadj-Moussa M, Brown JA
Section of Urology, Georgia Health Sciences University , Augusta, Georgia

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Safe treatment of patients with non-invasive stone disintegration should exclude damage to the renal tissue, ureters and other org... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 09 Settembre 2013 13:04
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Cho HJ et al, 2013: Efficacy of alfuzosin after shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of ureteral calculi

Cho HJ, Shin SC, Seo do Y, Min DS, Cho JM, Kang JY, Yoo TK
Department of Urology, Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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In this report alfuzosin administration after SWL resulted in a shorter time to stone expulsion of stone material from the ureter.... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 02 Settembre 2013 13:02
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Dincel N et al, 2013: Are small residual stone fragments really insignificant in children?

Dincel N, Resorlu B, Unsal A, Tepeler A, Silay MS, Armağan A, Diri A, Sancaktutar AA, Ziypak T, Mir S
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

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The authors discuss in this article the relevance of the term CIRF. This issue is in no way new and has been a matter of debate as... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 19 Agosto 2013 12:56
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Kim TB et al, 2013: The feasibility of shockwave lithotripsy for treating solitary, lower calyceal stones over 1 cm in size

Kim TB, Lee SC, Kim KH, Jung H, Yoon SJ, Oh JK
Department of Urology, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea

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The authors compared SWL and PNL for removal of stones larger than 1 cm. Stratification was further made for stones 1-2 cm and > 2... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 05 Agosto 2013 12:47
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Haroon N et al, 2013: Optimal Management of Lower Polar Calyceal Stone 15 to 20 mm

Haroon N, Nazim SM, Ather MH
Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

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That stone clearance following PCNL is better than that after SWL and that the difference is related to the size of treated stones... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 29 Luglio 2013 12:45
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Prakash J et al, 2013: Re: El-Halwagy et al.: Shock wave lithotripsy of vesical stones in patients with infravesical obstruction: an underused noninvasive approach (Urology 2013;81:508-510)

Prakash J, Goel A, Garg Y

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This Letter to the Editor is just a short remark to a previously published article on SWL for bladder stones. In selected cases SW... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 15 Luglio 2013 12:39
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Panah A et al, 2013: Factors predicting success of emergency extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (eESWL) in ureteric calculi-a single centre experience from the United Kingdom (UK)

Panah A, Patel S, Bourdoumis A, Kachrilas S, Buchholz N, Masood J
Endourology and Stone Services, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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The advantage of early- emergency - SWL for removal of ureteral stones is an attractive therapeutic approach which previously has ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 01 Luglio 2013 12:35
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Pei YV, 2013: Intrahepatic hematoma requiring hepatic artery embolization: a rare complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Pey YV
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca St, Suite 6200, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Hepatic hematoma is an extremely rare complication of SWL and only described in few cases. According to the CT-image the bleeding ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 21 Giugno 2013 12:31
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Pishchalnikov YA et al, 2013: Evaluation of the LithoGold LG-380 Lithotripter: In Vitro Acoustic Characterization and Assessment of Renal Injury in the Pig Model

Pishchalnikov YA, McAteer JA, Williams JC Jr, Connors BA, Handa RK, Lingeman JE, Evan AP
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana

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The authors of this report have made an interesting comparison between shock wave properties in four different lithotripters: LG-3... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 17 Giugno 2013 09:00
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Lee HY et al, 2013: Risk Factors Survey for Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy-Induced Renal Hematoma

Lee HY, Yang YH, Shen JT, Jang MY, Shih PM, Wu WJ, Huang CH, Chou YH, Juan YS
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital , Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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In this study analysis of risk factors for hematoma following SWL was carried out. The frequency of hematoma formation was low; 0.... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 13 Giugno 2013 08:56
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Wong KA et al, 2013: Management of stones in renal transplant

Wong KA, Olsburgh J
Renal Transplant and Urology Department, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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Treating stones in transplanted kidneys is a delicate procedure and great care should be exerted in order to reduce the tissue tra... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 11 Giugno 2013 08:52
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Choi HJ et al, 2012: Usefulness of early extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in colic patients with ureteral stones

Choi HJ, Jung JH, Bae J, Cho MC, Lee HW, Lee KS
Department of Urology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea

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Early elimination of ureteral stones is beneficial from several points of view. Preservation of renal function and reduced patient... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 03 Giugno 2013 08:47
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Lautz J et al, 2013: Turbulent water coupling in shock wave lithotripsy

Lautz J, Sankin G, Zhong P
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

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This is indeed a highly interesting report, the results of which might be important for further improvements of the SWL technology... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 06 Maggio 2013 07:42
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El-Halwagy S et al, 2013: Shock wave lithotripsy of vesical stones in patients with infravesical obstruction: an underused noninvasive approach

El-Halwagy S, Osman Y, Sheir KZ
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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I agree with the authors that SWL is an excellent method for elimination of bladder stones in suitable patients. The results prese... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 22 Aprile 2013 07:37
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Duryea AP et al, 2013. Controlled cavitation to augment SWL stone comminution: mechanistic insights in vitro

Duryea AP, Roberts WW, Cain CA, Hall TL
Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

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This article is a highly interesting report of an experimental set up aimed to study the role of cavitation in SWL stone disintegr... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 08 Aprile 2013 07:21
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Scales CD Jr, 2013: Practice patterns in the management of urinary lithiasis

Scales CD Jr
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/VA Clinical Scholars, Departments of Urology and Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

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This article is a summary of the management of patients with urolithiasis in USA. There are some points that deserve attention. In... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 25 Marzo 2013 07:15
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Sarkissian C et al, 2013: Patient decision making for asymptomatic renal calculi: balancing benefit and risk

Sarkissian C, Noble M, Li J, Monga M
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA

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It is interesting to note that in this survey carried out in 101 patients presented the same hypothetical scenario, most patients ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 11 Marzo 2013 07:10
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Saxena S et al, 2013: Treating stones in transplanted kidneys

Saxena S, Sadideen H, Goldsmith D
Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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This review is of great interest because dealing with stones in transplanted kidneys is a difficult and delicate clinical problem.... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 04 Marzo 2013 07:08
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El-Assmy A et al, 2013: Kidney stone size and hounsfield units predict successful shockwave lithotripsy in children

El-Assmy A, El-Nahas AR, Abou-El-Ghar ME, Awad BA, Sheir KZ
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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This report shows the outcome of SWL in 57 children with stones in the kidney. It is slightly surprising that as many as 56% of th... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 25 Febbraio 2013 07:06
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Ceylan C et al, 2013: Evaluation of the Process of Recycling and Renal Parenchymal Injury after ESWL with Metabolites Excreted in the Urine

Ceylan C, Dogan S, Saydam G, Kocak MZ, Doluoglu OG.
Department of Urology Clinic of Turkiye, Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital , Ankara , Turkey

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It is well recognized that SWL results in transient damage to the renal parenchyma. In this regard the authors measured a number o... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 11 Febbraio 2013 07:01
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Elsheemy MS, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr ElSheemy to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

Elsheemy MS
Division of Pediatric Urology, AboulRiche Children's Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Leggi tutto
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Sato Y, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr Sato to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

Sato Y.
Department of Urology, Sanjukai Hospital, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

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Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 21 Gennaio 2013 06:53
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2013: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

El-Nahas AR, El-Assmy AM, Awad BA, Elhalwagy SM, Elshal AM, Sheir KZ.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric population and present some factors that can be used to predict the tre... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 14 Gennaio 2013 06:50
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Kim GH et al, 2013: Acute cyst rupture, hemorrhage and septic shock after a shockwave lithotripsy in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Kim HG, Bae SR, Lho YS, Park HK, Paick SH.
Department of Urology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, 4-12 Hwayang-Dong, Gwangjin-Ku, Seoul, 143-729, Korea

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This case report describes a very unusual complication associated with SWL of a proximal ureteral stone. Unfortunately no details ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 31 Dicembre 2012 06:44
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Dai J et al, 2013: Critical Analysis of a New Generation Electrohydraulic Lithotripter: A Single Institution Experience with the Medispec E3000TM

Dai J, Al Ekish S, Harisaran V, Thavaseelan S, Pareek G.
The Warren Alpert Med. Sch. of Brown Univ., Section of Minimally Invasive Urol. Surg., Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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Recent physical studies on the properties of shock waves have indicated that improved disintegration of stones might be obtained w... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 17 Dicembre 2012 06:43
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Welk B et al, 2013: The surgical management of upper tract stone disease among spinal cord-injured patients

Welk B, Shariff S, Ordon M, Catharine Craven B, Herschorn S, Garg AX.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

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This is a retrospective study on 89 patients with spinal cord injuries. These patients were surgically treated because of upper ur... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 10 Dicembre 2012 06:39
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Mancini JG et al, 2013: Assessment of a Modified Acoustic Lens for Electromagnetic Shock Wave Lithotripters in a Swine Model

Mancini JG, Neisius A, Smith N, Sankin G, Astroza GM, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Preminger GM, Zhong P
Duke University Medical Center, Division of Urologic Surgery, 200 Trent Drive, DUMC 3707, Durham, NC 27710, USA

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The optimal geometry and power characteristics of the shock wave have remained a matter of debate ever since the original HM3 lith... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 26 Novembre 2012 06:33
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Yilmaz E et al, 2013: Ways in which SWL affects oxidant/antioxidant balance

Yilmaz E, Haciislamoglu A, Kisa U, Dogan O, Yuvanc E, Batislam E
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Tip Fakultesi, Uroloji AD, Saglik Sokak, 71100, Kirikkale, Turkey

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In this interesting study the effects of SWL (3000 sw; 16-22 kV) on the total antioxidant capacity (TAC), total antioxidant status... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 12 Novembre 2012 06:29
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Eterović D et al, 2013: Wrong perspective obscures the adverse effects of shock-wave lithotripsy

Eterović D, Situm M, Marković V, Punda A
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and Department of Medical Physics, University of Split Medical Faculty, Spinčićeva 1, 21000, Split, Croatia

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The authors claim that vascular effects of SWL is not appropriately recognized and that "mild and unilateral renal obstruction" fo... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 29 Ottobre 2012 06:24
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Brown JA et al, 2013: Effect of High Shock Number on Acute Complication Development Following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Brown JA, Hadj-Moussa M.
University of Iowa, Department of Urology, 200 Hawkins Dr., 3 RCP, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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There are two important questions that need an answer when the total number of shock waves given to a patient is considered: Is a ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 15 Ottobre 2012 06:20
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Ito H et al, 2012: Predictive value of attenuation coefficients measured as hounsfield units on noncontrast computed tomography during flexible ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy: a single-center experience

Ito H, Kawahara T, Terao H, Ogawa T, Yao M, Kubota Y, Matsuzaki J.
Department of Urology, Ohguchi East General Hospital, Yokohama, Japan

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This article entirely deals with the usefulness of Hounsfield units for predicting the ureteroscopic disintegration of stones and ... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 26 Settembre 2012 06:10
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Yoo DE et al, 2012: Removal of kidney stones by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is associated with delayed progression of chronic kidney disease

Yoo DE, Han SH, Oh HJ, Kim SJ, Shin DH, Lee MJ, Yoo TH, Kang SW, Choi KH.
Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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SWL-treatment of patients with reduced renal function is a matter of concern and it has been generally considered that shock wave... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 24 Settembre 2012 08:56
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Fayad A et al, 2012: Effect of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on kidney growth in children

Fayad A, El-Sheikh MG, El-Fayoumy H, El-Sergany R, Abd El Bary A.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

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The clinically interesting conclusion from this report is that SWL of stones in child kidneys did not negatively affect the growth... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 10 Settembre 2012 08:51
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Ahmed MH et al, 2012: Renal stone disease and obesity: what is important for urologists and nephrologists?

Ahmed MH, Ahmed HT, Khalil AA.
Department of Medicine, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK

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This review article is of interest inasmuch as it outlines the relationship between obesity and renal stone disease. The obesity i... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 27 Agosto 2012 08:46
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Kruck S et al, 2012: Minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy: an alternative to retrograde intrarenal surgery and shockwave lithotripsy

Kruck S, Anastasiadis AG, Herrmann TR, Walcher U, Abdelhafez MF, Nicklas AP, Hölzle L, Schilling D, Bedke J, Stenzl A, Nagele U.
Department of Urology, University of Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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That stone-free rates following SWL were lower than those obtained following MIP and RIRS, was an expected finding. These results ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 13 Agosto 2012 08:40
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Zhang LJ, 2012: Shock-wave lithotripsy for renal calculi

Zhang LJ.
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA.

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