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

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
Lunedì, 28 Gennaio 2013 06:55
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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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Publication currently not available.
Lunedì, 30 Luglio 2012 13:58
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Pirincci N et al, 2012: The effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of ureteral stones in children

Pirincci N, Gecit I, Bilici S, Taken K, Tanik S, Ceylan K.
Department of Urology, Yüzüncü Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey.

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Publication currently not available.
Lunedì, 23 Luglio 2012 13:55
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Park J et al, 2012: Shock wave lithotripsy versus ureteroscopy for ureteral calculi: a prospective assessment of patient-reported outcomes

Park J, Shin DW, Chung JH, Lee SW.
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.

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In this retrospective comparison of patients treated with SWL or URS, the important finding was that patients´ satisfaction did no... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 16 Luglio 2012 08:24
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Gecit I et al, 2012: Tissue damage in kidney, adrenal glands and diaphragm following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Gecit I, Kavak S, Oguz EK, Pirincci N, Gunes M, Kara M, Ceylan K, Kaba M, Tanik S.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey.

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This article reports data from an animal experiment in which the occurrence of apoptosis in kidneys, adrenals and diaphragm was re... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 09 Luglio 2012 08:21
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Resorlu B et al, 2012: Comparison of retrograde intrarenal surgery, shockwave lithotripsy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for treatment of medium-sized radiolucent renal stones

Resorlu B, Unsal A, Ziypak T, Diri A, Atis G, Guven S, Sancaktutar AA, Tepeler A, Bozkurt OF, Oztuna D
Ankara, Turkey

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As in numerous other comparative studies between different stone removing procedures also this study shows that the success rate w... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 02 Luglio 2012 08:18
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Jia J et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is effective in treating single melamine-induced urolithiasis in infants and young children

Jia J, Shen X, Wang L, Zhang T, Xu M, Fang X, Xu G, Qian C, Wu Y, Geng H.
Department of Pediatric Urology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China; Children's Urolithiasis Treatment Center of Chinese Ministry of Health, Shanghai China

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This is a report of results of SWL carried out in 189 children with uric acid/melamine stones. Stone localization was carried out ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 18 Giugno 2012 08:07
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Gul U et al, 2012: Do patients on alpha-blockers for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia have better results after shock wave lithotripsy of urinary stones?

Gul U, Yaycioglu O Md Febu, Kuzgunbay B, Sariturk C, Kayra MV, Ozkardes H.
Baskent University, Urology, Adana, Turkey

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The authors have retrospectively analysed their SWL results in patients who already were on a-receptor antagonists with those who ... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 28 Maggio 2012 08:01
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Zhou Y, 2012: Reduction of bubble cavitation by modifying the diffraction wave from a lithotripter aperture

Zhou Y
Division of Engineering Mechanics, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Bubble cavitation was suppressed experimentally by adding a reflector edge extender to the original HM3 reflector. Thereby it was ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 22 Maggio 2012 07:51
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Rombi T et al, 2012: Socioeconomic evaluation of the treatment of ureteral lithiasis

Rombi T, Triantafyllidis A, Fotas A, Konstantinidis T, Touloupidis S

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Treatment results in an economic perspective was analysed for upper and distal ureteral stones treated with ESWL (Lithostar) [A], ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 18 Maggio 2012 07:45
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Islam M et al, 2012: Ureteroscopic pneumatic versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for lower ureteral stones

Islam M, Malik A
Department of Urology, Government Institute of Kidney Diseases (IKD) and Transplants, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan

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The Modulith SLX-F2 lithotripter was used in a randomized comparison between treatment of distal ureteral stones with ESWL and URS... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 17 Maggio 2012 07:41
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Uguz S et al, 2012: Immediate or delayed SWL in ureteric stones: a prospective and randomized study

Uguz S, Senkul T, Soydan H, Ates F, Akyol I, Malkoc E, Baykal KV
Urology Department, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, 34668, Turkey

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In this report patients with 5-20 mm stones in the ureter were subjected to early ( Lithoscope. The results showed that there was ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 15 Maggio 2012 07:34
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Ceban E, 2012: The treatment of the reno-ureteral calculi by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)

Ceban E
Surgical and Nephrology Department, Nicolae Testemiţanu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

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This is a summary of the authors´ experience with stone removal using Lithostar and Modulith SLK lithotripters. 483 patients prese... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 11 Maggio 2012 07:27
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Acar C et al, 2012: Impact of Residual Fragments following Endourological Treatments in Renal Stones

Acar C, Cal C
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, 20070 Denizli, Turkey

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The authors have made a review of some reports in the literature dealing with the problem of residual fragments after ESWL and end... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 09 Maggio 2012 07:20
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Granberg et al, 2012: Urolithiasis in children: surgical approach

Granberg CF, Baker LA
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children's Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75207, USA

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Given the small dimension of the kidneys and ureters in children, the authors conclude in this review article that ESWL should be ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 08 Maggio 2012 07:18
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Demirbas M et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones: twelve years of experience with 2836 patients at a single center

Demirbas M, Samli M, Karalar M, Kose AC
Private Medicabil Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

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In this large (N= 2836 patients) retrospective series of ESWL for ureteral stones, stone free rates in the range 84-88% were obtai... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 04 Maggio 2012 07:14
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Anglada-Curado et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: Improved efficacy using low frequency

Anglada-Curado FJ, Campos-Hernández P, Carrasco-Valiente J, Anaya-Henares F, Carazo-Carazo JL, Alvarez-Kindelán J, Regueiro-López JC, Requena-Tapia MJ
Department of Urology, Reina Sofia Hospital, Córdoba, Spain

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In a study that compares shockwaves administered at frequencies of 80 and 60 (1.33 and 1.00 Hz), the authors conclude that the low... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 30 Aprile 2012 07:10
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Yoshimura K, 2012: Editorial Comment to Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: Improved efficacy using low frequency

Yoshimura K.
Department of Urology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-sayama, Osaka, Japan

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With reference to a meta-analysis this comment emphasizes the benefit of low-frequency ESWL. Unfortunately the author states that ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 24 Aprile 2012 07:00
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Tiselius HG, 2012: Words of wisdom: Re: Alkaline citrate reduces stone recurrence and regrowth after shockwave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Tiselius HG
Division of Urology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, S-141 86 Stockholm, Sweden

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Venerdì, 20 Aprile 2012 14:54
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Desai MR, 2012: Urolithiasis: newer trends and practice

Desai MR

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This article is a short comment on present improvements in the care of urolithiasis patients. The use of CT is mentioned as one of... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 20 Aprile 2012 06:53
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Niederberger C, 2012: Re: sperm DNA damage and seminal oxidative status after shock-wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral stones

Niederberger C

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Giovedì, 19 Aprile 2012 14:56
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Resorlu B et al, 2012: Flexible ureterorenoscopy versus extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of lower pole stones of 10-20 mm

Resorlu B, Unsal A
Department of Urology, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Mercoledì, 18 Aprile 2012 14:58
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Bohris C et al, 2012: Monitoring the coupling of the lithotripter therapy head with skin during routine shock wave lithotripsy with a surveillance camera

Bohris C, Roosen A, Dickmann M, Hocaoglu Y, Sandner S, Bader M, Stief CG, Walther S
Dornier MedTech Systems, Wessling and Department of Urology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

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In this highly interesting report attention is paid to the coupling between the shockwave source and the patient. By visualizing t... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 13 Aprile 2012 06:44
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Vaidyanathan S et al, 2012: Are urological procedures in tetraplegic patients safely performed without anesthesia? a report of three cases

Vaidyanathan S, Soni B, Selmi F, Singh G, Esanu C, Hughes P, Oo T, Pulya K
Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport and Formby District General Hospital, Town Lane, Southport PR8 6PN, UK

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The authors report three tetraplegic patients who developed autonomic dysreflexia during cystoscopy. The information is of interes... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 10 Aprile 2012 06:37
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Häcker A et al, 2012: [Controversy on lower pole stones: monitor or intervene?]

Häcker A, Michel MS
Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68135 Mannheim, Deutschland

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In this German article the authors discuss different treatment alternatives for lower calyx stones. The various aspects are not ne... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 06 Aprile 2012 06:33
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Yucel S et al, 2012: Complications and associated factors of pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Yucel S, Akin Y, Danisman A, Guntekin E
Department of Urology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

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The report summarizes the authors' experience of ESWL carried out in 128 children (age children the total number of shockwaves was... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 04 Aprile 2012 06:25
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D'Addessi A et al, 2012: Complications of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for urinary stones: to know and to manage them-a review

D'Addessi A, Vittori M, Racioppi M, Pinto F, Sacco E, Bassi P
Department of Urology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Policlinico "A. Gemelli", Largo F. Vito, 00168 Rome, Italy

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This is a review of complications seen after ESWL for urinary tract stones. It is a summary of what is already well covered in the... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 30 Marzo 2012 06:20
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Melzer A et al, 2012: The importance of physics to progress in medical treatment

Melzer A, Cochran S, Prentice P, MacDonald MP, Wang Z, Cuschieri A
Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee, UK

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Although this article is a highly interesting review of physics for therapeutic use, it contains no direct application to ESWL. H... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 28 Marzo 2012 08:51
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Connors BA et al, 2012: Evaluation of shock wave lithotripsy injury in the pig using a narrow focal zone lithotriptor

Connors BA, McAteer JA, Evan AP, Blomgren PM, Handa RK, Johnson CD, Gao S, Pishchalnikov YA, Lingeman JE
Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indianapolis, IN, USA

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This experimental study on pigs aimed at illustrating the effects of the narrow shockwave focus in modern lithotripters on renal t... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 27 Marzo 2012 08:41
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Gnessin E et al, 2012: Current management of paediatric urolithiasis

Gnessin E, Chertin L, Chertin B
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medical Science, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

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This is a review article on the management of stones in children based on literature reports. It is concluded that ESWL by most au... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 23 Marzo 2012 08:22
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Vilar DG et al, 2012: Topical EMLA for pain control during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: prospective, comparative, randomized, double-blind study

Vilar DG, Fadrique GG, Sacoto CD, Persiva JB, Mestre MP, De Francia JA, Martin IP, Aguado JM, Perelló CG, Verdu LS, Gomez JG
Hospital General de Castellón, Castellon de la plana, Castellón, Spain

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The authors show in this report that by applying EMLA-cream on the skin at the entrance of the shockwave a better pain relief was ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 16 Marzo 2012 08:14
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Zeng G et al, 2012: Treatment of renal stones in infants: comparing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Zeng G, Jia J, Zhao Z, Wu W, Zhao Z, Zhong W
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, 1# Kangda Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China

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This report is a comparison between ESWL and mini-PNL in infants. Hans-Göran Tiselius
Lunedì, 12 Marzo 2012 08:06
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Matlaga BR et al, 2012: Treatment of ureteral and renal stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials

Matlaga BR, Jansen JP, Meckley LM, Byrne TW, Lingeman JE
The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, Mapi Group, Boston and Boston Scientific Corp., Natick, Massachusetts, and Indiana Clinic Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

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The aim of this study was to compare ESWL and URS in their capacity to disintegrate distal and proximal ureteral stones based on R... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 08 Marzo 2012 08:01
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Raiten J et al, 2012: The use of high-frequency jet ventilation for out of operating room anesthesia

Raiten J, Elkassabany N, Mandel JE
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Respiratory movements during ESWL of stones in the kidney and proximal ureter are a commonly encountered problem. In the majority ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 06 Marzo 2012 07:54
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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
Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-752, Korea

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In this selected group of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) it was shown that the deterioration of GFR was retarded follo... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 24 Febbraio 2012 07:49
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Onal B et al, 2012: Nomogram and scoring system for predicting stone-free status after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children with urolithiasis

Onal B, Tansu N, Demirkesen O, Yalcin V, Huang L, Nguyen HT, Cilento BG, Erozenci A
Department of Urology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Department of Urology, University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

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The authors have developed a scoring system with the aim of predicting the stone-free rates in children treated with ESWL. Not une... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 22 Febbraio 2012 07:45
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Hoşcan MB et al, 2012: Management of Symptomatic Ureteral Calculi Complicating Pregnancy

Hoşcan MB, Ekinci M, Tunçkıran A, Oksay T, Ozorak A, Ozkardeş H
Department of Urology, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, 34668, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey

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Inasmuch as ESWL is excluded as treatment alternative for stones in pregnant women (absolute contraindication), it might be worthw... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 20 Febbraio 2012 07:35
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Picozzi SC et al, 2012: Urgent shock wave lithotripsy as first-line treatment for ureteral stones: a meta-analysis of 570 patients

Picozzi SC, Ricci C, Gaeta M, Casellato S, Stubinski R, Ratti D, Bozzini G, Carmignani L
Urology Department, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097, San Donato Milanese, MI, Italy

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It has been commonly assumed than early ESWL treatment of patients with acute stone colic is more favorable and advantageous than ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 16 Febbraio 2012 07:30
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Lu Y et al, 2012: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients with Sterile Urine Before Treatment May be Unnecessary: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Lu Y, Tianyong F, Ping H, Liangren L, Haichao Y, Qiang W
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, China

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The conclusion from this review of published studies comparing pre-ESWL antibiotics and no antibiotics was that routine administra... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 02 Febbraio 2012 07:25
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Dogan HS et al, 2012: Minimally invasive surgical approaches to kidney stones in children

Dogan HS, Tekgul S
Department of Urology, Uludag University, Faculty of Medicine, 16059, Bursa, Turkey

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This is just a review of available treatment options for active removal of stone from the urinary tract in children. It is stated ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 20 Gennaio 2012 07:20
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Childs MA et al, 2012: Factors Influencing Urologist Treatment Preference in Surgical Management of Stone Disease

Childs MA, Rangel LJ, Lingeman JE, Krambeck AE
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

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What determines the urologist’s choice of treatment modality for active removal of renal and ureteral stones is indeed highly inte... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 16 Gennaio 2012 07:10
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Soydan H et al, 2012: Postshockwave Lithotripsy Outcome Evaluation in Ureteral Stones: Comparison Between Noncontrast Computed Tomography and Plain Abdominal Radiography

Soydan H, Akyol I, Senkul T, Ates F, Uguz S, Yilmaz O, Baykal K
Urology Department, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital , Istanbul, Turkey

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In view of the currently extensive use of NCCT examinations in patients with urolithiasis, both for primary evaluation and for fol... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 12 Gennaio 2012 07:03
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Goktas C et al, 2012: Evaluating ESWL-induced renal injury based on urinary TNF-α, IL-1α, and IL-6 levels

Goktas C, Coskun A, Bicik Z, Horuz R, Unsal I, Serteser M, Albayrak S, Sarıca K
Urology Clinic, Kartal Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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It is well recognized that ESWL is accompanied by an inflammatory reaction in the renal tissue. In this study increased excretion ... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 10 Gennaio 2012 06:57
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Porfyris O et al, 2012: Post-extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy residual stone fragments: clinical significance and management

Porfyris O, Delakas D
Department of Urology, General Hospital of Athens "Asclepieio Voulas", Athens , Greece

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The literature (or at least most of it) has been reviewed regarding the role and importance of residual fragments after ESWL. The ... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 05 Gennaio 2012 06:51
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Göktaş C et al, 2012: Does Child's Age Affect Interval to Stone-free Status After SWL? A Critical Analysis

Göktaş C, Akça O, Horuz R, Gökhan O, Albayrak S, Sarica K
Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Urology Department, Istanbul, Turkey

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Interestingly younger children became stone-free faster than older children. Piezoelectric disintegration was used. The fact that ... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 28 Dicembre 2011 06:46
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Badawy AA et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy as first line treatment for urinary tract stones in children: outcome of 500 cases

Badawy AA, Saleem MD, Abolyosr A, Aldahshoury M, Elbadry MS, Abdalla MA, Abuzeid AM
The Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt

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The report concludes that ESWL is a suitable treatment alternative for children. It is surprising, however, that the stone-free ra... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 01 Dicembre 2011 06:42
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Iynen I et al, 2012: The effect of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on the hearing

Iynen I, Ciftci H, Bozkus F, Savas M
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey

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Is there any danger to the staff’s hearing doing eight to twelve ESWL a day????
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There are different methods to generate shock waves for ESWL with different noise levels. Electro-hydraulic (spark gap) generators... Leggi tutto
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Welk B et al, 2012: Renal Stone Disease in Spinal-Cord-Injured Patients

Welk B, Fuller A, Razvi H, Denstedt J
The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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This is a review of stone-formation and treatment in patients with spinal cord injuries. The important information is that urease-... Leggi tutto
Martedì, 29 Novembre 2011 06:38
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Ouzaid I et al, 2012: A 970 Hounsfield units (HU) threshold of kidney stone density on non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT) improves patients' selection for extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (...)

Ouzaid I, Al-Qahtani S, Dominique S, Hupertan V, Fernandez P, Hermieu JF, Delmas V, Ravery V
Departments of Urology Radiology, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris Diderot University Medical School, Paris, France

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Analysis of treatment outcome of one ESWL session was carried out. The conclusion was that for an HU-value above 970 the stone-fre... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 25 Novembre 2011 06:32
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Philippou P et al, 2012: The impact of shock wave lithotripsy on male fertility: a critical analysis of existing evidence

Philippou P, Ralph DJ, Timoney AG
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK

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The authors have reviewed the available literature on SWL effects on the male reproductive organs and sperms. Animal, in vitro and... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 23 Novembre 2011 06:28
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Sugihara T et al, 2012: Renal haemorrhage risk after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: Results from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database

Sugihara T, Yasunaga H, Horiguchi H, Nishimatsu H, Hirano Y, Matsuda S, Homma Y
Department of Urology, Shintoshi Hospital, Iwata Department of Urology Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Department of Urology, The Fraternity Memorial Hospital, Tokyo Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan

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Identification of risk-factors for development of renal bleeding complications associated with ESWL is hampered by the small numbe... Leggi tutto
Lunedì, 21 Novembre 2011 08:40
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Knoll T et al, 2011: Beyond ESWL: new concepts for definitive stone removal

Knoll T, Alken P
World J Urol. 2011 Dec;29(6):703-4. Epub 2011 Nov 12

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In this editorial the authors emphasize some aspects on stone removal. The text has its focus on the currently less common use of ... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 18 Novembre 2011 07:55
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Asgari SA et al, 2011: Is extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy safe in patients with chronic bleeding tendency?

Asgari SA, Kazemzadeh M, Asl AS, Ghanaei MM
Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

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This is a case report on a series of five ESWL sessions successfully carried out in a patient with uncorrected coagulopathy and th... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 16 Novembre 2011 00:00
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Otsubo T et al, 2011: Evaluation of resource allocation and supply-demand balance in clinical practice with high-cost technologies

Otsubo T, Imanaka Y, Lee J, Hayashida K
Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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This is an entirely health economic article that illustrates the availability and demand of MRI and ESWL in various parts of Japan... Leggi tutto
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Mustafa M et al, 2011: Urine cytology to evaluate urinary urothelial damage of shock-wave lithotripsy

Mustafa M, Pancaroglu K
Urology Department, Osmaniye State Hospital, Osmaniye, Turkey

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Cytological analysis of urine before and after ESWL supports the clinical experience that the lesions associated with the treatmen... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 09 Novembre 2011 09:45
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Patel SR et al, 2011: Quantification of preoperative stone burden for ureteroscopy and shock wave lithotripsy: current state and future recommendations

Patel SR, Nakada SY
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53705-2281, USA

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This article brings into focus the importance of how the stone burden is measured and reported. A representative estimate of the s... Leggi tutto
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Hristova-Popova J et al, 2011: Exposure to patient during interventional endourological procedures

Hristova-Popova J, Saltirov I, Vassileva J
National Centre of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Exposure to radiation during endourological procedures deserves continuous attention. In this Bulgarian study this issue was studi... Leggi tutto
Venerdì, 04 Novembre 2011 09:38
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Chongruksut W et al, 2011: Kidney stones recurrence and regrowth after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Chongruksut W, Lojanapiwat B, Tawichasri C, Paichitvichean S, Euathrongchit J, Ayudhya VC, Patumanond J
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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This is a report on stone recurrence and stone growth during a 3-year follow-up period after ESWL and PNL. It is of note that 59% ... Leggi tutto
Mercoledì, 02 Novembre 2011 09:33
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Satkunasivam R et al, 2011: Renal colic and urolithiasis practice patterns in Canada: a survey of Canadian Urological Association members

Satkunasivam R, Keays M, Pace KT
Division of Urology, St. Michael's Hospital, Keenan Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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Canadian report of routines for management of patients with renal colic. The results showed for instance that for distal ureteral ... Leggi tutto
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Khalil MM, 2012: Which Is More Important in Predicting the Outcome of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy of Solitary Renal Stones: Stone Location or Stone Burden?

Khalil MM
Department of Surgery (Division of Urology), Mubarak Al-Kabir Hospital , Ministry of Health, Hawally, Kuwait

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There is a continuous debate on which factors that most accurately determine the outcome of ESWL for renal stones located in the l... Leggi tutto
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Tseng TY et al, 2011: Kidney stones

Tseng TY, Preminger GM
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

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This text is an extensive and systematic review of studies on methods for active removal of symptomatic and asymptomatic renal and... Leggi tutto
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de Cógáin M et al, 2012: Shock wave lithotripsy and diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study

de Cógáin M, Krambeck AE, Rule AD, Li X, Bergstralh EJ, Gettman MT, Lieske JC
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA

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It is of note that the same institution that previously reported an increased risk of diabetes mellitus (and hypertension) based o... Leggi tutto
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Knoll T et al, 2011: [Medical and Economic Aspects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy]

Knoll T, Fritsche HM, Rassweiler J
Urologische Klinik, Klinikum Sindelfingen-Böblingen, Universität Tübingen

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In this publication in German the authors discuss the role of ESWL in view of the increased popularity and use of endoscopic proce... Leggi tutto
Giovedì, 13 Ottobre 2011 08:13
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Srivastava A et al, 2012: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in polycystic kidney disease: is it safe and effective?

Srivastava A, Bansal R, Srivastava A, Chaturvedi S, Ranjan P, Ansari MS, Yadav A, Kapoor R
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

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This article mainly reports the success of PNL in patients with polycystic disease. ESWL is mentioned just because it was as an au... Leggi tutto
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