SWL literature
SWL Literature

Bhanot R. et al., 2021: Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Treatment of Ureteric Stones - State-of-the-Art Review

Bhanot R, Jones P, Somani B.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK.
Department of Urology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
EAU Young Academic Urology Urolithiasis and Endourology Working Party, Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India.

Abstract

The landscape of managing ureteric stones has evolved over the last few decades and several treatment options exist depending on the stone size, location, and other patient and stone factors. While open surgery is now rarely performed, the use of medical expulsive therapy (MET) has been controversial and perhaps only recommended for large distal ureteric stones. The mainstay treatment balances between shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) and ureteroscopy (URS), with the latter usually recommended for larger stones. While the principles of ureteric stone management have remained largely unchanged, the modern era has generated new methods and means to deliver it. Advancements have occurred in all domains of endourology to try and refine treatment and balance it with cost, patient choice and quality of life. Dissemination of technologies and demonstration of their efficacy and safety will eventually result in new recommendations among international guidelines and evolution of new gold standards.
Res Rep Urol. 2021 May 6;13:227-236. doi: 10.2147/RRU.S311010. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33987110. FREE ARTICLE

0
 

Comments 1

Peter Alken on Tuesday, October 05 2021 08:35

This is a general overview on the treatment of ureteric stones with a brief section on ESWL.
It is published in Research and Reports in Urology of the Dove press publisher. If the paper is accepted authors have to pay for publication: 2150 US$ if located in in the USA, Canada and the “Rest-of-World” , 1672 £ if from the UK and 1934 € in the Eurozone.

Authors living in developing countries are eligible for a price reduction depending from where they live: Minus up to 100% in Low income countries or minus up to 50% in Lower middle income. The World Bank Country Classification applies (https://data.worldbank.org/income-level/low-income?view=chart
and https://data.worldbank.org/income-level/lower-middle-income?view=chart)

The journals impact factor is 1,66 with a downward trend (https://academic-accelerator.com/Impact-Factor-IF/Research-and-Reports-in-Urology)

Peter Alken

This is a general overview on the treatment of ureteric stones with a brief section on ESWL. It is published in Research and Reports in Urology of the Dove press publisher. If the paper is accepted authors have to pay for publication: 2150 US$ if located in in the USA, Canada and the “Rest-of-World” , 1672 £ if from the UK and 1934 € in the Eurozone. Authors living in developing countries are eligible for a price reduction depending from where they live: Minus up to 100% in Low income countries or minus up to 50% in Lower middle income. The World Bank Country Classification applies (https://data.worldbank.org/income-level/low-income?view=chart and https://data.worldbank.org/income-level/lower-middle-income?view=chart) The journals impact factor is 1,66 with a downward trend (https://academic-accelerator.com/Impact-Factor-IF/Research-and-Reports-in-Urology) Peter Alken
Guest
Sunday, December 05 2021

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.storzmedical.com/

Linkedin Channel Facebook Channel Instagram Channel Twitter Youtube Channel