El-Nahas et al, 2012: Are there long-term effects of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in paediatric patients?

El-Nahas AR, Awad BA, El-Assmy AM, Abou El-Ghar ME, Eraky I, El-Kenawy MR, Sheir KZ
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Centre, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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Whenever you need very large numbers to prove or disprove a relationship between a procedure and the effects or side effects the i... Read More
Thursday, 03 May 2012 07:12
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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... Read More
Monday, 30 April 2012 07:10
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Focus on kidney stones with MODULITH SLX-F2

Focus on kidney stones with MODULITH SLX-F2

Kidney stones are a disease of civilisation that affects almost 5% of the population in the course of their lives. The annual incidence rate for renal calculi in Germany, currently at almost 1.5%, is on an upward trend and the condition is frequently associated with significant pain. About 50% of patients experience relapse within a period of 10 years if the stone formation remains untreated. These figures clearly reflect the importance of modern stone management.

(Picture left: Dr med Peter Sprenk, consultant urologist at the Urological Centre and affiliated doctor at Brilon Community Hospital, Franz Haselhorst, urology specialist nurse, Dr med Heinz Grosse-Vollmer, consultant urologist at the Urological Centre and affiliated doctor at Brilon Community Hospital (from left to right). Picture right: Localisation by X-ray fluoroscopy and stone positioning in the focus of the shock wave field)

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Nierensteine im Fadenkreuz mit dem MODULITH SLX-F2

Nierensteine im Fadenkreuz mit dem MODULITH SLX-F2

 

Nierensteine sind eine Zivilisationskrankheit, die fast 5 % der Bevölkerung im Laufe des Lebens erleiden. Mit steigender Tendenz sind jährlich fast 1,5 % der Bevölkerung neu von diesem Krankheitsbild mit oft sehr schmerzhaftem Verlauf betroffen. Innerhalb von 10 Jahren erleiden ca. 50 % ein Rezidiv, sofern die Steinbildung unbehandelt bleibt. Diese Zahlen zeigen, welche Bedeutung einer modernen Steintherapie heute zukommt.

(Picture left: Dr med Peter Sprenk, consultant urologist at the Urological Centre and affiliated doctor at Brilon Community Hospital, Franz Haselhorst, urology specialist nurse, Dr med Heinz Grosse-Vollmer, consultant urologist at the Urological Centre and affiliated doctor at Brilon Community Hospital (from left to right). Picture right: Localisation by X-ray fluoroscopy and stone positioning in the focus of the shock wave field)

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Ganpule A et al, 2012: Management of urolithiasis in live related kidney donors

Ganpule A, Vyas JB, Sheladiya C, Mishra S, Ganpule SA, Sabnis RB, Desai M
Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Department of Urology, Nadiad, Gujarat, India

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Due to the shortage of renal allografts individuals with renal stones lity. In this series stones with less than 1200 Hounsfild un... Read More
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 07:04
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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 ... Read More
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Onal B et al, 2012: Predictive factors and management of steinstrasse after shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric urolithiasis-a multivariate analysis study

Onal B, Citgez S, Tansu N, Demirdag C, Dogan C, Gonul B, Demirkesen O, Obek C, Erozenci A.
Department of Urology, University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

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This is a single operator report on the SWL treatment of children with stones in the kidney or upper or mid ureter between 1992 an... Read More
Monday, 23 April 2012 06:57
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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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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... Read More
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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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Benes J et al, 2012: Biological effects of tandem shock waves demonstrated on magnetic resonance

Benes J, Zeman J, Pouckova P, Zadinova M, Sunka P, Lukes P
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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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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Lopes Neto AC et al, 2012: Prospective randomized study of treatment of large proximal ureteral stones: extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus ureterolithotripsy versus laparoscopy

Lopes Neto AC, Korkes F, Silva JL 2nd, Amarante RD, Mattos MH, Tobias-Machado M, Pompeo AC
ABC Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

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The editor's note "This article is the fifth of 5 published in this issue for which category 1 CME credits can be earned." confirm... Read More
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 06:46
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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... Read More
Friday, 13 April 2012 06:44
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Polat F et al, 2012: Safety of ESWL in elderly: Evaluation of independent predictors and comorbidity on stone-free rate and complications

Polat F, Yeşil S, Ak E, Farahvash A, Karaoğlan U, Biri H, Bozkırlı I
Urology Department, Gazi University School of Medicine, Cukurambar, Ankara, Turkey

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Wang HH et al, 2012: Shock wave lithotripsy vs ureteroscopy: variation in surgical management of kidney stones at freestanding children's hospitals

Wang HH, Huang L, Routh JC, Nelson CP
Department of Urology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA

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"The probability that a given child would undergo SWL, while holding all other factors stable, varied from 7% to 93%, depending so... Read More
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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... Read More
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Eker HE et al, 2012: IV paracetamol effect on propofol-ketamine consumption in paediatric patients undergoing ESWL

Eker HE, Cok OY, Ergenoğlu P, Ariboğan A, Arslan G
Department of Anaesthesiology, Baskent University, Dadaloğlu Mah, 39 sok, No: 36, 01250, Yüreğir/Adana, Turkey

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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... Read More
Friday, 06 April 2012 06:33
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Zhou Y et al, 2012: Characteristics of the secondary bubble cluster produced by an electrohydraulic shock wave lithotripter

Zhou Y, Qin J, Zhong P
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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From a physical point of view the paper of Zhou, Qin and Zhong is very interesting since it investigates for the first time a uniq... Read More
Thursday, 05 April 2012 06:28
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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... Read More
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 06:25
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Sorensen MD et al, 2012: Quantitative Assessment of Shockwave Lithotripsy Accuracy and the Effect of Respiratory Motion

Sorensen MD, Bailey MR, Shah AR, Hsi RS, Paun M, Harper JD
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine , Seattle, Washington

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A nice paper adds some precision to a well-known problem. "To our knowledge, this is the first study to quantify accurate shockwav... Read More
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 06:23
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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... Read More
Friday, 30 March 2012 06:20
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Zekey F et al, 2012: Evaluation of the Impact of Shock Wave Lithotripsy on Kidneys Using a New Marker: How Do Neutrophil Gelatinese-associated Lypocalin Values Change After Shock Wave Lithotripsy?

Zekey F, Senkul T, Ates F, Soydan H, Yilmaz O, Baykal K
Department of Urology, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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An unusual paper: "All patients had a single stone in the kidney with an average size of 9.25 mm (range 5-15). SWL treatment was a... Read More
Thursday, 29 March 2012 08:53
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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... Read More
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 08:51
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Physiotherapy on the paddock and in equestrian sport stables: shock waves get equine athletes into shape for top performance

Physiotherapy on the paddock and in equestrian sport stables: shock waves get equine athletes into shape for top performance

An increasing number of veterinarians are incorporating radial shock wave therapy into their regular practice with great success.

In its December 2011 issue, the renowned »Pferdesport Journal« reported about Christel Auer, a human physiotherapist and FN-approved equine physiotherapist who specialises on ESWT-based therapy options to maintain the structural and functional balance of equine athletes. Auer uses the MASTERPULS® MP100 VET system from STORZ MEDICAL for radial shock wave application (R-SW) and has been able to achieve high success rates with this approach.

(Picture left: Radial shock wave therapy is well-tolerated because it uses no painful high-energy shock waves. Horses become accustomed to it rather quickly. Picture right: Radial shock wave therapy can be performed on an outpatient basis. Therapy systems are flexible and ideal for mobile use.)

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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... Read More
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 08:41
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Tiselius HG, 2012: Urinary tract stone disease: Are all problems solved?

Tiselius HG
Division of Urology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm , Sweden

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Monday, 26 March 2012 08:24
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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... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2012 08:22
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Younesi Rostami M et al, 2012: Treatment of Kidney Stones Using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) and Double-J Stent in Infants

Younesi Rostami M, Taghipour-Gorgikolai M, Sharifian R
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari 4813894393, Iran

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A 100% stone free rate! The authors do not indicate why they used a Double-J Stent in stones > 1,3 cm. This paper can be compared... Read More
Monday, 19 March 2012 08:19
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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 ... Read More
Friday, 16 March 2012 08:14
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Chongruksut W et al, 2012: Predictors for kidney stones recurrence following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) or percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

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

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The authors cannot exclude a selection bias: "The present study is a retrospective study, which may have loss of plain KUB records... Read More
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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
Monday, 12 March 2012 08:06
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Göktaş C et al, 2012: The effect of citrate replacement in hypocitraturic cases on the results of SWL: a preliminary prospective randomized study

Göktaş C, Horuz R, Akça O, Cetinel CA, Cangüven O, Kafkaslı A, Albayrak S, Sarıca K
Kartal Training Hospital, Urology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey

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The total duration of the citrate replacement is not given. The stone fragments were analysed but the stone analysis is lacking. T... Read More
Friday, 09 March 2012 08:03
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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... Read More
Thursday, 08 March 2012 08:01
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Handa RK et al, 2012: Optimising an escalating shockwave amplitude treatment strategy to protect the kidney from injury during shockwave lithotripsy

Handa RK, McAteer JA, Connors BA, Liu Z, Lingeman JE, Evan AP
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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Since many years this group continuously works on the positive and negative effects of shock waves. It is a pity that they concent... Read More
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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 ... Read More
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 07:54
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Skinner TA et al, 2012: Variables influencing the likelihood of cardiac dysrhythmias during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Skinner TA, Norman RW
Department of Urology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

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Nothing new. Peter Alken
Friday, 02 March 2012 07:52
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EAU Paris Lithotripter News!

EAU Paris Lithotripter News!

More comfort.

Now better handling of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Following its world premiere in Vienna one year ago, the new generation of lithotripter is already equipped with another compelling feature: the in-line unit for the MODULITH® SLK »inline« for successful ultrasound localisation.

What's more, the stationary lithotripter MODULITH® SLX-F2 has now been enhanced by the option of a fixed ceiling-mounting suspension system, offering even more flexible and easier handling in the endourological workstation.

The congress of the European Association of Urology (EAU) being held from 25 – 27 February in Paris will see the STORZ MEDICAL team presenting these innovative highlights for urology to medical specialists for the first time.

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EAU Paris Lithotripter News!

EAU Paris Lithotripter News!

Der Komfort-Gewinn.

Verbessertes Handling der extrakorporalen Stosswellenlithotripsie

 

Die neue Lithotriptergeneration ist nach der Weltpremiere vor einem Jahr in Wien bereits mit einem weiteren starken Feature aufgerüstet: der Inline-Unit für den MODULITH® SLK »inline« zur erfolgreichen Ultraschallortung.

 

Zudem wurde der stationäre Lithotripter MODULITH® SLX-F2 um die Option einer fest installierten Deckenampel erweitert, die ein noch flexibleres und leichteres Handling am endourologischen Arbeitsplatz bietet.

Diese innovativen Highlights für die Urologie präsentiert das STORZ MEDICAL Team dem medizinischen Fachpublikum erstmals anlässlich des Europäischen Urologenkongresses (EAU) vom 25.- 27. Februar in Paris.

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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... Read More
Friday, 24 February 2012 07:49
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Askari A et al, 2012: Patient information leaflets for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: questionnaire survey

Askari A, Shergill I
Department of Urology, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust , Colchester C04 5JL, Essex , UK

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Obviously there were not a lot of lawsuits because of ESWL treatments in England. The quality of informed consent material for th... Read More
Thursday, 23 February 2012 07:47
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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... Read More
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 07:45
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Habib EI et al, 2012: Effect of size and site on the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of proximal urinary stones in children

Habib EI, Morsi HA, Elsheemy MS, Aboulela W, Eissa MA
Division of Pediatric Urology, Aboul-Riche Children's Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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"Auxillary ureteroscopy and uretrolithotomy were done in two and four patients respectively for steinstrasse extraction, ...four p... Read More
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 07:41
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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... Read More
Monday, 20 February 2012 07:35
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Matlaga BR et al, 2012: Economic Outcomes of Treatment for Ureteral and Renal Stones: A Systematic Literature Review

Matlaga BR, Jansen JP, Meckley LM, Byrne TW, Lingeman JE
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland

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The issue of costs becomes increasingly important and seems to influence the choice between alternative procedures. But the basis ... Read More
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Innovation

Shock wave therapy and ultrasound diagnosis merged in a single system

  • DUOLITH® SD1 »ultra« from STORZ MEDICAL
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Tägerwilen, February 2012 – Orthopaedists, specialists in sports medicine and pain therapists can now benefit from a unique medical innovation: pioneering focused and radial shock wave therapy and ultrasound diagnosis have been merged in a single system for even better treatment results.

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Weltneuheit:

Stosswellentherapie und Ultraschalldiagnostik in einem Gerät

  • DUOLITH® SD1 »ultra« von STORZ MEDICAL
  • Diagnose und Therapie in einem Gerät
  • Modularer Aufbau skalierbarer Leistung
  • Intuitive Bedienung über „Top View"-Display
  • Diagnosesicherheit

Tägerwilen, Februar 2012 – Orthopäden, Sportmediziner und Schmerztherapeuten profitieren von einer Weltneuheit: Sie können jetzt noch erfolgreicher therapieren mit einem Gerät, das weltweit einzigartige, völlig neue Features verbindet: Fokussierte und radiale Stosswellentherapie sowie Ultraschalldiagnostik funktionieren ab sofort in einem einzigen Gerät.

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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 ... Read More
Thursday, 16 February 2012 07:30
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Cicerello E et al, 2012: Management of Clinically Insignificant Residual Fragments following Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Cicerello E, Merlo F, Maccatrozzo L
Unità Complessa di Urologia, Ospedale Regionale Ca'Foncello, Treviso, Italy

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52 references accompany this review which collects what is known about the topic. It would have been more informative for the read... Read More
Friday, 03 February 2012 07:28
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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... Read More
Thursday, 02 February 2012 07:25
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Razvi H et al, 2012: Risk Factors for Perinephric Hematoma Formation After Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Matched Case-Control Analysis

Razvi H, Fuller A, Nott L, Mendez-Probst CE, Leistner R, Foell K, Dave S, Denstedt JD
Western University, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, London, Ontario, Canada

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This is a well performed study with relevant information as it is based on - as the authors state – "the largest known series of p... Read More
Monday, 23 January 2012 07:23
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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 ... Read More
Friday, 20 January 2012 07:20
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Choi JW et al, 2012: Predictive factors of the outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones

Choi JW, Song PH, Kim HT
Department of Urology, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea

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Wednesday, 19 January 2011 12:26
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Tiselius HG et al, 2012: Aspects on how extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy should be carried out in order to be maximally effective

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

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There are many reasons why ESWL results are sometimes mediocre .This is a "must read" before anyone starts treating patients with... Read More
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 07:16
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Ateş F et al, 2012: Does the use of doxazosin influence the success of SWL in the treatment of upper ureteral stones? A multicenter, prospective and randomized study

Ateş F, Eryıldırım B, Oztürk MI, Turan T, Gürbüz C, Ekinci MO, Yıldırım A, Göktaş C, Senkul T, Sarıca K; AYTAG group
Department of Urology, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, 34668, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey

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In the discussion the authors mention the missing data that would be nice to have: “The number of patients requiring additional tr... Read More
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 07:13
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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... Read More
Monday, 16 January 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... Read More
Thursday, 12 January 2012 07:03
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Bader MJ et al, 2012: Contemporary management of ureteral stones

Bader MJ, Eisner B, Porpiglia F, Preminger GM, Tiselius HG
Department of Urology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

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This look at the latest developments in the treatment of ureteral stones given in this publication shows that the database and con... Read More
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 07:00
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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 ... Read More
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 06:57
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Ordon M et al, 2012: Does the Radiologic Technologist or the Fluoroscopy Time Affect Treatment Success with Shockwave Lithotripsy?

Ordon M, Ghiculete D, Pace KT, Honey RJ
Division of Urology, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto , Toronto, Canada

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This is another publication on ESWL by Radiotechnicians from Canada ( see last review of 2011: Elkoushy MA, Morehouse DD, Anidjar ... Read More
Monday, 09 January 2012 06:54
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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 ... Read More
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Park BH et al, 2012: Analyzing the effect of distance from skin to stone by computed tomography scan on the extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy stone-free rate of renal stones

Park BH, Choi H, Kim JB, Chang YS
Department of Urology, Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea

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It is all statistics. My old boss Hohenfellner used to say: “% is a part of 100”. The selection criteria that led to an exclusion... Read More
Monday, 02 January 2012 06:49
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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 ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 December 2011 06:46
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Baishya R et al, 2012: Management of nephrolithiasis in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease - A single center experience

Baishya R, Dhawan DR, Kurien A, Ganpule A, Sabnis RB, Desai MR
Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat, India

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There were 2 failures in the 3 patients treated with ESWL. But only 1500 shocks per session and energy below 13kV were used to pre... Read More
Friday, 02 December 2011 06:44
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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... Read More
Thursday, 01 December 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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There are different methods to generate shock waves for ESWL with different noise levels. Electro-hydraulic (spark gap) generators... Read More
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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-... Read More
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 06:38
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2012: Flexible ureterorenoscopy versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for treatment of lower pole stones of 10-20 mm

El-Nahas AR, Ibrahim HM, Youssef RF, Sheir KZ
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University Urology Department, Fayoum University, Egypt

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Statistics! This paper on the treatment of lower pole stones is heavily biased: 708 patients were treated with ESWL and 47with fl... Read More
Monday, 28 November 2011 06:36
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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... Read More
Friday, 25 November 2011 06:32
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Warmerdam GJ et al, 2012: Treatment options for active removal of renal stones

Warmerdam GJ, De Laet K, Wijn RP, Wijn PF
Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Holleweg 5, 6522 JT Nijmegen , the Netherlands

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A nice review on ESWL, URS and a little bit on PNL but nothing new for the urologists Peter Alken
Thursday, 24 November 2011 06:30
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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... Read More
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The new MASTERPULS MP100 »elite edition+«

Efficient mobile shock wave therapy at its best

The MASTERPULS® MP100 »elite edition+« sets a new benchmark among compact radial shock wave systems for highly dynamic medical environments with a strong focus on individual requirements.

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Juan HC et al, 2012: Abdominal fat distribution on computed tomography predicts ureteric calculus fragmentation by shock wave lithotripsy

Juan HC, Lin HY, Chou YH, Yang YH, Shih PM, Chuang SM, Shen JT, Juan YS
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Statistics! Correlation does not inevitably imply cause. The ROC curves do not look very impressive. “In the present study, incre... Read More
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 06:26
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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... Read More
Monday, 21 November 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 ... Read More
Friday, 18 November 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... Read More
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 00:00
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Cárcamo JJ et al, 2011: Raman study of the shockwave effect on collagens

Cárcamo JJ, Aliaga AE, Clavijo RE, Brañes MR, Campos-Vallette MM
Laboratory of Vibrational Spectroscopy, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile, PO Box 653, Santiago, Chile

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Shock waves are not only used for stone fragmentation but for many different diseases such as chronic pelvic pain syndrome, chroni... Read More
Thursday, 17 November 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... Read More
Tuesday, 15 November 2011 06:09
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el-Assmy A et al, 2011: Multidetector computed tomography: role in determination of urinary stones composition and disintegration with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy--an in vitro study

el-Assmy A, Abou-el-Ghar ME, el-Nahas AR, Refaie HF, Sheir KZ
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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The authors conclude: “Multidetector CT is not a reliable method for recognition of human stone compositions” but “a high stone CT... Read More
Monday, 14 November 2011 09:53
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Kumar S et al, 2011: Dimethyl sulfoxide with lignocaine versus eutectic mixture of local anesthetics: prospective randomized study to compare the efficacy of cutaneous anesthesia in shock wave lithotripsy

Kumar S, Kumar S, Ganesamoni R, Mandal AK, Prasad S, Singh SK
Department of Urology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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In this study : "The mean visual analog scale scores for the two groups were 3.03 for DMSO group and 4.43 for EMLA group." This wa... Read More
Thursday, 10 November 2011 09:47
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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... Read More
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 09:45
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Romics I et al, 2011: A special terpene combination (Rowatinex®) improves stone clearance after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in urolithiasis patients: results of a placebo-controlled randomised controlled trial

Romics I, Siller G, Kohnen R, Mavrogenis S, Varga J, Holman E
Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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A well designed study with good results on a drug that “has a 50-year history in more than 60 countries all around the world.” It... Read More
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 09:43
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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... Read More
Monday, 07 November 2011 09:40
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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... Read More
Friday, 04 November 2011 09:38
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Li Y et al, 2011: Clinical characteristics of refractory melamine-related renal calculi

Li Y, Chen Y, Huang G, Ru X, Li W, Zhang W, Huang X
Center Laboratory, the People's Hospital in Gansu Province, Lanzhou, China

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Melamine-related renal calculi were and hopefully will be only a Chinese Problem. Poisonous Melamine was added to milk powder to s... Read More
Thursday, 03 November 2011 09:36
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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% ... Read More
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 09:33
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Rebuck DA et al, 2012: Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy Versus Ureteroscopy: A Comparison of Intraoperative Radiation Exposure During the Management of Nephrolithiasistatus

Rebuck DA, Coleman S, Chen JF, Casey JT, Perry KT, Nadler RB
Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine , Chicago, Illinois

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The authors state: ”Among patients being treated for renal stones, SWL was found to be associated with a higher ERD (effective rad... Read More
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 09:31
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Arrabal-Polo MA et al, 2012: Value of focal applied energy quotient in treatment of ureteral lithiasis with shock waves

Arrabal-Polo MA, Arrabal-Martin M, Palao-Yago F, Mijan-Ortiz JL, Zuluaga-Gomez A
Department of Urology, San Cecilio University Hospital, Camino de Ronda Street, 143, 4°F, 18003, Granada, Spain

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GOOD NEWS! The authors initiated an “Improvement project, FAEQ>10” for the ESWL outcome in the treatment of ureteral calculi. The... Read More
Friday, 28 October 2011 09:28
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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 ... Read More
Thursday, 27 October 2011 09:16
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Orhan O et al, 2011: An exceedingly rare cause of secondary hypertension: bilateral renal artery dissection possibly secondary to extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL)

Orhan O, Kultigin T, Osman K, Yalcin S, Melih A, Niyazi G
Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Turkey

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The title of this publication says “…Renal Artery Dissection possibly Secondary to …ESWL”. The patient who had this rare medical p... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 09:12
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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... Read More
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 09:04
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Stravodimos KG et al, 2012: Renal transplant lithiasis: analysis of our series and review of the literature

Stravodimos KG, Adamis S, Tyritzis S, Georgios Z, Constantinides CA
1st Department of Urology, Athens Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece

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The authors conclude that treatment protocols for renal transplant lithiasis should mimic those for solitary kidneys in general. ... Read More
Saturday, 22 October 2011 08:57
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Elkoushy MA et al, 2012: Impact of Radiological Technologists on the Outcome of Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Elkoushy MA, Morehouse DD, Anidjar M, Elhilali MM, Andonian S
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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The authors report on their treatment series of 601 consecutive SWL cases within 10 months performed by 6 different radiological t... Read More
Thursday, 20 October 2011 08:35
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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... Read More
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 08:30
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Kreider W et al, 2011: A reduced-order, single-bubble cavitation model with applications to therapeutic ultrasound

Kreider W, Crum LA, Bailey MR, Sapozhnikov OA
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, 1013 Northeast 40th Street, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA

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Othmar Wess
This paper digs into details of bubble dynamics. Cavitation is considered an important mechanism of stone fragmentation. However, ... Read More
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 08:27
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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... Read More
Monday, 17 October 2011 08:21
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Marsdin E et al, 2012: Audiovisual Distraction Reduces Pain Perception During Shockwave Lithotripsy

Marsdin E, Noble JG, Reynard JM, Turney BW
The Oxford Stone Group, The Churchill Hospital , Oxford, United Kingdom

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Peter Alken
This paper is a surprise and should be read by those who read the paper No. 5. in this review by Bach C, Zaman F, Kachrilas S, Ku... Read More
Friday, 14 October 2011 08:17
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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... Read More
Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:13
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Lojanapiwat B et al, 2011: Alkaline citrate reduces stone recurrence and regrowth after shockwave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Lojanapiwat B, Tanthanuch M, Pripathanont C, Ratchanon S, Srinualnad S, Taweemonkongsap T, Kanyok S, Lammongkolkul S
Division of Urology and Department of surgery, Chiangmai University, Thailand

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The known positive effects of a citrate therapy on residual and recurrent stones after WSL or PNL are probably also a consequence ... Read More
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 08:09
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