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

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 ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 May 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... Read More
Friday, 04 May 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... Read More
Monday, 30 April 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 ... Read More
Tuesday, 24 April 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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Friday, 20 April 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... Read More
Friday, 20 April 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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Thursday, 19 April 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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Wednesday, 18 April 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... Read More
Friday, 13 April 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... Read More
Tuesday, 10 April 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... Read More
Friday, 06 April 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... Read More
Wednesday, 04 April 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... Read More
Friday, 30 March 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... Read More
Wednesday, 28 March 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... Read More
Tuesday, 27 March 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... Read More
Friday, 23 March 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 ... Read More
Friday, 16 March 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
Monday, 12 March 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... Read More
Thursday, 08 March 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 ... Read More
Tuesday, 06 March 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... Read More
Friday, 24 February 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... Read More
Wednesday, 22 February 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... Read More
Monday, 20 February 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 ... Read More
Thursday, 16 February 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... Read More
Thursday, 02 February 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 ... Read More
Friday, 20 January 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... 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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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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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
Thursday, 05 January 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 ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 December 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... 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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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 08:41
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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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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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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
Wednesday, 23 November 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... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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... Read More
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 08:07
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Philippou P et al, 2012: The Management of Bladder Lithiasis in the Modern Era of Endourology

Philippou P, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N
Endourology & Stone Services, Barts and The London NHS Trust, West Smithfield, London, UK

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Bladder stones are not frequently encountered, but their demonstration calls for stone removal. The association between bladder ou... Read More
Friday, 07 October 2011 08:02
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Nakamura K et al, 2011: Treatment of upper urinary tract stones with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) Sonolith vision

Nakamura K, Tobiume M, Narushima M, Yoshizawa T, Nishikawa G, Kato Y, Katsuda R, Zennami K, Aoki S, Yamada Y, Honda N, Sumitomo M
Department of Urology, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine Nagakute, Aichi 480-1195, Japan

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This is a report on treatment results achieved with the Sonolith lithotripter used in 226 patients, 62 with stones in the kidney a... Read More
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 07:56
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Aboumarzouk OM et al, 2011: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) versus ureteroscopic management for ureteric calculi

Aboumarzouk OM, Kata SG, Keeley FX, Nabi G
Department of Urology, Academic Clinical Practice, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK

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There has been recent increased interest in the radiation exposure during stone removal as well as in the primary diagnostic proce... Read More
Monday, 03 October 2011 07:50
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Shen L et al, 2011: Comparison of Efficacy of German and Chinese Electromagnetic Shock Wave Lithotripters: Dornier Compact S vs Huikang MZ-SWL-V

Shen L, Sun X, Cong X, Wang Y, Zhu H, He L
Department of Urology, the Affiliated Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing 210008, People's Republic of China

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This comparison of the two electromagnetic litotripters Dornier Compact S (D) and Huikang MZ-SWL-V (H) - used in the treatment of ... Read More
Friday, 23 September 2011 07:31
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Mokhtari G et al, 2011: Effect of terazosin on lower urinary tract symptoms and pain due to double-J stent: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial

Mokhtari G, Shakiba M, Ghodsi S, Farzan A, Heidari Nejad S, Esmaeili S
Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

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The report confirms previous observations that α-receptor antagonists (in this study: terazosin) decrease pain experience in patie... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 15:17
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Wiesenthal JD et al, 2011: A clinical nomogram to predict the successful shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteral calculi

Wiesenthal JD, Ghiculete D, Ray AA, Honey RJ, Pace KT
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The important predictive factors for successful treatment of renal stones were stone size, patient age, skin-to-stone distance. Fo... Read More
Saturday, 20 August 2011 15:15
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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 article is one of few reports addressing the important problem of stone recurrences and growth of residuals after ESWL and PN... Read More
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:13
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Chongruksut W et al, 2011: Prognostic factors for success in treating kidney stones by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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

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This is a straightforward report of a prospective analysis of prognostic factors for successful ESWL of stones in the kidney treat... Read More
Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:11
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Graversen JA et al, 2011: Evaluation of bioimpedance as novel predictor of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy success

Graversen JA, Korets R, Hruby GW, Valderrama OM, Mues AC, Katsumi HK, Cortes JA, Landman J, Gupta M
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA

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The outcome of shockwave lithotripsy is determined by two factors: disintegration of stone material and clearance of stone fragmen... Read More
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 15:09
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Yong DZ et al, 2011: Optimization of treatment strategy used during shockwave lithotripsy to maximize stone fragmentation efficiency

Yong DZ, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Sankin G, Albala DM, Zhong P, Preminger GM
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

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This is an experimental in vitro study that gave further support to what has already been repeatedly shown, that a treatment strat... Read More
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:07
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Zhou SG et al, 2011: Comparing efficacy of α(1)D-receptor antagonist naftopidil and α1A/D-receptor antagonist tamsulosin in management of distal ureteral stones

Zhou SG, Lu JL, Hui JH
Department of Urology, Jinling Hospital, Zhongshan East Road 305, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210002, China

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This article deals with α-receptor antagonists in the treatment of distal ureteral stones. The results have no direct implication ... Read More
Monday, 15 August 2011 15:03
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Mustafa M, 2011: Is the gravity effect of radiographic anatomic features enough to justify stone clearance or fragments retention following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)

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

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This is another report describing the possibility to predict stone clearance from various geometrical measurements of the intraren... Read More
Friday, 12 August 2011 15:01
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Shen P et al, 2011: Use of ureteral stent in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for upper urinary calculi: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shen P, Jiang M, Yang J, Li X, Li Y, Wei W, Dai Y, Zeng H, Wang J
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

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It has been repeatedly demonstrated in several previous studies that an internal stent does not improve the stone-free rates, but ... Read More
Thursday, 11 August 2011 14:59
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Turney BW et al, 2011: Trends in urological stone disease

Turney BW, Reynard JM, Noble JG, Keoghane SR
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, Department of Urology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK

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This is an epidemiological report from UK, showing that there was an increased prevalence of stones in the population during the p... Read More
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:57
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Huri E et al, 2011: Evaluation of urinary stones ex vivo with micro-computed tomography: preliminary results of an investigational technique

Huri E, Tatar I, Germiyanoglu C, Karakan T, Celik HH, Ersoy O.
Second Urology Clinic, Ministry of Health, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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This is an in vitro study of micro-computed tomography o stones. The results might be of interest for special research projects, b... Read More
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 14:55
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Georgiev MI et al, 2011: Efficacy of Tamsulosin Oral Controlled Absorption System After Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Treat Urolithiasis

Georgiev MI, Ormanov DI, Vassilev VD, Dimitrov PD, Mladenov VD, Popov EP, Simeonov PP, Panchev PK
Department of Urology, University Hospital »Alexandrovska« Medical University Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

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It is of interest that the authors were able to demonstrate a significantly higher stone clearance in patients given tamsulosin. T... Read More
Monday, 08 August 2011 14:53
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Maeda S et al, 2011: Chronic kidney disease in urolithiasis patients following successful extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

Maeda S, Naganuma T, Takemoto Y, Shoji T, Okamura M, Nakatani T.
Department of Urology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan

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When reading the title of this article the impression is that intention of the study was to show whether a successful ESWL treatme... Read More
Friday, 05 August 2011 14:51
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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2011: Stenting or not prior to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones? Results of a prospective randomized study

Sfoungaristos S, Polimeros N, Kavouras A, Perimenis P
Urology Department, Patras University Hospital, Building A, 4th floor, Rion, 26500, Patras, Greece

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This is an interesting report of a prospective randomized comparison of results of ESWL-treatments for ureteral stones carried out... Read More
Thursday, 04 August 2011 14:49
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Krambeck AE et al, 2010: Shock wave lithotripsy is not predictive of hypertension among community stone formers at long-term followup

Krambeck AE, Rule AD, Li X, Bergstralh EJ, Gettman MT, Lieske JC
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA.

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The authors of this report looked at the development of hypertension in patients with urolithiasis. During an average follow-up pe... Read More
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 14:47
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Sheng B et al, 2010: The protective effects of the traditional Chinese herbs against renal damage induced by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a clinical study

Sheng B, He D, Zhao J, Chen X, Nan X
Department of Geriatric Surgery, The Afflicted First Hospital, School of Medicine, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, 710061, Shaanxi, China

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In view of the potential risk of tissue injury that might occur when shock waves hit the kidney, it is desirable to have access to... Read More
Thursday, 28 July 2011 14:33
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Istanbulluoglu MO et al, 2010: Shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteric stones: supin or prone

Istanbulluoglu MO, Hoscan MB, Tekin MI, Cicek T, Ozturk B, Ozkardes H
Department of Urology, Konya Education Hospital, Baskent University School of Medicine, 42060, Konya, Turkey

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A randomization was carried out of 342 patients with distal ureteral stones. 148 were treated in supine position and 194 in prone ... Read More
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 14:25
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Canseco G et al, 2011: Modified shock waves for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: A simulation based on the Gilmore formulation

Canseco G, de Icaza-Herrera M, Fernández F, Loske AM
Posgrado en Ingeniería, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F. 04510, Mexico

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Monday, 25 July 2011 08:34
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Alsaikhan B et al, 2011: Shock wave lithotripsy in patients requiring anticoagulation or antiplatelet agents

Alsaikhan B, Andonian S
Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC

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This is a useful review of considerations to be made before ESWL and other surgical procedures in patients on anticoagulation ther... Read More
Friday, 22 July 2011 14:21
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Knoll T et al, 2011: Treatment of small lower pole calculi--SWL vs. URS vs. PNL?

Knoll T, Tasca A, Buchholz NP
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Boeblingen Medical Center, University of Tübingen, Germany

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This article summarizes a poin-counterpoint discussion on the most appropriate treatment of small lower pole renal stones. The mos... Read More
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 14:12
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Okhunov Z et al, 2011: Management of urolithiasis in patients after urinary diversions

Okhunov Z, Duty B, Smith AD, Okeke Z
The Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, NY, USA

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This article is a review of risk factors as well as management of urolithiasis encountered in patients with continent as well as i... Read More
Thursday, 14 July 2011 13:55
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Deem S et al, 2011: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Moderate Sized Kidney Stones

Deem S, Defade B, Modak A, Emmett M, Martinez F, Davalos J
Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV

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In a small group of patients with renal stones, PNL was compared with ESWL. In view of the obvious absence of lower calix stones i... Read More
Thursday, 07 July 2011 13:34
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Ziaee SA et al, 2011: Impact of Sleep Position on Stone Clearance after Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Renal Calculi

Ziaee SA, Hosseini SR, Kashi AH, Samzadeh M.
Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center and Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC), Shahid Beheshti University, M.C. (SBMU), Tehran, Iran

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The role of kidney position during sleep has been a matter of interest for stone/fragment clearance as well as for explaining why ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 13:28
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Vivaldi B et al, 2011: Single-Session Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urinary Calculi: Factors Predicting Success after Three Weeks of Follow-Up

Vivaldi B, Fernández MI, López JF, Fuentes F, Urzúa C, Krebs A, Domenech A, Figueroa PA, Pizzi P, Westendarp M, Zambrano N, Castro M, Coz LF
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Militar de Santiago, Chile; Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Chile

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Publication is not available in English.
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 08:13
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Markic D et al, 2011: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of ureteral stone in a patient with en bloc kidney transplantation: a case report

Markic D, Valencic M, Grskovic A, Spanjol J, Sotosek S, Fuckar Z, Maricic A, Pavlovic I, Budiselic B.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

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This is a report on successful ultrasound guided ESWL of a ureteral stone that developed in a patient with en bloc kidney transpla... Read More
Monday, 04 July 2011 13:25
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Méndez-Probst CE et al, 2011: Third prize: the impact of fluid environment manipulation on shockwave lithotripsy artificial calculi fragmentation rates

Méndez-Probst CE, Fernadez A, Erdeljan P, Vanjecek M, Cadieux PA, Razvi H.
Department of Surgery (Division of Urology), The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

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This report on in vitro disintegration of artificial stones in different fluid media is indeed very interesting and the results mi... Read More
Thursday, 23 June 2011 09:51
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Tekgül S, 2011: Ureteroscopy versus shock wave lithotripsy for renal calculi in children

Tekgül S.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

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Wednesday, 15 June 2011 08:43
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Cortes JA et al, 2011: Update on technological and selection factors influencing shockwave lithotripsy of renal stones in adults and children

Cortes JA, Motamedinia P, Gupta M.
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10036, USA.

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Tuesday, 14 June 2011 08:44
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Orozco Fariñas R et al, 2011: Evaluation of the significance of radiographic density and size of calculi in the incidence and clinical manifestations of postlithotripsy renal hematomas

Orozco Fariñas R, Iglesias Prieto JI, Massarrah Halabi J, Mancebo Gómez JM, Pérez-Castro Ellendt E.
Urology Unit, Clinica La Luz, Madrid, Spain.

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Monday, 13 June 2011 08:47
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McAdams S et al, 2010: Pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: Predicting successful outcomes

McAdams S, Shukla AR.
Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Amplatz Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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Sunday, 12 June 2011 08:48
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Hammad FT et al, 2010: The effect of fat and nonfat components of the skin-to-stone distance on shockwave lithotripsy outcome

Hammad FT, Balakrishnan A.
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

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Friday, 10 June 2011 08:49
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Basiri A et al, 2010: A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of transureteral and shock wave lithotripsy - which is the best minimally invasive modality to treat distal ureteral calculi in children?

Basiri A, Zare S, Tabibi A, Sharifiaghdas F, Aminsharifi A, Mousavi-Bahar SH, Ahmadnia H.
Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC), Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M. C. (SBMU), Tehran, I. R. Iran.

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Thursday, 09 June 2011 08:50
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Ray AA et al, 2011: Shockwave lithotripsy in patients with horseshoe kidney: determinants of success

Ray AA, Ghiculete D, D'A Honey RJ, Pace KT.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Stone removal in patients with horseshoe kidneys is often a difficult task, whichever method that is used. This article reports t... Read More
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 09:24
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Badalato GM et al, 2011: Treatment of upper urinary lithiasis in patients who have undergone urinary diversion

Badalato GM, Cortes JA, Gupta M.
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10036, USA.

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This is a review article that summarizes literature data and aspects on stone removal in patients with urinary diversion. It is st... Read More
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 09:21
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Minevich E, 2010: Management of ureteric stone in pediatric patients

Minevich E.
Division Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

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From review of the literature the author comes to the conclusion that the best treatment for mid and distal ureteral stones in chi... Read More
Monday, 06 June 2011 09:18
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Clark DL et al, 2011: Pretreatment with low-energy shock waves reduces the renal oxidative stress and inflammation caused by high-energy shock wave lithotripsy

Clark DL, Connors BA, Handa RK, Evan AP.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 635 Barnhill Drive, MS 510, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA.

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The authors have carried out an animal experiment in order to elucidate the effects of ESWL on oxidative stress. The significantly... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2011 09:15
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Singh SK et al, 2011: Role of tamsulosin in clearance of upper ureteral calculi after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a randomized controlled trial

Singh SK, Pawar DS, Griwan MS, Indora JM, Sharma S.
Department of Urology, Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, India.

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The drawback of ESWL is that the stone-clearance is lower or slower than desireable. Several pharmacological attempts have been ma... Read More
Friday, 03 June 2011 09:11
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Gupta R, 2011: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy-Induced Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage in a Case of Upper Ureteral Calculus With Angiomyolipoma

Gupta R, Dholaria P, Modi P, Rizvi J.
Department of Urology, Instituteof Kidney Diseases and ResearchCenter, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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In this case report a patient with angiomyolipoma is presented in whom a retroperitoneal bleeding occurred as a complication to ES... Read More
Thursday, 02 June 2011 09:05
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Madbouly K et al, 2011: Efficacy of local subcutaneous anesthesia versus intramuscular opioid sedation in extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: a randomized study

Madbouly K, Alshahrani S, Al-Omair T, Matrafi HA, Mansi M.
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, King Fahad National Guard Hospital , King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Today the majority of patients treated with ESWL is given intravenous or intramuscular analgesics and sedation. In this article a ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 08:45
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Gulur DM et al, 2011: Semen quality after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for the management of lower ureteric stones: a review of the literature.

Gulur DM, Philip J.
Department of Urology, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK.

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The effects of shockwaves on semen quality have remained a matter of concern ever since distal ureteral stones were included as an... Read More
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 14:23
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Koo V et al, 2011: Cost-effectiveness and efficiency of shockwave lithotripsy vs flexible ureteroscopic holmium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser lithotripsy in the treatment of lower pole renal calculi

Koo V, Young M, Thompson T, Duggan B.
Stone Treatment Centre, Craigavon Area Hospital, Portadown, and Department of Urology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

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In a retrospective analysis then authors have compared the cost of flexible ureteroscopy (FURS) and ESWL for removal of stones loc... Read More
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