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Cift A. et al., 2020: Effect of Different Musical Types on Patient's Relaxation, Anxiety and Pain Perception during Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Randomized Controlled Study

Çift A, Benlioglu C.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, Turkey.

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This is the first publication of the two authors on ESWL and I could not find any other publication of the department on ESWL. In ... Leer más
Viernes, 03 Julio 2020 08:24
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Kaya C. et al., 2020: The Predictive Role of Abdominal Fat Parameters and Stone Density on SWL Outcomes

Kaya C, Kaynak Y, Karabag A, Aykaç A.
Department of Urology, Eskisehir City Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Eskisehir Ümit Visnelik Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Eskisehir City Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Medical School, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey.

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The fat business is going on and may be over. I remember the impressive colour coded pictures in a publication from 2012 (1) demon... Leer más
Viernes, 26 Junio 2020 08:30
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Danilovic A., 2020: Editorial Comment: Renal Stone Features Are More Important Than Renal Anatomy to Predict Shock Wave Lithotripsy Outcomes: Results from a Prospective Study with CT Follow-Up

Danilovic A.
Serviço de Urologia, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da USP - HCFMUSP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

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This comment refers to a recently published and reviewed article which is freely available at the site of the Journal of Endourolo... Leer más
Miércoles, 24 Junio 2020 08:30
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Chen TT. et al., 2020: Burst wave lithotripsy and acoustic manipulation of stones

Chen TT, Samson PC, Sorensen MD, Bailey MR.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York.
Applied Physics Laboratory, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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A look, not in the kitchen, but in the dining room of the group working on “… an office-based, handheld ultrasound device to targe... Leer más
Jueves, 02 Julio 2020 08:30
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Yayik AM. et al., 2020: Analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum block during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Yayık AM, Ahıskalıoğlu A, Ergüney ÖD, Oral Ahıskalıoğlu E, Alıcı H, Demirdöğen ŞO, Adanur Ş.
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology, Regional Training Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.

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Good paper! QLB can also be used in percutaneous nephrolithotomy. A nice overview on QLB is given by Akerman et al. (1). 1 Akerman... Leer más
Jueves, 18 Junio 2020 08:30
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Rassweiler J. et al., 2020: Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy: is it still valid in the era of robotic endourology? Can it be more efficient?

Rassweiler J, Rieker P, Rassweiler-Seyfried MC.
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn.
Department of Urology, Medical School Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

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The authors of this article pose the important and interesting question on the place of SWL (if any) in future urology. The releva... Leer más
Martes, 16 Junio 2020 08:30
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Asi T. et al., 2020: Shockwave lithotripsy for kidney stones as a first-line therapy in children younger than 2 years

Asi T, Dogan HS, Altan M, Bozaci AC, Ceylan T, Asci A, Tekgul S.
Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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“Of all patients, 56.9% (148/260) were stone-free after the first session. The failed 112 cases were offered a second session. Alt... Leer más
Viernes, 12 Junio 2020 08:30
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Veser J. et al., 2020: The effect of focus size and intensity on stone fragmentation in SWL on a piezoelectric lithotripter

Veser J, Jahrreiss V, Seitz C, Özsoy M.
Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090, Vienna, Austria.
Karl Landsteiner SocietyUrology and Andrology, Vienna, Austria.

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It is indeed surprising that 40 years after the introduction of SWL; the optimal relationship between the geometry of the focal vo... Leer más
Miércoles, 10 Junio 2020 08:30
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Musa ZS. et al., 2019: Long-term effectiveness and predictors of success of low-intensity shockwave therapy in phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors non-responders

Musa ZS, El-Assmy A, Shokry AM, Shokeir AA, Zween T, Al-Kenawy MR.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.
Department of Radiology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Type of machine, way of application, drug responders or non-responders, patients’ age and comorbidities, sham vs. no sham, duratio... Leer más
Lunes, 08 Junio 2020 08:30
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Thompson E. et al., 2020: A Longitudinal Assessment of the Reporting Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials for Surgical Interventions to Treat Nephrolithiasis Over 16 Years (2002 to 2017)

Thompson E, Lai A, Morrey L, Borofsky MS, Dahm P.
Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Urology Section, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Treatment recommendations in urology are currently based on conclusions drawn from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) This is so ... Leer más
Jueves, 04 Junio 2020 08:30
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Ramesh S. et al., 2020: In Vitro Evaluation of Urinary Stone Comminution with a Clinical Burst Wave Lithotripsy System

Ramesh S, Chen TT, Maxwell AD, Cunitz BW, Dunmire B, Thiel J, Williams JC, Gardner A, Liu Z, Metzler I, Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Bailey MR.
Applied Physics Laboratory, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Division of Urology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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Othmar Wess
The wish to fragmentize all types of human kidney and ureteral stones to small particles of cation is reasonable. Conventional sho... Leer más
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Peter Alken
This is a fascinating report on the progress of a true third generation extracorporeal lithotripsy technique and therefore a must ... Leer más
Martes, 02 Junio 2020 08:25
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Strohmaier WL., 2020: [Current aspects in pediatric urolithiasis treatment].

Strohmaier WL.
Regiomed-Klinikum Coburg, Regiomed Medical School Coburg, Universität Split, Ketschendorfer Str. 33, 96450, Coburg, Deutschland.

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Most urologists have limited experience of treating children with stones. For readers who can understand the German language, this... Leer más
Jueves, 28 Mayo 2020 08:30
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Stoykov B. et al., 2020: Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction after penile trauma

Stoykov B, Kolev N, Dunev V, Genov P.
Department of Urology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria.
Department of Urology, UMHAT, Ruse, Bulgaria.

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“To confirm the results, a longer-term study involving more patients is needed.” This will probably not happen.... Leer más
Lunes, 25 Mayo 2020 08:30
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Mains EAA. et al., 2020: Shockwave Lithotripsy Is an Efficacious Treatment Modality for Obese Patients with Upper Ureteral Calculi: Logistic Regression and Matched-Pair Analyses from a Dedicated Center Comparing Treatment Outcomes by Skin-to-Stone Distance

Mains EAA, Blackmur JP, Sharma AD, Gietzmann WK, El-Mokadem I, Stephenson C, Wallace S, Phipps S, Thomas BG, Tolley DA, Cutress ML.
Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
MRC Human Genetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, The Scottish Lithotriptor Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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This an interesting and readable article that shows successful treatment of proximal ureteral stones in obese patients. Stone-free... Leer más
Viernes, 22 Mayo 2020 08:30
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Kallidonis P. et al., 2020: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery and Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Lower Pole Renal Stones

Kallidonis P, Ntasiotis P, Somani B, Adamou C, Emiliani E, Knoll T, Skolarikos A, Tailly T.
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
European Section of Uro-Technology.
Young Academic Urologist.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK.
Department of Urology, Fundacion Puigvert, University Autonoma of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Böblingen Medical Centre, University of Tübingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.
2nd Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.

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Systematic reviews are needed from time to time to reliably capture and describe the current situation. But the most interesting ... Leer más
Miércoles, 20 Mayo 2020 08:30
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Hegazy M. et al., 2020: The alternating bidirectional versus the standard approach during shock wave lithotripsy for upper lumbar ureteric stones: a randomized controlled trial

Hegazy M, El-Assmy A, Ali-El-Dein B, Sheir KZ.
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Clever idea, well done study, impressive difference of results except the low SFR in both groups compared to old data like the ~ 8... Leer más
Lunes, 18 Mayo 2020 08:15
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Shafiee M. et al., 2020: Chromosomal aberrations in C-arm fluoroscopy, CT-scan, lithotripsy, and digital radiology staff

Shafiee M, Borzoueisileh S, Rashidfar R, Dehghan M, Jaafarian Sisakht Z.
Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.
Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.
Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; Department of Radiology, School of Paramedical Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Student Research Committee, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.

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The effect and risk of radiation exposure is an important issue in urological intervention, and it can be assumed that insufficien... Leer más
Jueves, 14 Mayo 2020 08:15
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Yoshioka T. et al., 2020: Development and validation of a prediction model for failed shockwave lithotripsy of upper urinary tract calculi using computed tomography information: the S3HoCKwave score

Yoshioka T, Ikenoue T, Hashimoto H, Otsuki H, Oeda T, Ishito N, Watanabe R, Saika T, Araki M, Fukuhara S, Yamamoto Y; Okayama-Ehime S.W.L. Study Group.
Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida-Konoe-machi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan.
Center for Innovative Research for Communities and Clinical Excellence, Fukushima Medical University, 1, Hikarigaoka, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima, 960-1295, Japan.
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine/Human Health Science, 53 Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.
Department of Urology, Okayama Central Hospital, 6-3, Ishima-kita-machi, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, 700-0017, Japan.
Department of Urology, Abiko Toho Hospital, 1851-1, Abiko, Abiko-shi, Chiba-ken, 270-1166, Japan.
Department of Urology, Onomichi Municipal Hospital, 3-1170-177, Shin-Takayama, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima, 722-8503, Japan.
Department of Urology, Kurashiki Medical Center, 250, Bakuro-cho, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama, 710-8522, Japan.
Department of Urology, Matsuyama Shimin Hospital, 2-6-5, Ohte-machi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime, 790-0067, Japan.
Department of Urology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Shizukawa, To-on-shi, Ehime, 791-0295, Japan.
Department of Urology, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-5-1, Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.
Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida-Konoe-machi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan.

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It is a dream to be able to predict the outcome of every surgical procedure. This is, however, a difficult task influenced by nume... Leer más
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Wang Z. et al., 2020: Effects of diuretic administration on outcomes of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Wang Z, Bai Y, Wang J.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

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Early observations indicated that one prerequisite for SWL stone disintegration was the presence of fluid between the stone and th... Leer más
Jueves, 07 Mayo 2020 08:15
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Tsai SH. et al., 2020: Comparison of the efficacy and safety of shockwave lithotripsy, retrograde intrarenal surgery, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy for lower-pole renal stones: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

Tsai SH, Chung HJ, Tseng PT, Wu YC, Tu YK, Hsu CW, Lei WT.
Department of Urology, Cheng Hsin General Hospital.
School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University.
Department of Urology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital.
WinShine Clinics in Specialty of Psychiatry.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan.
Institute of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei.
Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung.
Division of Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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In this study the authors compared SWL, RIRS, standard PCNL, mini-PCNL and micro-PCNL by performing a systematic review and meta-a... Leer más
Lunes, 04 Mayo 2020 08:15
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Li W. et al., 2020: Role of Sexual Intercourse after Shockwave Lithotripsy for Distal Ureteral Stones: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Li W, Mao Y, Lu C, Gu Y, Gu X, Hua B, Pan W.
Department of Urology, the Ninth People's Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200011, China.
Department of Urology, the Ninth People's Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200011, China.

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This is an interesting Chinese study supporting previously published observations that frequent intercourse (three times a week) m... Leer más
Jueves, 30 Abril 2020 08:15
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El-Khoury HJ. et al., 2019: Impact of modern media on analgesic requirements during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

El-Khoury HJ, Brookes JDL, Tan B, Shahbaz S, McCahy PJ.
Department of Urology, Casey Hospital, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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All patients got the standard medication: ”Our standard pre-treatment analgesia of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug supposit... Leer más
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Torricelli FCM. et al, 2019: Renal Stone Features Are More Important Than Renal Anatomy to Predict Shock Wave Lithotripsy Outcomes: Results from a Prospective Study with CT Follow-Up

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Introduction: Lower pole kidney stones have been associated with poor shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) outcomes because of its location. However, the real impact of collecting system anatomy on stone clearance after SWL is uncertain. There is a lack of prospective well-controlled studies to determine whether lower pole kidney stones have inferior outcomes than nonlower pole kidney stones when treated with SWL. Methods: We prospectively evaluated patients with a single kidney stone of 5-15 mm undergoing SWL from June 12 through January 19. All patients were subjected to computed tomography before and 3 months after the procedure. Demographic data (age, gender, and body mass index), stone features (stone size, stone area, stone density, and stone-skin distance-SSD), and collecting system anatomy (infundibular length and width, and infundibulopelvic angle) were recorded. Outcomes (fragmentation and stone clearance rates) were compared between lower pole and nonlower pole cases. Then, a multivariate analysis including all variables was performed to determinate which parameters significantly impact on SWL outcomes. Results: One hundred and twenty patients were included in the study. Mean stone size was 8.3 mm and mean stone density was 805 Hounsfield units. Overall stone fragmentation, success, and stone-free rates were 84.1%, 64.1%, and 34.1%, respectively. There were no significant differences in stone fragmentation (76.0% vs 71.4%; p = 0.624), success rate (57.6% vs 53.3%; p = 0.435), and stone-free rate (40.2% vs 35.7%; p = 0.422) in the lower vs nonlower pole groups, respectively. On multivariate analysis, only stone density (p < 0.001) and SSD (p = 0.006) significantly influenced fragmentation. Stone size (p = 0.029), stone density (p = 0.002), and SSD (p = 0.049) significantly influenced kidney stone clearance. Conclusions: Stone size, stone density, and SSD impact on SWL outcomes. Lower pole kidney stones have similar fragmentation and stone clearance compared with nonlower pole kidney stones.
J Endourol. 2020 Jan;34(1):63-67. doi: 10.1089/end.2019.0545. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

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Good study with a result against common believe. The authors classified two different positive results: Stone-free: absence of ... Leer más
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Assaly R. et al., 2019: Extracorporeal Shock Waves Therapy Delivered by Aries Improves Erectile Dysfunction in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats Through Penile Tissue Remodeling and Neovascularization

Assaly R, Giuliano F, Clement P, Laurin M, Favier M, Teo P, Bernabe J, Alexandre L, Behr-Roussel D.
Pelvipharm, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France; UMR1179, Université Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France.
Pelvipharm, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France; UMR1179, Université Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France; AP-HP, Neuro-Uro-Andrology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Raymond Poincaré Hospital, Garches, France.
Inserm, U1016, Institut Cochin, Paris, France.
Dornier MedTech GmbH, Wessling, Germany.
Pelvipharm, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France.
Pelvipharm, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France; UMR1179, Université Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France.

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This article describes an animal experiment in hypertensive rats. Li-ESWT was administered to rats with or without simultaneous ad... Leer más
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Cui HW. et al., 2019: Predicting shockwave lithotripsy outcome for urolithiasis using clinical and stone computed tomography texture analysis variables

Cui HW, Silva MD, Mills AW, North BV, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal.
Exploristics Ltd., Belfast, United Kingdom.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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Another very good study in the last quarter of 2019: It’s so good to read the results of a well done study and well written paper ... Leer más
Viernes, 17 Abril 2020 08:30
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Magalhães L. et al., 2019: Clinical use of renal point-of-care ultrasound after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Magalhães L, Nogué R.
Hospital da Luz - Arrábida, Praceta de Henrique Moreira 150, 4400-346, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
Universitat de Lleida, Plaça de Víctor Siurana, 1, 25003, Lleida, Spain.

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This article is a case report of a patient who developed subcapsular hematoma after a session of SWL. The bottom-line is that beds... Leer más
Martes, 14 Abril 2020 08:30
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Alavi Tamaddoni H. et al, 2019: Enhanced shockwave lithotripsy with active cavitation mitigation

Alavi Tamaddoni H, Roberts WW, Hall TL.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2131 Carl A. Gerstacker Building, 2200 Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, 4444 Medical Science Building 1, 1301 Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2107 Carl A. Gerstacker Building, 2200 Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.

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Diverse publications confirm lower shock rates of 30-60 SW/min are more efficient than higher rates of 90-120 SW/min. Since shock ... Leer más
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Han CS et al., 2019: Dual-frequency setting for urinary stone fragmentation during shock wave lithotripsy: an in vitro study

Han CS, Vetter JM, Endicott R, Chevinsky M, Zafar A, Venkatesh R.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.
Midwest Stone Institute, St. Louis, MO, USA.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA.

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Othmar Wess
The study is one of several other studies confirming the strategy of slow (60 shocks per min) vs. fast (120 shocks per min) shock ... Leer más
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Peter Alken
I wonder how the authors developed the hypothesis evaluated in the experiments. I find the theory formulated by them not very conc... Leer más
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Gulati G. et al., 2019: Massive retroperitoneal hemorrhage after external shock wave lithotripsy in a patient with a left ventricular assist device

Gulati G, Kiernan M, Sabe MA.
Cardiovascular Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States.
Cardiovascular Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

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“As many as 10% of patients suffer pump thrombosis, even with optimal anticoagulation management”. “In LVAD patients undergoing no... Leer más
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Yadav P. et al., 2019: Technique, complications, and outcomes of pediatric urolithiasis management at a tertiary care hospital: evolving paradigms over the last 15 years

Yadav P, Madhavan K, Syal S, Farooq A, Srivastava A, Ansari MS.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., 226014, India.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, U.P., 226014, India.

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This is a well done extensive metaanalysis on pediatric urolithiasis management. It is also an example of the typical puzzling wa... Leer más
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He Z. et al., 2019: Does the presence or degree of hydronephrosis affect the stone disintegration efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy? A systematic review and meta-analysis

He Z, Yin S, Duan X, Zeng G.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, Guangdong, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, Guangdong, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Guangzhou, China.

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The problem dealt with in this systematic review and meta-analysis is to which extent the presence of hydronephrosis (HN) affects ... Leer más
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Lee SM. et al., 2019: Optimisation of shock wave lithotripsy: a systematic review of technical aspects to improve outcomes

Lee SM, Collin N, Wiseman H, Philip J.
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.
Department of Interventional Radiology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.

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It is somehow refreshing to read the different technical details of shock wave lithotripsy optimization in a systematic review inc... Leer más
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Sir E. et al., 2019: The analgesic efficacy of ultrasound guided unilateral transversus abdominis plane block in the pain management of shock wave lithotripsy (Abstract only)

Sir E, Eksert S, Zor M, Emin Ince M, Kaya E, Bedir S.
Servicio de Anestesiología. Hospital de Investigación y Formación Gulhane. Ankara Turkey.
Servicio de Urología. Hospital de Investigación y Formación Gulhane. Ankara Turkey.

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Gadelmoula M. et al.,2019: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus shock wave lithotripsy for high-density moderate-sized renal stones: A prospective randomized study

Gadelmoula M, Elderwy AA, Abdelkawi IF, Moeen AM, Althamthami G, Abdel-Moneim AM.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Hospital, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.

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As a prospective randomized comparison between PCNL and SWL this is an interesting study. Although the success after one SWL sessi... Leer más
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Hiller SC. et al., 2020: Frontiers of stone management

Hiller SC, Ghani KR.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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This is a short, well written overview on the current frontiers of all minimal invasive stone therapy techniques. I recommend read... Leer más
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Constanti M. et al., 2019: Cost analysis of ureteroscopy (URS) vs extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) in the management of ureteric stones

Constanti M, Calvert RC, Thomas K, Dickinson A, Carlisle S.
National Guideline Centre, London, UK.
Department of Urology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Stone Unit, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Department of Urology, University Hospitals Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

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Although judgement of cost analyses between different countries are not without problems, this report from UK deserves attention. ... Leer más
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Kim KS. et al., 2019: Electromagnetic Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Patients with Erectile Dysfunction: A Sham-Controlled, Double-Blind, Randomized Prospective Study

Kim KS, Jeong HC, Choi SW, Choi YS, Cho HJ, Ha US, Hong SH, Lee JY, Lee SW, Ahn ST, Moon DG, Bae WJ, Kim SW.
Department of Urology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Eunpyeong St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

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Hmm!? Good conclusion. It is common to present data in a way that they make a good impression The Erection Hardness Score (EHS) (... Leer más
Viernes, 06 Marzo 2020 08:35
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Kim KS. et al., 2019: Electromagnetic Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Patients with Erectile Dysfunction: A Sham-Controlled, Double-Blind, Randomized Prospective Study

Kim KS, Jeong HC, Choi SW, Choi YS, Cho HJ, Ha US, Hong SH, Lee JY, Lee SW, Ahn ST, Moon DG, Bae WJ, Kim SW.
Department of Urology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Eunpyeong St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

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Hmm!? Good conclusion. It is common to present data in a way that they make a good impression The Erection Hardness Score (EHS) (... Leer más
Viernes, 06 Marzo 2020 08:30
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Sohu S. et al., 2019: Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy with furosemide and hydration in renal stone management: A randomised controlled trial

Sohu S, Soomro MH, Mangrio RH, Shaikh AA, Mirani A, Chand K, Jalbani MH.
Department of Urology, Chandka Medical College and Hospital, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU), Larkana, Pakistan.
Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health (IPLESP UMRS 1136), Saint-Antoine Medical School, Sorbonne Université and INSERM, Paris, France.
Department of Community Medicine, Al-Nafees Medical College and Hospital, Isra University-Islamabad Campus, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Urology, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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The role of diuretics during SWL treatment has remained a matter of debate over time. In a randomized comparative study in my own ... Leer más
Miércoles, 04 Marzo 2020 08:35
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Katz JE. et al., 2019: The Basic Physics of Waves, Soundwaves, and Shockwaves for Erectile Dysfunction

Katz JE, Clavijo RI, Rizk P, Ramasamy R.
Department of Urology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
Department of Urology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.

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This is an educational article on physics of shockwaves delivered by devices aiming at treatment of erectile dysfunction. Differen... Leer más
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Liu Y. et al., 2019: Colonic hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic stones: a case report

Liu Y, Hao L, Wang T, Li ZS, Xu ZL, Hu LH.
Department of Gastroenterology, Gongli Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Gongli Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, The Second Clinical Medical College (Shenzhen People's Hospital), Jinan University, 1017 North Dongmen Road, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Gongli Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.

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The first case report of a colonic hematoma after EWSL for pancreatic stones. What I find more astonishing are the postprocedural... Leer más
Lunes, 24 Febrero 2020 08:30
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Schlomer BJ., 2019: Urologic treatment of nephrolithiasis

Schlomer BJ.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.

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This article is an excellent review on how to manage stone problems in children. For asymptomatic stones observation is recommende... Leer más
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Sramkova T. et al., 2019: Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Using Focused Linear Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwaves: Single-Blind, Sham-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial

Sramkova T, Motil I, Jarkovsky J, Sramkova K.
Department of Sexology, University Hospital and Department of Traumatology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia.
Department of Urology First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague and General University Hospital, Prague, Czechia.
EURED Urology, Andrology Center, Brno, Czechia.
Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia.
Department of Urology, St. Anna Hospital, Brno, Czechia.

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Reading this paper I had from the very start - even before getting to the methods section - the feeling that it will surely show... Leer más
Martes, 18 Febrero 2020 08:30
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Dauw CA. et al., 2019: Shockwave Lithotripsy Use in the State of Michigan: American Urological Association Guideline Adherence and Clinical Implications

Dauw CA, Swarna K, Qi J, Kim T, Leavitt D, Leese J, Abdelhady M, Witzke K, Hollingsworth JM, Ghani KR.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Henry Ford Health System-Vattikuti Urology Institute, Detroit, MI.
IHA-Urology, Ypsilanti, MI.
Detroit Medical Center-Department of Urology, Detroit, MI.
MidMichigan-Division of Urology, Midland, MI.

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The authors evaluated adherence to the following guideline recommendations: 1 Guideline: “Routine antibiotic prophylaxis is not re... Leer más
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Bowen DK. et al., 2019: Retreatment after Ureteroscopy and Shockwave Lithotripsy: A Population-Based Comparative Effectiveness Study

Bowen DK, Song L, Faerber J, Kim J, Scales CD Jr, Tasian GE.
Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Departments of Surgery (Urology) and Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology; Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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This is the kind of important publication that turns the focus of clinical reports away from the typical “we have done so many cas... Leer más
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Sharzehi K., 2019: Management of Pancreatic Duct Stones

Sharzehi K.
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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SWL treatment of pancreatic stones is considered a first line treatment and inasmuch as urologists in most places are responsible ... Leer más
Viernes, 07 Febrero 2020 08:35
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He Z. et al., 2019: Energy output modalities of shockwave lithotripsy in the treatment of urinary stones: escalating or fixed voltage? A systematic review and meta-analysis

He Z, Deng T, Yin S, Xu Z, Duan H, Chen Y, Duan X, Zeng G.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1#, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, Guangdong, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1#, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, Guangdong, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Guangzhou, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Guangzhou, China.

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How should SWL be carried out to be maximally effective and maximally safe? Should shockwaves be delivered at fixed rate or is it ... Leer más
Miércoles, 05 Febrero 2020 08:30
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Al-Dessoukey AA. et al., 2019: Ultraslow full-power shock wave lithotripsy versus slow power-ramping shock wave lithotripsy in stones with high attenuation value: A randomized comparative study

Al-Dessoukey AA, Abdallah M, Moussa AS, Sayed O, Abdelbary AM, Abdallah R, Massoud AM, Abdelhamid MH, Elmarakbi AA, Ragheb AM, ElSheemy MS, Ghoneima W.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni Suef, Egypt.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

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A number of factors has been identified for designing the optimal treatment strategy for SWL. Slow rate administration has been su... Leer más
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Sohail N. et al., 2019: Is There Any Improvement In Efficacy Of Xtracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy Therapy For Treating Renal Stones With Invent Of New Shockwave Machines?

Sohail N, Albodour A, Abdelrahman KM.
Alkhor Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

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The results are good but there is no serious argument in the publication if and why the results are really better than what we kno... Leer más
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Gokce Mİ. et al., 2019: The role of a novel decision aid to support informed decision making process in patients with a symptomatic non - lower pole renal stone

Gokce Mİ, Akpınar C, Esen B, Solak V, Gülpınar O, Bedük Y.
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
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Peter Alken
The patient chooses the therapeutic procedure. To be able to do so, he must be well informed and understand his diagnosis, the the... Leer más
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Milišić E. et al., 2019: Short-term changes in renal function in children and adolescents undergoing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Milišić E, Zvizdić Z, Jonuzi A, Begić E, Milišić L, Mešić A.
Clinic of Paediatric Surgery, Clinical Centre University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department of Cardiology, General Hospital "Prim.dr. Abdulah Nakaš", Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Clinic of Radiology, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Clinic of Anaesthesiology, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Despite more than 30 years of experience with SWL there is limited information on short-term and long-term negative effects on the... Leer más
Viernes, 24 Enero 2020 08:15
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Gul A. et al., 2019: Intracutaneous sterile water injection for pain relief during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: comparison with diclofenac sodium

Gul A, Gul M.
Department of Urology, University of Health Science, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, 16100, Bursa, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Aksaray University School of Medicine, 68100, Aksaray, Turkey.
Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Section 5701, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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This report shows the interesting result that intracutaneous injection of sterile water was as effective as diclofenac for treatin... Leer más
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Jeong HC. et al., 2019: Synergistic effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy and modified Ojayeonjonghwan on erectile dysfunction in an animal model of diabetes

Jeong HC, Bae WJ, Zhu GQ, Jeon SH, Choi SW, Kim SJ, Cho HJ, Hong SH, Lee JY, Hwang SY, Kim SW.
Department of Urology, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
KEMIMEDI, Seoul, Korea.

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The herbal formula - KH-204 - used in the experiments is a watery extract of 5 different plants which is also commercially avail... Leer más
Viernes, 17 Enero 2020 08:15
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Hashem A. et al., 2019: Efficacy of pethidine, ketorolac, and lidocaine gel as analgesics for pain control in shockwave lithotripsy: A single-blinded randomized controlled trial.

Hashem A, Ghobrial FK, Elbaset MA, Atwa AM, Fadallah M, Laymon M, El-Assmy A, Sheir KZ, Abol-Enein H.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is well recognized ever since SWL was introduced that effective pain treatment is a pre-requisite for successful outcome. Early... Leer más
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Donaldson JF. et al., 2019: Treatment of Bladder Stones in Adults and Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on Behalf of the European Association of Urology Urolithiasis Guideline Panel

Donaldson JF, Ruhayel Y, Skolarikos A, MacLennan S, Yuan Y, Shepherd R, Thomas K, Seitz C, Petrik A, Türk C, Neisius A.
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Department of Urology, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.
Second Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Division of Gastroenterology & Cochrane UGPD Group, Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
European Association of Urology Guidelines Office, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Department of Urology, Guy's Hospital, London, UK.
Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic.
Department of Urology, Hospital of the Sisters of Charity, Vienna, Austria; Urologische Praxis mit Steinzentrum, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Hospital of the Brothers of Mercy Trier, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Trier, Germany.

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Peter Alken
I do not agree with the first sentence of this review: “Despite constituting only approximately 5% of all urinary tract stones, bl... Leer más
Viernes, 10 Enero 2020 08:15
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Wei Y. et al., 2019: A rare adverse event after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for biliary stones

Wei Y, Jin Z, Hu W.
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors describe a very unusual complication of SWL of residual bile duct stones after ERCP. That SWL successfully can be used... Leer más
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Marchetti KA. et al., 2019: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus ureteroscopy for management of pediatric nephrolithiasis in upper urinary tract stones: multi-institutional outcomes of efficacy and morbidity

Marchetti KA, Lee T, Raja N, Corona L, Kraft KH, Wan J, Ellison JS.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
5Division of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin & Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

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Peter Alken
Publications on stone treatment often focus on the narrow part of urological action from diagnosis to treatment and neglect other ... Leer más
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Kocatürk H. et al., 2019: Evaluation of the urinary podocalyxin and nephrin excretion levels to determine a safe time interval between two sessions of SWL for renal stones: a non randomized exploratory study

Kocatürk H, Atasoy N, Bedir F, Karabulut İ, Şebin E, Sarica K.
Department of Urology, Health Sciences University, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Palandöken, Erzurum, Turkey. 
Department of Urology, Health Sciences University, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Palandöken, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Biochemistry, Health Sciences University, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Biruni University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
A number of variables analysed in urine have been shown to reflect how the kidney is affected by shock wave power. In this article... Leer más
Viernes, 03 Enero 2020 08:15
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Mucong L. et al., 2019: Simultaneous Photoacoustic Imaging and Cavitation Mapping in Shockwave Lithotripsy

Li M, Lan B, Sankin G, Zhou Y, Liu W, Xia J, Wang D, Trahey G, Zhong P, Yao J.

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Othmar Wess
Shock wave lithotripsy is a non-invasive and gentle treatment procedure for kidney stones. Nevertheless, mild haematuria up to sev... Leer más
Viernes, 27 Diciembre 2019 08:00
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Jeon SH. et al., 2019: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy decreases COX-2 by inhibiting TLR4-NFκB pathway in a prostatitis rat model

Jeon SH, Zhu GQ, Kwon EB, Lee KW, Cho HJ, Ha US, Hong SH, Lee JY, Bae WJ, Kim SW.
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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Shock waves exhibit a surprising variety of positive effects in different situations like e.g. in the treatment of the chronic pro... Leer más
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Rudenko VI. et al., 2019: Clinical value of herbal terpenes after extracorporeal shock-wave therapy

Rudenko VI, Rapoport LM, Demidko YL, Demidko LS, Inoyatov GS, Allenov SN.
Institute of Urology and Reproductive Health of FGAOU VO I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of Minzdrav of Russia, Moscow, Russia.

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Publications not available in English.
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Spivak L. et al., 2019: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients

Spivak L, Shultz T, Appel B, Verze P, Yagudaev D, Vinarov A.
Institute for Urology and Reproductive Health, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia. Electronic address: .
Medispec Ltd., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.
Neuro-urology Unit, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel.
Department of Neurosciences, Sciences of Reproduction and Odontostomatology, Urology Unit, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy.
Institute for Urology and Reproductive Health, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia.

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Peter Alken
The conclusion is simple and straight forward: ”LI-ESWT is safe and effective for the treatment of ED in PDE5I-R and PDE5I-NR grou... Leer más
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Rezaee ME. et al., 2019: Regional Variation in Shock Wave Lithotripsy Utilization Among Medicare Patients with Nephrolithiasis

Rezaee ME., Tundo GN., Goodney PP., Pais VM Jr..
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH.
Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH; VA Outcomes Group, Veterans Health Association, VT; The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH.
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is an interesting report on how SWL and URS have been utilized in USA during the period 2006-2014. The 13.9 % decrease in SWL... Leer más
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S. Cao et al., 2019: Shock-Induced Damage and Dynamic Fracture in Cylindrical Bodies Submerged in Liquid

Cao S, Zhang Y, Liao D, Zhong P, Wang KG.
Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 90271, United States

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Othmar Wess
This is another paper investigating the mechanism of fragmentation of brittle material, such as kidney stones, by shock waves. Und... Leer más
Martes, 17 Diciembre 2019 08:15
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Brad AB. et al., 2019: Particularities and Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Children

Brad AB., Ferro M., Vartolomei MD., Tătaru S., Anton-Păduraru DT., Simion C., Martha O., Pricop C., Porreca A., Negru I..
Clinic of Urology, Mureş County Clinical Hospital, Târgu Mureș, Romania.
University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology, Târgu Mureș, Romania.
University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology, Târgu Mureș, Romania.
Division of Urology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy.
"Gr.T.Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iaşi, Romania.
3rd Clinic of Pediatrics, "Sf.Maria" Children's Emergency Hospital, Iaşi, Romania.
Clinic of Urology, "Dr.C.I.Parhon" Clinical Hospital, Iaşi, Romania.
Department of Robotic Urological Surgery, Abano Terme Hospital, Abano Terme, Italy.

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SWL is an excellent treatment for children with stones and this method also commonly is recommended in guidelines. The surprising ... Leer más
Viernes, 13 Diciembre 2019 08:15
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Yamashita S. et al., 2019: Ureteral wall volume at ureteral stone site is a critical predictor for shock wave lithotripsy outcomes: comparison with ureteral wall thickness and area

Yamashita S, Kohjimoto Y, Iguchi T, Nishizawa S, Kikkawa K, Hara I.
Department of Urology, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, Wakayama, 641-0012, Japan.
Department of Urology, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, Wakayama, 641-0012, Japan.

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Peter Alken
The 49, 3 % success rate of the present series is inexplicably low. In 2015 Sarica K et al. (1) did a very similar study on ESWL t... Leer más
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Al-Naemi RSM. et al., 2019: By-products of lithotripsy: Are they related to abdominal fat and wave characteristics?

Al-Naemi RSM, Aldosky HYY, Shukri BSA.
College of Medicine, University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Duhok, Iraq.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors measured the effects of SWL on the production of free radicals and oxidative stress in terms of urinary excretion of m... Leer más
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Pietropaolo A. et al., 2019: Endourological management (PCNL, URS, SWL) of stones in solitary kidney - A systematic review from European Association of Urologists (EAU) Young Academic Urologists (YAU) and Uro-Technology (ESUT) groups

Pietropaolo A, Reeves T, Aboumarzouk O, Kallidonis P, Ozsoy M, Skolarikos A, Tailly T, Liatsikos E, Traxer O, Somani BK.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
2nd Department of Urology, University of Athens, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, University Hospitals Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.
Tenon Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France.

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“With no recommended guidelines on the management of stones in solitary kidney, our aim was to conduct a systematic review of lite... Leer más
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Tandan M. et al., 2019: ESWL for large pancreatic calculi: Report of over 5000 patients

Tandan M, Nageshwar Reddy D, Talukdar R, Vinod K, Kiran SVVS, Santosh D, Gupta R, Ramchandani M, Lakhtakia S, Rakesh K, Manohar Reddy P, Basha J, Nabi Z, Jagtap N, Rao GV.
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India.
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors report an impressive number of patients with pancreatic stones treated with SWL. A total of 5124 patients were treated... Leer más
Miércoles, 04 Diciembre 2019 08:15
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Yayik AM. et al., 2019: Less painful ESWL with ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum block: a prospective randomized controlled study

Yayik AM, Ahiskalioglu A, Alici HA, Celik EC, Cesur S, Ahiskalioglu EO, Demirdogen SO, Karaca O, Adanur S.
Department of Anesthesiology, Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ataturk University School of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ataturk University School of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey.

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The patients in the treatment arm were not asked how much they were bothered by the QLB procedure and there was no control group w... Leer más
Martes, 03 Diciembre 2019 08:15
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Betschart P. et al., 2019: Spoilt for Choice: A Survey of Current Practices of Surgical Urinary Stone Treatment and Adherence to Evidence-Based Guidelines among Swiss Urologists

Betschart P, Zumstein V, Jichlinski P, Herrmann TRW, Knoll T, Engeler DS, Müllhaupt G, Schmid HP, Abt D.
Department of Urology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, Cantonal Hospital Thurgau, Thurgau, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Böblingen Medical Centre, University of Tübingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.

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SWL is also in retreat in Switzerland. 40% of the participants of this survey had no own SWL device and only 55% of them referred... Leer más
Viernes, 29 Noviembre 2019 08:15
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El-Tatawy H. et al., 2019: Management of 'forgotten' encrusted JJ stents using extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A single-centre experience

El-Tatawy H, El-Abd AS, Gameel TA, Ramadan AR, Abo Farha MO, Sabaa MA, El-Abd SA.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
This is the largest series of forgotten stents I am aware of.
Miércoles, 22 Enero 2020 08:15
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Sultan S. et al., 2019: Update on Surgical Management of Pediatric Urolithiasis.

Sultan S, Aba Umer S, Ahmed B, Naqvi SAA, Rizvi SAH.
Philip G. Ransley Department of Paediatric Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Pediatric urolithiasis is more frequent in countries like Pakistan than in western countries. This is a very good up-to-date revie... Leer más
Martes, 31 Diciembre 2019 08:15
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Lamacchia GB. et al., 2019: A large series of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in the very elderly

Lamacchia GB, Korkes F, Baccaglini W, de Mello LGM, Szwarc M, Tobias-Machado M.
Discipline of Urology, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, Santo André, SP, Brazil.
Department of Urology, Hospital São Luiz Jabaquara, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
During 17 years 33 938 patients in Brazil were treated with SWL. Of these patients 371 (~1%) were older than 75 years. In the latt... Leer más
Miércoles, 27 Noviembre 2019 08:10
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Takahashi T. et al., 2019: [A Case of Long-Term Treatment with Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Follow-Up for Cystine Calculi by Cystinuria] (original article only available in Japanese)

Takahashi T, Kanno T, Okada T, Higashi Y, Yamada H.
The Department of Urology, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Publication not available in English.
Lunes, 25 Noviembre 2019 08:10
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Ferraro PM. et al., 2019: A preliminary survey of practice patterns across several European kidney stone centers and a call for action in developing shared practice

Ferraro PM, Arrabal-Polo MÁ, Capasso G, Croppi E, Cupisti A, Ernandez T, Fuster DG, Galan JA, Grases F, Hoorn EJ, Knauf F, Letavernier E, Mohebbi N, Moochhala S, Petkova K, Pozdzik A, Sayer J, Seitz C, Strazzullo P, Trinchieri A, Vezzoli G, Vitale C, Vogt L, Unwin RJ, Bonny O, Gambaro G.
U.O.C. Nefrologia, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Via G. Moscati 31, 00168, Roma, Italy.Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy. Lithotripsy and Endourology Unit, Department of Urology, San Cecilio University Hospital, Granada, Spain.Division of Nephrology, Department of Cardio-thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy.USL Toscana Centro, Florence, Italy.Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.Service of Nephrology, University hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.Urolithiasis and Endourology Unit, General University Hospital, Alicante, Spain.Laboratory of Renal Lithiasis Research, University Institute of Health Sciences Research, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Transplantation, Erasmus medical center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.Department of Nephrology and Medical Intensive Care, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.Kidney and Urology Centre, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.
Department of Urology and Nephrology, Military Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Nephrology Clinic, Hôpital Brugmann, Kidney Stones Clinic, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, NE7 7DN, Newcastle, UK.Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Central Parkway, NE1 3BZ, Newcastle, UK.NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle, NE4 5PL, UK.Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gurtel 18-20 in, 1090, Vienna, Austria. Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy. Urology Unit, Ospedale Manzoni, Lecco, Italy.Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy. Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, AO Ordine Mauriziano, Torino, Italy. Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences, Dept of Internal Medicine, section Nephrology, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Service of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland. U.O.C. Nefrologia, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Via G. Moscati 31, 00168, Roma, Italy; Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article is a survey of how stone patients currently are treated over Europe. With a dominance of nephrologists in the establi... Leer más
Viernes, 22 Noviembre 2019 09:23
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Zeng T. et al., 2019: Effect of mechanical percussion combined with patient position change on the elimination of upper urinary stones/fragments: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zeng T, Tiselius HG, Huang J, Deng T, Zeng G, Wu W.
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Division of Urology, Department of Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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We have to learn new abbreviations: “Mechanical percussion combined with patient position change (MPPP) includes two intervention ... Leer más
Miércoles, 20 Noviembre 2019 08:28
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Krieger JR. et al., 2019: Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Peyronie's Disease

Krieger JR, Rizk PJ, Kohn TP, Pastuszak A.
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

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Peter Alken
Yes!
Viernes, 15 Noviembre 2019 08:17
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Di Mauro M. et al., 2019: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Peyronie's Disease: Clinical Efficacy and Safety from a Single-Arm Observational Study

di Mauro M, Russo GI, Della Camera PA, di Maida F, Cito G, Mondaini N, Capece M, Falcone M, Sessa F, Mari A, Campi R, Sabini C, Serni S, Gacci M, Minervini A, Carini M, Cimino S, Morelli G, Cocci A. Urology Section, Department of Surgery, University of Catania, Catania, Italy. Department of Urology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy. Andrology Center, Villa Donatello Hospital, Florence, Italy. Department of Urology, University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
Department of Urology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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The authors emphasize the common occurrence of Peyronies´s disease (PD). The prevalence of 13% is higher than I personally was awa... Leer más
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Elbaset MA. et al., 2019: Optimal non-invasive treatment of 1-2.5 cm radiolucent renal stones: oral dissolution therapy, shock wave lithotripsy or combined treatment-a randomized controlled trial

Elbaset MA, Hashem A, Eraky A, Badawy MA, El-Assmy A, Sheir KZ, Shokeir AA.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.
Urology Department, Mediclin Muritz Hospital, Waren, Germany.
Radiology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
This is an important paper because ODT is frequently neglected (because ESWL, PNL or URS get a much better reimbursement than pres... Leer más
Lunes, 11 Noviembre 2019 09:11
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Guu SJ. et al., 2019: The 12-month follow-up of the low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of patients with chronic pelvic pain syndrome refractory to 3-As medications

Guu SJ, Liu CC, Juan YS, Li CC, Tsai CC.
Department of Urology , Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University , Kaohsiung , Taiwan. Department of Urology , Pingtung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare , Pingtung , Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine , College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University , Kaohsiung ,Taiwan. Department of Urology , Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital , Kaohsiung , Taiwan.

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During my whole urological career, patients with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) have remained a therapeutic challenge. What t... Leer más
Viernes, 08 Noviembre 2019 08:00
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Large T. et al., 2019: Emerging Technologies in Lithotripsy

Large T, Krambeck AE.
Department of Urology, Indiana University, Methodist Hospital, 1801 Senate Boulevard, Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA.

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There are essentially two factors that are responsible for the increased popularity of endourological procedures compared with SWL... Leer más
Lunes, 04 Noviembre 2019 08:55
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Dai JC. et al., 2019: Innovations in Ultrasound Technology in the Management of Kidney Stones

Dai JC, Bailey MR, Sorensen MD, Harper JD. Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 Northeast Pacific Street, Box 356510, Seattle. Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, University of Washington, 1014 NorthEast 40th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Stevens Way, Box 352600, Seattle, WA 98195, USA. Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Hospital, 1660 S. Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA.

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Peter Alken
A good review for those not yet familiar with sonography.
Viernes, 01 Noviembre 2019 09:06
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Bayne DB. et al., 2019: Assessing Cost-Effectiveness of New Technologies in Stone Management

Bayne DB, Chi TL.
Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article in Urol Clin North Am had the purpose to summarize cost-effectiveness of different methods for stone removal. The aut... Leer más
Miércoles, 30 Octubre 2019 08:48
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Alexander CE. et al., 2019: Impact of Case Volume on Shock Wave Lithotripsy Outcomes: Data from the National Shock Wave Lithotripsy Database of New Zealand

Alexander CE, Gowland S, Cadwallader J, Hopkins D, Reynard JM, Turney BW.
School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom.
Mobile Medical Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Mobile Medical Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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It is difficult to comment this statistic based paper. First and single treatment stone cases over a 20-year study period were ev... Leer más
Lunes, 28 Octubre 2019 08:57
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Molina GA. et al., 2019: Subcapsular liver hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, a rare complication

Molina GA, Moyon MA, Moyon FX, Tufiño JF, Guzmán LJ, Mecias RA, Cevallos JM, Serrano DS.
PGY4 Resident General Surgery, P.U.C.E., Quito, Ecuador.
Department of General Surgery Hospital San Francisco, IESS Quito, Ecuador.

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Whenever a patient presents with unexpected pain shortly after SWL, there is reason for great attention and careful examination. A... Leer más
Viernes, 25 Octubre 2019 08:44
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Rayegani SM. et al., 2019: Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Combined with Drug Therapy in Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome - A Randomized Clinical Trial

Rayegani SM, Razzaghi MR, Raeissadat SA, Allameh F, Eliaspour D, Abedi AR, Javadi A, Rahavian AH.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Clinical Development Research Center of Shahid Modarres Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Center of Excellence in Training Laser Application in Medicine, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Department of Urology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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The body of literature on CP/CPPS is ever increasing but the efficacy of the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium is not. In t... Leer más
Miércoles, 23 Octubre 2019 08:46
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Park HK. et al., 2019: Change of Trends in the Treatment Modality for Pediatric Nephrolithiasis: Retrospective Analysis of a US-Based Insurance Claims Database

Park HK, Kim JH, Min GE, Choi WS, Li S, Chung KJ, Chung BI.
Department of Urology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California.
Department of Urology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Soonchunhyang University Medical College, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Department of Urology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Department of Urology and Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California.
Department of Urology, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University School of Medicine, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

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This article comprises a report of stone removal in children up to the age of 18. The exclusion of ureteral stones limits the epid... Leer más
Lunes, 21 Octubre 2019 08:39
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Maxwell AD. et al., 2019: Evaluation of Renal Stone Comminution and Injury by Burst Wave Lithotripsy in a Pig Model

Maxwell AD, Wang YN, Kreider W, Cunitz BW, Starr F, Lee D, Nazari Y, Williams JC Jr, Bailey MR, Sorensen MD. Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington. Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Division of Urology, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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Peter Alken
GREAT!
Viernes, 18 Octubre 2019 08:36
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Dong L. et al., 2019: Effect of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave on the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dong L, Chang D, Zhang X, Li J, Yang F, Tan K, Yang Y, Yong S, Yu X.
Department of Andrology, The Reproductive & Women-Children Hospital, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, P.R. China.
Department of Urology and Andrology, Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, P.R. China.

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After approximately 10 years use of Li-ESWT for treating men with ED (men who are not responding to common medical treatment), it... Leer más
Miércoles, 16 Octubre 2019 08:35
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Yuan P. et al., 2019: Efficacy of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Yuan P, Ma D, Zhang Y, Gao X, Liu Z, Li R, Wang T, Wang S, Liu J, Liu X.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
Hubei Institute of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
Department of Endocrinology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

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There is no “one for all” therapy to treat CP/CPPS. ESWT will only help a certain subset of patients. The advantage is the lack o... Leer más
Lunes, 14 Octubre 2019 08:36
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Milisic E. et al., 2019: Variations in Nitric Oxide and Endothelin Serum Levels in Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy-Treated Patients

Milisic E, Hiros M, Begic E.
Department for Pediatric Surgery, Clinic of Pediatric Surgery, University Clinical Center Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department for Urology, Clinic of Urology, University Clinical Center Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department of Cardiology, General Hospital "Prim. Dr. Abdulah Nakas", Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The authors studied the effect of SWL on two vasoactive factors: ET and NO. The first one causes vasoconstriction and the other on... Leer más
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Eryilmaz R. et al., 2019: Comparison of focused and unfocused ESWT in treatment of erectile dysfunction

Eryilmaz R, Kaplan Ş, Aslan R, Demir M, Taken K.
Department of Urology , Yuzuncu Yil University, School of Medicine , Van , Turkey. Department of Urology , Van Educational Research Hospital , Van , Turkey.

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“Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common disorders in male” I am always surprised to see that urologists have succeede... Leer más
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Arrabel-Polo MA. et al., 2019: [Treatment of uretero-renal stones with shock wave lithotripsy. Results and complications with the dornier gemini emse 220f-XXP.] (Orginial article only in Spanish)

Arrabal-Polo MA, Domínguez-Amillo A, Canales-Casco N, de la Torre-Trillo J, Morales Martínez A, Cano-García MC, Rodríguez-Herrera JJ, Hernández-Serrano M, Arrabal-Martín M.
Servicio de Urología. Hospital Campus de la Salud. Granada. España.

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Talso M. et al., 2019: ESWL state of the art

Talso M, Tefik T, Mantica G, Rodriguez Socarras M, Kartalas Goumas I, Somani BK, Esperto F.
Department of Urology, ASST Vimercate Hospital, Monza Brianza, Italy.
Department of Urology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Department of Urology, ASST Vimercate Hospital, Monza Brianza, Italy. Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK. Department of Urology, Humanitas Gavezzeni, Bergamo, Italy.

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This is a well done review on very individual historical details of ESWL and its current application. It is a surprise to see that... Leer más
Miércoles, 09 Octubre 2019 09:21
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Chen H. et al., 2019: No Wound for Stones iew of Comparative Studies

Chen H, Chen G, Pan Y, Zhu Y, Xiong C, Chen H, Yang Z.
Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical, Chongqing, China.

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Stone removal from horseshoe kidneys is a well recognized clinical problem. With non-/low-invasive treatment in mind the authors c... Leer más
Martes, 01 Octubre 2019 09:18
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Chi-Fai N. et al., 2019: Effect of stepwise voltage escalation on treatment outcomes following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of renal calculi: a prospective randomized study

Chi-Fai N, Yee CH, Teoh JY, Lau B, Leung SC, Wong CY, Tak WK, Chu WC, Yuen J.
SH Ho Urology Center, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong.
Department of Imaging and Intervention Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong.
School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Hong Kong.

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A very well designed and performed study that deserves reading! A few noteworthy details are: “The thickness of haematoma for ramp... Leer más
Jueves, 26 Septiembre 2019 09:07
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Kelly C. et al., 2019: Nephrolithiasis in the Obese Patient

Kelly C, Geraghty RM, Somani BK.
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.

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Treatment of stone disease in obese patients is a clinical challenge both surgically and medically. The increased risk of stone fo... Leer más
Viernes, 27 Septiembre 2019 09:10
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Irer B. et al., 2019: Impact of previous SWL on ureterorenoscopy outcomes and optimal timing for ureterorenoscopy after SWL failure in proximal ureteral stones. Aegean Study Group of the Society of Urological Surgery

Irer B, Sahin MO, Erbatu O, Yildiz A, Ongun S, Cinar O, Cihan A, Sahin M, Sen V, Ucer O, Kizilay F, Bozkurt O.
Departments of Urology, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Esrefpasa Hospital, Izmir, Turkey, Manisa State Hospital, Manisa, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Balikesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Bulent Ecevit University School of Medicine, Zonguldak, Nigde Omer Halisdemir University School of Medicine, Nigde,Department of Urology, Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, Manisa State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey.

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The authors quote 4 other studies on the same topic (1-4) of which three simple case–control studies (1,3,4) with similar results... Leer más
Lunes, 30 Septiembre 2019 09:10
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Bovelander E. et al., 2019: The Influence of Pain on the Outcome of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

Bovelander E, Weltings S, Rad M, van Kampen P, Pelger RCM, Roshani H.
Department of Urology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Anesthesiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Medical Statistics, Haga ziekenhuis, 's-Gravenhage, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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It is my personal experience that adequate pain control is a pre-requisite for successful SWL. This is at least the case for patie... Leer más
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