SWL literature
SWL Literature

Li M. et al., 2021: Tri-modality cavitation mapping in shock wave lithotripsy

Li M, Sankin G, Vu T, Yao J, Zhong P.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA.

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Cavitation is a well-known phenomenon in SWL and is hypothesized to cause tissue lesions. On the other hand, cavitation is made re... Lire la suite
mercredi 12 mai 2021 07:52
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Parmar K. et al., 2021: Large spontaneous steinstrasse: Our experience and management issues in tertiary care centre

Parmar K, Manoharan V, Kumar S, Ranjan KR, Chandna A, Chaudhary K.
Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

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This article discusses the management of patients with steinstrasse after stone disintegration (SWL) in general and particularly t... Lire la suite
mercredi 5 mai 2021 08:30
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Lei Q. et al., 2021: Comparison of the efficacy and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy versus on-demand sildenafil for erectile dysfunction

Lei Q, Wang D, Liu C, Ji Z, Yan S.
Department of Urology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.

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In this report on ED the authors have compared Li-ESWT and on-demand sildenafil. The conclusion from this non-randomized study was... Lire la suite
mercredi 28 avril 2021 13:10
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Adeldaeim HM. et al., 2020: Prognostic indicators for successful low intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy treatment of erectile dysfunction

Adeldaeim HM, Abouyoussif T, Gebaly OE, Assem A, Wahab MMA, Rashad H, Sakr M, Zahran AR.
Department of Urology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.
Family and Community Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

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Interesting and clinically relevant article on the effectiveness of Li-ESWL on erectile dysfunction (ED). The specific value of th... Lire la suite
mercredi 21 avril 2021 08:30
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Guler Y. et al., 2020: Comparison of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and retrograde intrarenal surgery in the treatment of renal pelvic and proximal ureteral stones 2 cm in children

Guler Y, Erbin A.
Department of Urology, Private Safa Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Haseki Traning and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report summarizes the authors’ experience of SWL and RIRS for stones in the kidney and ureter. (The title is slightly mislead... Lire la suite
mercredi 14 avril 2021 08:30
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Ito K. et al., 2020: Extremely-slow, half-number shockwave lithotripsy for asymptomatic renal stones

Ito K, Takahashi T, Kanno T, Okada T, Higashi Y, Yamada H.
Department of Urology, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital, Kyoto, Japan.

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This report is highly interesting because over the years there has been a continuous debate on the optimal frequency of shockwave ... Lire la suite
mercredi 7 avril 2021 05:47
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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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Hans-Göran Tiselius
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lundi 7 octobre 2019 08:23
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Ozer C. et al.: Clinical results of shock wave lithotripsy treatment in elderly patients with kidney stones: Results of 1433 patients

Ozer C, Tekin MI. 
Department of Urology, Baskent University, Adana.

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Results of SWL were evaluated in three age groups: 18-40, 41-64, and ≥65 years. Although the purpose of the report was to draw co... Lire la suite
mardi 30 mars 2021 08:15
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Wang Z. et al., 2020: Eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics for pain reduction during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Wang Z, Chen G, Wang J, Wei W.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
One of the great advantages with SWL is that stone removal can be accomplished without regional or general anaesthesia. Contrary t... Lire la suite
jeudi 25 mars 2021 08:30
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Cam S. et al., 2020: The role of N-acetylcysteine in preventing hepatic injury associated with systemic oxidative stress after extracorporeal shock wave treatment

Cam S, Baba D, Senoğlu Y, Yuksel A, Erdem H.
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Duzce University, Turkey.
Department of Pathology, Ordu University, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is well recognized and described in the literature that SWL is associated with oxidative stress. This effect might be detriment... Lire la suite
mardi 23 mars 2021 08:30
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Manzoor U. et al., 2020: Safety and Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Difficult-to-retrieve Common Bile Duct Stones: A Ten-year Experience

Abstract

Background and objective: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for common bile duct (CBD) stones has been used in the past, but experience is limited. We report our experience of ESWL in the management of difficult CBD stones.

Methods: Patients with difficult-to-retrieve CBD stones were enrolled and underwent ESWL. Fluoroscopy is used to target the stones after injection of contrast via nasobiliary drain. CBD clearance was the main outcome of the study.

Results: Eighty-three patients were included (mean age 50.5 ± 14.5 years); these patients were mainly females (43; 51.8%). Large stones >15 mm were noted in 64 (77.1%), CBD stricture in 22 (26.5%) and incarcerated stone in 8 (9.6%) patients. Patients needed 2.1 ± 1.2 sessions of lithotripsy and 4266 ± 1881 shock waves per session. In 75 (90.3%) patients, the fragments were extracted endoscopically after ESWL, while spontaneous passage was observed in 8 (9.6%). Total CBD clearance was achieved in 67 (80.6%) patients, partial clearance in 5 (6%) and no response in 11 (13.2%). Failure of the treatment was observed in large stone with size ≥2 cm (P = 0.021), incarcerated stone (P = 0.020) and pre-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography cholangitis (P = 0.047).

Conclusion: ESWL is a noninvasive, safe and effective therapeutic alternative to electrohydraulic lithotripsy and surgical exploration for difficult biliary stones.
J Transl Int Med. 2020 Sep 25;8(3):159-164. doi: 10.2478/jtim-2020-0025. eCollection 2020 Sep. PMID: 33062592. FREE ARTICLE

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It is interesting to note that SWL has maintained a place as a valuable tool for removal of difficult bile duct stones. There are ... Lire la suite
vendredi 19 mars 2021 08:30
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Danilovic A. et al., 2020: Residual stone fragments after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: shockwave lithotripsy vs. retrograde intrarenal surgery

Danilovic A, Torricelli F, Marchini GS, Batagello C, Vicentini FC, Traxer O, Srougi M, Nahas WC, Mazzucchi E.
Department of Urology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Sorbonne Université, GRC n 20 Lithiase Renale, AP-HP, Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France.

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In study a comparison was carried out between SWL and RIRS for removal of residual fragments after PCNL. Stones measured 5-15 mm a... Lire la suite
mercredi 17 mars 2021 08:30
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Klomjit N. et al., 2020: It Comes As a Shock: Kidney Repair Using Shockwave Therapy

Klomjit N, Lerman A, Lerman LO.
From the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension (N.K., L.O.L.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Department of Cardiovascular Disease (A.L.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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This article is a review of experience with low intensity shock wave treatment (LiSW) with the aim of improving renal function in ... Lire la suite
lundi 15 mars 2021 08:30
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Karsiyakali N. et al., 2020: Shock wave lithotripsy deteriorates male sexual functions related to the treatment-driven anxiety: A prospective, non-randomized, self-controlled study

Karsiyakali N, Erkan E, Yucetas U, Koseoglu H, Ates HA, Kadihasanoglu M, Toktas MG.
Department of Urology. University of Health Sciences. Istanbul Training and Research Hospital. Istanbul. Turkey.
Department of Urology. Gebze Fatih State Hospital. Kocaeli. Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
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vendredi 12 mars 2021 08:30
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Chang TH. et al., 2020: Comparison of ultrasound-assisted and pure fluoroscopy-guided extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones

Chang TH, Lin WR, Tsai WK, Chiang PK, Chen M, Tseng JS, Chiu AW.
Department of Urology, MacKay Memorial Hospital, No. 92, Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd., Taipei City, 10449, Taiwan.
2Department of Urology, MacKay Memorial Hospital, No. 92, Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd., Taipei City, 10449, Taiwan.
3Mackay Medical College, No.46, Sec. 3, Zhongzheng Rd., Sanzhi Dist., New Taipei City, 252, Taiwan.
Mackay Junior College of Medicine, Beitou District, Nursing, and Management, No.92, Shengjing Road, Taipei City, 11272, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, MacKay Memorial Hospital, No. 92, Sec. 2, Zhongshan N. Rd., Taipei City, 10449, Taiwan.
School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, No.145, Zhengzhou Rd., Datong Dist., Taipei City, 10341, Taiwan.

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There are several factors that determine the outcome of SWL: 1.Stone size 2. Stone composition (hardness) 3. Stone location 4. Int... Lire la suite
mercredi 10 mars 2021 08:30
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Ito K. et al., 2020: Decreased Recurrence of Urolithiasis After Simultaneous Ureteroscopic Surgery for Ureter and Ipsilateral Renal Calculi: Comparison to Shockwave Lithotripsy for Ureter Calculi Alone

Ito K, Takahashi T, Kanno T, Okada T, Higashi Y, Yamada H.
Department of Urology, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital, Ishida Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
Department of Urology, Ijinkai Takeda General Hospital, Ishida Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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At first glance this report appeared interesting in view of the risk of stone events following treatment of ureteral stones with U... Lire la suite
lundi 8 mars 2021 08:30
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Patel S. et al., 2020: Combined extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and ERCP for chronic calcific pancreatitis with the patient under general anesthesia in one session: an introduction to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and a case example

Patel S, Gómez V.
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida.

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In this article the authors discuss the treatment of a large radio-opaque pancreatic duct stone. The procedure combined SWL and ER... Lire la suite
vendredi 5 mars 2021 08:30
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Seitz C. et al., 2020: [Stone therapy-use and limitations of the guidelines]

Seitz C, Türk C, Neisius A.
Universitätsklinik für Urologie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090, Wien, Österreich.
Urologische Praxis mit Steinzentrum Wien, Urologische Abteilung, Barmherzige Schwestern Krankenhaus Wien, Wien, Österreich.
Abteilung für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder, Trier, Deutschland.

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Based on a case report of a patient with Crohn’s disease and intestinal resection the authors discuss problems associated with thi... Lire la suite
mercredi 3 février 2021 08:30
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Jagtap N. et al., 2020: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Pancreaticolithiasis: Do It Now

Jagtap N, Tandan M, Reddy DN.
Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India.

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Literature data show that SWL has become increasingly popular among gastroenterologists for treating patients with pancreatic ston... Lire la suite
lundi 1 mars 2021 08:30
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Jiang P. et al., 2020: Qualitative Review of Clinical Guidelines for Medical and Surgical Management of Urolithiasis: Consensus and Controversy 2020

Jiang P, Xie L, Arada R, Patel RM, Landman J, Clayman RV.
Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine.

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vendredi 26 février 2021 08:30
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Yuan C. et al., 2020: Efficacy and safety of external physical vibration lithecbole (EPVL) after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) or retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for urinary stone: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Yuan C, Jian Z, Jin X, Ma YC, Li H, Wang KJ.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology (Laboratory of Reconstructive Urology), West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China.

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mardi 23 février 2021 08:30
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Azal Neto W. et al., 2020: Prediction of stone-free rates following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in a contemporary cohort of patients with stone densities exceeding 1000 HU

Azal Neto W, Reis LO, Pedro RN.
Department of Urology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil.
Department of UroScience, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, PUC-Campinas, Campinas, Brazil.

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Successful SWL depends on careful selection of patients. For his reason guidelines usually recommend exclusion of patients with la... Lire la suite
lundi 22 février 2021 08:30
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Di Franco CA. et al., 2020: Management of a kidney stone in ectopic pelvic kidney with Extracorporeal Shockwave Litothripsy: Description of a case and revision of literature

Di Franco CA, Burrello M, Guzzardi F, Intagliata E, Oxenius I, Galvagno L, Cordaro C.
Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta.

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vendredi 19 février 2021 08:30
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Seker KG. et al., 2020: An Unexpected Complication After Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Emphysematous Pyelitis

Seker KG, Arikan Y, Cetin Seker Y, Ozlu DN, Evren I.
Urology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, TUR.
Emergency Medicine, Muş State Hospital, Muş, TUR.
Urology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, TUR.

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The authors describe a case of emphysematous pyelitis after SWL. It is mentioned that the patient had sterile urine test before SW... Lire la suite
mercredi 17 février 2021 08:30
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Article in Russian: Popov SV. et al., 2020: [Multimodal approach to the treatment of staghorn stones in modern clinic]

Popov SV, Orlov IN, Asfandiyarov FR, Skryabin ON, Suleymanov MM, Sytnik DA.
Department of Urology of FGBOU VO North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov, GBUZ Public Hospital of Saint Luca, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2Astrakhan State Medicine University, Astrakhan, Russia.

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Lai S. et al., 2020: Optimal management of large proximal ureteral stones (>10 mm): A systematic review and meta-analysis of 12 randomized controlled trials

Lai S, Jiao B, Diao T, Seery S, Hu M, Wang M, Hou H, Wang J, Zhang G, Liu M.
Department of Urology, Beijing Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China; National Center of Gerontology, Beijing, 100730, China; Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China.
Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Department of Urology, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, 100029, China.
Department of Urology, Beijing Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China; National Center of Gerontology, Beijing, 100730, China; Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Peking University Fifth School of Clinical Medicine, China.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, 100730, China.
Department of Urology, Beijing Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China; National Center of Gerontology, Beijing, 100730, China; Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China.
Department of Urology, Beijing Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China; National Center of Gerontology, Beijing, 100730, China; Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China.
Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Department of Urology, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, 100029, China.
Department of Urology, Beijing Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China; National Center of Gerontology, Beijing, 100730, China; Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China; Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China.

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Although the title of this report seemed highly interesting, it is of note that the authors only included PCNL, URL and laparoscop... Lire la suite
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Yang SW. et al., 2020: Machine learning prediction of stone-free success in patients with urinary stone after treatment of shock wave lithotripsy

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Background: The aims of this study were to determine the predictive value of decision support analysis for the shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) success rate and to analyze the data obtained from patients who underwent SWL to assess the factors influencing the outcome by using machine learning methods.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 358 patients who underwent SWL for urinary stone (kidney and upper-ureter stone) between 2015 and 2018 and evaluated the possible prognostic features, including patient population characteristics, urinary stone characteristics on a non-contrast, computed tomographic image. We performed 80% training set and 20% test set for the predictions of success and mainly used decision tree-based machine learning algorithms, such as random forest (RF), extreme gradient boosting trees (XGBoost), and light gradient boosting method (LightGBM).

Results: In machine learning analysis, the prediction accuracies for stone-free were 86.0, 87.5, and 87.9%, and those for one-session success were 78.0, 77.4, and 77.0% using RF, XGBoost, and LightGBM, respectively. In predictions for stone-free, LightGBM yielded the best accuracy and RF yielded the best one in those for one-session success among those methods. The sensitivity and specificity values for machine learning analytics are (0.74 to 0.78 and 0.92 to 0.93) for stone-free and (0.79 to 0.81 and 0.74 to 0.75) for one-session success, respectively. The area under curve (AUC) values for machine learning analytics are (0.84 to 0.85) for stone-free and (0.77 to 0.78) for one-session success and their 95% confidence intervals (CIs) are (0.730 to 0.933) and (0.673 to 0.866) in average of methods, respectively.

Conclusions: We applied a selected machine learning analysis to predict the result after treatment of SWL for urinary stone. About 88% accurate machine learning based predictive model was evaluated. The importance of machine learning algorithm can give matched insights to domain knowledge on effective and influential factors for SWL success outcomes.
BMC Urol. 2020 Jul 3;20(1):88. doi: 10.1186/s12894-020-00662-x. PMID: 32620102. FREE ARTICLE

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Saraogi M. et al., 2020: Role of Complementary Medicine (Music, Acupuncture, Acupressure, TENS and Audio-Visual Distraction) in Shockwave Lithotripsy (SWL): A Systematic Review From EAU Sections of Urolithiasis (EULIS) and Uro-Technology (ESUT)

Saraogi M, Geraghty RM, Hameed B, Rob S, Pietropaolo A, Sarica K, Gozen A, Liatsikos E, Somani BK.
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Southampton, United Kindom.
Department of Urology, University hospital Newcastle, United Kindom.
Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka, India.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, United Kindom.
Department of Urology, Biruni University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany.
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, United Kindom.

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Despite the technical development of lithotripter technology, it is important to know that efficient SWL is painful and requires s... Lire la suite
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Raheem OA. et al., 2020: Novel Treatments of Erectile Dysfunction: Review of the Current Literature

Raheem OA, Natale C, Dick B, Reddy AG, Yousif A, Khera M, Baum N.
Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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My first impression was that many original studies on Li-ESWT were not included and I initially thought it might be due to the rig... Lire la suite
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Gadelkareem RA. et al., 2020: Is Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy the Modality of Choice Versus Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for a 20 to 30 mm Single Renal Pelvic Stone with ≤1000 Hounsfield Unit in Adults? A Prospective Randomized Comparative Study

Gadelkareem RA, Abdelsalam YM, Ibraheim MA, Reda A, Sayed MA, El-Azab AS.J.
Assiut Urology and Nephrology Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Armed Forces Medical Complex, Cairo, Egypt.

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This report is of great interest inasmuch as most guidelines and experts consider patients with stones measuring 20-30 mm as poor ... Lire la suite
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Peng L. et al., 2020: Is physical therapy effective following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and retrograde intrarenal surgery: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Peng L, Wen J, Zhong W, Zeng G.
Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.
Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China.
Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Kangda Road 1, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China. 

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I am not aware of a country where the facilitation of stone fragment discharge by physical means after stone therapy gets more att... Lire la suite
vendredi 29 janvier 2021 09:16
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Soliman MG. et al., 2020: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteric stones: which is the ideal approach?

Soliman MG, Gameel T, El-Tatawy H, El-Abd AS.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.

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SWL of distal ureteral stones is usually successful and in my own experience the stone-free rate was 97.8% with an average number ... Lire la suite
jeudi 28 janvier 2021 08:30
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Palmieri A. et al., 2020: Low intensity shockwave therapy in combination with phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors is an effective and safe treatment option in patients with vasculogenic ED who are PDE5i non-responders: a multicenter single-arm clinical trial

Palmieri A, Arcaniolo D, Palumbo F, Verze P, Liguori G, Mondaini N, Falcone M, Scroppo FI, Salonia A, Cai T.
Department of Urology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.
Department of Urology, University Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.
San Giacomo Hospital, Monopoli, Bari, Italy.
Department of Urology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
Urology Unit, Nuovo San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy.
Department of Urology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
Urology Unit, Ospedale di Circolo di Varese, Varese, Italy.
Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute, San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
Department of Urology, Santa Chiara Regional Hospital, Trento, Italy.

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The many papers on Li-SWT for erectile dysfunction usually have, like the present publication, a positive optimistic introduction,... Lire la suite
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Vinay J. et al., 2020: Penile low intensity shock wave treatment for PDE5I refractory erectile dysfunction: a randomized double-blind sham-controlled clinical trial

Vinay J, Moreno D, Rajmil O, Ruiz-Castañe E, Sanchez-Curbelo J.
Andrology Department, Fundació Puigvert/Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Carrer de Cartagena, 340-350, 08025, Barcelona, Spain.
Urology Department, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Santiago, Chile.
Andrology Unit, Shady Grove Fertility, Santiago, Chile.
Andrology Department, Fundació Puigvert/Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Carrer de Cartagena, 340-350, 08025, Barcelona, Spain.

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EAU recently carried out a survey among men and women on erectile dysfunction (ED) and came to the conclusion that there was an al... Lire la suite
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Wang T. et al., 2020: Use of Baidu Index to Track Chinese Online Behavior and Interest in Kidney Stones

Wang T, Xia Q, Chen X, Jin X.
Department of Urology, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, People's Republic of China.

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The “Baidu Index” used by the authors is comparable to “Google trends”. Google is not available in China as they moved out of Chin... Lire la suite
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Jaben IL. et al., 2020: Comparison of Urologist- vs Gastroenterologist-Directed Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Pancreaticolithiasis

Jaben IL, Cote GA, Forster E, Moran RA, Broussard KA, Scott N, Cotton PB, Keane T, Elmunzer BJ.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina; Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
NextMed Management Services, Tucson, Arizona.
Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.

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When it was shown that SWL was an excellent energy source for disintegration of pancreas stones, a collaboration between urologist... Lire la suite
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Manzoor H. et al., 2020: Renal Extracorporeal Lithotripsy

Manzoor H, Saikali SW.
Mayo Hospital Lahore
Clemenceau Medical Center

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jeudi 14 janvier 2021 08:30
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Grivas N. et al., 2020: Imaging modalities and treatment of paediatric upper tract urolithiasis: A systematic review and update on behalf of the EAU urolithiasis guidelines panel

Grivas N, Thomas K, Drake T, Donaldson J, Neisius A, Petřík A, Ruhayel Y, Seitz C, Türk C, Skolarikos A.
Department of Urology, G.Hatzikosta General Hospital, Ioannina, Greece; Department of Urology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Department of Urology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, The Stone Unit, London, UK.
Department of Urology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Department of Urology, Hospital of the Brothers of Mercy Trier, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Trier, Germany.
Department of Urology, Region Hospital, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic; Dept. of Urology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
Department of Urology, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.
Department of Urology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Hospital of the Sisters of Charity, Vienna, Austria; Urologische Praxis Mit Steinzentrum, Vienna, Austria.
Second Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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van Huijgevoort NCM. et al., 2020: Success of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ERCP in symptomatic pancreatic duct stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis

van Huijgevoort NCM, Veld JV, Fockens P, Besselink MG, Boermeester MA, Arvanitakis M, van Hooft JE.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Amsterdam Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Department of Surgery, Amsterdam Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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A look at the conclusion in the text shows that SWL and Endotechniques have taken a different lead in Urology and Gastroenterology... Lire la suite
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Randad A. et al., 2020: Design, fabrication, and characterization of broad beam transducers for fragmenting large renal calculi with burst wave lithotripsy

Randad A, Ghanem MA, Bailey MR, Maxwell AD.
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, 1606 San Juan Road, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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This is an article with advanced physical considerations beyond the horizon of the average urologist. The bottom-line of the in-vi... Lire la suite
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Kalatharan V. et al., 2020: Efficacy and Safety of Surgical Kidney Stone Interventions in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review

Kalatharan V, Jandoc R, Grewal G, Nash DM, Welk B, Sarma S, Pei Y, Garg AX.
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Western University, London, ON, Canada.
ICES, London, ON, Canada.
Division of Nephrology, University Health Network and University of Toronto, ON, Canada.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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Even if all available data are collected, assembled and compared, it can be impossible to come to a proper conclusion. “Of the 25 ... Lire la suite
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Cassell A 3rd. et al., 2020: Surgical Management of Urolithiasis of the Upper Tract - Current Trend of Endourology in Africa

Cassell A 3rd, Jalloh M, Ndoye M, Mbodji M, Gaye O, Thiam NM, Diallo A, Labou I, Niang L, Gueye S.
Department of Urology and Andrology, Hospital General De Grand Yoff, Dakar, Senegal.
2Department of Surgery, Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Monrovia, Liberia.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In most parts this article is a summary of current principles of stone removal. Different principles are presented in all aspects ... Lire la suite
mercredi 30 décembre 2020 08:30
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Golan R. et al., 2020: Management of Small, Non-obstructing Renal Stones in Adults With Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Golan R, Cooper KL, Shah O.
Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center-NewYork-Presbyterian New York, NY.

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SWL is only marginally mentioned among the diagnostic procedures and non-conservative treatment options. Peter Alken... Lire la suite
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Browne C. et al., 2020: Strategies to maximise patient comfort during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy - A randomised controlled trial

Browne C, Redmond E, Kelly T, Rogers E, O'Malley P, Nusrat N, Jaffry S, Durkan G, Walsh K, Dowling C, D'Arcy FT.
Department of Urology, University College Hospital Galway, Newcastle Road, Galway, Ireland.
Department of Urology, University College Hospital Galway, Newcastle Road, Galway, Ireland.

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The question analyzed in this study was whether distraction methods during SWL increased patients’ comfort. In addition to adminis... Lire la suite
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Türer ÖB. et al., 2020: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the management of a 14-year-old girl with chronic calcific pancreatitis

Türer ÖB, Soyer T, Parlak E, Özcan HN, Bilen CY, Tanyel FC. Turk J.
Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Departments of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Departments of Radiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Departments of Urology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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I was surprised to read, “The stones greater than 5 mm, multiple in number and distal location cannot be removed by ERCP.” This r... Lire la suite
lundi 21 décembre 2020 08:30
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Destro F. et al, 2020: Minimally Invasive Approaches in Pediatric Urolithiasis. The Experience of Two Italian Centers of Pediatric Surgery

Abstract

Background: Over the last 30 years, the incidence of pediatric urolithiasis (PU) has been increasing and the surgical management has evolved toward a minimally invasive approach (MIA). We reported the experience of two Centers of Pediatric Surgery in the management of PU, focusing on MIA as first choice in treatment.

Methods: Data were retrospectively analyzed from October 2009 to October 2019 in children with urolithiasis who were admitted to two referral Italian Centers of Pediatric Surgery. Demographic and clinical data of the patients, features of the urolithiasis, type of surgery were considered.

Results: Seventy patients (7.3 ± 5.0 years) with normal renal function were treated for calculi in the pyelocaliceal system (45.7%), ureter (34.3%), bladder (4.3%), urethra (1.4%), and multiple locations (14.3%). Size of calculi was >10 mm in 55.7% of cases (kidney>bladder/urethra>multiple>ureter, p = 0.01). Symptoms were present in 75.7% of patients. Family history was positive in 16.9% of cases. MIA was performed in 59 patients (84.3%): 11.8% shockwave lithotripsy (kidney>ureter>multiple); 32.2% ureteral retrograde surgery (ureteral>other localizations); 30.5% retrograde intrarenal surgery (kidney>other localizations); and 25.4% other procedures including percutaneous nephrolithotomy, cystoscopic bladder stone removal or laser cystolithotripsy (kidney>bladder>multiple). Preoperative stenting was necessary in 52.8% of cases. Four MIA procedures (6.9%, kidney>ureter/multiple) were converted to open surgery. Open surgery was required as first approach in 15.7% of patients (kidney>ureter>multiple) who needed urgent surgery or had associated congenital renal anomalies. In 18/70 of children (25.7%), with prevalence of stones in kidney and multiple location (p < 0.01), a second procedure completed the treatment (88.8% MIA). Intraoperative difficulties were recorded in 8.5% of cases, without difference between location and size of calculi. Late complications (5.7%) were related to displacement and infection of the ureteral stent.

Conclusions: MIA resulted to be feasible in more than 75% of primary surgery and in more than 85% of cases requiring a second procedure. Preoperative stent was mandatory in more than 50% of children. The technological evolution allowed to overcome many of the technical difficulties related to the approach to the papilla and lower calyxes. Open surgery is reserved for selected cases and endoscopic surgery represents the best choice of treatment for PU.
Front Pediatr. 2020 Jul 24;8:377. doi: 10.3389/fped.2020.00377. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32793523. FREE ARTICLE

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Ang AJS. et al., 2020: Nephrolithiais: Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Ang AJS, Sharma AA, Sharma A.
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore, Singapore.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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This review of paediatric nephrolithiasis only briefly mentions ESWL as one of the treatment options. Peter Alken ... Lire la suite
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Chen JX. et al., 2020: [Clinical study on the treatment of calculous renal colic through external physical vibration lithecbole under different position]

Chen JX, Wang CY.
Department of Urology, Jiangshan People's Hospital/Jiangshan Branch of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital of Zhejiang University, Jiangshan 324100, China.

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Larrazabal RJB. et al., 2020: Resistant hypertension after shockwave lithotripsy: the rude awakening of an adrenal incidentaloma

Larrazabal RJB, Chiu HHC, Sandoval MAS.
Department of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

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mercredi 9 décembre 2020 08:20
590 lectures
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Yoshioka T. et al., 2020: Preoperative Use of Alpha-1 Receptor Blockers in Male Patients Undergoing Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for a Ureteral Calculus.

Yoshioka T, Omae K, Kawada T, Inoue Y, Sugimoto M, Oeda T, Uehara S, Araki M, Fukuhara S.
1Center for Innovative Research for Communities and Clinical Excellence (CiRC2LE), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan.
2Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan.
3Department of Innovative Research and Education for Clinicians and Trainees (DiRECT), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan.
4Department of Urology, Onomichi Municipal Hospital, Hiroshima 722-8503, Japan.
5Department of Urology, Hiroshima City Hiroshima Citizens Hospital, Hiroshima 730-8519, Japan.
6Department of Urology, Kawasaki Medical School General Medical Center, Okayama 700-8505, Japan.
7Department of Urology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

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The results of SWL were evaluated with regard to pre-treatment with alpha-receptor antagonists. The surprising conclusion was that... Lire la suite
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Prosyannikov MY. et al., 2020: An influence of herbal plant based on the combination of natural terpenes, vitamin and essential oil on the spontaneous stone passage after extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy]

Prosyannikov MY, Zolotuhin OV, Madykin YY, Konstantinova OV, Voytko DA, Anokhin NV, Sivkov AV.
Department of urolithiasis of N.A. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology Branch of the National Medical Research Centre of Radiology of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia.
Voronezh regional hospital 1, chief urologist of the Voronezh region, Voronezh, Russia.
VGMU of. N. N. Burdenko, Voronezh, Russia.

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Gul A. et al., 2020: 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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mercredi 2 décembre 2020 08:30
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Kırlı EA. et al., 2020: Does Previous Open Stone Surgery Affect the Outcome of Shock Wave Lithotripsy Treatment in Children?

Kırlı EA, Türegün FA, Selçuk B, Gültekin MH, Tansu N, Erözenci A, Önal B.
Does Previous Open Stone Surgery Affect the Outcome of Shock Wave Lithotripsy Treatment in Children?

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The question formulated by the authors was if children previously subjected to open surgery had a less successful outcome of SWL. ... Lire la suite
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597 lectures
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Friedlander DF. et al., 2020: Real-world comparative effectiveness of shockwave lithotripsy versus ureterorenoscopy for the treatment of urinary stones

Friedlander DF, Brant A, McClure TD, Del Pizzo J, Nowels MA, Trinh QD, Sedrakyan A, Chughtai B.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Urological Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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This publication offers a refreshingly unbiased view on the two most frequent urological procedures. One feels a relief reading it... Lire la suite
vendredi 27 novembre 2020 08:30
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Grabsky AM et al., 2020: [Characteristics and efficiency of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children using ultrasound guidance]

Grabsky AM, Minasyan GM, Khachatryan YA, Martirosyan SA, Toqmajyan MG, Tadevosyan GG, Shadyan GG, Qocharyan AA, Shindyan IM.
Urological Clinic of Izmirlian Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia.

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Belmir H. et al., 2020: Pseudoaneurysm of external iliac artery after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy revealing Behçet disease

Belmir H, Azghari A, Sedki N.J.
Department of Vascular Surgery, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca, Morocco.
Department of Vascular Surgery, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.
Department of Vascular Surgery, Cheikh Zaid Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

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Peter Alken
The story is a bit weird. “Symptoms arose 2 years ago with repeated attacks of right renal colic caused by ureteral lithiasis. The... Lire la suite
lundi 23 novembre 2020 08:30
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Zhao FZ. et al., 2020: Comparison of efficacy and safety of minimally invasive procedures for 10-20 mm pediatric renal Stones-A bayesian network meta-analysis

Zhao FZ, Li J, Tang L, Li CM, Zhang Y, Wang WY, Chen N, Tian Y.J .
Department of Urology, Capital Medical University Affiliated Beijing Friendship Hospital, Beijing, 100050, PR China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article is a summary of reports in the literature and a meta-analysis was carried out to determine the efficacy and safety of... Lire la suite
vendredi 20 novembre 2020 00:00
755 lectures
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Sonmez G. et al., 2020: Comparison of the effects of four treatment techniques commonly used in ureteral stone treatment on patients' daily physical functioning: An observational, randomized, controlled study

Sonmez G, Demir F, Keske M, Karadag MA, Demirtaş A.J.
Department of Urology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Kayseri City Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
An interesting study, which is important because it looks at outcome from a patients view. The randomisation seems to be skewed. H... Lire la suite
mardi 17 novembre 2020 08:30
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Yang B. et al., 2020: Artificial intelligence in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of urinary stones

Yang B, Veneziano D, Somani BK.
Royal Hampshire Hospital, Winchester, UK.
Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant, GOM, Reggio Calabria, Italy.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, UK.

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Peter Alken
This small review touches several aspects of urolithiasis. The authors focus on the most recently published 12 papers in the last ... Lire la suite
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Cui HW. et al., 2020: The utility of automated volume analysis of renal stones before and after shockwave lithotripsy treatment

Cui HW, Tan TK, Christiansen FE, Osther PJS, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK.
Department of Urology, Urological Research Center, Lillebaelt Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Vejle, Denmark.
Oxford Stone Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is well recognized that correct interpretation of the outcome of stone removing procedures must relate to the initial stone bur... Lire la suite
mercredi 11 novembre 2020 08:30
696 lectures
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Harper JD. et al., 2020: First In-Human Burst Wave Lithotripsy (BWL) for Kidney Stone Comminution: Initial 2 case studies

Harper JD, Metzler I, Hall MK, Chen TT, Maxwell AD, Cunitz BW, Dunmire B, Thiel J, Williams JC Jr, Bailey MR, Sorensen MDJ.
University of Washington, Department of Urology, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356510, Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington School of Medicine, 12353, Department of Urology, Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington School of Medicine, 12353, Department of Emergency Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington, Urology, 1959 NE Pacific St., BB-1121, Box 356510, Seattle, Washington, United States.
Duke University Medical Center, Urology, DUMC 3167, Durham, North Carolina, United States.
University of Washington School of Medicine, 12353, Department of Urology, 1013 NE 40th St, Seattle, Washington, United States.
7University of Washington Applied Physics Lab, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, 1013 NE 40th ave, Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington, Applied Physics Lab, 1013 NE 40th St, Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington School of Medicine, Radiology, Seattle, Washington, United States.
Indiana Univ Sch Med, Anatomy & Cell Biology, 635 Barnhill Dr MS5035, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
University of Washington, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, 1013 NE 40th St., Seattle, Washington, United States.
University of Washington, Department of Urology, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356510, Seattle, Washington, United States

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During recent years we had followed the technical achievements with burst wave lithotripsy (BWL) and it is now of great interest a... Lire la suite
lundi 9 novembre 2020 08:45
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Liao B. et al., 2020: [Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for chronic prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome: A meta-analysis]

Liao B, Mou XX, Liu JB, Wu T, Cui S.Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College, Nanchong, Sichuan 637000, China.

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Kızılay F. et al., 2020: Factors affecting the success of pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy therapy: 26-year experience at a single institution

Kızılay F, Özdemir T, Turna B, Karaca N, Şimşir A, Alper I, Nazlı O.
Departments of Urology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey.
Departments of Anaesthesiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
This is a large series with a stone free rate of 78,6%. “After a total of 3 ESWL sessions, children without residual fragments wer... Lire la suite
mercredi 4 novembre 2020 08:30
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Ermis O. et al., 2020: Definition, treatment and outcome of residual fragments in staghorn stones

Abstract

Technological advances in minimally invasive treatment of stone disease and its integration with concomitant clinical practice are amongst the most important achievements in urology. Despite the wealth of information accumulated over the years and the richness of existing literature, the knowledge about the definition, treatment and outcomes of residual stone fragments after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) is still insufficient. Due to the high stone load a lot of patients with staghorn stones have residual fragments (RFs) after treatment with PNL, which depends on the size of tract, definition of stone free rate (SFR), timing of evaluation and the imaging used. No consensus exists on the imaging modality or their timing in the evaluation of possible RFs. The treatment of residual stones is apparently different depending on the facilities of the department and the preference of the surgeon, which includes active surveillance, shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) or a second look PNL.
Asian J Urol. 2020 Apr;7(2):116-121. doi: 10.1016/j.ajur.2019.12.013. Epub 2019 Dec 31. PMID: 32257804. FREE ARTICLE

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This mini-review focusses on the definition treatment and outcome of RF following treatment with PNL for staghorn stones. ESWL is ... Lire la suite
lundi 2 novembre 2020 08:30
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Aditya I. et al., 2020: Non-conventional therapies for Peyronie's disease: what is the evidence for efficacy?

Aditya I, Kwong JCC, Krakowsky Y, Grober ED.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Women's College Hospital & Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Yoshioka T. et al., 2020: Negative impact of being underweight on the outcomes of single-session shockwave lithotripsy in patients with upper urinary tract calculi: a retrospective cohort study

Yoshioka T, Omae K, Kawada T, Inoue Y, Sugimoto M, Oeda T, Yamasaki T, Fujio K, Otsuki H, Uehara S, Araki M, Fukuhara.
Center for Innovative Research for Communities and Clinical Excellence (CiRC2LE), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan.
Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.
Center for Innovative Research for Communities and Clinical Excellence (CiRC2LE), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan.
Department of Healthcare Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health in the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.
Department of Innovative Research and Education for Clinicians and Trainees (DiRECT), Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan.
Department of Urology, Onomichi Municipal Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.
Department of Urology, Hiroshima City Hiroshima Citizens Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.
Department of Urology, Abiko Toho Hospital, Chiba, Japan.
Department of Urology, Kawasaki Medical School General Medical Center, Okayama, Japan.
Department of Urology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan.

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Salvi M. et al., 2020: Active treatment of renal stones in Pelvic Ectopic Kidney: systematic review of literature

Abstract

Purpose: To identify the role of Doppler US (DUS) in the prediction of factors affecting stone-clearance post-SWL for ureteral stones in addition to its role in prediction of pretreatment stone impaction.

Methods: We prospectively included patients with ureteric stone for SWL between October 2018 and September 2019. Patient's demographics were collected. Using DUS, resistive index (RI), Δ RI, and ureteric jets were evaluated in both kidneys. Also, stone site, volume, density, skin to stone distance, degree of hydronephrosis, ureteral wall thickness (UWT) were evaluated by NCCT. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to identify factors that contribute to treatment success. Correlation between ipsilateral RI with other radiological findings predicting stone impaction was done.

Results: A total of 93 patients were finally included (61 males and 32 females). The mean age was 31.4 ± 7.7 years. The success rate (absence of significant residuals post 1 month by NCCT) was 51.6%. In multivariate analysis, the presence of ureteric jet, ipsilateral lower RI, and ipsilateral lower UWT were independent factors for treatment success (P = 0.0001, 0.002, and 0.03, respectively). Also, ipsilateral absence of ureteric jet, increased hydronephrosis, and increased UWT were correlated with higher ipsilateral RI in prediction of stone impaction. Ipsilateral higher RI was found to achieve higher accuracy in stone impaction prediction (PPV of 94.8%).

Conclusion: Pretreatment DUS is a useful, non-invasive with a less irradiative tool for prediction of stone impaction and stone-free rate post-SWL for ureteric stones.

Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2020 Apr 16. doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.20.03792-3. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32298068.

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Jdaini A. et al., 2020: Subcapsular hematoma of the kidney after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: A rare complication

Jdaini A, Aynaou M, Irzi M, Mhanna T, El Farhaoui H, Barki A.
Department of Urology, Mohammed IV University Medical Center, Mohammed the First University Oujda, Morocco.

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Dhawan S. et al., 2020: Phyllanthus niruri (stone breaker) herbal therapy for kidney stones; a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical efficacy, and Google Trends analysis of public interest

Dhawan S, Olweny EO.
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.

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Turan T. et al., 2020: The effects of shock wave lithotripsy and retrograde intrarenal surgery on renal function

Turan T, Isman FK, Efiloğlu Ö, Genc Kahraman N, Şendoğan F, Danacioğlu YO, Atis RG, Yildirim A.
Department of Urology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department, of Biochemistry, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Istanbul Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Education Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Lorio E. et al., 2020: Management of Hepatolithiasis: Review of the Literature

Lorio E, Patel P, Rosenkranz L, Patel S, Sayana H.
Department of Internal Medicine, UT Health San Antonio - Long School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900, USA.
Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio - Long School of Medicine, MC 7878, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900, USA.
Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio - Long School of Medicine, MC 7878, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900, USA.

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Maxwell AD. et al., 2020: An investigation of elastic waves producing stone fracture in burst wave lithotripsy

Maxwell AD, MacConaghy B, Bailey MR, Sapozhnikov OA.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Northeast Pacific Street, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA.
Department of Acoustics, Physics Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, Moscow 119992, Russia.

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Hyun JJ. et al., 2020: Incidence and Significance of Biliary Stricture in Chronic Pancreatitis Patients Undergoing Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Obstructing Pancreatic Duct Stones

Hyun JJ, Irani SS, Ross AS, Larsen MC, Gluck M, Kozarek RA.
Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea.
Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

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Kartal I. et al., 2020: Comparison of semirigid ureteroscopy, flexible ureteroscopy, and shock wave lithotripsy for initial treatment of 11-20 mm proximal ureteral stones

Kartal I, Baylan B, Çakıcı MÇ, Sarı S, Selmi V, Ozdemir H, Yalçınkaya F.
Department of Urology, Dıskapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Ankara.

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Huang Y. et al., 2020: Efficacy of Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics on Pain Control During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Huang Y, Chai S, Wang D, Li W, Zhang X.
Department of Urology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

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Gao X. et al., 2020: Management of staghorn stones in special situations

Gao X, Fang Z, Lu C, Shen R, Dong H, Sun Y.
Department of Urology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.

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Nesheiwat Z. et al., 2020: Obstructing Pancreatic Ductal Calculus: A Case Report and Literature Review

Nesheiwat Z, Sheikh T, Patel D, Burmeister C, Balla M.
Cardiology, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, USA.
Internal Medicine, University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Toledo, USA.
Internal Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, USA.
Internal Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, USA.
Internal Medicine, Promedical Toledo Hospital, Toledo, USA.

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Guler Y. et al., 2020: Factors affecting success in the treatment of proximal ureteral stones larger than 1 cm with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in adult patients

Guler Y, Erbin A, Kafkasli A, Ozmerdiven G.
Department of Urology, Private Safa Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Haseki Traning and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Traning and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Istanbul Aydin University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Nemirovsky C. et al., 2020: [Argentine Intersociety Consensus on Urinary Infection 2018-2019 - Part II]

Nemirovsky C, López Furst MJ, Pryluka D, De Vedia L, Scapellato P, Colque A, Barcelona L, Desse J, Caradonti M, Varcasia D, Ipohorski G, Votta R, Zylberman M, Romani A, Valdez P, Amalfa F, Lucero C, Fernández Lausi A, Fernández Garces A, Rodríguez C, Chattas A, Farina J, Clara L, Nuccetelli Y; Grupo de trabajo del Consenso Argentino de Infección.
Sociedad Argentina de Infectología, Argentina.
Sociedad Argentina de Infectología, Argentina.
Sociedad Argentina de Urología, Argentina.
Federación Argentina de Urología, Argentina.
Federación Argentina de Sociedades de Ginecología y Obstetricia, Argentina.
Sociedad Argentina de Medicina, Argentina.
Sociedad Argentina de Bacteriología, Micología y Parasitología Clínica, Argentina.
Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud Dr. Carlos Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Fathelbab TK. et al., 2020: Anterior or posterior SWL in proximal ureteral stones opposite to 4th and 5th lumbar vertebrae?

Fathelbab TK, Hasanein MGS, Fawzy AM.
Urology Department, Minia Urology & Nephrology University Hospital, School of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt.
Specialized SWL Center, Nile SWL, Minia, Egypt.
Urology Department, Minia Urology & Nephrology University Hospital, School of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt.
Specialized SWL Center, Nile SWL, Minia, Egypt.

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Wang Y. et al., 2020: Efficacy and safety of various surgical treatments for proximal ureteral stone ≥10mm: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

Wang Y, Chang X, Li J, Han Z.
Department of Urology, The Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China.

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Olesen SS. et al., 2020: Combined extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and endoscopic treatment for pain in chronic pancreatitis (SCHOKE trial): study protocol for a randomized, sham-controlled trial

Olesen SS, Drewes AM, Gaud R, Tandan M, Lakhtakia S, Ramchandani M, Rao GV, Reddy DN, Talukdar R.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Centre for Pancreatic Diseases, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark. .
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Centre for Pancreatic Diseases, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark.
Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Pancreas Research Group, Wellcome DBT Labs, Asian Healthcare Foundation, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

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Ur Rehman MF. et al., 2020: Comparison of Ureteroscopic Pneumatic Lithotripsy and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Proximal Ureteral Calculi

Ur Rehman MF, Adnan M, Hassan A 3rd, Humayun Akhtar F, Javed N, Ali F.
Urology, Bakhtawar Amin Medical and Dental College, Multan, PAK.
Urology, University of Lahore Teaching Hospital, Lahore, PAK.
Urology, Children Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, PAK.
Paediatric Urology, Children Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, PAK.
Internal Medicine, District Headquarter Hospital, Khanewal, PAK.

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Sampogna G. et al., 2020: Shock wave lithotripsy for a renal stone in a tetraplegic patient as a trigger for life-threatening posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Sampogna G, Maltagliati M, Rocco B, Micali S, Montanari E, Spinelli M.
Urology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 15, 20122, Milano, MI, Italy.
Neuro-urology Unit, ASST Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda, Piazza dell'Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162 Milano, MI, Italy.
Urology Unit, Ospedale Policlinico e Nuovo Ospedale Civile S. Agostino-Estense, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Pietro Giardini 1355, 41126 Baggiovara, MO, Italy.

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Hughes SF. et al., 2020: Shock wave lithotripsy, for the treatment of kidney stones, results in changes to routine blood tests and novel biomarkers: a prospective clinical pilot-study

Hughes SF, Jones N, Thomas-Wright SJ, Banwell J, Moyes AJ, Shergill I.

North Wales Clinical Research Centre, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Chester, UK.
Department of Haematology, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester, UK.
North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
Department of Blood Sciences, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK.
North Wales Clinical Research Centre, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
The Alan de Bolla Department of Urology, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK.

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mardi 8 septembre 2020 08:37
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Zhong P., 2020: Editorial Comment on: " In Vitro Evaluation of Urinary Stone Comminution with a Clinical Burst Wave Lithotripsy System" by Ramesh et al. (J Endourology [Epub ahead of print]; DOI: 10.1089/end.2019.0873)

Zhong P.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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Patel VV. et al., 2020: A Case of Splenic Injury After Shockwave Lithotripsy Presenting as Septic Shock

Patel VV, Mohindroo A.
Community Medical Center, Toms River, New Jersey.

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Porst H., 2020: Review of the Current Status of Low Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (Li-ESWT) in Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Peyronie's Disease (PD), and Sexual Rehabilitation After Radical Prostatectomy With Special Focus on Technical Aspects of the Different Marketed ESWT Devices Including Personal Experiences in 350 Patients

Porst H.
European Institute for Sexual Health (EISH), Hamburg, Germany.

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vendredi 4 septembre 2020 12:50
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Wang X. et al., 2020: Abdominal aortic rupture after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A rare case report and literature review

Wang X, Zhang B, Zhu Y, Ge H.
Department of Vascular Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Changzhou, China.

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Qiang YC. et al., 2020: The effectiveness and safety of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the management of kidney stones: A protocol of systematic review and meta-analysis

Qiang YC, Guo YG, Wang YQ.
Department of Urology, Xianyang Hospital of Yan'an University.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Department of Urology, Yangling Demonstration District Hospital, Xianyang, China.

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Al Darrab R. et al., 2020: Trends of upper urinary tract stone management in a high volume stone center in Saudi Arabia, 12 years analysis

Al Darrab R, Addar AM, Al Shohaib I, Ghazwani Y.
Division of Urology, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Division of Urology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Chuang YC. et al., 2020: Pain reduction realized with extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of symptoms associated with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome-A prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Chuang YC, Meng E, Chancellor M, Kuo HC.
Department of Urology, Center for Shockwave Medicine and Tissue Engineering, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.
Department of urology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of
Department of Urology, Hualien Tzu Chi General Hospital, Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

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Li X. et al., 2020: Treatment of recurrent renal transplant lithiasis: analysis of our experience and review of the relevant literature

Li X, Li B, Meng Y, Yang L, Wu G, Jing H, Bi J, Zhang J.
Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, No.155, Nanjing North Street, Heping District, Shenyang, 110001, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, No.155, Nanjing North Street, Shenyang, 110001, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, No.155, Nanjing North Street, Heping District, Shenyang, 110001, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.

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Hirsch B. et al., 2020: Outcome groups and a practical tool to predict success of shock wave lithotripsy in daily clinical routine

Hirsch B, Abt D, Güsewell S, Langenauer J, Betschart P, Pratsinis M, Vetterlein MW, Schmid HP, Wildermuth S, Zumstein V.
Department of Urology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Biostatistics, Clinical Trials Unit, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20247, Hamburg, Germany.
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Department of Urology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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The authors analysed the outcome of SWL in 517 patients treated with Storz Modulith SLX-F2. The conclusion was that success define... Lire la suite
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Ouyang W. et al., 2020: Adjunctive medical expulsive therapy with tamsulosin for repeated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ouyang W, Sun G, Long G, Liu M, Xu H, Chen Z, Ye Z, Li H, Zhang Y.
Hubei Institute of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China.
Department of Geriatrics, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China.

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Yang SY. et al., 2020: Does Early Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery Improve the Cost-Effectiveness of Renal Stone Management?

Yang SY, Jung HD, Kwon SH, Lee EK, Lee JY, Lee SH.
School of Pharmacy, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Wonkwang University Sanbon Hospital, Wonkwang University College of Medicine, Gunpo, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Nursing Science, College of Nursing, Gachon University, Incheon, Korea.

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Paul CJ. et al., 2020: Treatment Setting Influences Treatment Modality for Urinary Stone Disease

Paul CJ, Gruca TS, Morrison PG, Ghareeb GM, Kim SH, Erickson BA.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Department of Urology, Iowa City, IA.
University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business, Iowa City, IA.
United Regional Physician Group, Wichita Falls, TX.
Emory University, Department of Urology, Atlanta, GA.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Department of Urology, Iowa City, IA.

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McClinton S. et al., 2020: The clinical and cost effectiveness of surgical interventions for stones in the lower pole of the kidney: the percutaneous nephrolithotomy, flexible ureterorenoscopy and extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for lower pole kidney stones randomised controlled trial (PUrE RCT) protocol

McClinton S, Starr K, Thomas R, MacLennan G, Lam T, Hernandez R, Pickard R, Anson K, Clark T, MacLennan S, Thomas D, Smith D, Turney B, McDonald A, Cameron S, Wiseman O.
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
5Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
St George’s Hospital, London, UK.
Stone Patient Advisory Group, Section of Endourology, British Association of Urological Surgeons, London, UK.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Headley Way, Oxford, UK.
Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK.

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This article is a “study protocol” with the aim of comparing cost-effectiveness of SWL, fURS and PCNL for removal of stones in the... Lire la suite
lundi 27 juillet 2020 08:18
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Singh NP. et al., 2020: Obesity and Kidney Stone Procedures

Nikhi P. Singh, BS, Carter J. Boyd, BS, William Poore, BS, Kyle Wood, MD, Dean G. Assimos, MD.
University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL.
Department of Urology, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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There is a well-recognized high risk of stone formation in obese patients. For selection of the most appropriate method for stone ... Lire la suite
mercredi 29 juillet 2020 08:35
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Dong L. et al., 2020: The efficacy and safety of diuretics on extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy treatment of urolithiasis: A systematic review and meta analysis

Dong L, , Wang F, Chen H, Youyi Lu Y, Zhang Y, Chen L, Cui Y.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital of Qingdao University, Yantai.
Department of Urology, Qingdao Third People's Hospital, Qingdao.
Department of Urology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing.
Operating Room, The Affiliated YantaiYuhuangding Hospital of Qingdao University, Yantai, Shandong.
Department of Urology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

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The popularity of using SWL for treating patients with urolithiasis has decreased during recent years while endoscopic solutions a... Lire la suite
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