SWL literature
SWL Literature

Gitonga EN et al., 2021: Small bowel obstruction and strangulation secondary to an adhesive internal hernia post ESWL for right ureteral calculi: a case report and review of literature.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, People's Republic of China.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110004, People's Republic of China.

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The authors describe an extremely unusual complication after SWL of a right-sided ureteral stone. The details of the SWL treatment... Lire la suite
mardi 26 octobre 2021 08:30
47 lectures
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Ganesan V. et al., 2021: Artificial intelligence in stone disease.

Ganesan V, Pearle MS.
UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Professor of Urology and Internal Medicine, Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

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Here the reader has got them all. Unfortunately it is not known how wide-spread the application rates of these AI algorithms are ... Lire la suite
jeudi 21 octobre 2021 08:30
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Kaygisiz O. et al., 2021: Which frequency is better for pediatric shock wave lithotripsy? Intermediate or low: a prospective randomized study.

Kaygisiz O, Cicek MC, Mert A, Akesen S, Sarandol E, Kilicarslan H.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Bursa Uludag University, Nilufer, Bursa, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Bursa Uludag University, Nilufer, Bursa, Turkey.
Urology Clinic, Serik State Hospital, Turkish Ministry of Health, Serik, Antalya, Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bursa Uludag University, Nilufer, Bursa, Turkey.
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Bursa Uludag University, Nilufer, Bursa, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors compared in an RCT the importance of the frequency of shockwave generation on stone-free rates in children. Treatments... Lire la suite
mardi 19 octobre 2021 08:30
75 lectures
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Chen Z. et al., 2021: Automated Generation of Personalized Shock Wave Lithotripsy Protocols: Treatment Planning Using Deep Learning.

Chen Z, Zeng DD, Seltzer RGN, Hamilton BD.
Shenzhen Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Institute (Longhua), Longhua, Shenzhen, China.
The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Translational Analytics and Statistics, Tucson, AZ, United States.
School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States.

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????? This paper is published in an open access journal: JMIR Medical Informatics. (https://medinform.jmir.org/about-journal/abo... Lire la suite
jeudi 14 octobre 2021 08:35
159 lectures
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Rice P. et al., 2021: Machine Learning Models for Predicting Stone-Free Status after Shockwave Lithotripsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Rice P, Pugh M, Geraghty R, Hameed BZ, Shah M, Somani BK.
Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
Department of Urology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, England.
Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University, Oxford, England.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, England.

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This report is a systematic review and meta-analysis of the application of machine learning methods for predicting the outcome of ... Lire la suite
mardi 12 octobre 2021 08:30
130 lectures
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Elawady H. et al., 2021: Can we successfully predict the outcome for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for medium size renal stones? A single-center experience.

Elawady H, Mahmoud MA, Samir M.
Department of Urology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Peter Alken
The authors call it a prospective study probably in a sense that everything you do in the future is prospective. However, it was ... Lire la suite
jeudi 7 octobre 2021 08:30
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Bhanot R. et al., 2021: Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Treatment of Ureteric Stones - State-of-the-Art Review

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

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This is a general overview on the treatment of ureteric stones with a brief section on ESWL. It is published in Research and Repo... Lire la suite
mardi 5 octobre 2021 08:35
166 lectures
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Sood A. et al., 2021: Use of ultra-low dose computed tomography versus abdominal plain film for assessment of stone-free rates after shock-wave lithotripsy: implications on emergency room visits, surgical procedures, and cost-effectiveness.

Sood A, Wong P, Borchert A, Budzyn J, Keeley J, Heilbronn C, Eilender B, Littleton R, Leavitt DA.
VCORE-Vattikuti Urology Institute Center for Outcomes Research, Analytics and Evaluation, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W. Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI, 48202, USA.
Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA.
Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA.
VCORE-Vattikuti Urology Institute Center for Outcomes Research, Analytics and Evaluation, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W. Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI, 48202, USA.
Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.

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Peter Alken
The expected impact of this publication is to stimulate stakeholders to change from KUB to ULD-CT in post ESWL imaging. Precision... Lire la suite
jeudi 30 septembre 2021 08:30
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Weaver MJ. et al., 2021: Endoscopic retrieval of a proximally migrated biliary stent using extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, electrohydraulic lithotripsy, and cholangioscopy with minisnare.

Weaver MJ, Kushnir VM.
Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.

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Peter Alken
Stents are also forgotten in Gastroenterology.
mardi 28 septembre 2021 08:30
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Gao X. et al., 2021: Mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus shock wave lithotripsy for the medium-sized renal stones.

Gao X, Hu X, Wang W, Chen J, Wei T, Wei X.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology (Laboratory of Reconstructive Urology), West China Hospital, University of Sichuan, Chengdu, China.
Department of Urology, Affiliated Nanchong Central Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College, Nanchong, China.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology (Laboratory of Reconstructive Urology), West China Hospital, University of Sichuan, Chengdu, China.

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Peter Alken
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vendredi 24 septembre 2021 08:15
249 lectures
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Burgos Lucena L. et al., 2021: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Combined Therapy in Children: Efficacy and Long-Term Results.

Burgos Lucena L, Fernández Bautista B, Parente Hernández A, Ortiz Rodríguez R, Angulo Madero JM.
Pediatric Urology, Hospital Infantil Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain.

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Peter Alken
In 12 years – from 2007 to 2019 – the authors of this article treated 37 children with ESWL in a paediatric urology service of a p... Lire la suite
mardi 21 septembre 2021 08:30
247 lectures
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Brain E. et al., 2021: Natural History of Post-treatment Kidney Stone Fragments: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Brain E, Geraghty RM, Lovegrove CE, Yang B, Somani BK.
Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
Department of Urology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, England.
Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University, Oxford, England.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, England.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
One of the fundamental questions regarding modern non-invasive and low-invasive stone removal is the course of residual fragments.... Lire la suite
vendredi 17 septembre 2021 08:35
266 lectures
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Hu W. et al., 2021: Effect of media distraction (audio-visual and music) for pain and anxiety control in patients undergoing shock-wave lithotripsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Hu W, Yang K, Zhang L, Lu X.
Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410000, P.R. China.
Department of Laboratory Hunan Provincial People's Hospital, The First Affiliated Hospital of Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410000, P.R. China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Like many other reports today, this article is a systematic review of RCTs that so far have been published on the influence of med... Lire la suite
mardi 14 septembre 2021 08:35
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Yoon JH. et al., 2021: Outcomes of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral stones according to ESWL intensity

Yoon JH, Park S, Kim SC, Park S, Moon KH, Cheon SH, Kwon T.
Department of Urology, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors of this article studied and discussed the influence of SWL intensity on stone disintegration. Their conclusion was tha... Lire la suite
lundi 6 septembre 2021 08:30
315 lectures
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Rizzo M. et al., 2021: RE.Immediate Shockwave Lithotripsy vs Delayed Shockwave Lithotripsy After Urgent Ureteral Stenting in Patients with Ureteral or Pyeloureteral Urolithiasis: A Matched-Pair Analysis

Rizzo M, Umari P, Bucci S, Trombetta C.J.
Department of Urology, Cattinara Hospital, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
Urologic Clinic, Ospedale Maggiore della Carità, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This comment is extremely relevant particularly during the covid pandemic. The authors emphasize the advantage of early SWL for re... Lire la suite
mercredi 1 septembre 2021 07:03
337 lectures
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Sokolakis I. et al., 2021: The Effect of Low-intensity Shockwave Therapy on Non-neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Preclinical and Clinical Studies

Sokolakis I, Pyrgidis N, Neisius A, Gierth M, Knoll T, Rassweiler J, Hatzichristodoulou G.
Department of Urology, Martha-Maria Hospital Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany.
Department of Urology, Barmherzige Brüder Hospital Trier, Trier, Germany.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
Department of Urology, Klinikverbund Südwest, Sindelfingen Hospital, Sindelfingen, Germany.
Department of Urology, SLK Hospital Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany.
Department of Urology, Martha-Maria Hospital Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Patients with pain caused by clinical non-neurogenic LUTS constitute a group that is considered difficult to treat. The underlying... Lire la suite
jeudi 26 août 2021 08:30
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Wang CS. et al., 2021: Newly designed solid coupling medium for reducing trapped air pockets during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy_ a phantom study

Wang CS, Li CC, Wu WJ, Liou WC, Lin YE, Chen WC.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, No.100, Shiquan 1st Rd., Sanmin Dist., Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan.
Department of Surgery, St. Joseph Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
Graduate Institute of Human Resource and Knowledge Management, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
CleanWave Medical Co., LTD, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, No.100, Shiquan 1st Rd., Sanmin Dist., Kaohsiung City 807, Taiwan.
6Department of Surgery, St. Joseph Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
As long as the original Dornier HM3 lithotripter was used, optimal transmission of shockwave energy was easily achieved because th... Lire la suite
mardi 24 août 2021 08:30
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Kolupayev S. et al., 2021: Structure Types of Kidney Stones and Their Susceptibility to Shock Wave Fragmentation

Kolupayev S, Lesovoy V, Bereznyak E, Andonieva N, Shchukin D.
Department of Urology, Nephrology and Andrology, Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
2Department of Minimally Invasive Treatment, V.I. Shapoval Regional Medical Clinical Center of Urology and Nephrology, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
3Institute of Solid-State Physics, Materials Science and Technologies, National Science Center Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Ahmed AF. et al., 2021: Mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a safe alternative to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for high-density, renal stones: a prospective, randomised trial

Ahmed AF, Abdelazeim H, ElMesery M, El-Feky M, Gomaa A, Tagreda I, Abozied H, Fahim A.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
I have seen so many, and in fact too many, reports on comparative studies in which SWL and various endoscopic procedures have been... Lire la suite
mardi 17 août 2021 08:30
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Tekgül S. et al., 2021: European Association of Urology and European Society for Paediatric Urology Guidelines on Paediatric Urinary Stone Disease

Tekgül S, Stein R, Bogaert G, Nijman RJM, Quaedackers J, 't Hoen L, Silay MS, Radmayr C, Doğan HS.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Pediatric, Adolescent and Reconstructive Urology, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany.
Department of Urology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, University Medical Centre, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Department of Urology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Department of Urology, Istanbul Biruni University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
There is an increasing incidence of stones in children. Accordingly, it is necessary for urologists in all parts of the world to g... Lire la suite
vendredi 13 août 2021 08:30
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Panthier F. et al., 2021: Evaluation of a free 3D software for kidney stones' surgical planning: "kidney stone calculator" a pilot study

Panthier F, Traxer O, Yonneau L, Lebret T, Berthe L, Illoul L, Timsit MO, Mejean A, Doizi S, Audenet F.
Service D'Urologie, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, AP-HP, Centre-Université de Paris, 20 rue Leblanc, 75015, Paris, France.
GRC n°20, Groupe de Recherche Clinique Sur La Lithiase Urinaire, Hôpital Tenon, Sorbonne Université, 75020, Paris, France.
GRC n°20, Groupe de Recherche Clinique Sur La Lithiase Urinaire, Hôpital Tenon, Sorbonne Université, 75020, Paris, France.
Service D'Urologie, Hôpital Tenon, AP-HP, Sorbonne Université, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020, Paris, France.
PIMMUMR 8006 CNRS-Arts Et Métiers ParisTech, 151 bd de l'Hôpital, 75013, Paris, France.
Service D'Urologie, Hôpital Foch-Université Paris Saclay-UVSQ, 40 rue Worth, 92150, Suresnes, France.
Service D'Urologie, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, AP-HP, Centre-Université de Paris, 20 rue Leblanc, 75015, Paris, France.

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Peter Alken
ESWL is not the topic of this paper. However, it would be interesting to see the technique being applied on stone disintegration w... Lire la suite
lundi 9 août 2021 08:30
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Akkas F. et al., 2021: Can shock wave lithotripsy lead to impaction of ureteral stones? (Only abstract available)

Akkas F, Sam E, Ayten A, Atar FA, Guner E.
Department of Urology, Erzurum Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Erzurum Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University Erzurum, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Bakirkoy Dr.Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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mercredi 4 août 2021 08:30
402 lectures
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Dasgupta R. et al., 2021: Shockwave Lithotripsy Versus Ureteroscopic Treatment as Therapeutic Interventions for Stones of the Ureter (TISU): A Multicentre Randomised Controlled Non-inferiority Trial

Dasgupta R, Cameron S, Aucott L, MacLennan G, Thomas RE, N'Dow J, Norrie J, Anson K, Keeley FX Jr, MacLennan SJ, Starr K, McClinton S.
Department of Urology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, W2 1NY, UK.
Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
NHS Grampian, Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.
Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
Department of Urology, St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
Bristol Urological Institute, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Numerous studies comparing SWL, and URS have been published and in most of them the conclusion is that ureteroscopic stone removal... Lire la suite
lundi 2 août 2021 08:30
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Önal B. et al., 2021: Different approaches among physicians to treat pediatric stone disease: a survey-based study

Önal B, Kırlı EA, Canpolat N, Taşdemir M, Gürbüz A, Özman O, Sever L, Bilge I, Çalışkan S.
Department of Urology, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University- Cerrahpaşa, Istanbul, Turkey. 
Department of Urology, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University- Cerrahpaşa, Istanbul, Turkey.
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Istanbul, Turkey.
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department Pediatrics, Koç University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department Pediatrics, Koç University School Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
This is no surprise. Even in the same disciplines similar differences in procedures are found when the therapy choice for the same... Lire la suite
vendredi 30 juillet 2021 08:30
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Ortac M. et al., 2021: The Impact of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for the Treatment of Young Patients with Vasculogenic Mild-Erectile Dysfunction (ED): A Prospective Randomized Single-Blind, Sham Controlled Study

Ortac M, Özmez A, Cilesiz NC, Demirelli E, Kadıoğlu A.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report reflects and gives support to the increasing popularity of treating erectile dysfunction (ED) with ESWT. It is of note... Lire la suite
mercredi 28 juillet 2021 08:30
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Washino S. et al., 2021: Association between time to lithotripsy and stone-free rate in patients with ureteral stones undergoing shock wave lithotripsy

Washino S, Hayase T, Miyagawa T, Arai Y.
The Department of Urology, Nishi-Omiya Hospital, Saitama, Japan.
The Department of Urology, Jichi Medical University Saitama Medical Center, 1-847 Amanuma-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama, 330-8503, Japan.
The Department of Urology, Jichi Medical University Saitama Medical Center, 1-847 Amanuma-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama, 330-8503, Japan.
The Department of Urology, Nishi-Omiya Hospital, Saitama, Japan.

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Peter Alken
A nice study on a large patient group with clear results and WITHOUT the standard conclusion phrase of so many papers: “Further st... Lire la suite
lundi 26 juillet 2021 08:30
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Kim CH. et al., 2021: Effectiveness of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery, and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Treatment of Renal Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Kim CH, Chung DY, Rha KH, Lee JY, Lee SH.
Department of Nursing Science, College of Nursing, Gachon University, Incheon 22212, Korea.
Department of Urology, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon 22212, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 03722, Korea.
Center of Evidence Based Medicine, Institute of Convergence Science, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea.

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Peter Alken
The merit of the publication is the collection of the literature between 1991 and 2017. Twelve randomized controlled clinical tria... Lire la suite
mercredi 21 juillet 2021 08:30
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Qian S. et al., 2021: Systematic review and meta-analysis of transgluteal versus prone approach to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for patients with distal ureteral stones

Qian S, Liu M, Zhang J, Jiang Q, Gao L.
Department of Urology, Chongqing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Chongqing, China.
Chongqing Key Laboratory of Translational Research for Cancer Metastasis and Individualized Treatment, Chongqing University Cancer Hospital, Chongqing, China.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this systematic review a comparison was made between trans-gluteal and prone SWL treatment of stones in the distal ureter. The ... Lire la suite
mardi 20 juillet 2021 08:30
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Micali S. et al., 2021: Initial Experience and Evaluation of a Nomogram for Outcome Prediction in Management of Medium-sized (1-2 cm) Kidney Stones

Micali S, Sighinolfi MC, Iseppi A, Morini E, Calcagnile T, Benedetti M, Ticonosco M, Kaleci S, Bevilacqua L, Puliatti S, De Nunzio C, Arada R, Chiancone F, Campobasso D, Eissa A, Bonfante G, Simonetti E, Cotugno M, Galli R, Curti P, Schips L, Ditonno P, Villa L, Ferretti S, Bergamaschi F, Bozzini G, Zoeir A, Sherbiny AE, Frattini A, Fedelini P, Okhunov Z, Tubaro A, Landman J, Bianchi G, Rocco B.
Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.
Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy. Electronic address: .
Clinical and experimental medicine (CEM), Department of Surgical, Medical, Dental and Morphological Sciences with Interest in Transplant, Oncology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.
Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant'Andrea, "La Sapienza" University, Rome, Italy.
Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA.
Department of Urology, AORN Antonio Cardarelli, Naples, Italy.
Department of Urology, Ospedale Civile di Guastalla, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Guastalla, Italy.
Department of Urology, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Ospedale Maggiore, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Parma, Italy.
Department of Urology, Ospedale di Vaio, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Fidenza, Italy.
Department of Urology, Policlinico San Pietro, Ponte San Pietro, Italy.
Department of Urology, Ospedale Mater Salutis, Legnago, Italy.
Department of Urology, Ospedale SS. Annunziata, Chieti, Italy.
Department of Urology, IRCCS Giovanni Paolo II, Bari, Italy.
Department of Urology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
Department of Urology, Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Department of Urology, ASST Valle Olona, Urological Residency School Network, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Busto Arsizio, Varese, Italy.

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Peter Alken
This is all mathematics and regional habits. The patient material was collected from 14 departments in 11 or 10 years. 699 ESWL ca... Lire la suite
vendredi 16 juillet 2021 08:30
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Onal B., 2021: Comment to: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in Indian children: Predictors of outcome and validation of pre-treatment nomograms, J Pediatr Urol., 2020

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No abstract available.

J Pediatr Urol. 2021 Feb;17(1):80. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2020.10.036. Epub 2020 Dec 10.PMID: 33386228 No abstract available.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This short comment is a reply to a previously published validation of a nomogram for identification of determinants for successful... Lire la suite
mercredi 14 juillet 2021 08:30
451 lectures
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Wang B. et al., 2021: The clinical and immunological features of the post-extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy anti-glomerular basement membrane disease

Wang B, Xiaoyu J, Yu X, Cui Z, Zhao M.
Renal Division, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China.
Institute of Nephrology, Peking University, Beijing, China.
Key Laboratory of Renal Disease, Ministry of Health of China, Beijing, China.
Key Laboratory of CKD Prevention and Treatment, Ministry of Education of China, Beijing, China.
Research Units of Diagnosis and Treatment of Immune-mediated Kidney Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.
Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences, Beijing, China.

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These three cases of a rare renal autoimmune disease are 1.81% of all 166 anti-GBM patients seen in that hospital in 10 years. The... Lire la suite
lundi 12 juillet 2021 08:30
508 lectures
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Donaldson JF. et al., 2021: Evidence and clinical trials in Endourology: where are we going

Donaldson JF, McClinton S.
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen.
2Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.

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This article is a thoughtful information on modern research efforts. There is a summary of some carefully planned on-going studie... Lire la suite
vendredi 9 juillet 2021 08:30
520 lectures
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Abdelbary AM. et al., 2021: Value of early second session shock wave lithotripsy in treatment of upper ureteric stones compared to laser ureteroscopy

Abdelbary AM, Al-Dessoukey AA, Moussa AS, Elmarakbi AA, Ragheb AM, Sayed O, Elbatanouny AM, Latif AAE, Lofty AM, Mohamed AG, Salah S, Ibrahim RM.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-seuf, 62511, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Beni-Suef Insurance Hospital, Beni-seuf, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-seuf, 62511, Egypt.

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This is the third publication on ultraslow SWL treatment (1,2) and the second publication of the Egyptian group (1). The results ... Lire la suite
mercredi 7 juillet 2021 08:30
481 lectures
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Metzler I. et al., 2021: Surgical Trends in Nephrolithiasis - Increasing de novo renal access by urologists for PCNL

Metzler I, Holt SK, Harper JD.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is a report with focus on PCNL and it is therefore of limited interest in terms of SWL. There are, however, some epidemiologi... Lire la suite
lundi 5 juillet 2021 08:30
483 lectures
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Goonewardena S. et al., 2021: Jackstone in the Kidney: An Unusual Calculus

Goonewardena S, Jayarajah U, Kuruppu SN, Fernando MH.
Department of Urology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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vendredi 2 juillet 2021 08:30
495 lectures
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Pan J. et al., 2021: Progress in studies on pathological changes and future treatment strategies of obesity-associated female stress urinary incontinence: a narrative review

Pan J, Liang E, Cai Q, Zhang D, Wang J, Feng Y, Yang X, Yang Y, Tian W, Quan C, Han R, Niu Y, Chen Y, Xin Z.
Male Reproductive and Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, the Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China.
Laboratory of Male Reproductive Medicine, Tianjin Urology Institute, Tianjin, China.
Department of Urology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Andrology Center, Peking University First Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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Peter Alken
Although low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (Li-ESWT) is one of the keywords of this publication, Li-ESWT is only ver... Lire la suite
jeudi 1 juillet 2021 08:30
466 lectures
1 commentaire

Veser J. et al., 2021: Innovations in urolithiasis management

Veser J, Jahrreiss V, Seitz C.
Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This short article is a brief overview of novel methods of relevance for current and future management of patients with urolithias... Lire la suite
mercredi 30 juin 2021 08:30
449 lectures
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Shendy WS. et al., 2021: Effect of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy on diabetic erectile dysfunction: Randomised control trial

Shendy WS, Elsoghier OM, El Semary MM, Ahmed AA, Ali AF, Saber-Khalaf M.
Faculty of physical therapy, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.
Department of Urology, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt.
Faculty of physical therapy, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt.

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The IIEF-5 score ranges from 1 to 25 and classifies moderate to mild ED with 12–16 and mild ED with 17–21 points. The treatment gr... Lire la suite
lundi 28 juin 2021 08:30
511 lectures
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Michel KF. et al., 2021: Emergency department and hospital revisits after ambulatory surgery for kidney stones: an analysis of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

Michel KF, Patel HD, Ziemba JB.
Division of Urology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3 West Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA.
Division of Urology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3 West Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Peter Alken
The abbreviations some readers may not be familiar with are: IP Inpatient hospitalization, HCUP Healthcare Cost and Utilization P... Lire la suite
mercredi 23 juin 2021 08:30
698 lectures
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Wang Z. et al., 2021: Impact of music on anxiety and pain control during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Wang Z, Feng D, Wei W.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Although music for decades occasionally has been offered during SWL to distract patients´ attention from the treatment and filter ... Lire la suite
lundi 21 juin 2021 08:30
587 lectures
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Romeu G. et al., 2021: Comparing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy laser lithotripsy for treatment of urinary stones smaller than 2 cm: a cost-utility analysis in the Spanish clinical setting

Romeu G, Marzullo-Zucchet LJ, Díaz J, Villarroya S, Budía A, Ordaz DG, Caballer V, Vivas D.
Urology Department, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Urology Department, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain.
Centro de Investigación en Economía y Gestión de la Salud (CIEGS), Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain.

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It is refreshing to read not just another “We-too”-did-a-hundred-cases-of…paper. “This study belongs to a bigger research projec... Lire la suite
vendredi 18 juin 2021 08:30
736 lectures
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Fawzy AM. et al., 2021: Contralateral Coupling during SWL for Stones in Ectopic Kidney: Is It Feasible?

Iremashvili V, Li S, Dresner SL, Best SL, Hedican SP, Nakada SY.
Faculty of Medicine, Minia Urology and Nephrology University Hospital, Minia University, Minia, Egypt.
Nile SWL Center, Minia, Egypt.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is well recognized that treatment of stones in ectopic kidneys is a demanding task. This report clearly emphasizes the need and... Lire la suite
mercredi 16 juin 2021 08:30
554 lectures
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Huang YP. et al., 2021: Effect of low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy on nocturnal penile tumescence and rigidity and penile haemodynamics

Huang YP, Liu W, Liu YD, Zhang M, Xu SR, Lu MJ.
Department of Urology, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Institute of Andrology, Shanghai, China.

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Peter Alken
Within a year “consecutive ED patients over 18 years of age were enrolled”, who presented “erectile complaint more than 6 months.”... Lire la suite
lundi 14 juin 2021 08:30
635 lectures
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Iremashvili V. et al., 2021: Gender-related differences in the risk factors for repeat stone surgery

Iremashvili V, Li S, Dresner SL, Best SL, Hedican SP, Nakada SY.
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation Centennial Building, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53705, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation Centennial Building, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53705, USA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is commonly accepted that patients should be given recurrence preventive treatment after active removal or passage of stone. Th... Lire la suite
vendredi 11 juin 2021 08:30
699 lectures
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Lee YC. et al., 2021: Therapeutic effect of Low intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (Li-ESWT) on diabetic bladder dysfunction in a rat model

Lee YC, Hsieh TJ, Tang FH, Jhan JH, Lin KL, Juan YS, Wang HS, Long CY.
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Research Center, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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The only objection I have to the study is that both, the induction of the diabetes and the ESWT were acute experiments not compara... Lire la suite
mercredi 9 juin 2021 08:15
604 lectures
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Scroppo FI. et al., 2021: Li-Eswt improves hemodynamic parameters thus suggesting neoangiogenesis in patients with vascular erectile dysfunction

Scroppo FI, Pezzoni F, Gaeta F, Pastore LA, Malfatto M, Cai T, Capogrosso P, Dehò F, Zucchi A.
Department of Urology and Andrology, Ospedale di Circolo and Macchi Foundation, Varese, Italy.
Centro Medico Unisalus, Milano, Italy.
Surgery Department, Urology and Andrology Unit; Military Hospital of Milan, Milano, Italy.
"La Sapienza" University of Rome; Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine; Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies; Urology Univ, Latina, Italy.
University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.
Department of Urology, Santa Chiara Regional Hospital, Trento, Italy.
Department of Translationals Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Numerous clinical studies have shown that Li-ESWT can improve erectile function, particularly in patients with vasculogenic ED. Bu... Lire la suite
lundi 7 juin 2021 08:30
610 lectures
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Yazici CM. et al., 2021: Does extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy before retrograde intrarenal surgery complicates the surgery for upper ureter stone? The results of the RIRSearch group

Yazici CM, Siddikoglu D, Cinar O, Ozman O, Basatac C, Akgul M, Sancak EB, Onal B, Akpinar H.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Namık Kemal University, Tekirdag, Turkey.
Department of Statistics, School of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey.
Clinic of Urology, Gaziosmanpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
This is a retrospective analysis of patients treated in four different hospitals in a 7 years period. There are no details about t... Lire la suite
vendredi 4 juin 2021 08:30
623 lectures
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Falahatkar S. et al., 2021: The effects of pregabalin, solifenacin and their combination therapy on ureteral double-J stent-related symptoms: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Falahatkar S, Beigzadeh M, Mokhtari G, Esmaeili S, Kazemnezhad E, Amin A, Herfeh NR, Falahatkar R.
Urology Research Center, Razi Hospital, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article deals with medical treatment aiming at reduced discomfort of internal stents. Although the patients in this randomize... Lire la suite
mercredi 2 juin 2021 08:30
696 lectures
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Xu ZH. et al., 2021: Prediction of Proximal Ureteral Stones Clearance after Shock Wave Lithotripsy Using an Artificial Neural Network

Xu ZH, Zhou S, Jia CP, Lv JL.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.

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Peter Alken
Urology Journal is the official journal of the Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC) and the Iranian Urological Associatio... Lire la suite
lundi 31 mai 2021 08:30
603 lectures
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Ketsuwan C. et al., 2021: Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Watching Movies to Decrease Anxiety During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Ketsuwan C, Leenanupunth C, Phengsalae Y, Sangkum P, Kongchareonsombat W, Kaewjai N, Timjapoe P.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.

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Peter Alken
This open access paper is published by Dovepress: “Dove Medical Press Ltd is part of Taylor & Francis Group, the Academic Publishi... Lire la suite
dimanche 30 mai 2021 08:30
592 lectures
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Tuncer M. et al., 2021: What is the optimal frequency in shock wave lithotripsy for pediatric renal stones? A prospective randomized study

Tuncer M, Kafkaslı A, Can U, Çoşkun A, Eryıldırım B, Sarica K.
Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic, Cevizli mevkii, Cevizli mah. Şemsi Denizer cad. D 100, Kartal, 34890, Istanbul, Turkey.
2Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic, Cevizli mevkii, Cevizli mah. Şemsi Denizer cad. D 100, Kartal, 34890, Istanbul, Turkey.
3Department of Urology, Biruni University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Peter Alken
Nothing new what is not yet known about this topic. The paper is nevertheless special as it is a prospective randomized study. Som... Lire la suite
samedi 29 mai 2021 08:30
594 lectures
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Grande G. et al., 2021: Dilation assisted stone extraction for complex biliary lithiasis: Technical aspects and practical principles

Grande G, Cocca S, Bertani H, Caruso A, Pigo' F, Mangiafico S, Russo S, Lupo M, Masciangelo G, Cantu' P, Manta R, Conigliaro R.
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Modena, Modena 41126, Italy.
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Modena, Modena 41126, Italy.
Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano 20122, Italy.
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, General Hospital of Perugia, Perugia 06129, Italy.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article describes the importance of a wide sphincter to facilitate passage of common bile duct stones and stone fragments. Ei... Lire la suite
vendredi 28 mai 2021 08:30
647 lectures
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Yee CH. et al., 2021: Effect of SARS and COVID-19 outbreaks on urology practice and training

Yee CH, Wong HF, Tam MHM, Yuen SKK, Chan HC, Cheung MH, Yu ATO, Chiu Y, Chan NH, Leung LH, Ng ATL, Law DMC, Ng TL, Teoh JYC, Chiu PKF, Ng CF.
SH Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, North District Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Pok Oi Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Caritas Medical Centre, Hong Kong.
Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong.

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This report on the effects and impact of covid-19 is highly interesting, partly because the Hong Kong-based authors also had exper... Lire la suite
lundi 24 mai 2021 08:30
736 lectures
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Xu ZH. et al., 2021: Effect of the External Physical Vibration Lithecbole on the Discharge of Upper Urinary Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Xu ZH, Zhou S, Lv JL, Wang H.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Jiangning Hospital with Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Parallel with the outstanding achievements in stone removal during the past more than 35 years, residual fragments have remained a... Lire la suite
mercredi 19 mai 2021 08:30
678 lectures
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Sliwinska WL. et al., 2021: Cystinuria poorly responding to treatment - the risk of chronic kidney disease

Sliwinska WL, Kade G, Niemczyk S.
Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Dialysis, Military Institute of Medicine. Warsaw, Poland.
Independent Public Healthcare Center of the Ministry of Interior and Administration with the Warmia and Mazury Oncology Center in Olsztyn, Poland.

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Peter Alken
A case report on Cystinuria without any details on the ESWL therapy done two times. Peter Alken
lundi 17 mai 2021 08:30
621 lectures
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Ullah S. et al., 2021: The Outcomes of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for High-Density Renal Stone on Non-Contrast Computed Tomography

Ullah S, Muhammad SR, Farooque R, Farooque U, Farukhuddin F, Bin Zafar MD, Khadke C, Usman A, Perez J, Shehata MA.
Urology, Muhammad Medical College, Mirpur Khas, PAK.
Internal Medicine, Sindh Medical College, Karachi, PAK.
Neurology, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, PAK.
Neurology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, USA.
Internal Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Civil Hospital Karachi, Karachi, PAK.
Internal Medicine, Rural Medical College (Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences) Pravara Rural Hospital, Loni, IND.
General Surgery, Nishtar Medical University and Hospital, Multan, PAK.
Internal Medicine, Abrazo Community Health Network, Phoenix, USA.
Medicine and Surgery, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, EGY.

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Peter Alken
I think I once stated that I would not review another paper published in the Cureus journal where the authors pay for publication.... Lire la suite
vendredi 14 mai 2021 08:30
645 lectures
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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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Othmar Wess
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
727 lectures
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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
767 lectures
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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
1023 lectures
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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
967 lectures
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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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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
1121 lectures
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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
1021 lectures
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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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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
1195 lectures
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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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One of the great advantages with SWL is that stone removal can be accomplished without regional or general anaesthesia. Contrary t... Lire la suite
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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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It is well recognized and described in the literature that SWL is associated with oxidative stress. This effect might be detriment... Lire la suite
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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Yang SW. et al., 2020: Machine learning prediction of stone-free success in patients with urinary stone after treatment of shock wave lithotripsy

Abstract

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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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In most parts this article is a summary of current principles of stone removal. Different principles are presented in all aspects ... Lire la suite
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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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