SWL literature
SWL Literature

Anglada-Curado et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: Improved efficacy using low frequency

Anglada-Curado FJ, Campos-Hernández P, Carrasco-Valiente J, Anaya-Henares F, Carazo-Carazo JL, Alvarez-Kindelán J, Regueiro-López JC, Requena-Tapia MJ
Department of Urology, Reina Sofia Hospital, Córdoba, Spain

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In a study that compares shockwaves administered at frequencies of 80 and 60 (1.33 and 1.00 Hz), the authors conclude that the low... Lire la suite
lundi 30 avril 2012 07:10
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Ceban E, 2012: The treatment of the reno-ureteral calculi by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)

Ceban E
Surgical and Nephrology Department, Nicolae Testemiţanu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

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This is a summary of the authors´ experience with stone removal using Lithostar and Modulith SLK lithotripters. 483 patients prese... Lire la suite
vendredi 11 mai 2012 07:27
11191 lectures
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Rombi T et al, 2012: Socioeconomic evaluation of the treatment of ureteral lithiasis

Rombi T, Triantafyllidis A, Fotas A, Konstantinidis T, Touloupidis S

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Treatment results in an economic perspective was analysed for upper and distal ureteral stones treated with ESWL (Lithostar) [A], ... Lire la suite
vendredi 18 mai 2012 07:45
10332 lectures
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Zhou Y, 2012: Reduction of bubble cavitation by modifying the diffraction wave from a lithotripter aperture

Zhou Y
Division of Engineering Mechanics, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Bubble cavitation was suppressed experimentally by adding a reflector edge extender to the original HM3 reflector. Thereby it was ... Lire la suite
mardi 22 mai 2012 07:51
10612 lectures
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Moon KB et al, 2012: Optimal shock wave rate for shock wave lithotripsy in urolithiasis treatment: a prospective randomized study

Moon KB, Lim GS, Hwang JS, Lim CH, Lee JW, Son JH, Jang SH.
Department of Urology, Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.

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Peter Alken
The authors nicely quote some of the old literature (Greenstein A, Matzkin H. Does the rate of extracorporeal shock wave delivery ... Lire la suite
lundi 25 juin 2012 08:14
11405 lectures
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Williams JC Jr et al, 2012: Fragility of brushite stones in shock wave lithotripsy: absence of correlation with computerized tomography visible structure

Williams JC Jr, Hameed T, Jackson ME, Aftab S, Gambaro A, Pishchalnikov YA, Lingeman JE, McAteer JA.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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A properly performed basic research study. Whenever I read a publication from this group on brushite stones I eagerly wait for so... Lire la suite
lundi 17 septembre 2012 08:53
11370 lectures
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Kupajski M et al, 2012: Modern management of stone disease in patients with a solitary kidney

Kupajski M, Tkocz M, Ziaja D.
Prof. E. Michałowski's Independent Health Care Facility, Katowice, Poland.

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lundi 1 octobre 2012 12:40
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Mancini JG et al, 2013: Assessment of a Modified Acoustic Lens for Electromagnetic Shock Wave Lithotripters in a Swine Model

Mancini JG, Neisius A, Smith N, Sankin G, Astroza GM, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Preminger GM, Zhong P
Duke University Medical Center, Division of Urologic Surgery, 200 Trent Drive, DUMC 3707, Durham, NC 27710, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The optimal geometry and power characteristics of the shock wave have remained a matter of debate ever since the original HM3 lith... Lire la suite
lundi 26 novembre 2012 06:33
11646 lectures
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Ghani KR et al, 2013: Trends in surgery for upper urinary tract calculi in the USA using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample: 1999-2009

Ghani KR, Sammon JD, Karakiewicz PI, Sun M, Bhojani N, Sukumar S, Peabody JO, Menon M, Trinh QD
Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA

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Peter Alken
The title is misleading. It should actually read "Trends in inpatient surgery..." Unfortunately the data offer only a view on tren... Lire la suite
lundi 3 décembre 2012 06:37
12556 lectures
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2013: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

El-Nahas AR, El-Assmy AM, Awad BA, Elhalwagy SM, Elshal AM, Sheir KZ.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric population and present some factors that can be used to predict the tre... Lire la suite
lundi 14 janvier 2013 06:50
11091 lectures
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Sato Y, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr Sato to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

Sato Y.
Department of Urology, Sanjukai Hospital, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Lire la suite
lundi 21 janvier 2013 06:53
10466 lectures
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Elsheemy MS, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr ElSheemy to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

Elsheemy MS
Division of Pediatric Urology, AboulRiche Children's Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Lire la suite
lundi 28 janvier 2013 06:55
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Rosa M et al, 2013: Recent finding and new technologies in nephrolitiasis: a review of the recent literature

Rosa M, Usai P, Miano R, Kim FJ, Finazzi Agrò E, Bove P, Micali S; International Translational Research in Uro-Sciences Team (ITRUST).
Department of Urology, University of Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71-41124, Modena, Italy

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Peter Alken
A condensed review on most aspects of urolithiasis with an up-to-date reference list for the uninformed Reader. Peter Alken... Lire la suite
lundi 4 février 2013 06:58
11513 lectures
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Phipps S et al, 2013: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy to distal ureteric stones: the transgluteal approach significantly increases stone-free rates

Phipps S, Stephenson C, Tolley D
Scottish Lithotriptor Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

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Peter Alken
ESWL of distal ureteral stones in a supine position has been described in several modifications with different lithotripters and v... Lire la suite
lundi 1 avril 2013 07:18
11328 lectures
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Duryea AP et al, 2013. Controlled cavitation to augment SWL stone comminution: mechanistic insights in vitro

Duryea AP, Roberts WW, Cain CA, Hall TL
Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article is a highly interesting report of an experimental set up aimed to study the role of cavitation in SWL stone disintegr... Lire la suite
lundi 8 avril 2013 07:21
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Pu YR et al, 2013: Design of the dual stone locating system on an extracorporeal shock wave lithotriptor

Pu YR, Manousakas I, Liang SM, Chang CC
Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan City, Taiwan

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Peter Alken
This group constantly works and publishes on their stone tracking system. I always wondered why no company has integrated the syst... Lire la suite
lundi 15 avril 2013 07:23
12031 lectures
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Lautz J et al, 2013: Turbulent water coupling in shock wave lithotripsy

Lautz J, Sankin G, Zhong P
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is indeed a highly interesting report, the results of which might be important for further improvements of the SWL technology... Lire la suite
lundi 6 mai 2013 07:42
12127 lectures
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Bakoyiannis C et al, 2012: Superior mesenteric artery dissection after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

Bakoyiannis C, Anastasiou I, Koutsoumpelis A, Fragiadis E, Felesaki E, Kafeza M, Georgopoulos S, Tsigris C
Vascular Unit, First Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

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Peter Alken
In publications like this or the one by Weng et al. (Severe acute pancreatitis with abscess after extracorporeal shock wave lithot... Lire la suite
lundi 27 mai 2013 08:43
12582 lectures
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Choi HJ et al, 2012: Usefulness of early extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in colic patients with ureteral stones

Choi HJ, Jung JH, Bae J, Cho MC, Lee HW, Lee KS
Department of Urology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Early elimination of ureteral stones is beneficial from several points of view. Preservation of renal function and reduced patient... Lire la suite
lundi 3 juin 2013 08:47
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Pishchalnikov YA et al, 2013: Evaluation of the LithoGold LG-380 Lithotripter: In Vitro Acoustic Characterization and Assessment of Renal Injury in the Pig Model

Pishchalnikov YA, McAteer JA, Williams JC Jr, Connors BA, Handa RK, Lingeman JE, Evan AP
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors of this report have made an interesting comparison between shock wave properties in four different lithotripters: LG-3... Lire la suite
lundi 17 juin 2013 09:00
11744 lectures
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Khalil M, 2013: Management of impacted proximal ureteral stone: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus ureteroscopy with holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy

Khalil M
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Mubarak Al-Kabir Hospital, Ministry of Health, Hawally, Kuwait

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Peter Alken
What happened in this series when SWL or URS failed or required additional interventions? There is significant difference in th... Lire la suite
jeudi 20 juin 2013 12:28
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Huang Z et al, 2013: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Management of Residual Stones after Ureterolithotripsy versus Mini-Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Retrospective Study

Huang Z, Zhao X, Zhang L, Zhong Z, Xu R, Zhang L
Department of Urology, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China

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Peter Alken
During the study period a satisfying stone-free status was initially achieved in 663 of 752 = 88.2% URL patients and 643 of 745 = ... Lire la suite
lundi 24 juin 2013 12:32
11690 lectures
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Haroon N et al, 2013: Optimal Management of Lower Polar Calyceal Stone 15 to 20 mm

Haroon N, Nazim SM, Ather MH
Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
That stone clearance following PCNL is better than that after SWL and that the difference is related to the size of treated stones... Lire la suite
lundi 29 juillet 2013 12:45
13396 lectures
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Kim TB et al, 2013: The feasibility of shockwave lithotripsy for treating solitary, lower calyceal stones over 1 cm in size

Kim TB, Lee SC, Kim KH, Jung H, Yoon SJ, Oh JK
Department of Urology, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors compared SWL and PNL for removal of stones larger than 1 cm. Stratification was further made for stones 1-2 cm and > 2... Lire la suite
lundi 5 août 2013 12:47
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Rabani SM et al, 2013: Management of Large Proximal Ureteral Stones: A Comparative Clinical Trial Between Transureteral Lithotripsy (TUL) and Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL)

Rabani SM, Moosavizadeh A
Beheshti Teaching Hospital, Yasouj University of Medical Sciences, Yasouj, IR Iran.

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Peter Alken
In the text it says "The difference in the proportion of success between the two groups was significant (Table 1) " In table the p... Lire la suite
lundi 26 août 2013 12:59
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Cho HJ et al, 2013: Efficacy of alfuzosin after shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of ureteral calculi

Cho HJ, Shin SC, Seo do Y, Min DS, Cho JM, Kang JY, Yoo TK
Department of Urology, Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this report alfuzosin administration after SWL resulted in a shorter time to stone expulsion of stone material from the ureter.... Lire la suite
lundi 2 septembre 2013 13:02
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Hadji-Moussa M et al, 2013: Effect of High Shock Number on Acute Complication Development After Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

Hadj-Moussa M, Brown JA
Section of Urology, Georgia Health Sciences University , Augusta, Georgia

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Safe treatment of patients with non-invasive stone disintegration should exclude damage to the renal tissue, ureters and other org... Lire la suite
lundi 9 septembre 2013 13:04
11991 lectures
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Alibakhshi MA et al, 2013: Single-shot measurements of the acoustic field of an electrohydraulic lithotripter using a hydrophone array

Alibakhshi MA, Kracht JM, Cleveland RO, Filoux E, Ketterling JA
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, 110 Cummington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA

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Othmar Wess
The extraordinary technical and medical importance of this paper is based on the type of measuring the shock wave field of an elec... Lire la suite
lundi 16 septembre 2013 13:05
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It was great to stumble upon this post. Thanks for the info, super helpful. I mostly use https://goo.gl/wH3MlT to merge my PDFs. I... Lire la suite
mercredi 18 janvier 2017 11:41
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Seklehner S et al, 2013: Trends and Inequalities in the Surgical Management of Ureteral Calculi in the United States

Seklehner S, Laudano MA, Jamzadeh A, Del Pizzo JJ, Chughtai B, Lee RK
Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA; Department of Urology, Landesklinikum Baden-Mödling, Baden, Austria

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report summarizes how patients with ureteral stones have been treated in USA between 2001 and 2010. This period is characteri... Lire la suite
mercredi 18 septembre 2013 13:10
11620 lectures
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Duryea AP et al, 2013: Acoustic Bubble Removal to Enhance SWL Efficacy at High Shock Rate: An In Vitro Study

Duryea AP, Roberts WW, Cain CA, Tamaddoni HA, Hall TL
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
With the aim of eliminating cavitation bubbles in the water compartment of the shockwave source (pre-focal cavitation), the author... Lire la suite
lundi 30 septembre 2013 13:36
12796 lectures
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Kang JH et al, 2013: Relationship Between Patient Position and Pain Severity During Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Renal Stones With the MODULITH SLX-F2 Lithotripter: A Matched Case-Control Study

Kang JH, Lee SW, Moon SH, Sung HH, Choo SH, Han DH
Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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Peter Alken
This is a well done retrospective study. The authors evaluated VAS-avg and VAS-max immediately after the treatment. Whenever pain ... Lire la suite
mardi 1 octobre 2013 13:39
12233 lectures
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Park JH et al, 2013: A prospective randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of tamsulosin after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for a single proximal ureteral stone

Park YH, Lee HE, Park JY, Lee SB, Kim HH
Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The advantage of using alpha-blocking agents to facilitate elimination of ureteral stones and fragments has been demonstrated in n... Lire la suite
mercredi 2 octobre 2013 13:41
11471 lectures
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Parmar S et al, 2013: Role of sonography-guided lithotripsy in renal stone with angiomyolipoma

Parmar S, Desai S
Application Specialist, Lithotripsy CritiCare Urology Center, Mumbai, India

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Peter Alken
Hot stuff! They succeeded. The images show an AML of at least 4 cm diameter in a distance of approximately 4 cm to the stone. They... Lire la suite
jeudi 3 octobre 2013 13:43
12462 lectures
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Mokhtari M et al, 2013: Eosinophilic pleural effusion: a rare complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Mokhtari M, Kumar PV, Ghayumi MA
Pathology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 71345-1864, Iran

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Eosinophilic pleural effusion is indeed a very unusual complication of SWL. It can be assumed that in the described patient shockw... Lire la suite
vendredi 4 octobre 2013 13:45
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Perez C et al, 2013: Acoustic field characterization of the Duolith: measurements and modeling of a clinical shock wave therapy device

Perez C, Chen H, Matula TJ, Karzova M, Khokhlova VA
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA

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Peter Alken
This is a very interesting paper on the measurement, simulation and definition of the acoustic field of an ESWT device. The machin... Lire la suite
mercredi 9 octobre 2013 13:51
11870 lectures
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Connors BA et al, 2013: Comparison of Tissue Injury from Focused Ultrasonic Propulsion of Kidney Stones Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Connors BA, Evan AP, Blomgren PM, Hsi RS, Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Wang YN, Simon JC, Paun M, Starr F, Cunitz BW, Bailey MR, Lingeman JE
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine,Indianapolis, Indiana

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The use of focused ultrasonic propulsion of stones/stone fragments residing in the kidney after SWL is a highly interesting treatm... Lire la suite
jeudi 10 octobre 2013 13:54
12013 lectures
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Al-Marhoon MS et al, 2013: Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy Success Rate and Complications: Initial Experience at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital

Al-Marhoon MS, Shareef O, Al-Habsi IS, Al Balushi AS, Mathew J, Venkiteswaran KP
Urology Division, Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman

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Peter Alken
Good results. A devoted user is the main cause of bias in such series. I did not understand the statistics completely. Peter Al... Lire la suite
jeudi 17 octobre 2013 14:11
12439 lectures
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Jeong US et al, 2013: Factors affecting the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for unilateral urinary stones in children: a 17-year single-institute experience

Jeong US, Lee S, Kang J, Han DH, Park KH, Baek M
Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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Peter Alken
I like this publication despite the naturally small numbers and recommend it to those treating children with stones. There are de... Lire la suite
lundi 21 octobre 2013 14:15
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Tanaka N et al, 2013: Stone attenuation value and cross-sectional area on computed tomography predict the success of shock wave lithotripsy

Tanaka M, Yokota E, Toyonaga Y, Shimizu F, Ishii Y, Fujime M, Horie S
Department of Urology, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this comparison between successful and failed disintegration with a Dornier Compact S lithotripter, the authors found that the ... Lire la suite
mardi 22 octobre 2013 14:18
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Gücük A et al, 2013: Do renal cysts affect the success of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy? A retrospective comparative study

Gücük A, Oztürk U, Uyetürk U, Kemahlı E, Akın G, Imamoğlu MA, Metin A
Department of Urology, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, 14200 Bolu, Turkey

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This comparison between patients with and without large cysts in terms of stone free rates after SWL is welcome. Large cysts that ... Lire la suite
jeudi 24 octobre 2013 14:23
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Harper JD et al, 2013: Focused ultrasound to expel calculi from the kidney: safety and efficacy of a clinical prototype device

Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Cunitz BW, Wang YN, Simon JC, Starr F, Paun M, Dunmire B, Liggitt HD, Evan AP, McAteer JA, Hsi RS, Bailey MR
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this animal experiment the authors used ultrasound to move and expel stones from the lower and middle calyces of pig kidneys. F... Lire la suite
mercredi 3 mai 2017 14:17
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Fovargue D.E. et al, 2013: Experimentally validated multiphysics computational model of focusing and shock wave formation in an electromagnetic lithotripter

Fovargue DE, Mitran S, Smith NB, Sankin GN, Simmons WN, Zhong P
Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 329 Phillips Hall, CB 3250, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA

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Othmar Wess
Daniel Fovargue et al. developed a novel computational model to calculate the acoustic field of an electromagnetic lithotripter wi... Lire la suite
lundi 4 novembre 2013 14:45
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Smith NB et al, 2013: A heuristic model of stone comminution in shock wave lithotripsy

Smith NB, Zhong P
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA

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Othmar Wess
After more than 30 years the mechanism of stone fragmentation in lithotripsy is still not completely understood. Understanding bas... Lire la suite
mardi 5 novembre 2013 14:59
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Basri C et al, 2013: The effect of tamsulosin on pain and clearance according to ureteral stone location after shock wave lithotripsy

Basri Cakıroglu, Sinanoglu O, Mahmure Uraz.
Urology Clinic, Hisar Intercontinental Hospital, Umraniye/Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Urology, Maltepe University School of Medicine, Maltepe/Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Emergency Medicine, Maltepe University School of Medicine, Maltepe/Istanbul, Turkey

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Peter Alken
Hmmm? It says: " Drug administration was started immediately after SWL and was continued for a maximum of 28 days or until an alt... Lire la suite
mercredi 6 novembre 2013 15:04
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Beilan J et al, 2014: The Postoperative Morbidity Index: a quantitative weighing of postoperative complications applied to urological procedures

Beilan J, Strakosha R, Palacios DA, Rosser CJ
Clinical and Translational Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 701 Ilalo St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
A standardized and validated system for recording complications is indeed highly desirable. For the individual patient it is impor... Lire la suite
jeudi 7 novembre 2013 15:08
13720 lectures
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Piggott KL et al, 2013: Looking for lithotripsy: accessibility and portability of Canadian healthcare

Piggott KL, Bell CM
Resident, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article will be available for reviewing at Heidelberg University 12 months after publication.
mardi 12 novembre 2013 14:16
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Li G et al, 2014: Effect of the Body Wall on Lithotripter Shock Waves

Li G, McAteer JA, Williams JC Jr, Berwick ZC
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The effect of the body wall on the physical properties of shockwaves is indeed highly interesting and important for the settings o... Lire la suite
mardi 19 novembre 2013 08:52
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Meidani M et al, 2013: Aortic valve streptococcus group B endocarditis post-extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Meidani M, Taghavi M, Abdar Esfahani M
Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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Peter Alken
The patient had a urinary tract infection before SWL and was obviously not treated with antibiotics before and for four days after... Lire la suite
mercredi 20 novembre 2013 08:54
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Kurt S et al, 2013: Evaluation of effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy on renal vasculature with Doppler ultrasonography

Kurt S, Tokgöz Ö, Tokgöz H, Voyvoda N
Zonguldak Atatürk Devlet Hastanesi, Department of Radiology,Zonguldak,Turkey

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The effects of shockwaves on the renal perfusion have remained a matter of concern over the years despite the enormous experience ... Lire la suite
jeudi 21 novembre 2013 08:57
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Ozturk MD et al, 2013: The comparison of laparoscopy, shock wave lithotripsy and retrograde intrarenal surgery for large proximal ureteral stones

Ozturk MD, Sener NC, Goktug HN, Gucuk A, Nalbant I, Imamoglu MA
Ministry of Health, Ankara Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazit Education and Research Hospital, Department of Urology, Ankara, Turkey

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Peter Alken
A good quality paper. The Can. Urol. Assoc. Journal. offers full text access: http://journals.sfu.ca/cuaj/index.php/journal/artic... Lire la suite
vendredi 22 novembre 2013 08:59
12579 lectures
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Acar A et al, 2013: The Effect of EMLA Cream on Patient-Controlled Analgesia with Remifentanil in ESWL Procedure: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Study

Acar A, Erhan E, Nuri Deniz M, Ugur G
Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The authors studied the possible effect of EMLA cream application as a complement to remifentanil during SWL. The conclusion was t... Lire la suite
mercredi 27 novembre 2013 09:05
13362 lectures
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Carrasco J et al, 2013: The protective role of coenzyme Q10 in renal injury associated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: a randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Carrasco J, Anglada FJ, Campos JP, Muntané J, Requena MJ, Padillo J
Department of Urology, Reina Sofia University Hospital, Cordoba, Spain

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Peter Alken
CoQ10? If you don´t know look it up in Wikipedia (Link to Wikipedia) It "is present in most eukaryotic cells, primarily in the mi... Lire la suite
mardi 7 janvier 2014 09:43
14899 lectures
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Neisius A et al, 2013: Treatment efficacy and outcomes using a third generation shockwave lithotripter

Neisius A, Wöllner J, Thomas C, Roos FC, Brenner W, Hampel C, Preminger GM, Thüroff JW, Gillitzer R
Department of Urology, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is one of the most promising and positive reports of SWL that I have read during past years. In a period when reports of poor... Lire la suite
mercredi 8 janvier 2014 09:45
21490 lectures
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McClain PD et al, 2013: Optimizing shock wave lithotripsy: a comprehensive review

McClain PD, Lange JN, Assimos DG
Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

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Peter Alken
With 90 references this is a very extensive review on nearly every aspect of SWL like Stone Size, Skin-to-Stone Distance and Body ... Lire la suite
lundi 13 janvier 2014 09:52
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Vahdatpour B et al, 2013: Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial

Vahdatpour B, Alizadeh F, Moayednia A, Emadi M, Khorami MH, Haghdani S
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
For a medical condition that so far has defied most therapeutic efforts – and they are indeed numerous- it is promising to note th... Lire la suite
lundi 20 janvier 2014 10:00
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Handa RK et al, 2014: Shock Wave Lithotripsy Targeting of the Kidney and Pancreas does not Increase the Severity of Metabolic Syndrome in a Porcine Model

Handa RK, Evan AP, Connors BA, Johnson CD2, Liu Z, Alloosh M, Sturek M, Evans-Molina C, Mandeville JA, Gnessin E, Lingeman JE
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Department of Medicine and the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Kidney Stone Institute of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is reassuring that this animal study, in similarity with several recent clinical observations and despite obvious pancreatic ti... Lire la suite
mercredi 29 janvier 2014 13:39
15017 lectures
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Neisius A et al, 2014: Improving the lens design and performance of a contemporary electromagnetic shock wave lithotripter

Neisius A, Smith NB, Sankin G, Kuntz NJ, Madden JF, Fovargue DE, Mitran S, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Preminger GM, Zhong P
Division of Urologic Surgery and Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710

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Othmar Wess
This is the second paper dealing with a new lens design for an electromagnetic lithotripter. See also previous review: 70. Smith ... Lire la suite
vendredi 31 janvier 2014 14:40
17106 lectures
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Chung SD et al, 2014: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy increases the risk of diabetes: A 5-year follow-up study

Chung SD, Lin CC, Lin HC
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Banciao; Sleep Research Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report shows that the reason for development of DM in patients with urolithiasis seems unrelated to the method used for stone... Lire la suite
mardi 4 février 2014 13:41
14920 lectures
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Cui Y et al, 2014: Comparison of ESWL and Ureteroscopic Holmium Laser lithotripsy in Management of Ureteral Stones

Cui Y, Cao W, Shen H, Xie J, Adams TS, Zhang Y, Shao Q
Department of Urology, Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Suzhou, China
Center for Cancer Genomics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

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Peter Alken
A retrospective but interesting paper that offers slightly different aspects than the currently popular views on an old theme: The... Lire la suite
mercredi 19 février 2014 14:10
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Mylarappa P et al, 2014: Acute pancreatitis and development of pancreatic pseudo cyst after extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy to a left renal calculus: A rare case with review of literature

Mylarappa P, Javali T, Prathvi, Ramesh D
Department of Urology, MS Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is a report of a very rare case of acute pancreatitis and pseudo cyst development. It is good to keep in mind that this compl... Lire la suite
jeudi 20 février 2014 13:51
12860 lectures
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Kim DH et al, 2014: The effect of terpene combination on ureter calculus expulsion after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Kim DH, Goh HJ, Lee HW, Kim KS, Kim YT, Moon HS, Lee SW, Park SY
Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
I do not know how wide-spread the use of Rowatinex is in the world. Although the authors conclude that fragment expulsion was slig... Lire la suite
lundi 10 mars 2014 13:55
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Janane A et al, 2014: Usefulness of adjunctive alpha1-adrenergic antagonists after single extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy session in ureteral stone expulsion

Janane A, Hamdoun A, Hajji F, Dakkak Y, Ghadouane M, Ameur A, Abbar M
Department of Urology, University Military Hospital Mohammed V. Rabat, Morocco

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Peter Alken
The patients were treated in the supine position but the route of shock wave application is not described in detail or discussed. ... Lire la suite
lundi 17 mars 2014 14:15
14531 lectures
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Neisius A et al, 2014: Improving the lens design and performance of a contemporary electromagnetic shock wave lithotripter

Neisius A, Smith NB, Sankin G, Kuntz NJ, Madden JF, Fovargue DE, Mitran S, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Preminger GM, Zhong P
Division of Urologic Surgery and Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710

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Othmar Wess
This is the second paper dealing with a new lens design for an electromagnetic lithotripter. See also previous review: 70. Smith ... Lire la suite
lundi 28 avril 2014 12:53
17071 lectures
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Vlaisavljevich E et al, 2014: Histotripsy-induced cavitation cloud initiation thresholds in tissues of different mechanical properties

Vlaisavljevich E, Maxwell A, Warnez M, Johnsen E, Cain CA, Xu Z

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Othmar Wess
This article deals with cavitation and cavitation clouds generated by 1 MHz ultrasound pulses with respect to soft tissues oft dif... Lire la suite
mercredi 14 mai 2014 13:01
16712 lectures
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Jagtap J et al, 2014: Evolution of SWL technique: A 25 year single centre experience of over 5000 patients.

Jagtap J, Mishra S, Bhattu A, Ganpule A, Sabnis R, Desai M
Department of Urology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Despite its retrospective approach this article is highly interesting because it summarizes the authors´ experience with SWL durin... Lire la suite
mardi 16 septembre 2014 07:23
22122 lectures
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Waingankar N et al, 2014: Calyceal diverticula: a comprehensive review.

Waingankar N, Hayek S, Smith AD, Okeke Z
The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Calyceal diverticula containing stones are not uncommonly encountered in the image evaluation of patients with stone disease. Trea... Lire la suite
mardi 26 août 2014 11:22
15935 lectures
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Hrbáček J, 2014: URS versus ESWL: another contribution to the never-ending debate.

Hrbáček J
Department of Urology, Charles University, 2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
As in numerous other studies the author emphasizes and discusses the advantage of endoscopic procedures over SWL for active remova... Lire la suite
mardi 26 août 2014 11:25
15723 lectures
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Liu Y et al, 2014: Clinical observation of different minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of impacted upper ureteral calculi.

Liu Y, Zhou Z, Xia A, Dai H, Guo L, Zheng J
Department of Urinary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434000, P. R. China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article only compared ureteroscopic (URS), percutaneous (PNL) and laparoscopic methods for removal of upper ureteral stones t... Lire la suite
mardi 26 août 2014 11:33
15714 lectures
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Abdelaziz H et al, 2014: The usefulness of stone density and patient stoutness in predicting extracorporeal shock wave efficiency: Results in a North African ethnic group.

Abdelaziz H, Elabiad Y, Aderrouj I, Janane A, Ghadouane M, Ameur A, Abbar M

Urology Department, University Military Hospital Med V., Hay Ryad, Rabat, Morocco.

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Peter Alken
The retreatment rate is not given. Follow up was done with plane films.
lundi 27 octobre 2014 10:31
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Chen WT et al, 2014: An Evaluation of Electroacupuncture at the Weizhong Acupoint (BL-40) as a Means of Relieving Pain Induced by Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Chen WT, Chang FC, Chen YH, Lin JG

Department of Chinese Medicine, Taiwan Landseed Hospital, No. 77, Kwang-Tai Road, Ping-jen City, Tao-Yuan County 32405, Taiwan.
Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.
Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, No. 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan.
School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, No. 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is interesting to note that the skilful application of electro-acupuncture (EA) reduced the need of analgesics during SWL and a... Lire la suite
mercredi 29 octobre 2014 07:52
14890 lectures
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Shim M et al, 2014: Multimodal treatments of cystine stones: an observational, retrospective single-center analysis of 14 cases.

Shim M, Park HK

Department of Urology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

 

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This article is just a description of the authors’ experience of management of 14 patients with cystinuria and cystine stone forma... Lire la suite
lundi 3 novembre 2014 07:57
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Wankhade NH et al, 2014: Comparative Study of Lithotripsy and PCNL for 11-15 mm Lower Caliceal Calculi In Community Health Hospital.

Wankhade NH, Gadekar J, Shinde BB, Tatte JA

Consultant, Department of Urology, Wankhade Kidney Hospital , Opposite Tarakpur S.T. Stand, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Professor, Department of Surgery, Padam Shri Dr.V.V.P. Medical College , Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India .
Professor, Department of Pathology, P.Dr.V.V.P. Medical College , Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Consultant, Department of Anesthesia, Wankhade Kidney Hospital , Opposite Tarakpur S.T. Stand, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
That PNL results in a better stone clearance than SWL is well recognized and this report is no exception. There is, however, a pri... Lire la suite
vendredi 7 novembre 2014 08:01
15314 lectures
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Tehranchi A et al, 2014: Effects of hydrochlorothiazide on kidney stone therapy with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Tehranchi A, Rezaei Y, Mohammadi-Fallah M, Mokhtari M, Alizadeh M, Abedi F, Khalilzadeh M, Tehranchi P

Department of Urology, Urmia Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran.

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Peter Alken
This is not an easy paper. The authors did not formulate a hypothesis they wanted to prove. Like this it is difficult to deal with... Lire la suite
lundi 10 novembre 2014 10:46
14709 lectures
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Gücük A et al, 2015: Usefulness of hounsfield unit and density in the assessment and treatment of urinary stones.

Gücük A, Uyetürk U
Adnan Gücük, Uğur Üyetürk, Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University, 14280 Bolu, Turkey

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  15775 lectures
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Peter Alken
This short review - probabaly ment for Nephrologists - only briefly covers SWL and HU
lundi 9 février 2015 10:37
15775 lectures
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Maxwell AD et al, 2015: Fragmentation of Urinary Calculi in Vitro by Burst Wave Lithotripsy.

Maxwell AD, Cunitz BW, Kreider W, Sapozhnikov OA, Hsi RS, Harper JD, Bailey MR, Sorensen MD
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington;
Department of Acoustics, Physics Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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Othmar Wess
Obviously, ultrasound seems to be a logic alternative instead of shock waves for stone fragmentation. Promising in vitro results a... Lire la suite
mardi 10 février 2015 12:36
17946 lectures
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Pricop C et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock waves lithotripsy versus retrograde ureteroscopy: is radiation exposure a criterion when we choose which modern treatment to apply for ureteric stones?

Pricop C, Maier A, Negru D, Malau O, Orsolya M, Radavoi D, Serban DR
University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Iasi

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report is of particular interest inasmuch as it has its focus on radiation during urological procedures. It is stated that th... Lire la suite
mercredi 18 février 2015 09:01
14983 lectures
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Ramaswamy K et al, 2015: Targeted Microbubbles: A Novel Application for Treatment of Kidney Stones

Ramaswamy K, Marx V, Laser D, Kenny T, Chi T, Bailey M, Sorensen M, Grubbs R, Stoller M
Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Suite A610, San Francisco, CA 94122.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This is an extremely interesting discussing article from University of California in San Francisco. The authors have formulated a ... Lire la suite
jeudi 26 février 2015 09:19
19515 lectures
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Elkholy MM et al, 2015: Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy using Dornier SII in different levels of ureteral stones.

Elkholy MM, Ismail H, Abdelkhalek MA, Badr MM, Elfeky MM
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
With a stone-free rate of 94% the results of SWL (Dornier lithotripter SII) for ureteral stones are very good. It is, however, sur... Lire la suite
lundi 9 mars 2015 09:28
15318 lectures
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Yesil S et al, 2015: Effect of different analgesics on pain relief during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Yesil S, Polat F, Ozturk U, Dede O, Imamoglu M, Bozkirli I
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Turkey
Department of Urology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Dişkapi, Ankara, Turkey

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Peter Alken
The authors mention a serious problem of the study design: “ Though mixture of hyoscine-N-butyl bromide plus paracetamol, which is... Lire la suite
lundi 16 mars 2015 11:00
14103 lectures
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Cecen K et al, 2015: Flexible Ureterorenoscopy versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for the treatment of upper/middle calyx kidney stones of 10-20 mm: a retrospective analysis of 174 patients.

Cecen K, Karadag MA, Demir A, Bagcioglu M, Kocaaslan R, Sofikerim M
Department of Urology, Kafkas University Faculty of Medicine, Kars, Turkey
Department of Urology, Acibadem University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This report is a retrospective analysis of treatment results in 174 patients with middle and upper calyx stones measuring 10-20 mm... Lire la suite
mercredi 18 mars 2015 09:35
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Bhojani N et al, 2015: Lithotripter Outcomes in a Community Practice Setting: Comparison of an Electromagnetic and an Electrohydraulic Lithotripter.

Bhojani N, Mandeville JA, Hameed TA, Soergel TM, McAteer JA, Williams JC Jr, Krambeck AE, Lingeman JE
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
First Urology, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

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Peter Alken
This is a remarkable publication: 355 patients were treated in a private practice group, the first 155 patients with the LithoGold... Lire la suite
vendredi 20 mars 2015 11:06
20753 lectures
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Tonolini M et al, 2015: Cross-sectional imaging of iatrogenic complications after extracorporeal and endourological treatment of urolithiasis.

Tonolini M, Villa F, Ippolito S, Pagani A, Bianco R
Department of Radiology, "Luigi Sacco" University Hospital, Via G.B. Grassi 74, 20157, Milan, Italy

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  14427 lectures
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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The article is an excellent review of complications associated with SWL, PNL and URS (RIRS). There are several examples illustrate... Lire la suite
vendredi 10 avril 2015 10:01
14427 lectures
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Aydogdu O et al, 2015: Recent management of urinary stone disease in a pediatric population.

Aydogdu O, Karakose A, Celik O, Atesci YZ
Department of Urology, Izmir University School of Medicine, Medical Park Izmir Hospital, Karsiyaka, Izmir 35200, Turkey

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Peter Alken
This short review on all techniques of stone removal serves to inform paediatricians.
lundi 13 avril 2015 11:23
14928 lectures
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Duryea AP et al, 2015: Removal of residual nuclei following a cavitation event using low-amplitude ultrasound.

Duryea AP, Cain CA, Tamaddoni HA, Roberts WW, Hall TL.

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Othmar Wess
Cavitation bubbles may occur during shock wave lithotripsy and high energy ultrasound application. They may support stone fragment... Lire la suite
lundi 20 avril 2015 10:37
15847 lectures
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Moayednia A et al, 2015: Long-term effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome due to non bacterial prostatitis.

Moayednia A , Haghdani S Khosrawi S, Yousefi E, Vahdatpour B
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Department of Urology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
I have no specific comment on this method because of lack of experience. The difficulty to treat CPPS is well recognized. If ESWT ... Lire la suite
mercredi 29 avril 2015 12:50
14116 lectures
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Ranjan V et al, 2015: Urinothorax: A path, less travelled: Case report and review of literature.

Ranjan V, Agrawal S, Chipde SS, Dosi R
Department of General Surgery, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and Post Graduate Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and Post Graduate Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and Post Graduate Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Peter Alken
This is a report on urine collection in the thoracic cavity after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL). That may happen after PNL bu... Lire la suite
vendredi 15 mai 2015 07:13
14360 lectures
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Carrasco A Jr et al, 2015: Surgical management of stone disease in patients with primary hyperoxaluria.

Carrasco A Jr, Granberg CF, Gettman MT, Milliner DS, Krambeck AE.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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Peter Alken
The authors also offer a brief look at all 149 PH patients they have seen at Mayo clinic: a median time from presentation to diagn... Lire la suite
lundi 1 juin 2015 07:34
14810 lectures
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Fisang C et al, 2015: Urolithiasis-an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Secondary Preventive Challenge.

Fisang C, Anding R, Müller SC, Latz S, Laube N.

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  14542 lectures
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Peter Alken
This is a general review on all aspects of urolithiasis without special emphasis on SWL.
vendredi 12 juin 2015 07:43
14542 lectures
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Bres-Niewada E et al, 2015: Predicting stone composition before treatment - can it really drive clinical decisions?

Bres-Niewada E, Dybowski B, Radziszewski P.
Department of Urology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.

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  15162 lectures
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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Prediction of stone composition before SWL remains a matter of debate. It is well recognized that stones with high density are mor... Lire la suite
mardi 23 juin 2015 10:13
15162 lectures
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Geraghty R et al, 2015: Shock wave lithotripsy outcomes for lower pole and non-lower pole stones from a university teaching hospital: Parallel group comparison during the same time period.

Geraghty R, Burr J, Simmonds N, Somani BK.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.

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  13922 lectures
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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This comparative study between patients treated for stones in the lower calyx (LP) and those treated for stones in other positions... Lire la suite
lundi 29 juin 2015 10:17
13922 lectures
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Evan AP et al, 2015: MECHANISM BY WHICH SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY CAN PROMOTE FORMATION OF HUMAN CALCIUM PHOSPHATE STONES.

Evan AP, Coe FL, Connors BA, Handa RK, Lingeman JE, Worcester EM.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; International Kidney Stone Institute, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nephrology Section, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
International Kidney Stone Institute, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nephrology Section, University of Chicago.

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Does SWL induce formation of calcium phosphate (calcium hydrogen phosphate; brushite) stones? Of all reasons presented with the ai... Lire la suite
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It is difficult to understand why this abstract and the review with conflicting views on the question if ESWL provokes brushite st... Lire la suite
jeudi 27 octobre 2016 16:04
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Lim KH et al, 2015: Can stone density on plain radiography predict the outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones?

Lim KH, Jung JH, Kwon JH, Lee YS, Bae J, Cho MC, Lee KS, Lee HW.
Department of Urology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.
Department of Radiology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.

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It is a good intention to use KUB instead of NCCT, when the previous radiological procedure gives sufficient information for the p... Lire la suite
vendredi 31 juillet 2015 07:32
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Junuzovic D et al, 2015: Evaluation of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL): Efficacy in Treatment of Urinary System Stones.

Junuzovic D, Prstojevic JK, Hasanbegovic M, Lepara Z.
Urology clinic, Clinical center of Sarajevo University, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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This article describes the effect of ESWL on treatment of ureteral and renal stones. The authors had used Siemens Lithostar Multil... Lire la suite
lundi 3 août 2015 07:46
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Handa RK et al, 2015: Effect of renal shock wave lithotripsy on the development of metabolic syndrome in a juvenile swine model: a pilot study.

Handa RK, Liu Z, Connors BA, Evan AP, Lingeman JE, Basile DP, Tune JD.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Kidney Stone Institute of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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The group from Indianapolis has made significant contributions to our understanding of the effects and side effects of ESWL. Since... Lire la suite
mercredi 26 août 2015 13:05
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Akbulut F et al, 2015: A Rare Complication of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Intrarenal Hematoma Mimicking Pelvis Renalis Tumor.

Akbulut F, Kucuktopcu O, Ucpinar B, Savun M, Ozgor F, Sonmezay E, Simsek A, Gurbuz G.
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, 34096 Istanbul, Turkey.

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The authors describe a very unusual formation of hematoma in the renal pelvis as a consequence of SWL. This rapid development of r... Lire la suite
jeudi 27 août 2015 07:45
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Xu G et al, 2015: A comparative study to analyze the efficacy and safety of flexible ureteroscopy combined with holmium laser lithotripsy for residual calculi after percutaneous nephrolithotripsy.

Xu G, Wen J, Li Z, Zhang Z, Gong X, Chen J, Du C.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University Hangzhou 310009, China.
Department of Urology, The Third People's Hospital of Hangzhou Hangzhou 310009, China.

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This is a comparative study between SWL and fURS for treateing patients with residuals after PCNL. The results are similar to thos... Lire la suite
mercredi 2 septembre 2015 07:56
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Massoud AM et al, 2015: The success of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy based on the stone-attenuation value from non-contrast computed tomography.

Massoud AM, Abdelbary AM, Al-Dessoukey AA, Moussa AS, Zayed AS, Mahmmoud O.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, Beni Suef, Egypt.
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt.

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These correlations are well known.
jeudi 10 septembre 2015 10:24
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Marinkovic SP et al, 2015: Spleen injury following left extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL).

Marinkovic SP, Marinkovic CM, Xie D.
Department of Urology, Detroit Medical Center-Harper and Hutzel Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan, 48201, USA.

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Splenic rupture is an extraordinary rare complication of SWL. I have personally not seen this complication despite being responsib... Lire la suite
vendredi 18 septembre 2015 08:11
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Ng CF et al, 2015: The effect of renal cortical thickness on the treatment outcomes of kidney stones treated with shockwave lithotripsy.

Ng CF, Luke S, Chiu PK, Teoh JY, Wong KT, Hou SS.
The S.H. Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
Department of Imaging and Intervention Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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Peter Alken
It says that the measurements were taken along the shock wave path. But in fact the authors had the same two problems as Pareek et... Lire la suite
mardi 22 septembre 2015 10:35
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Duryea AP et al, 2015: Removal of residual cavitation nuclei to enhance histotripsy erosion of model urinary stones.

Duryea AP, Roberts WW, Cain CA, Hall TL

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This is another paper of Duryea and co-workers being about cavitation nuclei and their impact on kidney stone treatment by histotr... Lire la suite
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