SWL literature
SWL Literature

Semins MJ et al, 2015: Strategies to optimize shock wave lithotripsy outcome: Patient selection and treatment parameters.

Semins MJ, Matlaga BR.
Michelle Jo Semins, University of Pittsurgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States.

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The authors emphasize important points that need to be considered when SWL is applied: strict control of treatment parameters in a... Lire la suite
mercredi 30 septembre 2015 08:48
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Hughes SF et al, 2015: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Haemostatic Function, following Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) for the Treatment of Solitary Kidney Stones.

Hughes SF, Thomas-Wright SJ, Banwell J, Williams R, Moyes AJ, Mushtaq S, Abdulmajed M, Shergill I.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre (NW2URC), University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
Haematology Department, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.
Clinical Biochemistry Department, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.
Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, BCUHB Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom.

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That patients treated with SWL develop coagulopathy is to me new and surprising information. I have not had the impression that bl... Lire la suite
lundi 5 octobre 2015 08:56
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Vicentini FC, 2015: Difference of opinion - In the era of flexible ureteroscopy is there still a place for Shock-wave lithotripsy? Opinion: NO

Vicentini FC
Endourology and Lithiasis Section, Division of Urology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of São Paulo, School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil.
Section of Endourology, Department of Urology, Hospital Brigadeiro, São Paulo, Brazil.

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The author lists a number of reasons why SWL in the future will be replaced by flexible ureteroscopy (fURS). This article should b... Lire la suite
mardi 13 octobre 2015 09:14
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Donaldson JF, 2015: Difference of opinion - In the era of flexible ureteroscopy is there still a place for Shock-wave lithotripsy? Opinion: YES.

Donaldson JF
Department of Urological Surgery, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, United Kingdom.

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In this debate article the author presenst arguments for why flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) in the future should not replace SWL. Th... Lire la suite
jeudi 15 octobre 2015 09:26
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Hocaoglu E et al, 2015: Is quantitative diffusion-weighted MRI a valuable technique for the detection of changes in kidneys after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?

Hocaoglu E, Inci E, Aydin S, Cesme DH, Kalfazade N.
Department of Radiology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Haydarpasa Numune Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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More than 30 years of experience with SWL has taught us that transient morphological tissue changes are common after this treatmen... Lire la suite
lundi 19 octobre 2015 09:31
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Demir A et al, 2015: The histomorphological findings of kidneys after application of high dose and high-energy shock wave lithotripsy.

Demir A, Türker P, Bozkurt SU, İlker YN.
Department of Urology, Kafkas University, Medical School, Kars, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Namik Kemal University, Medical Faculty, Tekirdağ, Turkey.
Department of Pathology, Marmara University, School Of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Anadolu Health Center, Kocaeli, Turkey.

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What was the hypothesis? If studies like this are done, because registration of a new device requires animal studies it should be... Lire la suite
lundi 26 octobre 2015 11:09
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Chung DY et al, 2015: Impact of colic pain as a significant factor for predicting the stone free rate of one-session shock wave lithotripsy for treating ureter stones: a Bayesian logistic regression model analysis.

Chung DY, Cho KS, Lee DH, Han JH, Kang DH, Jung HD, Kown JK, Ham WS, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Yangpyeong Health Center, Yangpyeong, Korea.
Department of Urology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.

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The idea behind the study was that “Ureter stones in patients with colic pain are unlikely to be impacted as they do not have enou... Lire la suite
vendredi 30 octobre 2015 11:15
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Elnabtity AM et al, 2015: Is unilateral transversus abdominis plane block an analgesic alternative for ureteric shock wave lithotripsy?

Elnabtity AM, Tawfeek MM, Keera AA, Badran YA.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

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Appropriate treatment of patients’ pain experience during SWL is fundamental for optimal treatment results. In this study the auth... Lire la suite
lundi 2 novembre 2015 09:47
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Ahmed AF et al, 2015: Diuresis and inversion therapy to improve clearance of lower caliceal stones after shock wave lithotripsy: A prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical study.

Ahmed AF, Shalaby E, Maarouf A, Badran Y, Eladl M, Ghobish A.
Department of Urology, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Salman bin Abdulaziz University, Al-kharj, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Department of Urology, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.
Department of Urology, El-Iman General Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Department of Urology, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
Department of Urology, King Abdullah Hospital, Bisha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Not new but important not to forget that there is what I call ESWL plus. To those interested I also recommend the very informative... Lire la suite
mercredi 4 novembre 2015 11:21
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Li M et al, 2015: Adjunctive medical therapy with α-blocker after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteral stones: a meta-analysis.

Li M, Wang Z, Yang J, Guo X, Wang T, Wang S, Yin C, Liu J, Ye Z.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, Hubei, P. R. China.
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China.
Department of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

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Several meta-analyses have been published on the efficacy of -receptor antagonists in terms of fragment elimination after SWL. Fo... Lire la suite
vendredi 6 novembre 2015 09:53
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Cranfield A et al, 2015: Goodpasture's disease following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a case report & literature review.

Cranfield A, Mathavakkannan S.
The Renal Unit, Lister Hospital Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AB, UK.

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Goodpasture´s syndrome leads to acute, severe renal and pulmonary problems. It is a rare disease with only one case per 2 million... Lire la suite
vendredi 13 novembre 2015 11:30
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Yazici O et al, 2015: Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Ureteral Stones: Evaluation of Patient and Stone Related Predictive Factors.

Yazici O, Tuncer M, Sahin C, Demirkol MK, Kafkasli A, Sarica K.
Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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In this article the authors describe the outcome of SWL of proximal and distal ureteral stones. Proximal stones were considered to... Lire la suite
mercredi 25 novembre 2015 10:32
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Ahn SH et al, 2015: Can a dual-energy computed tomography predict unsuitable stone components for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?

Ahn SH, Oh TH, Seo IY.
Department of Urology, Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.

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With the described CT-protocol the authors were successful to discriminate between uric acid (UA) stones and calcium oxalate monoh... Lire la suite
vendredi 4 décembre 2015 10:39
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Dede O et al, 2015: Does morbid obesity influence the success and complication rates of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for upper ureteral stones?

Dede O, Şener NC, Baş O, Dede G, Bağbancı MŞ.
Department of Urology, Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakır, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ministry of Health Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Gazi Yaşargil Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ahi Evran University Faculty of Medicine, Kırşehir, Turkey.

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An electrohydraulic lithotripter (Multimed Classic; Elmed) with a “penetration depth of 15-20 cm” was used in this series. In the... Lire la suite
mercredi 16 décembre 2015 09:22
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Demir A et al, 2015: Pain control using pethidine in combination with diazepam compared to diclofenac in combination with hyoscine-n-butyl bromide: in patients undergoing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Demir A, Cecen K, Karadag MA, Uslu M, Arslan OE.
Kafkas University, Medical School, Department of Urology, Kars, Turkey.

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It is important to note that effective stone disintegration is painful and that it is necessary to administer effective analgesics... Lire la suite
vendredi 18 décembre 2015 10:57
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Burr J et al, 2015: Is flexible ureterorenoscopy and laser lithotripsy the new gold standard for lower pole renal stones when compared to shock wave lithotripsy: Comparative outcomes from a University hospital over similar time period.

Burr J, Ishii H, Simmonds N, Somani BK.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Department of Urology, Southampton, United Kingdom.

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A 23 % SFR of ESWL for lower pole stones reflects a non-adequate patient selection and treatment technique and 2 cases of urosepsi... Lire la suite
lundi 28 décembre 2015 09:34
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Cecere N et al, 2015: Renovascular acute renal failure precipitated by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pancreatic stones.

Cecere N, Goffette P, Deprez P, Jadoul M, Morelle J.
Division of Nephrology , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.
Division of Medical Imaging , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.
Division of Gastroenterology , Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain , Brussels , Belgium.

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This is indeed an extremely unusual complication observed following SWL of a pancreatic stone. As indicated in the CT-images the S... Lire la suite
mercredi 30 décembre 2015 11:05
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Lee FC et al, 2015: Renal Vasoconstriction Occurs Early During Shockwave Lithotripsy in Humans.

Lee FC, Hsi RS, Sorensen MD, Dunmire B, Liu Z, Bailey MR, Harper JD.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine , Seattle, Washington.
Division of Urology, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center , Seattle, Washington.
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington , Seattle, Washington.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University Schools of Medicine and Public Health , Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Good type T1, “bench-to-bedside” translational research. If work like this is expanded and integrated into daily routine ESWL beco... Lire la suite
lundi 4 janvier 2016 08:02
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Phull JS et al, 2015: How do we know what damage a safe intervention has in the long-term: Considering the risk of extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy and the onset of diabetes mellitus.

Phull JS, Aboumarzouk OM.
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
Islamic University, College of Medicine, Gaza, Palestine.

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This brief article is a summary of the authors’ speculation on the risk of developing diabetes mellitus as a consequence of SWL. T... Lire la suite
mercredi 6 janvier 2016 11:12
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Bailey M et al, 2015: Shockwave lithotripsy with renoprotective pause is associated with renovascular vasoconstriction in humans.

Bailey M, Lee F, Hsi R, Paun M, Dunmire B, Liu Z, Sorensen M, Harper J.
Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA ; Division of Urology, Puget Sound Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, USA.

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Avoiding kidney damage is the goal of every stone removing procedure, irrespective of which modality that is used. Experimental fi... Lire la suite
lundi 18 janvier 2016 11:31
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Müllhaupt G et al, 2015: How do stone attenuation and skin-to-stone distance in computed tomography influence the performance of shock wave lithotripsy in ureteral stone disease?

Müllhaupt G, Engeler DS, Schmid HP, Abt D.
Department of Urology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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This is not just another paper on SSD and mean attenuation value (MAV) of stones measured in HU. The authors suggest that SSD mea... Lire la suite
mercredi 20 janvier 2016 10:08
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Abid N et al, 2015: Decreased Radiation Exposure and Increased Efficacy in Extracorporeal Lithotripsy Using A New Ultrasound Stone Locking System.

Abid N, Ravier E, Promeyrat X, Codas R, Fassi Fehri H, Crouzet S, Martin X.
Urology and Transplantation Surgery, CHU Lyon, Hôpital Edouard Herriot , Lyon, France.

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Patients with urolithiasis, undoubtedly, are at risk of being exposed to excessive doses of radiation. This might be a consequence... Lire la suite
mercredi 27 janvier 2016 11:39
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Smrkolj T et al, 2015: Endoscopic Removal of a Nitinol Mesh Stent from the Ureteropelvic Junction after 15 Years.

Smrkolj T, Šalinović D.
Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Clinical Institute of Radiology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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The authors describe how they successfully removed a Nitinol mesh stent in UPJ after 15 years. The procedure comprised non-invasiv... Lire la suite
vendredi 5 février 2016 15:34
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Cho KS et al, 2015: Optimal Skin-to-Stone Distance Is a Positive Predictor for Successful Outcomes in Upper Ureter Calculi following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach.

Cho KS, Jung HD, Ham WS, Chung DY, Kang YJ, Jang WS, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Incheon Red Cross Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

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This is an article that emphasizes the role of skin-to stone distance SDS for successful first treatment. For the statistical anal... Lire la suite
lundi 22 février 2016 10:05
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Ozkan B et al, 2015: Does ureteral stenting matter for stone size? A retrospectıve analyses of 1361 extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy patients.

Ozkan B, Dogan C, Can GE, Tansu N, Erozencı A, Onal B.
Acıbadem Unıversıty, Faculty of Medıcıne, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey.
Unıversıty of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medıcıne, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey.

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An old story updated. The unique quality of this report as compared to similar studies is the fact that all procedures through the... Lire la suite
jeudi 25 février 2016 12:24
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Kaynar M et al, 2015: Effective radiation exposure evaluation during a one year follow-up of urolithiasis patients after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Kaynar M, Tekinarslan E, Keskin S, Buldu İ, Sönmez MG, Karatag T, Istanbulluoglu MO.
Department of Urology, Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Necmettin Erbakan University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Mevlana University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
Medical Park Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Mevlana University, Konya, Turkey.

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This article emphasizes the need for paying attention to the radiation that we expose our patients with urolithiasis to. The autho... Lire la suite
mardi 1 mars 2016 10:31
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Li HY et al, 2015: Treatment of renal uric acid stone by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy combined with sodium bicarbonate: 2 case reports.

Li HY, Lian PY, Zhou ZY, Song P, Yan Y, Liu JH.
Department of Urology, The Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical College Hailou 570120, P. R. China.
Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan, Hubei 430030, P. R. China.

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Local chemolysis is not free from dangerous complications. The interested reader should have a look at Bernardo NO, Smith AD. Chem... Lire la suite
vendredi 11 mars 2016 12:21
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Milicevic S et al, 2015: Encrustation of the Ureteral Double J Stent in Patients with a Solitary Functional Kidney - a Case Report.

Milicevic S, Bijelic R, Jakovljevic B.
Urology Clinic, University Hospital Clinical Center Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Community Health Center, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZU "S.tetik" Daily Oncology Hospital, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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This case represents a stent problem occasionally encountered clinically with very fast deposition of crystal/stone material on th... Lire la suite
mardi 15 mars 2016 10:52
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Faragher SR et al, 2016: In Vitro Assessment of Three Clinical Lithotripters Employing Different Shock Wave Generators.

Faragher SR, Cleveland RO, Kumar S, Wiseman OJ, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital , Oxford, United Kingdom.
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Urology Department, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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In this in vitro assessment of stone fragmentation with three different lithotripters: Sonolith i-sys (electro-conductive), Moduli... Lire la suite
mercredi 25 mai 2016 07:49
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Kim JK et al, 2016: Clinical Nomograms to Predict Stone-Free Rates after Shock-Wave Lithotripsy: Development and Internal-Validation.

Kim JK, Ha SB, Jeon CH, Oh JJ, Cho SY, Oh SJ, Kim HH, Jeong CW.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

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Nomograms with the purpose of predicting stone-free rates in patients treated with SWL for stones in the kidneys and ureters, migh... Lire la suite
mercredi 1 juin 2016 08:12
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Noureldin YA et al, 2015: Changes in Urolithiasis Referral Patterns for Shock Wave Lithotripsy over a Decade: Was There Adherence to AUA/EAU Guidelines?

Noureldin YA, Elkoushy MA, Andonian S.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Urology, Benha University Hospital, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Urology, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.
Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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The authors (in a tertiary centre) have studied their database on SWL to analyse any differences in referral pattern during two di... Lire la suite
lundi 6 juin 2016 08:19
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Tejwani R et al, 2016: Increased pediatric sub-specialization is associated with decreased surgical complication rates for inpatient pediatric urology procedures.

Tejwani R, Wang HS, Wolf S, Wiener JS, Routh JC.
Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

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This article deals with a comparison between SWL and URS carried out in a paediatric population. The end-points were repeated trea... Lire la suite
vendredi 9 septembre 2016 12:15
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Connors BA et al, 2016: Using 300 Pretreatment Shock Waves In A Voltage Ramping Protocol Can Significantly Reduce Tissue Injury During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Connors BA, Evan AP, Handa RK, Blomgren PM, Johnson CD, Liu Z, Lingeman JE.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University Schools of Public Health and Medicine , Indianapolis, Indiana.
Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease , Indianapolis, Indiana.

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I refer to all previous reviews I have made of the publications of this very active research group. They go on and on with their n... Lire la suite
vendredi 9 septembre 2016 14:24
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Nerli RB et al, 2016: Forgotten/retained double J ureteric stents: A source of severe morbidity in children.

Nerli RB, Magdum PV, Sharma V, Guntaka AK, Hiremath MB, Ghagane S.
Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLE University's JN Medical College, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and MRC, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
PG Department of Studies in Biotechnology and Microbiology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.

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Encrustation of stents left in the ureter during (too) long periods of time might cause considerable problems at removal. It is em... Lire la suite
lundi 19 septembre 2016 10:43
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Eze KC et al, 2016: Cost-effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in a poor resource setting: The Okada, Nigeria experience.

Eze KC, Irekpita E, Salami TA.
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Department of Surgery (Urology Unit), Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

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A sad story about economics in Nigeria, 32 stone patients treated in 6 years and final closure of the site. For those travelling t... Lire la suite
lundi 3 octobre 2016 15:07
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Dell'Atti L et al, 2016: Ten-year experience in the management of distal ureteral stones greater than 10 mm in size.

Dell'Atti L, Papa S.

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In this retrospective analysis of treatment of ureteral stones (>10 mm) the authors concluded that URS was more successful in term... Lire la suite
jeudi 13 octobre 2016 11:14
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Gokce MI et al, 2016: Comparison of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for treatment of stone disease in horseshoe kidney patients.

Gokce MI, Tokatli Z, Suer E, Hajiyev P, Akinci A, Esen B.
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Doruk Hospital Ankara, Turkey.

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Removal of stones from horseshoe kidneys is a well recognized clinical problem. Although SWL can result in good disintegration, cl... Lire la suite
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Khan Z et al, 2016: Spontaneous retrograde migration of ureterovesical junction stone to the kidney; first ever reported case in the English literature in human.

Khan Z, Yaqoob AA, Bhatty TA.
Department of Urology, King Hamad University Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Lee JH et al, 2016: A Case of Septic Shock caused by Achromobacter xylosoxidans in an Immunocompetent Female Patient after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for a Ureteral Stone.

Lee JH, Lee SY, Park IY, Park SY, Lee JS, Kang G, Kim JS, Eom JS.
Department of Internal Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

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6 colleagues from a department of Internal Medicine, and 2 from Laboratory Medicine report on a patient who got ESWL for a uretera... Lire la suite
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Resorlu B et al, 2016: Management of lower pole renal stones: the devil is in the details.

Resorlu B, Issi Y, Onem K, Germiyanoglu C.
Department of Urology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun 55270, Turkey.

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The authors of this short comment discuss the results, advantages and disadvantages of SWL, RIRS and PNL for stones located in the... Lire la suite
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Lee JY et al, 2016: Stone heterogeneity index as the standard deviation of Hounsfield units: A novel predictor for shock-wave lithotripsy outcomes in ureter calculi.

Lee JY, Kim JH, Kang DH, Chung DY, Lee DH, Do Jung H, Kwon JK, Cho KS.
Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Incheon Red Cross Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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I wonder why the group around Williams who has been working on CT and stones since years (1,2,3) has never jumped on that issue. A... Lire la suite
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Zhang X et al, 2016: Low-Energy Shockwave Therapy Improves Ischemic Kidney Microcirculation.

Zhang X, Krier JD, Amador Carrascal C, Greenleaf JF, Ebrahimi B, Hedayat AF, Textor SC, Lerman A, Lerman LO.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and.
Departments of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering and.
Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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Highly interesting animal report on the use of low-energy shockwave therapy (L-SWT) in pigs with or without experimentally induced... Lire la suite
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El-Assmy A et al, 2016: Does lithotripsy increase stone recurrence? A comparative study between extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and non-fragmenting percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

El-Assmy A, Harraz AM, Eldemerdash Y, Elkhamesy M, El-Nahas AR, Elshal AM, Sheir KZ.
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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Fresh data on a non-remarkable recurrence rate after ESWL compared to PNL. Why a stone size > 8 mm should be a (physiological) thr... Lire la suite
jeudi 26 janvier 2017 10:21
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Gupta S et al, 2016: Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Necrotizing Pancreatitis Following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Gupta S, Scambia J, Gandillon C, Aversano F, Batista R.
Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA.

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This article describes an extremely unusual complication of SWL: necrotizing pancreatitis and abdominal compartment syndrome. This... Lire la suite
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Majzoub A et al, 2016: Effect of urine pH on the effectiveness of shock wave lithotripsy: A pilot study.

Majzoub A, Al-Ani A, Gul T, Kamkoum H, Al-Jalham K.
Department of Urology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

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It is well known that the urinary pH varies during 24 hrs from around 5-6,5 in night-time and morning to 7-8 during the day-time... Lire la suite
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Elnabtity AM et al, 2016: Unilateral versus bilateral ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane blocks during ureteric shock wave lithotripsy: A prospective randomized trial.

Elnabtity AM, Shabana WM.
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

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Local anaesthesia can be of clinical value as it does not require administration of powerful analgesics and sedatives. The purpos... Lire la suite
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Kodama K et al, 2016: Management of Ureterolithiasis in a Patient with Crossed Unfused Renal Ectopia.

Kodama K, Takase Y, Tatsu H.
Department of Urology, Toyama City Hospital, Toyama 939-8511, Japan.
Department of Radiology, Toyama City Hospital, Toyama 939-8511, Japan.

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lundi 13 février 2017 10:35
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Kang DH et al, 2016: Comparison of High, Intermediate, and Low Frequency Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urinary Tract Stone Disease: Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis.

Kang DH, Cho KS, Ham WS, Lee H, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Division of Epidemic Intelligence Service, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Osong, Korea.
Department of Urology, Severance Check-Up, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

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For those readers who are fans of math statistics the original paper is a must-read. The methods of calculation are described exte... Lire la suite
lundi 20 février 2017 10:40
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Patel CK et al, 2016: Advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: what's new and upcoming?

Patel CK, Bennett N.
Institute of Urology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA.

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In this article well established pharmacological treatment modalities are reviewed together with some innovations in the field. L... Lire la suite
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Long Q et al, 2016: Autophagy activation protects shock wave induced renal tubular epithelial cell apoptosis may through modulation of Akt/ GSK-3β pathway.

Long Q, Li X, He H, He D.
Department of Urology, First affiliated hospital, Medical School of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China.

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This paper - like 21 of the 29 references - concentrates more on apoptosis and phagocytosis than on ESWL. In previous studies the ... Lire la suite
lundi 13 mars 2017 10:05
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Mustafa M et al, 2016: Electromagnetic and electrohydraulic shock wave lithotripsy induced urothelial damage: Is there a difference?

Mustafa M, Aburas H, Helo F, Qarawi L.
An-najah University hospitalnablus, Palestine.
An-najah National University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 455978, Nablus, Palestine.

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It is not evident to which extent this comparative study on urothelial injuries caused by EH (electrohydraulic) and EM (electromag... Lire la suite
lundi 3 avril 2017 10:29
6874 lectures
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Elmansy HE et al, 2016: Recent advances in lithotripsy technology and treatment strategies: A systematic review update.

Elmansy HE, Lingeman JE.
Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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I learned a new word: „Guarantor”; “… a person or corporation, that makes or gives a promise, assurance, or pledge typically relat... Lire la suite
mercredi 5 avril 2017 08:40
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Vogt B et al, 2016: MiniJFil®: A New Safe and Effective Stent for Well-Tolerated Repeated Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy or Ureteroscopy for Medium-to-Large Kidney Stones?

Vogt B, Desfemmes FN, Desgrippes A, Ponsot Y.
Department of Urology, Blois Polyclinic, La Chaussee Saint-Victor, France.
Department of Urology, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada.

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Technical improvements of the kind described in this article are not commonly seen. The invention described by the authors is a sh... Lire la suite
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Kang DH et al, 2016: Ureteral stenting can be a negative predictor for successful outcome following shock wave lithotripsy in patients with ureteral stones.

Kang DH, Cho KS, Ham WS, Chung DY, Kwon JK, Choi YD, Lee JY.
Department of Urology, Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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The negative influence of stents when treating patients with ureteral stones is confirmed in this report. It needs to be noted tha... Lire la suite
mercredi 26 avril 2017 10:43
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Park J et al, 2016: National Practice Pattern and Time Trends in Treatment of Upper Urinary Tract Calculi in Korea: a Nationwide Population-Based Study.

Park J, Suh B, Lee MS, Woo SH, Shin DW.
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. .
Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.

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This interesting report comes from Korea where, despite increased incidence of urolithiasis, SWL remained the primary treatment mo... Lire la suite
mardi 2 mai 2017 10:50
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Tzou DT et al, 2016: Ultrasound Use in Urinary Stones: Adapting Old Technology for a Modern-Day Disease.

Tzou DT, Usawachintachit M, Taguchi K, Chi T.
Department of Urology, University of California , San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Chulalongkorn University , The Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand.
Department of Nephro-urology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences , Nagoya, Japan.

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A small paragraph focusses on the advantages of ultrasound stone tracking during ESWL Sorensen MD, Bailey MR, Shah AR, et al. Quan... Lire la suite
jeudi 4 mai 2017 09:08
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Iqbal N et al, 2016: Comparison of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urolithiasis Between Children and Adults: A Single Centre Study.

Iqbal N, Assad S, Rahat Aleman Bhatti J, Hasan A, Shabbir MU, Akhter S.
Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Urology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Cardiology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Good results but SFR was determined by KUB and/or sonography only and the complications were not classified. I always wonder why h... Lire la suite
mercredi 10 mai 2017 09:12
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Altok M et al, 2016: Do anxiety, stress, or depression have any impact on pain perception during shock wave lithotripsy?

Altok M, Akpinar A, Güneş M, Umul M, Demirci K, Baş E.
Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Urology, Isparta, Turkey.
Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Isparta, Turkey.

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In the present study patients received 75 mg Diclofenac sodium i.m. 30 - 45 minutes before the ESWL session; the VAS score at the ... Lire la suite
lundi 15 mai 2017 09:16
8100 lectures
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Tandan M et al, 2016: Management of Pancreatic Calculi: An Update.

Tandan M, Talukdar R, Reddy DN.
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India.
Asian Healthcare Foundation, Hyderabad, India.

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This paper focusses on the authors experience with 2800 cases of ESWL for pancreatic calculi (PC) which “is now the accepted stand... Lire la suite
vendredi 19 mai 2017 09:19
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Alavi Tamaddoni H et al, 2016: Enhanced High-Rate Shockwave Lithotripsy Stone Comminution in an In Vivo Porcine Model Using Acoustic Bubble Coalescence.

Alavi Tamaddoni H, Roberts WW, Duryea AP, Cain CA, Hall TL.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Department of Urology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan.
HistoSonics, Inc. , Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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It is always nice to see that ESWL, the least invasive technique of stone removal still offers not only room for improvement but f... Lire la suite
lundi 29 mai 2017 09:37
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Desoky EA et al, 2016: Immediate versus delayed shockwave lithotripsy for inaccessible stones after uncomplicated percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Desoky EA, Fawzi AM, Sakr A, Eliwa A, El Sayed ER, El Sayed D, Shahin AM, Salem EA, Kamel HM, Shabana W, Kamel M.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University Hospital, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

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Too good to simply replicate. The most dangerous complication after PNL is SIRS or Sepsis which is most frequent in patients with ... Lire la suite
mercredi 21 juin 2017 07:15
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Fode M et al, 2017: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Sexual Medicine: A Questionnaire-Based Assessment of Knowledge, Clinical Practice Patterns, and Attitudes in Sexual Medicine Practitioners.

Fode M, Lowenstein L, Reisman Y.
Department of Urology, Zealand University Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark; Department of Urology, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Herlev, Denmark.
Department of Family Medicine, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Clalit Health Services and Neuro-urology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
Department of Urology, Amstelland Hospital, Amstelveen, The Netherlands.

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This report is based on a questionnaire that was handed out to participants of a congress on sexology. Although a major part of th... Lire la suite
vendredi 23 juin 2017 08:14
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Sharma R et al, 2017: Can a brief period of double J stenting improve the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal calculi sized 1 to 2 cm?

Sharma R, Choudhary A, Das RK, Basu S, Dey RK, Gupta R, Deb PP.
Department of Urology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, India.
Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India.

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This article is an interesting report on the stent-use in association with SWL. It is assumed that the authors´ hypothesis for usi... Lire la suite
mercredi 28 juin 2017 08:12
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Moorthy K et al, 2017: Prediction of fragmentation of kidney stones: A statistical approach from NCCT images.

Moorthy K, Krishnan M.
Lourdes Hospital, Kochi, India.
Department of Electrical and Electronics, Government Engineering College, Thrissur, S. India.

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A method is described by means of which a statistical analysis of Hounsfield units together with a neural network system was used ... Lire la suite
lundi 3 juillet 2017 08:10
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Quoraishi S et al, 2017: Lessons learnt from a case of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for a residual gallbladder stone.

Quoraishi S, Ahmed J, Ponsford A, Rasheed A.
General Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK.
Department of Urology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK.

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This case report describes a series of attempts to remove gallstones from a shrunken and functionally destroyed gallbladder. The a... Lire la suite
vendredi 7 juillet 2017 07:57
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Kwon CI et al, 2017: Clinical response to dorsal duct drainage via the minor papilla in refractory obstructing chronic calcific pancreatitis.

Kwon CI, Gromski MA, Sherman S, El Hajj II, Easler JJ, Watkins J, McHenry L, Lehman GA, Fogel EL.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.

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Reviews on the treatment of pancreatic pathologies with ESWL get significant visits of the blog. We have therefore included this a... Lire la suite
jeudi 13 juillet 2017 07:35
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Hallmann S et al, 2017: Successful evacuation of large perirenal hematoma after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) - step 1 of the IDEAL recommendations of surgical innovation.

Hallmann S, Petersein J, Ruttloff J, Ecke TH.
Department of Urology HELIOS Hospital Bad Saarow Germany.
Institute of Radiology HELIOS Hospital Bad Saarow Germany.

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Active treatment of SWL-associated hematomas is seldom reported in the literature and the vast majority of such patients are certa... Lire la suite
vendredi 14 juillet 2017 08:22
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Al Edwan GM et al, 2017: Long term efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy [ESWT] for treatment of refractory chronic abacterial prostatitis.

Al Edwan GM, Muheilan MM, Atta ON.
Division of Urology, Department of Special Surgery, Jordan University Hospital, The University of Jordan, Jordan.

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Being a surgically very active urologist in Germany I rarely saw patients with abacterial prostatitis and I admit that diagnosis ... Lire la suite
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Dear Dr. Alken, I appreciate your comments. Are you currently practicing the ESWT therapy in your fine offices in Germany? Best... Lire la suite
jeudi 20 juillet 2017 17:13
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Zou ZJ et al, 2017: Short-term efficacy and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy in erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Zou ZJ, Tang LY, Liu ZH, Liang JY, Zhang RC, Wang YJ, Tang YQ, Gao R, Lu YP.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R. China.
Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, P.R. China.

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Shim M et al, 2017: The efficacy of performing shockwave lithotripsy before retrograde intrarenal surgery in the treatment of multiple or large (≥1.5 cm) nephrolithiasis: A propensity score matched analysis.

Shim M, Park M, Park HK.
Department of Urology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, Korea.
Department of Urology, Asan Medical Center, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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Despite the increasing enthusiasm for endoscopic stone removal, particularly RIRS, it is obvious that such methods are not without... Lire la suite
lundi 24 juillet 2017 08:32
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Sermeus L et al, 2017: Hypovolemic Shock Caused by Massive Renal Hematoma After a Third Consecutive Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy Session: A Case Report.

Sermeus L, Vander Eeckt K, Ost D, Van Den Branden M.
Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , Leuven, Belgium.
AZ Sint Blasius , Dendermonde, Belgium.

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The patient was initially admitted to the emergency room because of colicky pain and hydronephrosis due to an obstructing stone in... Lire la suite
mercredi 26 juillet 2017 07:46
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Wang H et al, 2017: Meta-Analysis of Stenting versus Non-Stenting for the Treatment of Ureteral Stones.

Wang H, Man L, Li G, Huang G, Liu N, Wang J.
Department of Urology, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, China.

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This is a meta-analysis of the effect of stenting in association with URS and SWL for ureteral stones. Without details of all 22 s... Lire la suite
mercredi 2 août 2017 08:40
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Smith HE et al, 2017: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy without radiation: Ultrasound localization is as effective as fluoroscopy.

Smith HE, Bryant DA, KooNg J, Chapman RA, Lewis G.
Department of Urology, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, SR4 7TP, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY, United Kingdom.

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vendredi 4 août 2017 07:52
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Aboutaleb H et al, 2016: Management of upper ureteral stones exceeding 15 mm in diameter: Shock wave lithotripsy versus semirigid ureteroscopy with holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser lithotripsy.

Aboutaleb H, Omar M, Salem S, Elshazly M.
Department of Urology, Menoufia University Hospital, Shebin El Kom, Egypt.

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A 3-months residual stone rate of 41 % after ESWL or 13,6% after URS is a misleading information. In the ESWL group 31 (47%) pat... Lire la suite
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Aboumarzouk OM et al, 2017: Analgesia for patients undergoing shockwave lithotripsy for urinary stones - a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aboumarzouk OM, Hasan R, Tasleem A, Mariappan M, Hutton R, Fitzpatrick J, Beatty L, Jones GE, Amer T.
North Bristol NHS Trust, United Kingdom.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, United Kingdom.
Ayr University Hospital, United Kingdom.

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Pietropaolo A et al, 2017: Trends of 'urolithiasis: interventions, simulation, and laser technology' over the last 16 years (2000-2015) as published in the literature (PubMed): a systematic review from European section of Uro-technology (ESUT).

Pietropaolo A, Proietti S, Geraghty R, Skolarikos A, Papatsoris A, Liatsikos E, Somani BK.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.
Raffaele Hospital, Ville Turro Division, Milan, Italy.
National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, University of Athens, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
European Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT), Athens, Greece.
Patras University, Patras, Greece.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK.

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An overview of techniques for stone removal based on the number of publications can to some extent reflect the use of different me... Lire la suite
mercredi 6 septembre 2017 10:16
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Waqas M et al, 2017: Comparison of Different Analgesia Drug Regimens for Pain Control During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Renal Stones: A Randomized Control Study.

Waqas M, Butt A, Ayaz Khan M, Khan I, Saqib IU, Hussain T, Akhter S.
Department of Urology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Urology, Pakistan Kidney Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Lithotripsy Department, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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It is correctly concluded by the authors that poor analgesia results in poor patient compliance and insufficient treatment results... Lire la suite
vendredi 15 septembre 2017 09:23
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Chen YZ et al, 2017: Comparison of safety and outcomes of shock wave lithotripsy between elderly and non-elderly patients.

Chen YZ, Lin WR, Lee CC, Sun FJ, Chow YC, Tsai WK, Chiang PK, Lin TP, Chen M, Chiu AW.
Department of Urology, MacKay Memorial Hospital.
School of Medicine, MacKay Medical College.
Department of Cosmetic Applications and Management, MacKay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management.
School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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A comparison of SWL-results in “young” ( 8 mm ureteral stones. Another unexpected finding was that the two groups had similar ston... Lire la suite
lundi 9 octobre 2017 10:00
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May PC et al, 2017: Detection and Evaluation of Renal Injury in Burst Wave Lithotripsy Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

May PC, Kreider W, Maxwell AD, Wang YN, Cunitz BW, Blomgren PM, Johnson CD, Park JSH, Bailey MR, Lee D, Harper JD, Sorensen MD.
University of Washington Applied Physics Lab, Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Division of Urology, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington.

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An important study because it reports on work in progress on an ESWL technique alternative to classical ESWL. It requires careful ... Lire la suite
samedi 28 octobre 2017 07:35
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Patodia M et al, 2017: Management of renal caliceal diverticular stones: A decade of experience.

Patodia M, Sinha RJ, Singh S, Singh V.
Department of Urology, Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Only three patients were treated with ESWL: “Three patients underwent ESWL as per their personal preference. Two patients had com... Lire la suite
lundi 13 novembre 2017 08:37
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Wang D et al, 2017: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is safe and effective for pediatric patients with chronic pancreatitis.

Wang D, Bi YW, Ji JT, Xin L, Pan J, Liao Z, Du TT, Lin JH, Zhang D, Zeng XP, Ye B, Zou WB, Chen H, Xie T, Li BR, Zheng ZH, Li ZS, Hu LH.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Department of Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing, China.
Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
Department of Gastroenterology, Air Force General Hospital, Beijing, China.
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiangdu Hospital, Yangzhou, China.

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This is a report on the safety and efficacy of ESWL done in intravenous sedation analgesia in a rare disease. It is interesting t... Lire la suite
mercredi 22 novembre 2017 09:07
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Xing Y et al, 2017: Comparison of Broad vs Narrow Focal Width Lithotripter Fields.

Xing Y, Chen TT, Simmons WN, Sankin G, Cocks FH, Lipkin ME, Preminger GM, Zhong P.
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center/Urologic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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A very interesting paper produced by a group with long standing experience in research on ESWL. The interested reader should get a... Lire la suite
vendredi 24 novembre 2017 09:12
Othmar Wess
Many factors determine the performance of a lithotripter. Positioning of stones, quality of coupling, energy settings, treatment s... Lire la suite
samedi 25 novembre 2017 13:07
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Tsai CC et al, 2017: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Can Improve Erectile Function in Patients Who Failed to Respond to Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors.

Tsai CC, Wang CJ, Lee YC, Kuo YT, Lin HH, Li CC, Wu WJ, Liu CC.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Management Offices, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pingtung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Pingtung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Pingtung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Pingtung, Taiwan.

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This study was conducted to find out if patients with erectile dysfunction in whom treatment with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibit... Lire la suite
samedi 2 décembre 2017 07:57
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Rashed FK et al, 2017: Prevalence of diabetes mellitus after extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy in 15 years follow-up.

Rashed FK, Ahmadi NR, Zolfaghari A, Farshi A, Amjadi M, Gholipour M.
Department of Urology, Imam Reza Hospital, Tabriz, Iran.
Department of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Shahid Madani Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
General Practitioner at Imam Reza hospital, Tabriz, Iran.

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The question whether DM is a consequence of SWL obviously remains a continuous matter of debate. The authors of this report claim ... Lire la suite
jeudi 14 décembre 2017 08:32
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Tao T et al, 2017: Outcome of a session of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy before endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for problematic and large common bile duct stones.

Tao T, Zhang M, Zhang QJ, Li L, Li T, Zhu X, Li MD, Li GH, Sun SX.
Tao Tao, Qi-Jie Zhang, Ming-Dong Li, Gui-Hua Li, Department of Gastroenterology, Zibo Central Hospital, Zibo 255000, Shandong Province, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Removal of bile duct stones can be a very complicated and challenging task. Although is a non-urological problem, the requests by ... Lire la suite
lundi 18 décembre 2017 08:37
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Gupta R et al, 2017: Bilateral Staghorn Calculus with Forgotten Double J Stent in Ileal Conduit Patient - A Rare Urological Challenge.

Gupta R, Dey RK, Sharma R, Gupta S.
Department of Urology, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Department of Urology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Department of Obstetrics And Gynaecology, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Forgotten internal stents are a serious clinical shortcoming. This is particularly the case when – as in the presented patient - t... Lire la suite
mercredi 27 décembre 2017 08:47
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Fouladi A et al, 2017: Comparison of Different Analgesic Techniques for Pain Relief During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: a Double-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Fouladi A, Soleimani A.
Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

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Peter Alken
The different outcomes in the two-armed study are partially explained by the use of different drug combinations and partially by t... Lire la suite
lundi 15 janvier 2018 11:25
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Seckiner I et al, 2017: A neural network - based algorithm for predicting stone - free status after ESWL therapy.

Seckiner I, Seckiner S, Sen H, Bayrak O, Dogan K, Erturhan S.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
Numerous methods have been published during recent years with the aim of predicting outcome / stone-free rate after SWL. In this r... Lire la suite
jeudi 18 janvier 2018 09:02
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Chang KD et al, 2017: Impact of Pretreatment Hydronephrosis on the Success Rate of Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients with Ureteral Stone.

Chang KD, Lee JY, Park SY, Kang DH, Lee HH, Cho KS.
Department of Urology and Urological Science Institute, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology and Urological Science Institute, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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The number of patients with grade 3 and 4 hydronephrosis was small (100 and 19 resp.). In these cases the one-session success rate... Lire la suite
lundi 29 janvier 2018 11:54
6782 lectures
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Nielsen TK et al., 2017: Efficacy of commercialised extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy service: a review of 589 renal stones.

Nielsen TK, Jensen JB.
Department of Urology, Hospitalsenheden Vest, Holstebro, Denmark.

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The second good quality Scandinavian ESWL study published in the third quarter of 2017 (Wagenius M, et al. Complications in extrac... Lire la suite
vendredi 16 février 2018 14:08
9088 lectures
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Chiang BJ et al, 2017: The efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for symptomatic ureteral stones: Predictors of treatment failure without the assistance of computed tomography.

Chiang BJ, Liao CH, Lin YH.
Department of Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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In this report the authors studied the outcome of SWL for ureteral stones without imaging with NCCT. Instead they used KUB and IVP... Lire la suite
mercredi 21 février 2018 09:38
6761 lectures
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Zou ZJ et al, 2017: Short-term efficacy and safety of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy in erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Zou ZJ, Tang LY, Liu ZH, Liang JY, Zhang RC, Wang YJ, Tang YQ, Gao R, Lu YP.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R. China.
Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, P.R. China.

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Low-intensity ESWT for erectile dysfunction is currently intensively discussed in the literature. This article is a review (n=15) ... Lire la suite
mercredi 28 février 2018 09:46
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Pietropaolo A et al, 2017: Trends of intervention for paediatric stone disease over the last two decades (2000-2015): A systematic review of literature.

Pietropaolo A, Proietti S, Jones P, Rangarajan K, Aboumarzouk O, Giusti G, Somani BK.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK.
Raffaele Hospital, Ville Turro Division, Milan, Italy.
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, UK.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
It is generally assumed that the number of publications on different methods for stone removal reflects how frequently the differe... Lire la suite
jeudi 15 mars 2018 13:31
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Sabharwal S et al, 2017: A prospective randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial to assess the effect of diuretics on shockwave lithotripsy of calculi.

Sabharwal S, Jeyaseelan L, Panda A, Gnanaraj L, Kekre NS, Devasia A.
Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
2Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Peter Alken
A proper, well done study with a small number of cases based on the presumption that the difference between the two groups would b... Lire la suite
vendredi 16 mars 2018 09:39
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San Juan J et al, 2017: Variation in Spending around Surgical Episodes of Urinary Stone Disease-Findings from Michigan.

San Juan J, Hou H, Ghani KR, Dupree JM, Hollingsworth JM.
Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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This economic analysis is based on data from a large number of hospitals in the Michigan area. The recorded payment for the index... Lire la suite
mardi 27 mars 2018 13:56
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Jeong HC et al, 2017: Effects of Next-Generation Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy on Erectile Dysfunction in an Animal Model of Diabetes.

Jeong HC, Jeon SH, Qun ZG, Kim KS, Choi SW, Bashraheel F, Bae WJ, Kim SJ, Cho HJ, Ha US, Hong SH, Lee JY, Moon DG, Kim SW.
Department of Urology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, The Catholic University of Korea, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, Incheon, Korea.
Catholic Integrative Medicine Research Institute, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Urology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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The effects of ESWT on ED are variable and inconclusive. Patients with ED, as a consequence of DM, comprise a particularly difficu... Lire la suite
jeudi 29 mars 2018 14:02
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Qian YY et al, 2017: Rectally administered indomethacin to prevent post-ESWL-pancreatitis (RIPEP): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Qian YY, Chen H, Tang XY, Jiang X, Qian W, Zou WB, Xin L, Li B, Qi YF, Hu LH, Zou DW, Jin ZD, Wang D, Du YQ, Wang LW, Liu F, Li ZS, Liao Z.
Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai, 200433, China.
Digestive Endoscopy Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Shanghai Institute of Pancreatic Diseases, Shanghai, China.
National Clinical Research Center of Digestive Diseases, Shanghai, China.

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This article is a description of a planned randomized double-blind study aimed to get information on whether NSAID (indomethacin) ... Lire la suite
jeudi 5 avril 2018 14:22
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Yang TX et al, 2017: A network meta-analysis on the beneficial effect of medical expulsive therapy after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Yang TX, Liao BH, Chen YT, Li H, He Q, Liu QY, Wang KJ.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology (Laboratory of Reconstructive Urology), West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China.
Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan, P. R. China.

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Network metaanalysis is the new kid on the block. The present authors looked at 26 studies with 5 interventions (tamsulosin, tera... Lire la suite
vendredi 6 avril 2018 10:30
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Qi T et al, 2017: Comparison of the effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy and a vacuum erectile device on penile erectile dysfunction: a randomized clinical trial.

Qi T, Ye L, Wang B, Zhang B, Chen J.
Department of Infertility and Sexual Medicine, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
There is currently a great interest and research activity in how to treat patients with ED. Accordingly there has been a dramatic ... Lire la suite
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Invité — Carolina
I found it in Pubmed: "The article, “Comparison of the effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy and a vacuum erectile device o... Lire la suite
mardi 26 juin 2018 22:13
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Guu SJ et al, 2017: Efficacy of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Men With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Refractory to 3-As Therapy.

Guu SJ, Geng JH, Chao IT, Lin HT, Lee YC, Juan YS, Liu CC, Wang CJ, Tsai CC.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Teaching and Research Center, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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An “open-label, single-arm prospective study” with extremely good results on patients who failed everything else!? The materials ... Lire la suite
mardi 10 avril 2018 10:37
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