SWL literature
SWL Literature

Chung VY et al, 2016: The success of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) in treating moderate-sized (10-20 mm) renal stones.

Chung VY, Turney BW.
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford.

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As the authors state it is a good rule to balance the aim of the stone treatment with the efforts necessary to achieve the goal. T... Lire la suite
vendredi 24 juin 2016 09:01
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Harrogate S et al, 2016: Quantification of the range of motion of kidney and ureteric stones during shockwave lithotripsy in conscious patients.

Harrogate S, Yick S, Williams JC, Cleveland R, Turney BW.
Oxford University Medical School, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Department of Engineering, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Oxford Stone Group, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Department of Urology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

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This report is highly interesting inasmuch as the hit-rate of shockwaves to a large extent is determined by the respiratory induce... Lire la suite
lundi 20 juin 2016 08:52
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Blackburne AT et al, 2016: Endoscopic Management of Urolithiasis in the Horseshoe Kidney.

Blackburne AT, Rivera ME, Gettman MT, Patterson DE, Krambeck AE.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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Not unexpectedly was the success rate better with endoscopic procedures than with SWL. But the latter treatment method was selecte... Lire la suite
mercredi 15 juin 2016 08:47
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May PC et al, 2016: Ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones.

May PC, Bailey MR, Harper JD.
Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine bCenter for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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One of the strongest arguments against SWL and in favour of endourological treatment modalities is the common occurrence of residu... Lire la suite
vendredi 10 juin 2016 08:39
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Hsieh CH et al, 2016: The Effectiveness of Prophylactic Antibiotics with Oral Levofloxacin Against Post-Shock Wave Lithotripsy Infectious Complications: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Hsieh CH, Yang SS, Chang SJ.
Division of Urology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, The Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan.
Medical College of Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

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The conclusion from this randomized study was that administration of antibiotics is of no benefit for patients with sterile urine.... Lire la suite
lundi 30 mai 2016 07:57
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Shahat A et al, 2016: Is Tamsulosin Effective after Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Pediatric Renal Stones? A Randomized, Controlled Study.

Shahat A, Elderwy A, Safwat AS, Abdelkawi IF, Reda A, Abdelsalam Y, Sayed M, Hammouda H.
Pediatric Urology Section, Urology Department, Assiut Urology and Nephrology Hospital, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.

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In view of the considerable experience of the more powerful ureteral contractions in children than in adults, my immediate expect... Lire la suite
vendredi 20 mai 2016 07:36
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Pirola GM et al, 2016: Evaluation of long-term side effects after shock-wave lithotripsy for renal calculi using a third generation electromagnetic lithotripter.

Pirola GM, Micali S, Sighinolfi MC, Martorana E, Territo A, Puliatti S, Bianchi G.
Department of Urology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41124, Modena, Italy.

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Long-term side effects of SWL are an important aspect of this treatment modality and have been subject to a large number of report... Lire la suite
mardi 17 mai 2016 07:18
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Kitrey ND et al, 2015: Penile low-intensity shockwave treatment is able to shift PDE5i non-responders to responders: A double-blind sham-controlled study.

Kitrey ND, Gruenwald I, Appel B, Shechter A, Massarwa O, Vardi Y.
Neurourology Unit, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Israel.
Department of Family Medicine, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Clalit Health Services, Haifa, Israel.
Urology Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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Impressive results. A few things are difficult to understand before the treatment: ”patients included in the study were previous ... Lire la suite
vendredi 13 mai 2016 08:12
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Long Q et al, 2015: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of the Efficacy of External Physical Vibration Lithecbole after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for a Lower Pole Renal Stone Less Than 2 cm.

Long Q, Zhang J, Xu Z, Zhu Y, Liu L, Wang H, Guo J, Wang G.
Department of Urology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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“ESWL Plus” is what I called all procedures to improve the passage of stone fragments after ESWL. This is another publication on t... Lire la suite
mercredi 11 mai 2016 08:01
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Moole H et al, 2015: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review: Success of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Chronic Calcific Pancreatitis Management.

Moole H, Jaeger A, Bechtold ML, Forcione D, Taneja D, Puli SR.
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL; †Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO; ‡Interventional Endoscopy Services, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; §Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL; and ∥Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL.

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Although treatment of pancreatic duct stones in patients with chronic calcific pancreatitis is not a urological concern, such pati... Lire la suite
lundi 9 mai 2016 11:41
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Li BR et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is a safe and effective treatment for pancreatic stones coexisting with pancreatic pseudocysts.

Li BR, Liao Z, Du TT, Ye B, Chen H, Ji JT, Zheng ZH, Hao JF, Ning SB, Wang D, Lin JH, Hu LH, Li ZS.
Department of Gastroenterology, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; Digestive Endoscopy Center, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; Department of Gastroenterology, Air Force General Hospital, Beijing, China.

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In the present series “in each patient a P-ESWL session was repeated on consecutive days until the stones were fragmented down to ... Lire la suite
vendredi 6 mai 2016 13:14
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Frey A et al, 2015: Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction: a pilot study.

Frey A, Sønksen J, Fode M.
Department of Urology , Herlev University Hospital , Copenhagen , Denmark.

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This preliminary report of low intensity ESWT with the aim of improving erectile function after radical prostatectomy is slightly ... Lire la suite
lundi 2 mai 2016 11:36
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Ruffo A et al, 2015: Safety and efficacy of low intensity shockwave (LISW) treatment in patients with erectile dysfunction.

Ruffo A, Capece M, Prezioso D, Romeo G, Illiano E, Romis L, Di Lauro G, Iacono F.
Department of Urology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.
Department of Urology, Hospital Santa Maria delle Grazie, Naples, Italy.

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Again a study on ESWT with good results for erectile dysfunction. Some call it LISW, LI-ESWT other LIST and the machines and trea... Lire la suite
vendredi 29 avril 2016 13:08
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Turna B et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in infants less than 12-month old.

Turna B, Tekin A, Yağmur İ, Nazlı O.
Department of Urology, Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova, 35100, İzmir, Turkey.

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The authors present results from an unusually large group of ney. The interesting feature of the article is that these children al... Lire la suite
jeudi 28 avril 2016 11:29
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Ding J et al, 2015: Tailored minimally invasive management of complex calculi in horseshoe kidney.

Ding J, Zhang Y, Cao Q, Huang T, Xu W, Huang K, Fang J, Bai Q, Qi J, Huang Y.
Urology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
Urology Department, Anhui Provincial Hospital, Hefei, Anhui, China.
Radiology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Anesthesiology Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Ultrasonograhy Department, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

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The tailored approach of the authors offered stone free rates between 73% and 93%. Only 11 of the 62 patients were treated with E... Lire la suite
lundi 25 avril 2016 13:03
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Ullah A et al, 2015: FREQUENCY AND FACTORS EFFECTING NON CLEARANCE OF LOWER POLE RENAL STONES.

Ullah A, Zubair M, Khan N, Malik A.

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The role of the geometrical anatomy of the lower calyx system remains a matter of debate. In this report comprising 119 patients t... Lire la suite
mercredi 20 avril 2016 11:24
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Hassan M et al, 2015: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy vs. extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treating a 20-30 mm single renal pelvic stone.

Hassan M, El-Nahas AR, Sheir KZ, El-Tabey NA, El-Assmy AM, Elshal AM, Shokeir AA.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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This paper from a good institution on the treatment of single pelvic stones unfortunately is a retrospective study. Inclusion of d... Lire la suite
lundi 18 avril 2016 12:53
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Alenezi H et al, 2015: The Effect of Renal Cysts on the Fragmentation of Renal Stones During Shockwave Lithotripsy: A Comparative In Vitro Study.

Alenezi H, Olvera-Posada D, Cadieux PA, Denstedt JD, Razvi H.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario, Canada.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario, Canada .
School of Health Sciences, Fanshawe College , London, Ontario, Canada.

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In this experimental gelatine model the authors studied SWL-induced stone disintegration under conditions mimicking the presence o... Lire la suite
mercredi 13 avril 2016 11:17
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Sahin C et al, 2015: Stone size and quality of life: A critical evaluation after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Sahin C, Cetinel AC, Eryildirim B, Tuncer M, Faydaci G, Sarica K.
Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Departments of Urology, Istanbul.

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Despite all the improvement in stone therapy our knowledge about patient satisfaction, preference and quality of life is scarce. I... Lire la suite
lundi 11 avril 2016 12:48
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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2015: History of Ureteral Stenting Negatively Affects the Outcomes of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy. Results of a Matched-pair Analysis.

Sfoungaristos S, Gofrit ON, Pode D, Landau EH, Yutkin V, Latke A, Duvdevani M.
Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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The authors demonstrated in matched groups of patients that SWL results were better in those patients who had NOT been stented com... Lire la suite
jeudi 7 avril 2016 11:10
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Akbas A et al, 2015: The effect of music therapy during shockwave lithotripsy on patient relaxation, anxiety, and pain perception.

Akbas A, Gulpinar MT, Sancak EB, Karakan T, Demirbas A, Utangac MM, Dede O, Sancaktutar AA, Simsek T, Sahin B, Resorlu B.
Department of Urology , Ankara Training and Research Hospital , Ankara , Turkey.
Department of Urology , Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University , Diyarbakir , Turkey.
Department of Anesthesiology , Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University , Canakkale , Turkey.
Department of Psychiatry , Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University , Canakkale , Turkey.

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A nice topic and clear cut results at first glance. A look at the results seem to suggest that the anxiety score and the pain scor... Lire la suite
lundi 4 avril 2016 12:42
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Denburg MR et al, 2015: Assessing the risk of incident hypertension and chronic kidney disease after exposure to shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy.

Denburg MR, Jemielita TO, Tasian GE, Haynes K, Mucksavage P, Shults J, Copelovitch L.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Hypertension after ESWL is back again - this time based on population statistics. Papers like this have to be red with some cautio... Lire la suite
vendredi 25 mars 2016 12:35
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Christiansen FE et al, 2015: Internal Structure of Kidney Calculi as a Predictor for Shockwave Lithotripsy Success.

Christiansen FE, Andreassen KH, Osther SS, Osther PJ.
Department of Urology, Urological Research Center, Lillebaelt Hospital, University of Southern Denmark , Fredericia, Denmark.

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This article presents the unexpected observation that the internal morphology of stones treated with SWL was of no or little impor... Lire la suite
mercredi 23 mars 2016 11:04
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Mi Y et al, 2015: Flexible ureterorenoscopy (F-URS) with holmium laser versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for treatment of renal stone

Mi Y, Ren K, Pan H, Zhu L, Wu S, You X, Shao H, Dai F, Peng T, Qin F, Wang J, Huang Y.
Department of Urology, Third Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.
Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Jiangyin Hospital of Southeast University Medical School, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.

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A similar meta-analysis on the same subject was recently published and reviewed (Zheng C, Yang H, Luo J, Xiong B, Wang H, Jiang... Lire la suite
lundi 21 mars 2016 12:29
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Wu H et al, 2015: Treatment of Renal Stones ≥20 mm with Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Wu H, Wang J, Lu J, Wang Y, Niu Z.
Department of Urology, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China.

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It is interesting to note that some authors still find it worthwhile to go beyond the standard recommendations to use SWL only for... Lire la suite
mardi 8 mars 2016 10:46
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Bohris C et al, 2015: Improvement of SWL Efficacy: Reduction of the Respiration-Induced Kidney Motion by Using an Abdominal Compression Plate.

Bohris C, Stief CG, Strittmatter F.
Dornier MedTech Systems , Wessling, Germany .
Department of Urology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University , Munich, Germany.

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One of the obstacles for successful disintegration of stones in the kidney, and to some extent also in the proximal ureter, is a l... Lire la suite
vendredi 4 mars 2016 10:36
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Taşdemir S et al, 2015: Meralgia paresthetica after the fragmentation of renal stone using extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a case report.

Taşdemir S, Ulaş ÜH, Yücel M, Çetiz A.
Department of Neurology, Gulhane Military Academy, GATA Nöroloj Etlik, Ankara, Turkey.

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vendredi 19 février 2016 12:06
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Kilinc MF et al, 2015: Ureteroscopy in proximal ureteral stones after shock wave lithotripsy failure: Is it safe and efficient or dangerous?

Kilinc MF, Doluoglu OG, Karakan T, Dalkilic A, Sonmez NC, Aydogmus Y, Resorlu B.
Department of Urology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey,
Department of Urology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey,
Department of Urology, Etimesgut Military Hospital, Ankara, Turkey,
Department of Urology, 18 Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey.

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The authors report their experience with URS after SWL-failure. The comparison was not randomized and primary URS was apparently u... Lire la suite
mercredi 17 février 2016 10:01
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Peng CZ et al, 2015: Giant Retroperitoneal Abscess Following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Peng CZ, How CK.
Emergency Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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lundi 15 février 2016 11:58
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Tsakaldimis G et al, 2015: Tumor necrosis factor A and interleucin 6 serum values in patients undergoing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral stones.

Tsakaldimis G, Bantis A, Zissimopoulos A, Kalaitzis C, Gianakopoulos S, Pitiakoudis M, Polichronidis A, Touloupidis S.
Urology Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, PC 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
jeudi 11 février 2016 09:56
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Bantis A et al, 2015: Can tumor necrosis factor a (TNF-a) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) be used as prognostic markers of infection following ureteroscopic lithrotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral stones?

Bantis A, Tsakaldimis G, Zissimopoulos A, Kalaitzis C, Gianakopoulos S, Pitiakoudis M, Polichronidis A, Touloupidis S.
Urology Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, PC 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

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No free access via Karolinska Institute and Heidelberg University.
lundi 8 février 2016 11:53
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Skuginna V et al, 2015: Does Stepwise Voltage Ramping Protect the Kidney from Injury During Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy? Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial.

Skuginna V, Nguyen DP, Seiler R, Kiss B, Thalmann GN, Roth B.
Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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The title of this article is interesting and indicates that the study will give an answer to the important question on whether SWL... Lire la suite
lundi 1 février 2016 11:44
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El-Assmy A et al, 2015: Clinically Insignificant Residual Fragments: Is It an Appropriate Term in Children?

El-Assmy A, El-Nahas AR, Harraz AM, El Demerdash Y, Elsaadany MM, El-Halwagy S, Sheir KZ.
Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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The Urology and Nephrology Center at Mansoura University has a very good reputation. But this is not a paper I like. Today a stu... Lire la suite
vendredi 29 janvier 2016 10:26
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Acland G et al, 2015: Contemporary trends in urinary tract stone surgery, a regional perspective: Auckland, New Zealand.

Acland G, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Rice M.
Department of Urology, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

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An interesting paper. It shows similar population based trends in the use of stone therapy modalities like in Canada (Ordon M et a... Lire la suite
lundi 25 janvier 2016 10:22
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Wazir BG et al, 2015: TREATMENT OF DISTAL URETERIC STONES-COMPARATIVE EFFICACY OF TRANSURETERAL PNEUMATIC LITHOTRIPSY AND EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY.

Wazir BG, Orakzai AN, Nawaz A.

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The results presented in this comparative study between URS and SWL are similar to those in several other reports. The stone-free ... Lire la suite
vendredi 22 janvier 2016 11:35
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Omar M et al, 2015: Shared decision making: why do patients choose ureteroscopy?

Omar M, Tarplin S, Brown R, Sivalingam S, Monga M.
Stevan Streem Center for Endourology and Stone Disease, Glickman Urology and Kidney Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Q10-1, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA.

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Double-J-Stent and URS is a story difficult to understand. In the present study participants were given a scenario that if URS plu... Lire la suite
vendredi 15 janvier 2016 09:53
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Mathers J et al, 2015: Cardiac Dysrhythmias in Children Undergoing Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Under General Anesthesia or Propofol Sedation: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study.

Mathers J, Troncoso Solar B, Harding L, Smeulders N, Hume-Smith H.
Department of Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Department of Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Department of Anaesthesia, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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In this article the authors have recorded the occurrence of dysrhythmias in children exposed to SWL. They surprisingly noted dysrh... Lire la suite
mercredi 13 janvier 2016 11:27
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Zheng C et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus retrograde intrarenal surgery for treatment for renal stones 1-2 cm: a meta-analysis.

Zheng C, Yang H, Luo J, Xiong B, Wang H, Jiang Q.
Department of Urology, The People's Hospital of Bishan District, Bishan, Chongqing, 402760, China.
Department of Urology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016, China.

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The abstracts’ last sentence “However, further randomized trials are needed to confirm these findings” is frequently found at the ... Lire la suite
lundi 11 janvier 2016 09:47
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Schnabel MJ et al, 2015: [Shock wave lithotripsy in Germany : Results of a nationwide survey].

Schnabel MJ, Brummeisl W, Burger M, Rassweiler JJ, Knoll T, Neisius A, Chaussy CG, Fritsche HM.
Klinik für Urologie, Caritas-Krankenhaus St. Josef, Universität Regensburg, Landshuter Straße 65, 93053, Regensburg, Deutschland.

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This article is an excellent summary of the present practice of stone removal in Germany (the country in which SWL was invented an... Lire la suite
vendredi 8 janvier 2016 11:22
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Yürük E et al, 2015: Previous shock-wave lithotripsy treatment does not impact the outcomes of flexible ureterorenoscopy.

Yürük E, Binbay M, Akman T, Özgör F, Berberoğlu Y, Müslümanoğlu AY.
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

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The demonstration that an intial SWL does not negatively influence the outome of a subsequent fURS procedure is valauble informati... Lire la suite
mercredi 23 décembre 2015 11:01
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Tiselius HG et al, 2015: Arguments for choosing extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for removal of urinary tract stones.

Tiselius HG, Chaussy CG.
Division of Urology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, USA.

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Two prominent authors review every aspect of ESWL.
lundi 21 décembre 2015 09:30
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Türk C et al, 2015: EAU Guidelines on Interventional Treatment for Urolithiasis.

Türk C, Petřík A, Sarica K, Seitz C, Skolarikos A, Straub M, Knoll T.
Department of Urology, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria.
Department of Urology, Region Hospital, České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
Department of Urology, Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Medical University Vienna, Austria.
Second Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Böblingen Medical Centre, University of Tübingen, Sindelfingen, Germany.

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This is a summary of EAU Guidelines with recommendations on how to diagnose and treat stones conservatively. There are a number of... Lire la suite
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Rojas A et al, 2015: Shock wave lithotripsy, retrograde intrarenal surgery or percutaneous nephrolithotomy for lower pole renal stones?

Rojas A, Gallegos H, Salvadó JA.
Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; Proyecto Epistemonikos, Santiago, Chile.
Departamento de Urología, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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Li T et al, 2015: Supine versus Prone Position during Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for Treating Distal Ureteral Calculi: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Li T, Gao L, Chen P, Bu S, Cao D, Yang L, Wei Q.
Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

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Neisius A et al, 2015: [Asymptomatic Kidney Stones: Active Surveillance vs. Treatment].

Neisius A, Thomas C, Roos FC, Hampel C, Fritsche HM, Bach T, Thüroff JW, Knoll T.
Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Mainz.
Klinik und Poliklinik für Urologie der Universität Regensburg am Caritaskrankenhaus St. Josef, Regensburg.
Urologische Klinik, Asklepios Klinik Harburg, Hamburg.
Urologische Klinik Sindelfingen, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Tübingen, Sindelfingen.

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Skolarikos A et al, 2015: Manuscript Title: the Efficacy of Medical Expulsive Therapy (MET) in Improving Stone-Free Rate and Stone Expulsion Time, after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) for Upper Urinary Stones: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Skolarikos A, Grivas N, Kallidonis P, Mourmouris P, Rountos T, Fiamegos A, Stavrou S, Venetis C; Members of RISTA Study Group.
Second Department of Urology, Athens Medical School, Sismanogleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Department of Urology, G. Hatzikosta General Hospital, Ioannina, Greece.
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
Department of Urology, Ippokrateio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Department of Urology, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.
First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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Largo R et al, 2015: Predictive value of low tube voltage and dual-energy CT for successful shock wave lithotripsy: an in vitro study.

Largo R, Stolzmann P, Fankhauser CD, Poyet C, Wolfsgruber P, Sulser T, Alkadhi H, Winklhofer S.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Zürich, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zürich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland.
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zürich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland.
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M-372, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0628, USA.

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The radiological density of urinary tract stones expressed in Hounsfield units has proven useful for roughly predicting stone comp... Lire la suite
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Tauber V et al, 2015: Efficacy Management of Urolithiasis: Flexible Ureteroscopy versus Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Tauber V, Wohlmuth M, Hochmuth A, Schimetta W, Krause FS.
Department of Urology, AKh Linz, Medical Faculty, Linz, Austria.

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Aydin HR et al, 2015: The Application of Kidney Injury Molecule-1 to Determine the Duration Between Shockwave Lithotripsy Sessions.

Aydin HR, Irkilata L, Aydin M, Daggulli M, Taskin MH, Demirel HC, Adanur S, Moral C, Atilla MK, Sancaktutar AA.
Department of Urology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University , Rize, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital , Samsun, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Dicle University , Diyarbakir, Turkey.
Department of Microbiology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital , Samsun, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Ataturk University , Erzurum, Turkey.

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It would be interesting to know which of the many post-ESWL parameters measured so far is really signalizing the right time gap be... Lire la suite
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Dogan HS et al, 2015: A new nomogram for prediction of outcome of pediatric shock-wave lithotripsy.

Dogan HS, Altan M, Citamak B, Bozaci AC, Karabulut E, Tekgul S.
Department of Urology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Biostatistics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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Good clinical work for the treatment of children - and parents, because the Urologist will be able to discuss not only advantages ... Lire la suite
jeudi 19 novembre 2015 11:37
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Yuan HJ et al, 2015: Minimally invasive treatment of renal transplant nephrolithiasis.

Yuan HJ, Yang DD, Cui YS, Men CP, Gao ZL, Shi L, Wu JT.
Department of Urology, Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital Affiliated to Medical College of Qingdao University, NO. 20 East Yuhuangding Road, Yantai, 264000, Shandong Province, China.

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This is a retrospective review of stone treatment in patients with transplanted kidneys. It is learnt from the review that stones ... Lire la suite
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Cakiroglu B et al, 2015: The effect of inclined position on stone free rates in patients with lower caliceal stones during SWL session.

Cakiroglu B, Sinanoglu O, Tas T, Hazar IA, Balci MB.
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Department of Urology, Istanbul.

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This is a highly interesting report with focus on one of the major problems with SWL; the difficulty to efficiently clear the lowe... Lire la suite
mercredi 11 novembre 2015 09:58
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Raheem OA et al, 2015: Contemporary Trends in the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment of Urolithiasis: Population-Based Analysis.

Raheem OA, Mirheydar HS, Miller DL, Palazzi KL, Chang DC, Sur RL.
Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health Care System , San Diego, California.

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“Unlike SWL, technology advances and improvement of URS have taken significant strides over last few decades.” That´s right! It´s... Lire la suite
lundi 9 novembre 2015 11:26
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Omar M et al, 2015: Does stone removal help patients with recurrent urinary tract infections?

Omar M, Abdulwahab-Ahmed A, Chaparala H, Monga M.
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

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The conclusion is wrong:” 50% patients with recurrent UTIs and asymptomatic renal calculi may be rendered stone-free following ext... Lire la suite
jeudi 5 novembre 2015 12:04
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Torricelli FC et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of renal and ureteral stones.

Torricelli FC, Danilovic A, Vicentini FC, Marchini GS, Srougi M, Mazzucchi E.
Hospital das Clínicas, Medical School's, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
HC, FM, USP, Brazil.

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Chen K et al, 2015: The Efficacy and Safety of Tamsulosin Combined with Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for Urolithiasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Chen K, Mi H, Xu G, Liu L, Sun X, Wang S, Meng Q, Lv T.
Department of Urology, The People's Hospital of LaiWu City, LaiWu Affiliated Hospital of Taishan Medical College , Shandong Province, China.
Institute of Urology and Nephrology, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University , Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
Department of Oncology, The People's Hospital of AnQiu City , Shandong Province, China.

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This report is one of several meta-analyses carried out with the aim of getting information on the usefulness of -receptor antago... Lire la suite
vendredi 23 octobre 2015 09:36
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Fankhauser CD et al, 2015: Long-term Adverse Effects of Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy for Nephrolithiasis and Ureterolithiasis: A Systematic Review.

Fankhauser CD, Kranzbühler B, Poyet C, Hermanns T, Sulser T, Steurer J.
Klinik für Urologie, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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Unfortunately the conclusion cannot be better than the data available to make the conclusion: Quality of the Included Studies “Th... Lire la suite
mercredi 21 octobre 2015 11:03
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Irkilata L et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the primary treatment of encrusted ureteral stents.

Irkilata L, Ozgur BC, Sancaktutar AA, Akdeniz E, Aydin M, Demirel HC, Aydin HR, Doluoglu OG, Resorlu B, Atilla MK.
Department of Urology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Fevzi Çakmak Mahallesi, Altın Yunus Sokak, Liva Park Sitesi, B-2 Blok, Ilkadım, Samsun, Turkey.

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lundi 12 octobre 2015 12:13
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Chen TT et al, 2015: Radiation Exposure during the Evaluation and Management of Nephrolithiasis.

Chen TT, Wang C, Ferrandino MN, Scales CD, Yoshizumi TT, Preminger GM, Lipkin ME.
School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Division of Radiation Safety, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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Sfoungaristos S et al, 2015: Do we really need kidneys-ureters-bladder radiography to predict stone radiopacity before treatment with shockwave lithotripsy? Development and internal validation of a novel predictive model based on computed tomography parameters.

Sfoungaristos S, Hidas G, Gofrit ON, Yutkin V, Latke A, Landau EH, Pode D, Duvdevani M.
Urology Department, Hadassah University Hospital , The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel .

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Mehmet NM et al, 2015: Effect of urinary stone disease and its treatment on renal function.

Mehmet NM, Ender O.
Necmettin Mercimek Mehmet, Department of Urology, Gaziantep Sani Konukoglu Hospital, Sehitkamil, 27090 Gaziantep, Turkey.

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A very short review on renal function after ESWL, PNL or URS.
lundi 28 septembre 2015 10:40
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Sallami S et al, 2015: Extracorporeal lithotripsy in patients with hemophilia: systematic review.

Sallami S, Baccouche H, Mahjoub S, Ben Romdhane N.

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Lee HY et al, 2015: Noncontrast computed tomography factors that predict the renal stone outcome after shock wave lithotripsy.

Lee HY, Yang YH, Lee YL, Shen JT, Jang MY, Shih PM, Wu WJ, Chou YH, Juan YS.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Division of Statistical Analysis, Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Cishan Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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There focus is on fat. But they do not yet have a lot of followers in the literature. I had read and commented a previous publicat... Lire la suite
mercredi 16 septembre 2015 10:30
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Ichiyanagi O et al, 2015: Age-related delay in urinary stone clearance in elderly patients with solitary proximal ureteral calculi treated by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Ichiyanagi O, Nagaoka A, Izumi T, Kawamura Y, Kato T.
Department of Urology, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Iida-Nishi 2-2-2, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

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Although there were no statistical differences in terms of stone-free rates in patients with different ages, there was a clear tre... Lire la suite
lundi 14 septembre 2015 08:06
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Azili MN et al, 2015: Management of stone disease in infants.

Azili MN, Ozturk F, Inozu M, Çayci FŞ, Acar B, Ozmert S, Tiryaki T.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara Child Diseases Hematology and Oncology Education and Research Hospital, No:10 Diskapi, 06110, Ankara, Turkey.

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Yencilek E et al, 2015: The Daily Resistive Index measurement useful tool in the estimation of the optimal time interval between two Shock Wave Lithotripsy sessions.

Yencilek E, Sarsılmaz A, Kilickesmez O, Koyuncu H, Eryildirim B, Gurses B, Bastug Y, Erihan B.
Department of Radiology, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Radiology Istanbul Education Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology Kartal Lutfi Kırdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Department of Urology Beykoz State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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vendredi 4 septembre 2015 10:20
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Chaussy CG et al, 2015: Engineering Better Lithotripters.

Chaussy CG, Tiselius HG.
University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

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Two experts present the current situation of ESWL, the recently accepted recommendations to improve the success rates and the news... Lire la suite
lundi 31 août 2015 10:15
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Rodríguez D et al, 2015: Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment for Kidney Stone Disease.

Rodríguez D, Sacco DE.
Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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vendredi 28 août 2015 10:11
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Oberlin DT et al, 2015: Contemporary Surgical Trends in the Management of Upper Tract Calculi.

Oberlin DT, Flum AS, Bachrach L, Matulewicz RS, Flury SC.
Department of Urology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.

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In this report, based on data collected from the American Board of Urology, the technique used for stone removal during the period... Lire la suite
mercredi 26 août 2015 13:12
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Srini VS et al, 2015: Low intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: a study in an Indian population.

Srini VS, Reddy RK, Shultz T, Denes B.
Ankur Healthcare Private Limited, Bangalore, India; Medispec Ltd., Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA; Redwood City, California, USA.

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lundi 10 août 2015 08:01
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Pan MM et al, 2015: Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave as a Novel Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction.

Pan MM, Raees A, Kovac JR.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. USA.
Bahraini Defense Force Hospital, Ar-Rifaa, Bahrain.
Urology of Indiana, Carmel, IN, USA.

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This report is an updated summary of the present experience of LI-ESWT for treatment of patients with erectile dysfunction. It is ... Lire la suite
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Pelayo-Nieto M et al, 2015: Linear shock wave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Pelayo-Nieto M, Linden-Castro E, Alias-Melgar A, Espinosa-Pérez Grovas D, Carreño-de la Rosa F, Bertrand-Noriega F, Cortez-Betancourt R.
Departamento de Urología, Centro Médico Nacional 20 de Noviembre, México Distrito Federal, México.

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Bechara A et al, 2015: Effectiveness of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy on patients with Erectile Dysfunction (ED) who have failed to respond to PDE5i therapy. A pilot study.

Bechara A, Casabé A, De Bonis W, Nazar J.
Urología del Hospital Durand y del IME. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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lundi 27 juillet 2015 09:28
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Stasinou T et al, 2015: Re: Antiplatelet and Anticoagulative Medication During Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Stasinou T, Bourdoumis A, Masood J.
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust , Exeter, United Kingdom.

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This is a valuable comment emphasizing the need of collaboration with cardiologists in order to deal with the treatment of patient... Lire la suite
vendredi 24 juillet 2015 07:27
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Prstojevic JK et al, 2015: Characteristics of calculi in the urinary tract.

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

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This publication deals with the epidemiological data of stones treated by SWL but not with treatment details or results.
mercredi 22 juillet 2015 09:20
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Kiremit MC et al, 2015: Contemporary Management of Medium-Sized (10-20 mm) Renal Stones: A Retrospective Multicenter Observational Study.

Kiremit MC, Guven S, Sarica K, Ozturk A, Buldu I, Kafkasli A, Balasar M, Istanbulluoglu O, Horuz R, Cetinel CA, Kandemir A, Albayrak S.
Department of Urology, Medical Faculty of Medipol University , Istanbul, Turkey.

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In this retrospective analysis of treatment results recorded in 935 patients with renal stones the authors achieved a stone-free r... Lire la suite
lundi 20 juillet 2015 07:41
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Budía Alba A et al, 2015: Analysis of the safety profile of treatment with a large number of shock waves per session in extracorporeal lithotripsy

Budía Alba A, López Acón JD, Polo-Rodrigo A, Bahílo-Mateu P, Trassierra-Villa M, Boronat-Tormo F.
Hospital Virgen del Consuelo-Grupo NISA de Valencia, Valencia, España; Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.
Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.

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vendredi 17 juillet 2015 09:14
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Geng JH et al, 2015: Noncontrast computed tomography can predict the outcome of shockwave lithotripsy via accurate stone measurement and abdominal fat distribution determination.

Geng JH, Tu HP, Shih PM, Shen JT, Jang MY, Wu WJ, Li CC, Chou YH, Juan YS.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Public Health and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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In a previous study of the same group (Juan HC, Lin HY, Chou YH, Yang YH, Shih PM, Chuang SM, et al. Abdominal fat distribution on... Lire la suite
mercredi 15 juillet 2015 09:05
13691 lectures
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Sivalingam S et al, 2015: Contemporary Practice Patterns in the Management of Acute Obstructing Ureteral Stones.

Sivalingam S, Stormont IM, Nakada SY.
Department of Urology, Glickman Urological Institute , Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Another conclusion of the study was: “Our survey indicates strong concordance with the ureteral stone guidelines (Preminger GM, Ti... Lire la suite
lundi 13 juillet 2015 08:52
13842 lectures
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Cicerello E et al, 2015: Urolithiasis in renal transplantation: diagnosis and management.

Cicerello E, Merlo F, Mangano M, Cova G, Maccatrozzo L.
Unità Complessa di Urologia, Ospedale Ca' Foncello, Treviso.

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vendredi 10 juillet 2015 07:21
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Rao SR et al, 2015: Extra corporeal shockwave lithotripsy resulting in skin burns--a report of two cases.

Rao SR, Ballesteros N, Short KL, Gathani KK, Ankem MK.
Department of Urology, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Department of Urology, Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

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The authors describe two cases of an extremely rare complication to ESWL: skin burns. The explanation provided is that the lithotr... Lire la suite
jeudi 9 juillet 2015 10:29
14415 lectures
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Kumar A et al, 2015: A Single Center Experience Comparing Miniperc and Shockwave Lithotripsy for Treatment of Radiopaque 1-2 cm Lower Caliceal Renal Calculi in Children: A Prospective Randomized Study

Kumar A, Kumar N, Vasudeva P, Kumar R, Jha SK, Singh H.
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital , New Delhi, India.

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Peter Alken
READ IT! “ … we conducted this first prospective randomized comparative study (after thorough Medline and PubMed search, to the be... Lire la suite
mardi 7 juillet 2015 08:46
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Nguyen DP et al, 2015: Optimization of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy delivery rates achieves excellent outcomes in ureteral stones. Results of a prospective, randomized trial.

Nguyen DP, Hnilicka S, Kiss B, Seiler R, Thalmann GN, Roth B.
Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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READ IT! What a relief to read this publication among all these retrospective studies literature which tries to sell causal trues... Lire la suite
jeudi 25 juin 2015 08:04
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de Icaza-Herrera M et al, 2015: Combined short and long-delay tandem shock waves to improve shock wave lithotripsy according to the Gilmore-Akulichev theory.

de Icaza-Herrera M, Fernández F, Loske AM
Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Boulevard Juriquilla 3001, Querétaro, Qro. 76230, Mexico.

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Othmar Wess
Cavitation plays an important role in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. To achieve high fragmentation efficiency and low tiss... Lire la suite
lundi 22 juin 2015 11:07
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Liu CK et al, 2015: Comparison of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy running models between outsourcing cooperation and rental cooperation conducted in Taiwan.

Liu CK, Ko MC, Chen SS, Lee WK, Shia BC, Chiang HS
Department of Urology, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan;
College of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan;
Graduate School of Business Administration, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan;
College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Even though the manuscript was received in May 2012 revised and accepted in September 2012 and the references are a little bit old... Lire la suite
vendredi 19 juin 2015 07:55
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Cui X et al, 2015: Comparison Between Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy for Treating Large Proximal Ureteral Stones: A Meta-analysis.

Cui X, Ji F, Yan H, Ou TW, Jia CS, He XZ, Gao W, Wang Q, Cui B, Wu JT.
Department of Urology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this meta-analysis the authors conclude that URS should be the preferred treatment for >10 mm large proximal ureteral stones. T... Lire la suite
jeudi 18 juin 2015 10:08
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Seklehner S et al, 2015: Renal calculi: trends in the utilization of shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy.

Seklehner S, Laudano MA, Del Pizzo J, Chughtai B, Lee RK.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA; Landesklinikum Baden-Mödling, Baden, Austria.

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Peter Alken
No free access via KIB and Heidelberg University.
mardi 16 juin 2015 08:16
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Sen H et al, 2015: Treatment alternatives for urinary system stone disease in preschool aged children: Results of 616 cases.

Sen H, Seckiner I, Bayrak O, Erturhan S, Demirbağ A.
Department of Urology, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This review of stone removal in 616 children with a mean age of around 4 years disclosed stone-free rates as follows: The stone... Lire la suite
lundi 15 juin 2015 09:58
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Lu P et al, 2015: The clinical efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric urolithiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lu P, Wang Z, Song R, Wang X, Qi K, Dai Q, Zhang W, Gu M.
Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital With Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
This meta-analysis of ESWL for active removal of stones in children disclosed excellent results. These results are in line with my... Lire la suite
mardi 9 juin 2015 09:49
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El-Assmy A et al, 2015: Risk factors for formation of steinstrasse after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for pediatric renal calculi: a multivariate analysis model.

El-Assmy A, El-Nahas AR, Elsaadany MM, El-Halwagy S, Sheir KZ.
Urology and Nephrology Center, Urology Department, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

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A retrospective study on 317 children treated in 12 years with ESWL monotherapy with no auxiliary procedures. Stone analysis and a... Lire la suite
mardi 26 mai 2015 07:26
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Deng T et al, 2015: New-onset diabetes mellitus after shock wave lithotripsy for urinary stone: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Deng T, Liao B, Tian Y, Luo D, Liu J, Jin T, Wang K.
Department of Urology Surgery, West China School of Medicine/West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37 Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
The possible association between SWL and development of diabetes mellitus (DM) is apparently subject to continuous interest in the... Lire la suite
lundi 25 mai 2015 09:44
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Telli O et al, 2015: What is the best option for 10-20mm renal pelvic stones undergoing ESWL in the pediatric population: stenting, alpha blockers or conservative follow-up?

Telli O, Gokce MI, Ozturk E, Suer E, Mermerkaya M, Afandiyev F, Ozcan C, Guclu AG, Soygur T, Burgu B.
Ankara University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Urology, Ankara, Turkey

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This is a relatively large series of children with renal pelvic stones with a mean stone size of 13.8 ± 2.9 mm treated with ESWL w... Lire la suite
vendredi 22 mai 2015 07:21
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Liu N et al, 2015: Iatrogenic urological triggers of autonomic dysreflexia: a systematic review.

Liu N, Zhou M, Biering-Sørensen F, Krassioukov AV.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China.
Department for Spinal Cord Injuries, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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This article is an important reminder of the risk that patients with spinal cord injuries suffer of developing autonomic dysreflex... Lire la suite
lundi 18 mai 2015 09:41
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Mirone V et al, 2014: Clinical aspects of antimicrobial prophylaxis for invasive urological procedures.

Mirone V, Franco M

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Peter Alken
No online article available via Karolinska Institutet and Heidelberg University.
jeudi 30 avril 2015 12:58
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García-Galisteo E et al, 2015: Invasive treatment trends in urinary calculi in a third level hospital.

García-Galisteo E, Sánchez-Martínez N, Molina-Díaz P, López-Rueda B, Baena-González V
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario Carlos Haya, Málaga, España

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No online access via Karolinska Institutet and Heidelberg.
mardi 28 avril 2015 12:55
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Yuruk E et al, 2015: Comparison of Shockwave Lithotripsy and Flexible Ureteroscopy for the Treatment of Kidney Stones in Patients with a Solitary Kidney.

Yuruk E, Binbay M, Ozgor F, Sekerel L, Berberoglu Y, Muslumanoglu AY
Department of Urology, Haseki Training and Research Hospital , Istanbul, Turkey

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Olsen AB et al, 2015: Can low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improve erectile dysfunction? A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Olsen AB, Persiani M, Boie S, Hanna M, Lund L
Departments of Urology

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This is a report on promising results of low-intensive shockwave administration to men with erectile dysfunction for whom pharmaco... Lire la suite
vendredi 24 avril 2015 10:31
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Reisman Y et al, 2015: Initial experience with linear focused shockwave treatment for erectile dysfunction: a 6-month follow-up pilot study.

Reisman Y, Hind A, Varaneckas A, Motil I
Men's Health Clinic, Amstelland Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Urology and Andrology Center, Red Crescent Hospital (RCH), Ramallah, Palestine
Amber Clinic, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Urologickaambulance.cz, Brno, Czech Republic

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Peter Alken
In the stone business we are lacking good prospective randomized trials in order to better understand what we are doing. The erec... Lire la suite
mercredi 22 avril 2015 11:29
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Sener NC et al, 2015: Asymptomatic lower pole small renal stones: shock wave lithotripsy, flexible ureteroscopy, or observation? A Prospective randomized trial.

Sener NC, Bas O, Sener E, Zengin K, Ozturk U, Altunkol A, Evliyaoglu Y
Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Onkoloji Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Radiology, Ceyhan State Hospital, Ceyhan, Adana, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazid Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey.

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Hans-Göran Tiselius
In this article the authors report on the outcome of SWL and f-URS as recorded in a prospective randomized control study of small ... Lire la suite
lundi 20 avril 2015 10:25
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Andonian S, 2015: Is shockwave lithotripsy on the verge of extinction?

Andonian S

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Peter Alken
In order to properly answer the question the author suggests a Global CROES Study on SWL.
vendredi 17 avril 2015 11:26
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