SWL literature
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Lin WC et al, 2010: Impact of shock wave lithotripsy on heart rate variability in patients with urolithiasis

Lin WC, Ho CY, Chen YH, Chen IC, Chen HY, Tsai FJ, Shen JL, Man SS, Huang PH, Chen YL, Man KM, Chen WC
Department of Urology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

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In the early days of HM3 SWL was ECG triggered because of arrhythmias. But nowadays this is of minor importance. With new generati... Read More
Wednesday, July 27 2011 14:28
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Istanbulluoglu MO et al, 2010: Shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteric stones: supin or prone

Istanbulluoglu MO, Hoscan MB, Tekin MI, Cicek T, Ozturk B, Ozkardes H
Department of Urology, Konya Education Hospital, Baskent University School of Medicine, 42060, Konya, Turkey

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A randomization was carried out of 342 patients with distal ureteral stones. 148 were treated in supine position and 194 in prone ... Read More
Tuesday, July 26 2011 14:25
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Canseco G et al, 2011: Modified shock waves for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: A simulation based on the Gilmore formulation

Canseco G, de Icaza-Herrera M, Fernández F, Loske AM
Posgrado en Ingeniería, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F. 04510, Mexico

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Alsaikhan B et al, 2011: Shock wave lithotripsy in patients requiring anticoagulation or antiplatelet agents

Alsaikhan B, Andonian S
Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC

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This is a useful review of considerations to be made before ESWL and other surgical procedures in patients on anticoagulation ther... Read More
Friday, July 22 2011 14:21
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Olivi B et al, 2011: Extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy in patients with body mass index over 35 Kg/m2

Olivi B, Védrine N, Costilles T, Boiteux JP, Guy L
Service d'urologie, hôpital Gabriel-Montpied, CHU de Clermont-Ferrand, BP 69, 63003 Clermont-Ferrand cedex 1, France

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Knoll T et al, 2011: Treatment of small lower pole calculi--SWL vs. URS vs. PNL?

Knoll T, Tasca A, Buchholz NP
Department of Urology, Sindelfingen-Boeblingen Medical Center, University of Tübingen, Germany

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This article summarizes a poin-counterpoint discussion on the most appropriate treatment of small lower pole renal stones. The mos... Read More
Wednesday, July 20 2011 14:12
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Hiros M et al, 2011: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and intravenous contrast media application for localization of radiolucent calculi

Hiros M, Spahovic H, Selimovic M, Sadovic S
Urology Clinic, Clinical Center of University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Zhang J et al, 2011: Cost-effectiveness analysis of ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy and shock wave lithotripsy in the management of ureteral calculi in eastern china

Zhang J, Shi Q, Wang GZ, Wang F, Jiang N
Department of Urology, Shanghai Pudong New Area Gongli Hospital, Shanghai, China

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This is a prospectively randomized study to compare SWL and URS for the management of solitary radiopaque ureteral stones. It is d... Read More
Friday, July 15 2011 14:00
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Okhunov Z et al, 2011: Management of urolithiasis in patients after urinary diversions

Okhunov Z, Duty B, Smith AD, Okeke Z
The Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, NY, USA

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This article is a review of risk factors as well as management of urolithiasis encountered in patients with continent as well as i... Read More
Thursday, July 14 2011 13:55
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Porfyris OT et al, 2011: The use of extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy for obstructing ureteric stones

Porfyris O, Cutress M, Tolley D
The Scottish Lithotriptor Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK - 

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Tuesday, July 12 2011 08:18
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Kruck S et al, 2011: Interventional stress in renal stone treatment

Kruck S, Sonnleithner M, Hennenlotter J, Walcher U, Stenzl A, Herrmann TR, Nagele U
Department of Urology, University of Tuebingen , Tuebingen, Germany

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This paper closes a small gap in our knowledge about the changes of acute phase parameters like IL 6 and CRP after urological proc... Read More
Friday, July 08 2011 13:38
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Deem S et al, 2011: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Moderate Sized Kidney Stones

Deem S, Defade B, Modak A, Emmett M, Martinez F, Davalos J
Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV

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In a small group of patients with renal stones, PNL was compared with ESWL. In view of the obvious absence of lower calix stones i... Read More
Thursday, July 07 2011 13:34
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Ziaee SA et al, 2011: Impact of Sleep Position on Stone Clearance after Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Renal Calculi

Ziaee SA, Hosseini SR, Kashi AH, Samzadeh M.
Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center and Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC), Shahid Beheshti University, M.C. (SBMU), Tehran, Iran

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The role of kidney position during sleep has been a matter of interest for stone/fragment clearance as well as for explaining why ... Read More
Wednesday, July 06 2011 13:28
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Vivaldi B et al, 2011: Single-Session Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Urinary Calculi: Factors Predicting Success after Three Weeks of Follow-Up

Vivaldi B, Fernández MI, López JF, Fuentes F, Urzúa C, Krebs A, Domenech A, Figueroa PA, Pizzi P, Westendarp M, Zambrano N, Castro M, Coz LF
Servicio de Urología, Hospital Militar de Santiago, Chile; Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Chile

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Markic D et al, 2011: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy of ureteral stone in a patient with en bloc kidney transplantation: a case report

Markic D, Valencic M, Grskovic A, Spanjol J, Sotosek S, Fuckar Z, Maricic A, Pavlovic I, Budiselic B.
Department of Urology, University Hospital Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

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This is a report on successful ultrasound guided ESWL of a ureteral stone that developed in a patient with en bloc kidney transpla... Read More
Monday, July 04 2011 13:25
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Berte N et al, 2011: Ischemic lesions in kidneys after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy demonstrated by Proton NMR spectroscopy of urine samples

Berte N, Cayzergues L, Meyer F, Jira H, Eugene M, Conti M, Loric S, Hammoudi Y, Benoit G, Droupy S, Hubert J, Eschwege P.
Service d'urologie, hôpitaux de Brabois, CHU de Nancy, avenue de Bourgogne, 54511 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

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Gecit İ et al, 2011: Effects of Shock Waves on Oxidative Stress, Antioxidant Enzyme and Element Levels in Kidney of Rats

Gecit I, Kavak S, Meral I, Pirinçci N, Güneş M, Demir H, Cengiz N, Ceylan K.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Yüzüncü Yıl University, 65100, Van, Turkey

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McCarthy JP et al, 2011: Urolithiasis in the elderly

McCarthy JP, Skinner TA, Norman RW.
Department of Urology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Barbosa PV et al, 2011: Shock Wave Lithotripsy Associated With Greater Prevalence of Hypertension

Barbosa PV, Makhlouf AA, Thorner D, Ugarte R, Monga M.
Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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The authors weaken their conclusion »a small, but significant, increase exists in the risk of developing HTN after receiving SWL« ... Read More
Tuesday, June 28 2011 13:12
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Wiesenthal JD et al, 2011: A comparison of treatment modalities for renal calculi between 100 and 300 mm2: are shockwave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy equivalent?

Wiesenthal JD, Ghiculete D, D'A Honey RJ, Pace KT
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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The study shows that ESWL, URS and PNL for stones between 10 and 30 mm2 are equally effective if secondary ESWL retreatment is reg... Read More
Tuesday, June 28 2011 13:07
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Tse GH et al, 2011: Shockwave lithotripsy: arterial aneurysms and vascular complications

Tse GH, Qazi HA, Halsall AK, Nalagatla SR.
Department of Urology, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, United Kingdom.

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This publication reviews the literature on vascular complications after ESWL in cases of vascular pathology, coagulation and conne... Read More
Friday, June 24 2011 09:56
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Méndez-Probst CE et al, 2011: Third prize: the impact of fluid environment manipulation on shockwave lithotripsy artificial calculi fragmentation rates

Méndez-Probst CE, Fernadez A, Erdeljan P, Vanjecek M, Cadieux PA, Razvi H.
Department of Surgery (Division of Urology), The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

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This report on in vitro disintegration of artificial stones in different fluid media is indeed very interesting and the results mi... Read More
Thursday, June 23 2011 09:51
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Thiel DD et al, 2011: Evaluation of pancreatic damage after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous stone surgery, and ureteroscopy

Thiel DD, Brisson TE, Heckman MG, Arnold M, Haley W, Khambhati J, Wehle MJ, Igel TC, Parker AS.
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida.

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In 2006 Krambeck et al reported that ESWL was associated with an increased long term risk of diabetes mellitus. This is another pu... Read More
Wednesday, June 22 2011 09:48
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Resit-Goren M et al, 2011: Time to Stone Clearance for Ureteral Stones Treated with Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Resit-Goren M, Dirim A, Ilteris-Tekin M, Ozkardes H.
Department of Urology, Baskent University Adana Medical and Research Center, Adana.

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A high rate of exclusion due to either a few rare and some frequently met patient conditions is the cause why only 107 of 387 pati... Read More
Tuesday, June 21 2011 09:46
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Falahatkar S et al, 2010: Is there a role for tamsulosin after shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of renal and ureteral calculi?

Falahatkar S, Khosropanah I, Vajary AD, Bateni ZH, Khosropanah D, Allahkhah A.
Department of Urology, Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.

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This prospective placebo-controlled, randomized, double blind trial evaluated the effect of the alpha1-adrenergic blocker Tamsulos... Read More
Friday, June 17 2011 09:39
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Zehnder P et al, 2011: A prospective randomised trial comparing the modified HM3 with the MODULITH® SLX-F2 lithotripter

Zehnder P, Roth B, Birkhäuser F, Schneider S, Schmutz R, Thalmann GN, Studer UE.
Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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This is yet another study documenting that “the most expensive bathtub of the world”, the HM3 lithotripter was a bull's eye hit. ... Read More
Thursday, June 16 2011 09:37
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Tekgül S, 2011: Ureteroscopy versus shock wave lithotripsy for renal calculi in children

Tekgül S.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

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Wednesday, June 15 2011 08:43
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Cortes JA et al, 2011: Update on technological and selection factors influencing shockwave lithotripsy of renal stones in adults and children

Cortes JA, Motamedinia P, Gupta M.
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10036, USA.

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Orozco Fariñas R et al, 2011: Evaluation of the significance of radiographic density and size of calculi in the incidence and clinical manifestations of postlithotripsy renal hematomas

Orozco Fariñas R, Iglesias Prieto JI, Massarrah Halabi J, Mancebo Gómez JM, Pérez-Castro Ellendt E.
Urology Unit, Clinica La Luz, Madrid, Spain.

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Monday, June 13 2011 08:47
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Hammad FT et al, 2010: The effect of fat and nonfat components of the skin-to-stone distance on shockwave lithotripsy outcome

Hammad FT, Balakrishnan A.
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

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Friday, June 10 2011 08:49
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Basiri A et al, 2010: A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of transureteral and shock wave lithotripsy - which is the best minimally invasive modality to treat distal ureteral calculi in children?

Basiri A, Zare S, Tabibi A, Sharifiaghdas F, Aminsharifi A, Mousavi-Bahar SH, Ahmadnia H.
Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC), Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M. C. (SBMU), Tehran, I. R. Iran.

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Thursday, June 09 2011 08:50
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Ray AA et al, 2011: Shockwave lithotripsy in patients with horseshoe kidney: determinants of success

Ray AA, Ghiculete D, D'A Honey RJ, Pace KT.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Stone removal in patients with horseshoe kidneys is often a difficult task, whichever method that is used. This article reports t... Read More
Wednesday, June 08 2011 09:24
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Badalato GM et al, 2011: Treatment of upper urinary lithiasis in patients who have undergone urinary diversion

Badalato GM, Cortes JA, Gupta M.
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10036, USA.

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This is a review article that summarizes literature data and aspects on stone removal in patients with urinary diversion. It is st... Read More
Tuesday, June 07 2011 09:21
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Minevich E, 2010: Management of ureteric stone in pediatric patients

Minevich E.
Division Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

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From review of the literature the author comes to the conclusion that the best treatment for mid and distal ureteral stones in chi... Read More
Monday, June 06 2011 09:18
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Singh SK et al, 2011: Role of tamsulosin in clearance of upper ureteral calculi after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a randomized controlled trial

Singh SK, Pawar DS, Griwan MS, Indora JM, Sharma S.
Department of Urology, Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, India.

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The drawback of ESWL is that the stone-clearance is lower or slower than desireable. Several pharmacological attempts have been ma... Read More
Friday, June 03 2011 09:11
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Madbouly K et al, 2011: Efficacy of local subcutaneous anesthesia versus intramuscular opioid sedation in extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: a randomized study

Madbouly K, Alshahrani S, Al-Omair T, Matrafi HA, Mansi M.
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, King Fahad National Guard Hospital , King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Today the majority of patients treated with ESWL is given intravenous or intramuscular analgesics and sedation. In this article a ... Read More
Wednesday, June 01 2011 08:45
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Gupta R, 2011: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy-Induced Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage in a Case of Upper Ureteral Calculus With Angiomyolipoma

Gupta R, Dholaria P, Modi P, Rizvi J.
Department of Urology, Instituteof Kidney Diseases and ResearchCenter, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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In this case report a patient with angiomyolipoma is presented in whom a retroperitoneal bleeding occurred as a complication to ES... Read More
Thursday, June 02 2011 09:05
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