Hans-Göran Tiselius, MD, PhD
Professor emeritus of Urology
Division of Urology
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
Karolinska Institutet
Department of Urology
Karolinska University Hospital
141 86 Stockholm, Sweden

Celik S et al, 2015: Evaluation of computed tomography findings for success prediction after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for urinary tract stone disease.

Celik S, Bozkurt O, Kaya FG, Egriboyun S, Demir O, Secil M, Celebi I
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Inciralti, Izmir, 35340, Turkey

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Several attempts have been made to predict the outcome of SWL. Similar to another study recently published [1], some stone charact... Read More
Monday, March 23 2015 09:40
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Cecen K et al, 2015: Flexible Ureterorenoscopy versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for the treatment of upper/middle calyx kidney stones of 10-20 mm: a retrospective analysis of 174 patients.

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

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This report is a retrospective analysis of treatment results in 174 patients with middle and upper calyx stones measuring 10-20 mm... Read More
Wednesday, March 18 2015 09:35
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Thomas K, 2015: Evolution of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL).

Thomas K
Clinical lead for Urology, Honorary Senior Lecturer Kings College London, UK

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In this editorial comment factors that have resulted in decreased utilization of SWL for stone removal both in the ureters and kid... Read More
Friday, March 13 2015 09:31
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Elkholy MM et al, 2015: Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy using Dornier SII in different levels of ureteral stones.

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

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With a stone-free rate of 94% the results of SWL (Dornier lithotripter SII) for ureteral stones are very good. It is, however, sur... Read More
Monday, March 09 2015 09:28
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Park J et al, 2015: Comparison of treatment outcomes according to output voltage during shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral calculi: a prospective randomized multicenter study.

Park J, Kim HW, Hong S, Yang HJ, Chung H
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Repubic of Korea

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In contrast to some other studies the authors of this report did not find any significantly improved disintegration of stones by e... Read More
Monday, March 02 2015 09:24
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Ramaswamy K et al, 2015: Targeted Microbubbles: A Novel Application for Treatment of Kidney Stones

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

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This is an extremely interesting discussing article from University of California in San Francisco. The authors have formulated a ... Read More
Thursday, February 26 2015 09:19
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Srisubat A et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) or retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for kidney stones.

Srisubat A, Potisat S, Lojanapiwat B, Setthawong V, Laopaiboon M
Institute of Medical Research and Technology Assessment, Dept of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon, Nonthaburi, Thailand

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In this Cochran report comparative studies between SWL and PNL and between SWL and RIRS were reviewed and analysed. As expected an... Read More
Monday, February 23 2015 09:10
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Pricop C et al, 2015: Extracorporeal shock waves lithotripsy versus retrograde ureteroscopy: is radiation exposure a criterion when we choose which modern treatment to apply for ureteric stones?

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

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This report is of particular interest inasmuch as it has its focus on radiation during urological procedures. It is stated that th... Read More
Wednesday, February 18 2015 09:01
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Kamel M et al, 2015: Supine Transgluteal vs Prone Position in Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy of Distal Ureteric Stones.

Kamel M, Salem EA, Maarouf A, Abdalla M, Ragab A, Shahin AM
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt

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It is of interest to note that SWL in patients treated for stones in prone position (that is with shockwaves administered from the... Read More
Friday, February 13 2015 08:56
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Donaldson JF et al, 2015: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Clinical Effectiveness of Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery, and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for Lower-pole Renal Stones.

Donaldson JF, Lardas M, Scrimgeour D, Stewart F, MacLennan S, Lam TB, McClinton S
Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

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This meta-analysis demonstrates the well-known outcome that SWL of lower calyx stones is associated with a lower stone-free rate t... Read More
Wednesday, February 11 2015 08:47
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Treatment Strategies for Patients with Renal Colic: A Review of the Comparative Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

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This publication from the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health had the aim to responding to questions on effective... Read More
Friday, February 06 2015 08:37
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Yee CH et al, 2014: Extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study.

Yee CH, Chan ES, Hou SS, Ng CF

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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This is a report of a prospective randomized, double-blind study on ESWT for erectile dysfunction. A significant clinical effect i... Read More
Tuesday, December 09 2014 11:41
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Tailly GG et al, 2014: Optical Coupling Control: An Important Step Toward Better Shockwave Lithotripsy.

Tailly GG, Tailly-Cusse MM.

Department of Urology, AZ Klina , Brasschaat, Belgium.

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This comparison between two series of SWL, clearly shows the importance of optimal coupling conditions. It is important to note, h... Read More
Friday, December 05 2014 10:12
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Pais VM Jr., 2014: Risk of Developing Diabetes after Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Pais VM Jr.

Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

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In this short comment reference is given to an article published in the same issue of Journal of Urology [1]. The bottom-line of t... Read More
Monday, December 01 2014 10:08
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Al Ghazal A et al, 2014: Capsulotomy for treatment of compartment syndrome in patients with post extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy renal hematomas: safe and effective, but also advisable?

Al Ghazal A, Schnoeller TJ, Baechle C, Steinestel J, Jentzmik F, Steffens S, Hirning C, Schrader M, Schrader AJ

Department of Urology, Ulm University Medical Center, Prittwitzstrasse43,D- 89075 Ulm, Germany.

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To discuss the most efficient therapeutic approach for patients with subcapsular hematomas after SWL is an important and interesti... Read More
Monday, November 24 2014 10:03
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Adanur S et al, 2014: What should be the ideal time interval between repeated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy sessions for renal stone treatment?

Adanur S, Ziypak T, Yapanoglu T, Polat O

Medical Faculty, Department of Urology, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey,

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One determinant of the risk of bleeding complications during repeat SWL might be related to the presence or absence of renal contu... Read More
Wednesday, November 19 2014 09:47
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Kumar A et al, 2014: A prospective randomized comparison between Shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), Retrograde intrarenal surgery(RIRS) and miniperc for treatment of 1-2 cm radiolucent lower calyceal renal calculi :A single centre experience.

Kumar A, Kumar N, Vasudeva P, Jha SK, Kumar R, Singh H

Head of Department, Department of Urology, V.M. Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, 110029, India

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In this report the authors compare in a prospective, randomized study the results of SWL, RIRS and mini-PNL for treatment of radio... Read More
Saturday, November 15 2014 09:40
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Neisius A et al, 2014: Shock wave lithotripsy: The new phoenix?

Neisius A, Lipkin ME, Rassweiler JJ, Zhong P, Preminger GM, Knoll T

Department of Urology, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstrasse 1, Mainz, Germany.

 

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In this review of shockwave technology a lot can be learnt for every urologist. Both the present technique and possible future tec... Read More
Tuesday, November 11 2014 08:37
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Wankhade NH et al, 2014: Comparative Study of Lithotripsy and PCNL for 11-15 mm Lower Caliceal Calculi In Community Health Hospital.

Wankhade NH, Gadekar J, Shinde BB, Tatte JA

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

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That PNL results in a better stone clearance than SWL is well recognized and this report is no exception. There is, however, a pri... Read More
Friday, November 07 2014 08:01
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Shim M et al, 2014: Multimodal treatments of cystine stones: an observational, retrospective single-center analysis of 14 cases.

Shim M, Park HK

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

 

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This article is just a description of the authors’ experience of management of 14 patients with cystinuria and cystine stone forma... Read More
Monday, November 03 2014 07:57
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Chen WT et al, 2014: An Evaluation of Electroacupuncture at the Weizhong Acupoint (BL-40) as a Means of Relieving Pain Induced by Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy.

Chen WT, Chang FC, Chen YH, Lin JG

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

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It is interesting to note that the skilful application of electro-acupuncture (EA) reduced the need of analgesics during SWL and a... Read More
Wednesday, October 29 2014 07:52
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Sahin C et al, 2014: Do the residual fragments after shock wave lithotripsy affect the quality of life?

Sahin C, Tuncer M, Yazıcı O, Horuz R, Cetinel AC, Eryıldırım B, Tarhan F, Sarica K

Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey.
Faculty of Medicine, Urology Clinic, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

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In this study the QoL was examined in patients with residual fragments. Not surprisingly it was found that patients with residuals... Read More
Friday, October 24 2014 07:41
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Kumar A et al, 2014: A prospective randomized comparison between shock wave lithotripsy and flexible ureterorenoscopy for lower calyceal stones ≤ 2 cm:A single center experience.

Kumar A, Vasudeva P, Nanda B, Kumar N, das MK, Jha SK

VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, Urology , Department of Urology , New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Although a lower rate of stone- or fragment clearance can be expected after SWL in comparison with RIRS, the re-treatment rates in... Read More
Monday, October 20 2014 08:32
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Malkoc E et al, 2014: Efficacy of poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase inhibition in extracorporeal shock wave-induced renal injury.

Malkoc E, Alp BF, Demirer Z, Guragac A, Dursun F, Ates F, Yildirim I, Yuksel R, Uysal B, Topal T, Kurt YG, Ozcan A, Guven A
Department of Urology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital , Uskudar, Istanbul , Turkey

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Although various forms of tissue damage have been observed and described in experimental as well as clinical studies, it is notewo... Read More
Friday, October 17 2014 08:22
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Argüelles-Salido E et al, 2014: The usefulness of densitometry in predicting the composition and fragility of urolithiasis.

Argüelles-Salido E, Lozano-Blasco JM, Subira-Rios J, Bernardo-Villar P, Podio-Lora V, Campoy-Martínez P, Vazquez-Albertino R, Medina-Lopez R
Unidad de Urologia. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.
Unidad de Analisis Clinicos. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.
Unidad de Diagnostico por Imagen. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio. Sevilla, Spain.

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Friday, August 15 2014 14:03
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Liu Y et al, 2014: Clinical observation of different minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of impacted upper ureteral calculi.

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

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This article only compared ureteroscopic (URS), percutaneous (PNL) and laparoscopic methods for removal of upper ureteral stones t... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:33
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Nabbout P et al, 2014: Surgical management of urolithiasis in spinal cord injury patients.

Nabbout P, Slobodov G, Culkin DJ
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L. Young Blvd, WP 3150, Oklahoma City, OK, 73104, USA

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A number of recommendations are given for treatment of patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Given the fact that most of these... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:28
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Hrbáček J, 2014: URS versus ESWL: another contribution to the never-ending debate.

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

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As in numerous other studies the author emphasizes and discusses the advantage of endoscopic procedures over SWL for active remova... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:25
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Waingankar N et al, 2014: Calyceal diverticula: a comprehensive review.

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

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Calyceal diverticula containing stones are not uncommonly encountered in the image evaluation of patients with stone disease. Trea... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:22
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Jagtap J et al, 2014: Evolution of SWL technique: A 25 year single centre experience of over 5000 patients.

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

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Despite its retrospective approach this article is highly interesting because it summarizes the authors´ experience with SWL durin... Read More
Tuesday, September 16 2014 07:23
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Xu Y et al, 2014: A meta-analysis of the efficacy of ureteroscopic lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on ureteral calculi.

Xu Y, Lu Y, Li J, Luo S, Liu Y, Jia Z, Chen P, Guo Y, Zhao Q, Ma X, Jia S
Department of Urology, Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.
Nursing Department, Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.
Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Chengdu, China.

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This is an article that needs some attention because it is a meta-analysis on results from 13 comparative studies between SWL and ... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:59
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Mira Moreno A et al, 2014: Incidence of Infectious Complications after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients Without Associated Risk Factors.

Mira Moreno A, Montoya Lirola MD, García Tabar PJ, Galiano Baena JF, Tenza Tenza JA, Lobato Encinas JJ
Urology Department, General Hospital University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

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In a review of 366 patients treated with SWL it was concluded that in the absence of specific risk-factors, infection preventive t... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:56
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Limon O et al, 2014: Acute pancreatitis due to extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: a rare complication.

Limon O, Kantar FU, Sahin E, Arslan M, Ugurhan AA
Izmir University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Park Izmir Hastanesi, Yeni Girne Blv. 1825 Sk. No: 12 Karşıyaka, 35530 İzmir, Turkey

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The authors of this case report want to put the readers´ attention to the very rare risk of acute pancreatitis following SWL. It i... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:50
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Akin Y et al, 2014: Long-term effects of pediatric extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy on renal function.

Akin Y, Yucel S
Department of Urology, Harran University School of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
Department of Urology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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This article is a review of side effects and complications of SWL reported in the literature. There is no statistical analysis, ju... Read More
Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:42
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Perez Castro E et al, 2014: Differences in Ureteroscopic Stone Treatment and Outcomes for Distal, Mid-, Proximal, or Multiple Ureteral Locations: The Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society Ureteroscopy Global Study

Perez Castro E, Osther PJ, Jinga V, Razvi H, Stravodimos KG, Parikh K, Kural AR, de la Rosette JJ; on behalf of the CROES Ureteroscopy Global Study Group
Department of Urology, Clínica La Luz, Madrid, Spain
Department of Urology, Fredericia Hospital (part of Hospital Littlebelt, University of Southern Denmark), Fredericia, Denmark
Department of Urology, Prof. Dr. Th. Burghele Hospital, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Bucharest, Romania
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Department of Urology, Athens Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
Department of Urology, Shyam Urosurgical, Ahmedabad, India
Department of Urology, Bilim University, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Urology, AMC University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Although this article not at all deals with SWL, it is nevertheless of interest in this regard. The reason is that for removal of ... Read More
Tuesday, April 22 2014 06:08
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Resorlu B et al, 2014: Time to say good bye to shockwave lithotripsy?

Resorlu B, Sancak EB, Akbas A, Gulpinar MT
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey

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This is a letter to the editor in which the author emphasizes the advantages of SWL in terms of non-invasiveness, low rate of comp... Read More
Monday, April 21 2014 13:59
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Cone EB et al, 2014: Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Renal Calculi Treated with Ureteroscopic Laser Lithotripsy Versus Shockwave Lithotripsy

Cone EB, Eisner BH, Ursiny M, Pareek G
Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine , Durham, North Carolina

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Economic analyses are of significance only for that country and health organization system in which they are carried out. In this ... Read More
Monday, March 24 2014 13:56
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Kim DH et al, 2014: The effect of terpene combination on ureter calculus expulsion after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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

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I do not know how wide-spread the use of Rowatinex is in the world. Although the authors conclude that fragment expulsion was slig... Read More
Monday, March 10 2014 13:55
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Hwang I et al, 2014: Factors influencing the failure of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy with Piezolith 3000 in the management of solitary ureteral stone

Hwang I, Jung SI, Kim KH, Hwang EC, Yu HS, Kim SO, Kang TW, Kwon DD, Park K
Department of Urology, Chonnam National University, 42, Jebongno, Gwangju, Donggu, 501-757, Republic of Korea

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The authors report data from 90 patients with ureteral stones treated during a period of 78 months. This means that in average onl... Read More
Wednesday, February 26 2014 13:54
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Rassweiler J et al, 2014: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: An opinion on its future

Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Frede T, Alken P
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Germany
Department of Urology, Medical School of Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Department of Urology, Helios Kliniken Müllheim, Germany

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This is an interesting and considerate report of the present trends in stone removal as well the future perspective of SWL. Shortc... Read More
Monday, February 24 2014 13:52
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Mylarappa P et al, 2014: Acute pancreatitis and development of pancreatic pseudo cyst after extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy to a left renal calculus: A rare case with review of literature

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

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This is a report of a very rare case of acute pancreatitis and pseudo cyst development. It is good to keep in mind that this compl... Read More
Thursday, February 20 2014 13:51
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Nafie S et al, 2014: Efficacy of a mobile lithotripsy service: A one-year review of 222 patients

Nafie S, Dyer JE, Minhas JS, Mills JA, Khan MA
Department of Urology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust , Leicester , UK

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This is an article that is of great interest by showing that operator experience and a solid organisation play important roles for... Read More
Thursday, February 13 2014 13:49
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Singh BP et al, 2014: Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery vs Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Intermediate Size Inferior Pole Calculi: A Prospective Assessment of Objective and Subjective Outcomes

Singh BP, Prakash J, Sankhwar SN, Dhakad U, Sankhwar PL, Goel A, Kumar M
Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
Department of Rheumatology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India

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All patients treated with SWL were obviously treated with > 1 session and the total number of treatments were thus 47 (1.34). That... Read More
Monday, February 10 2014 13:44
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Ozgür BC et al, 2014: Pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: Multi-institutional results

Ozgür BC, Irkilata L, Ekici M, Hoscan MB, Sarici H, Yücetürk CN, Karakan T, Atilla MK, Hasçiçek AM, Eroglu M
Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Altindag - Turkey

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Thursday, February 06 2014 14:05
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Chung SD et al, 2014: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy increases the risk of diabetes: A 5-year follow-up study

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

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This report shows that the reason for development of DM in patients with urolithiasis seems unrelated to the method used for stone... Read More
Tuesday, February 04 2014 13:41
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Handa RK et al, 2014: Shock Wave Lithotripsy Targeting of the Kidney and Pancreas does not Increase the Severity of Metabolic Syndrome in a Porcine Model

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

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It is reassuring that this animal study, in similarity with several recent clinical observations and despite obvious pancreatic ti... Read More
Wednesday, January 29 2014 13:39
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Eterović D et al, 2014: Are we estimating the adverse effects of shock-wave lithotripsy on a faulty scale?

Eterović D, Situm M, Marković V, Kuna K, Punda A
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and Department of Medical Physics, University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Urology, University Hospital Split and University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Sisters of Charity, Zagreb, Croatia

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Most patients with urine flow obstruction present with stones in the ureter and they are accordingly treated with shockwaves that ... Read More
Monday, January 27 2014 13:38
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Mokhless IA et al, 2014: Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery Monotherapy Versus Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Stones 10 to 20 mm in Preschool Children: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Mokhless IA, Abdeldaeim HM, Saad A, Zahran AR
Urology Department, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

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How stones best should be removed from the urinary tract in young children remains a matter of debate. The authors of this report ... Read More
Thursday, January 23 2014 13:36
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Erturham S et al, 2014: Limitation of hif-1α with pentoxifillyne on renal tubular ischemia result of hiperoxaluria and ESWL

Erturham S, Bayrak O, Seckiner I, Celik M, Karakok M
Department of Urology. Department of Anatomopathology. Gaziantep University. Gaziantep. Turkey

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Wednesday, January 22 2014 14:07
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Gruenwald I et al, 2013: Shockwave treatment of erectile dysfunction

Gruenwald I, Appel B, Kitrey ND, Vardi Y
Neuro-Urology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa 34679, Israel

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This article reviews briefly the background to a possible effect of LI-ESWT on erectile dysfunction and summarises the authors' ex... Read More
Tuesday, January 21 2014 10:03
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Vahdatpour B et al, 2013: Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial

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

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For a medical condition that so far has defied most therapeutic efforts – and they are indeed numerous- it is promising to note th... Read More
Monday, January 20 2014 10:00
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Chabannes É et al, 2013: [Management of adult's renal and ureteral stones. Update of the Lithiasis Committee of the French association of urology (CLAFU). General considerations]

Chabannes É, Bensalah K, Carpentier X, Bringer JP, Conort P, Denis É, Dore B, Estrade V, Gautier JR, Hadjadj H, Hubert J, Hoznek A, Lechevallier É, Meria P, Mozer P, Saussine C, Yonneau L, Traxer O; Comité lithiase de l'AFU.
CHU de Besançon, 25030 Besançon, France

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Publication's not available in English.
Friday, January 17 2014 14:12
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Torricelli FC et al, 2013: Surgical management of bladder stones: literature review

Torricelli FC, Mazzucchi E, Danilovic A, Coelho RF, Srougi M
Divisão de Urologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil

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The article is a review of how bladder stones best should be treated. The basic concept for management of patients with bladder st... Read More
Thursday, January 16 2014 09:58
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Tailly GG, 2013: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy today

Tailly GG
Department of Urology, AZ klina, Augustijnslei, Brasschaat, Belgium

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This article is a very useful review of the history of SWL; the specific features of different lithotripters and a detailed discus... Read More
Tuesday, January 14 2014 09:53
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Argüelles-Salido E et al, 2014: Prediction of the energy required for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of certain stones composition using simple radiology and computerized axial tomography

Argüelles-Salido E, Campoy-Martínez P, Aguilar-García J, Podio-Lora V, Medina-López R
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Urología y Nefrología, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Diagnóstico por la Imagen, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España
Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Laboratorios Clínicos, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España

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The authors report in vitro results of stone disintegration and concluded in line with several other studies that COM stones are h... Read More
Friday, January 10 2014 09:50
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Neisius A et al, 2013: Treatment efficacy and outcomes using a third generation shockwave lithotripter

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

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This is one of the most promising and positive reports of SWL that I have read during past years. In a period when reports of poor... Read More
Wednesday, January 08 2014 09:45
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Nakabori T et al, 2013: Ceftriaxone-associated urolithiasis treated with ureteral stenting and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Nakabori T, Fukunaga M, Hayashi S, Yamamoto K, Ichiba M, Inada M
Department of Internal Medicine, Toyonaka Municipal Hospital, Toyonaka, Japan

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This is just a short report on ceftriaxone urolithiasis. This is an unusual complication that developed during treatment with this... Read More
Monday, January 06 2014 09:39
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Toepker M et al, 2014: Dual Energy Computerized Tomography with a Split Bolus: A 1-Stop Shop for Patients with Suspected Urinary Stones?

Toepker M, Kuehas F, Kienzl D, Herwig R, Spazierer E, Krauss B, Weber M, Seitz C, Ringl H
Department of Radiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Department of Urology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Healthcare Sector, Siemens AG, Forchheim, Germany

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This article is not directly related to SWL, but describes an important improvement of the radiological examination. Although most... Read More
Thursday, January 02 2014 09:34
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Yu C et al, 2013: A systematic review and meta-analysis of new onset hypertension after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Yu C, Longfei L, Long W, Feng Z, Jiping N, Mao L, Lin Q, Hequn C
Department of Urology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, 410000, Hunan, China

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The possible risk of developing hypertension as a result of SWL is a subject that has been continuously discussed during the past ... Read More
Wednesday, December 04 2013 09:29
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Sener NC et al, 2013: Prospective randomized trial comparing shock wave lithotripsy and flexible ureterorenoscopy for lower pole stones smaller than 1 cm

Sener NC, Abdurrahim Imamoglu M, Bas O, Ozturk U, Goksel Goktug HN, Tuygun C, Bakirtas H
Department of Urology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, Adana, Turkey

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This report is one of many that demonstrate a better outcome of flexible URS than of SWL when stones in the lower calyx are treate... Read More
Friday, November 29 2013 09:21
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Acar A et al, 2013: The Effect of EMLA Cream on Patient-Controlled Analgesia with Remifentanil in ESWL Procedure: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Study

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

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The authors studied the possible effect of EMLA cream application as a complement to remifentanil during SWL. The conclusion was t... Read More
Wednesday, November 27 2013 09:05
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Salem HK et al, 2013: Slow Delivery Rate versus Rapid Delivery Rate Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL) for Pediatric Renal Urolithiasis: a Prospective Randomized Study

Salem HK, Fathy H, El Fayoumy H, Ali H, Ghonium A, Mohseen MA, Hegazy AE
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

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In accordance with numerous studies in adults it was shown in this randomized study on paediatric patients that shockwaves deliver... Read More
Monday, November 25 2013 09:01
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Kurt S et al, 2013: Evaluation of effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy on renal vasculature with Doppler ultrasonography

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

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The effects of shockwaves on the renal perfusion have remained a matter of concern over the years despite the enormous experience ... Read More
Thursday, November 21 2013 08:57
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Li G et al, 2014: Effect of the Body Wall on Lithotripter Shock Waves

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

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The effect of the body wall on the physical properties of shockwaves is indeed highly interesting and important for the settings o... Read More
Tuesday, November 19 2013 08:52
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Liu LR et al, 2013: Percussion, diuresis, and inversion therapy for the passage of lower pole kidney stones following shock wave lithotripsy

Liu LR, Li QJ, Wei Q, Liu ZH, Xu Y
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

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The addition of a regimencomprising percussion, diuresis and inversion in order to clear the lower calyx system from residual frag... Read More
Friday, November 15 2013 08:48
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Bourdoumis A et al, 2014: Thromboprophylaxis and bleeding diathesis in minimally invasive stone surgery

Bourdoumis A, Stasinou T, Kachrilas S, Papatsoris AG, Buchholz N, Masood J
Endourology and Stones Services, Barts Health NHS Trust, 9th Floor, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London E1 1BB, UK
Department of Urology, North Devon District Hospital NHS Trust, Barnstaple, North Devon EX31 4HX, UK
2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Sismanoglio General Hospital, 1 Sismanogleiou Street, 14578 Athens, Greece

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This is a useful article with information on how to clinically manage patients with bleeding disorders and anticoagulation treatme... Read More
Wednesday, November 13 2013 08:42
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Piggott KL et al, 2013: Looking for lithotripsy: accessibility and portability of Canadian healthcare

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

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This article will be available for reviewing at Heidelberg University 12 months after publication.
Tuesday, November 12 2013 14:16
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Jee JK et al, 2013: Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric and adolescent urolithiasis

Jee JY, Kim SD, Cho WY
Department of Urology, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea

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In this report of SWL results in 50 paediatric and adolescent patients the overall success rate was approximately 91%. Although th... Read More
Monday, November 11 2013 08:38
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Beilan J et al, 2014: The Postoperative Morbidity Index: a quantitative weighing of postoperative complications applied to urological procedures

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

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A standardized and validated system for recording complications is indeed highly desirable. For the individual patient it is impor... Read More
Thursday, November 07 2013 15:08
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Harper JD et al, 2013: Focused ultrasound to expel calculi from the kidney: safety and efficacy of a clinical prototype device

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

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In this animal experiment the authors used ultrasound to move and expel stones from the lower and middle calyces of pig kidneys. F... Read More
Wednesday, May 03 2017 14:17
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Rassweiler J et al, 2013. The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in urology: a review and speculative outlook

Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Kenngott H, Frede T, Michel MS, Alken P, Clayman R
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany

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The authors present their visions for treatment not only of urolithiasis, but also of renal and prostate tumours. One important po... Read More
Wednesday, October 30 2013 14:34
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Gücük A et al, 2013: Do renal cysts affect the success of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy? A retrospective comparative study

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

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This comparison between patients with and without large cysts in terms of stone free rates after SWL is welcome. Large cysts that ... Read More
Thursday, October 24 2013 14:23
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Tanaka N et al, 2013: Stone attenuation value and cross-sectional area on computed tomography predict the success of shock wave lithotripsy

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

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In this comparison between successful and failed disintegration with a Dornier Compact S lithotripter, the authors found that the ... Read More
Tuesday, October 22 2013 14:18
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Garg M et al, 2013: Are there long-term effects of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in paediatric patients?

Garg M, Goel A, Kumar A

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This is just a comment to a previously published report without need of a comment. Hans-Göran Tiselius
Friday, October 18 2013 14:13
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Hameed DA et al, 2013: Comparing non contrast computerized tomography criteria versus dual X-ray absorptiometry as predictors of radio-opaque upper urinary tract stone fragmentation after electromagnetic shockwave lithotripsy

Hameed DA, Elgammal MA, Elganainy EO, Hageb A, Mohammed K, El-Taher AM, Mostafa MM, Ahmed AI
Urology Department, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt

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By comparing x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and CT-examinations to get measures of stone mineral content and Hounsfield units, the aut... Read More
Wednesday, October 16 2013 14:08
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Kumar A et al, 2013: A Prospective Randomized Comparison Between Shockwave Lithotripsy and Semirigid Ureteroscopy for Upper Ureteral Stones

Kumar A, Nanda B, Kumar N, Kumar R, Vasudeva P, Mohanty NK
Department of Urology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital , New Delhi, India

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This article is one of several prospective randomized comparisons between SWL and URS for removal of of 82.2% and 86.6% clearly d... Read More
Monday, October 14 2013 14:02
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Connors BA et al, 2013: Comparison of Tissue Injury from Focused Ultrasonic Propulsion of Kidney Stones Versus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

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

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The use of focused ultrasonic propulsion of stones/stone fragments residing in the kidney after SWL is a highly interesting treatm... Read More
Thursday, October 10 2013 13:54
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Yang TK et al, 2013: Body mass index and buttock circumference are independent predictors of disintegration failure in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral calculi

Yang TK, Yang HJ, Lee LM, Liao CH
Department of Surgery, Yonghe branch, Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan

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Similar to the result in numerous previous reports the authors found that success with SWL was inversely related to the stone burd... Read More
Tuesday, October 08 2013 13:49
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Mokhtari M et al, 2013: Eosinophilic pleural effusion: a rare complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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

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Eosinophilic pleural effusion is indeed a very unusual complication of SWL. It can be assumed that in the described patient shockw... Read More
Friday, October 04 2013 13:45
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Park JH et al, 2013: A prospective randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of tamsulosin after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for a single proximal ureteral stone

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

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The advantage of using alpha-blocking agents to facilitate elimination of ureteral stones and fragments has been demonstrated in n... Read More
Wednesday, October 02 2013 13:41
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Duryea AP et al, 2013: Acoustic Bubble Removal to Enhance SWL Efficacy at High Shock Rate: An In Vitro Study

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

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With the aim of eliminating cavitation bubbles in the water compartment of the shockwave source (pre-focal cavitation), the author... Read More
Monday, September 30 2013 13:36
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Tourchi A et al, 2013: Disseminated tuberculosis after extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy in an AIDS patient presenting with urosepsis

Tourchi A, Ebadi M, Hosseinzadeh A, Shabaninia M
Division of Pediatric Urology, Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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No comment.
Friday, September 27 2013 14:20
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Philippou P et al, 2013: Does previous failed ESWL have a negative impact of on the outcome of ureterorenoscopy? A matched pair analysis

Philippou P, Payne D, Davenport K, Timoney AG, Keeley FX
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK

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It is of note that in this matched pair analysis between patients primarily treated with URS and those treated with URS after fail... Read More
Thursday, September 26 2013 13:33
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Hatipoğlu NK et al, 2013: Antioxidant Signal and Kidney Injury Molecule-1 Levels in Shockwave Lithotripsy Induced Kidney Injury

Hatipoğlu NK, Evliyaoğlu O, Işık B, Bodakçi MN, Bozkurt Y, Sancaktutar AA, Söylemez H, Atar M, Penbegül N, Yünce M, Dağgulli M
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University , Diyarbakır, Turkey

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Like several other similar studies in search for acute injurious effects of SWL, this report presents data on discrete changes in ... Read More
Tuesday, September 24 2013 13:29
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Foda K et al, 2013: Calculating the number of shock waves, expulsion time, and optimum stone parameters based on noncontrast computerized tomography characteristics

Foda K, Abdeldaeim H, Youssif M, Assem A
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt

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In this report from Egypt the authors have presented formulas for "predicting" the number of shockwaves and the time to fragment e... Read More
Friday, September 20 2013 13:14
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Seklehner S et al, 2013: Trends and Inequalities in the Surgical Management of Ureteral Calculi in the United States

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

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This report summarizes how patients with ureteral stones have been treated in USA between 2001 and 2010. This period is characteri... Read More
Wednesday, September 18 2013 13:10
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Hadji-Moussa M et al, 2013: Effect of High Shock Number on Acute Complication Development After Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

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

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Safe treatment of patients with non-invasive stone disintegration should exclude damage to the renal tissue, ureters and other org... Read More
Monday, September 09 2013 13:04
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Cho HJ et al, 2013: Efficacy of alfuzosin after shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of ureteral calculi

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

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In this report alfuzosin administration after SWL resulted in a shorter time to stone expulsion of stone material from the ureter.... Read More
Monday, September 02 2013 13:02
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Dincel N et al, 2013: Are small residual stone fragments really insignificant in children?

Dincel N, Resorlu B, Unsal A, Tepeler A, Silay MS, Armağan A, Diri A, Sancaktutar AA, Ziypak T, Mir S
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

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The authors discuss in this article the relevance of the term CIRF. This issue is in no way new and has been a matter of debate as... Read More
Monday, August 19 2013 12:56
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Kim TB et al, 2013: The feasibility of shockwave lithotripsy for treating solitary, lower calyceal stones over 1 cm in size

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

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The authors compared SWL and PNL for removal of stones larger than 1 cm. Stratification was further made for stones 1-2 cm and > 2... Read More
Monday, August 05 2013 12:47
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Haroon N et al, 2013: Optimal Management of Lower Polar Calyceal Stone 15 to 20 mm

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

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That stone clearance following PCNL is better than that after SWL and that the difference is related to the size of treated stones... Read More
Monday, July 29 2013 12:45
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Prakash J et al, 2013: Re: El-Halwagy et al.: Shock wave lithotripsy of vesical stones in patients with infravesical obstruction: an underused noninvasive approach (Urology 2013;81:508-510)

Prakash J, Goel A, Garg Y

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This Letter to the Editor is just a short remark to a previously published article on SWL for bladder stones. In selected cases SW... Read More
Monday, July 15 2013 12:39
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Panah A et al, 2013: Factors predicting success of emergency extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (eESWL) in ureteric calculi-a single centre experience from the United Kingdom (UK)

Panah A, Patel S, Bourdoumis A, Kachrilas S, Buchholz N, Masood J
Endourology and Stone Services, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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The advantage of early- emergency - SWL for removal of ureteral stones is an attractive therapeutic approach which previously has ... Read More
Monday, July 01 2013 12:35
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Pei YV, 2013: Intrahepatic hematoma requiring hepatic artery embolization: a rare complication of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Pey YV
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca St, Suite 6200, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Hepatic hematoma is an extremely rare complication of SWL and only described in few cases. According to the CT-image the bleeding ... Read More
Friday, June 21 2013 12:31
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Pishchalnikov YA et al, 2013: Evaluation of the LithoGold LG-380 Lithotripter: In Vitro Acoustic Characterization and Assessment of Renal Injury in the Pig Model

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

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The authors of this report have made an interesting comparison between shock wave properties in four different lithotripters: LG-3... Read More
Monday, June 17 2013 09:00
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Lee HY et al, 2013: Risk Factors Survey for Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy-Induced Renal Hematoma

Lee HY, Yang YH, Shen JT, Jang MY, Shih PM, Wu WJ, Huang CH, Chou YH, Juan YS
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital , Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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In this study analysis of risk factors for hematoma following SWL was carried out. The frequency of hematoma formation was low; 0.... Read More
Thursday, June 13 2013 08:56
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Wong KA et al, 2013: Management of stones in renal transplant

Wong KA, Olsburgh J
Renal Transplant and Urology Department, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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Treating stones in transplanted kidneys is a delicate procedure and great care should be exerted in order to reduce the tissue tra... Read More
Tuesday, June 11 2013 08:52
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Choi HJ et al, 2012: Usefulness of early extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in colic patients with ureteral stones

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

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Early elimination of ureteral stones is beneficial from several points of view. Preservation of renal function and reduced patient... Read More
Monday, June 03 2013 08:47
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Lautz J et al, 2013: Turbulent water coupling in shock wave lithotripsy

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

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This is indeed a highly interesting report, the results of which might be important for further improvements of the SWL technology... Read More
Monday, May 06 2013 07:42
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El-Halwagy S et al, 2013: Shock wave lithotripsy of vesical stones in patients with infravesical obstruction: an underused noninvasive approach

El-Halwagy S, Osman Y, Sheir KZ
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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I agree with the authors that SWL is an excellent method for elimination of bladder stones in suitable patients. The results prese... Read More
Monday, April 22 2013 07:37
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