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

Duryea AP et al, 2013. Controlled cavitation to augment SWL stone comminution: mechanistic insights in vitro

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

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This article is a highly interesting report of an experimental set up aimed to study the role of cavitation in SWL stone disintegr... Read More
Monday, April 08 2013 07:21
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Scales CD Jr, 2013: Practice patterns in the management of urinary lithiasis

Scales CD Jr
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/VA Clinical Scholars, Departments of Urology and Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

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This article is a summary of the management of patients with urolithiasis in USA. There are some points that deserve attention. In... Read More
Monday, March 25 2013 07:15
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Sarkissian C et al, 2013: Patient decision making for asymptomatic renal calculi: balancing benefit and risk

Sarkissian C, Noble M, Li J, Monga M
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA

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It is interesting to note that in this survey carried out in 101 patients presented the same hypothetical scenario, most patients ... Read More
Monday, March 11 2013 07:10
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Saxena S et al, 2013: Treating stones in transplanted kidneys

Saxena S, Sadideen H, Goldsmith D
Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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This review is of great interest because dealing with stones in transplanted kidneys is a difficult and delicate clinical problem.... Read More
Monday, March 04 2013 07:08
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El-Assmy A et al, 2013: Kidney stone size and hounsfield units predict successful shockwave lithotripsy in children

El-Assmy A, El-Nahas AR, Abou-El-Ghar ME, Awad BA, Sheir KZ
Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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This report shows the outcome of SWL in 57 children with stones in the kidney. It is slightly surprising that as many as 56% of th... Read More
Monday, February 25 2013 07:06
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Ceylan C et al, 2013: Evaluation of the Process of Recycling and Renal Parenchymal Injury after ESWL with Metabolites Excreted in the Urine

Ceylan C, Dogan S, Saydam G, Kocak MZ, Doluoglu OG.
Department of Urology Clinic of Turkiye, Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital , Ankara , Turkey

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It is well recognized that SWL results in transient damage to the renal parenchyma. In this regard the authors measured a number o... Read More
Monday, February 11 2013 07:01
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Elsheemy MS, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr ElSheemy to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

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

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Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Read More
Monday, January 28 2013 06:55
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Sato Y, 2013: Editorial Comment from Dr Sato to Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

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

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Please refer to comments for article El-Nahas et al. Int J Urol 2013: "The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric... Read More
Monday, January 21 2013 06:53
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El-Nahas AR et al, 2013: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for renal stones in pediatric patients: A multivariate analysis model for estimating the stone-free probability

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

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The authors report their experience of SWL in a paediatric population and present some factors that can be used to predict the tre... Read More
Monday, January 14 2013 06:50
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Kim GH et al, 2013: Acute cyst rupture, hemorrhage and septic shock after a shockwave lithotripsy in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Kim HG, Bae SR, Lho YS, Park HK, Paick SH.
Department of Urology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, 4-12 Hwayang-Dong, Gwangjin-Ku, Seoul, 143-729, Korea

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This case report describes a very unusual complication associated with SWL of a proximal ureteral stone. Unfortunately no details ... Read More
Monday, December 31 2012 06:44
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Dai J et al, 2013: Critical Analysis of a New Generation Electrohydraulic Lithotripter: A Single Institution Experience with the Medispec E3000TM

Dai J, Al Ekish S, Harisaran V, Thavaseelan S, Pareek G.
The Warren Alpert Med. Sch. of Brown Univ., Section of Minimally Invasive Urol. Surg., Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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Recent physical studies on the properties of shock waves have indicated that improved disintegration of stones might be obtained w... Read More
Monday, December 17 2012 06:43
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Welk B et al, 2013: The surgical management of upper tract stone disease among spinal cord-injured patients

Welk B, Shariff S, Ordon M, Catharine Craven B, Herschorn S, Garg AX.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

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This is a retrospective study on 89 patients with spinal cord injuries. These patients were surgically treated because of upper ur... Read More
Monday, December 10 2012 06:39
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Mancini JG et al, 2013: Assessment of a Modified Acoustic Lens for Electromagnetic Shock Wave Lithotripters in a Swine Model

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

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The optimal geometry and power characteristics of the shock wave have remained a matter of debate ever since the original HM3 lith... Read More
Monday, November 26 2012 06:33
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Yilmaz E et al, 2013: Ways in which SWL affects oxidant/antioxidant balance

Yilmaz E, Haciislamoglu A, Kisa U, Dogan O, Yuvanc E, Batislam E
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Tip Fakultesi, Uroloji AD, Saglik Sokak, 71100, Kirikkale, Turkey

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In this interesting study the effects of SWL (3000 sw; 16-22 kV) on the total antioxidant capacity (TAC), total antioxidant status... Read More
Monday, November 12 2012 06:29
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Eterović D et al, 2013: Wrong perspective obscures the adverse effects of shock-wave lithotripsy

Eterović D, Situm M, Marković V, Punda A
Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Split and Department of Medical Physics, University of Split Medical Faculty, Spinčićeva 1, 21000, Split, Croatia

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The authors claim that vascular effects of SWL is not appropriately recognized and that "mild and unilateral renal obstruction" fo... Read More
Monday, October 29 2012 06:24
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Brown JA et al, 2013: Effect of High Shock Number on Acute Complication Development Following Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Brown JA, Hadj-Moussa M.
University of Iowa, Department of Urology, 200 Hawkins Dr., 3 RCP, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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There are two important questions that need an answer when the total number of shock waves given to a patient is considered: Is a ... Read More
Monday, October 15 2012 06:20
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Ito H et al, 2012: Predictive value of attenuation coefficients measured as hounsfield units on noncontrast computed tomography during flexible ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy: a single-center experience

Ito H, Kawahara T, Terao H, Ogawa T, Yao M, Kubota Y, Matsuzaki J.
Department of Urology, Ohguchi East General Hospital, Yokohama, Japan

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This article entirely deals with the usefulness of Hounsfield units for predicting the ureteroscopic disintegration of stones and ... Read More
Wednesday, September 26 2012 06:10
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Yoo DE et al, 2012: Removal of kidney stones by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is associated with delayed progression of chronic kidney disease

Yoo DE, Han SH, Oh HJ, Kim SJ, Shin DH, Lee MJ, Yoo TH, Kang SW, Choi KH.
Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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SWL-treatment of patients with reduced renal function is a matter of concern and it has been generally considered that shock wave... Read More
Monday, September 24 2012 08:56
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Fayad A et al, 2012: Effect of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on kidney growth in children

Fayad A, El-Sheikh MG, El-Fayoumy H, El-Sergany R, Abd El Bary A.
Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

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The clinically interesting conclusion from this report is that SWL of stones in child kidneys did not negatively affect the growth... Read More
Monday, September 10 2012 08:51
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Ahmed MH et al, 2012: Renal stone disease and obesity: what is important for urologists and nephrologists?

Ahmed MH, Ahmed HT, Khalil AA.
Department of Medicine, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK

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This review article is of interest inasmuch as it outlines the relationship between obesity and renal stone disease. The obesity i... Read More
Monday, August 27 2012 08:46
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Kruck S et al, 2012: Minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy: an alternative to retrograde intrarenal surgery and shockwave lithotripsy

Kruck S, Anastasiadis AG, Herrmann TR, Walcher U, Abdelhafez MF, Nicklas AP, Hölzle L, Schilling D, Bedke J, Stenzl A, Nagele U.
Department of Urology, University of Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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That stone-free rates following SWL were lower than those obtained following MIP and RIRS, was an expected finding. These results ... Read More
Monday, August 13 2012 08:40
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Zhang LJ, 2012: Shock-wave lithotripsy for renal calculi

Zhang LJ.
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA.

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Monday, July 30 2012 13:58
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Pirincci N et al, 2012: The effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of ureteral stones in children

Pirincci N, Gecit I, Bilici S, Taken K, Tanik S, Ceylan K.
Department of Urology, Yüzüncü Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey.

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Monday, July 23 2012 13:55
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Park J et al, 2012: Shock wave lithotripsy versus ureteroscopy for ureteral calculi: a prospective assessment of patient-reported outcomes

Park J, Shin DW, Chung JH, Lee SW.
Department of Urology, Eulji University Hospital, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.

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In this retrospective comparison of patients treated with SWL or URS, the important finding was that patients´ satisfaction did no... Read More
Monday, July 16 2012 08:24
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Gecit I et al, 2012: Tissue damage in kidney, adrenal glands and diaphragm following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Gecit I, Kavak S, Oguz EK, Pirincci N, Gunes M, Kara M, Ceylan K, Kaba M, Tanik S.
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey.

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This article reports data from an animal experiment in which the occurrence of apoptosis in kidneys, adrenals and diaphragm was re... Read More
Monday, July 09 2012 08:21
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Resorlu B et al, 2012: Comparison of retrograde intrarenal surgery, shockwave lithotripsy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for treatment of medium-sized radiolucent renal stones

Resorlu B, Unsal A, Ziypak T, Diri A, Atis G, Guven S, Sancaktutar AA, Tepeler A, Bozkurt OF, Oztuna D
Ankara, Turkey

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As in numerous other comparative studies between different stone removing procedures also this study shows that the success rate w... Read More
Monday, July 02 2012 08:18
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Jia J et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is effective in treating single melamine-induced urolithiasis in infants and young children

Jia J, Shen X, Wang L, Zhang T, Xu M, Fang X, Xu G, Qian C, Wu Y, Geng H.
Department of Pediatric Urology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China; Children's Urolithiasis Treatment Center of Chinese Ministry of Health, Shanghai China

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This is a report of results of SWL carried out in 189 children with uric acid/melamine stones. Stone localization was carried out ... Read More
Monday, June 18 2012 08:07
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Gul U et al, 2012: Do patients on alpha-blockers for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia have better results after shock wave lithotripsy of urinary stones?

Gul U, Yaycioglu O Md Febu, Kuzgunbay B, Sariturk C, Kayra MV, Ozkardes H.
Baskent University, Urology, Adana, Turkey

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The authors have retrospectively analysed their SWL results in patients who already were on a-receptor antagonists with those who ... Read More
Monday, May 28 2012 08:01
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Zhou Y, 2012: Reduction of bubble cavitation by modifying the diffraction wave from a lithotripter aperture

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

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Bubble cavitation was suppressed experimentally by adding a reflector edge extender to the original HM3 reflector. Thereby it was ... Read More
Tuesday, May 22 2012 07:51
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Rombi T et al, 2012: Socioeconomic evaluation of the treatment of ureteral lithiasis

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

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Treatment results in an economic perspective was analysed for upper and distal ureteral stones treated with ESWL (Lithostar) [A], ... Read More
Friday, May 18 2012 07:45
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Islam M et al, 2012: Ureteroscopic pneumatic versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for lower ureteral stones

Islam M, Malik A
Department of Urology, Government Institute of Kidney Diseases (IKD) and Transplants, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan

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The Modulith SLX-F2 lithotripter was used in a randomized comparison between treatment of distal ureteral stones with ESWL and URS... Read More
Thursday, May 17 2012 07:41
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Uguz S et al, 2012: Immediate or delayed SWL in ureteric stones: a prospective and randomized study

Uguz S, Senkul T, Soydan H, Ates F, Akyol I, Malkoc E, Baykal KV
Urology Department, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, 34668, Turkey

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In this report patients with 5-20 mm stones in the ureter were subjected to early ( Lithoscope. The results showed that there was ... Read More
Tuesday, May 15 2012 07:34
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Ceban E, 2012: The treatment of the reno-ureteral calculi by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)

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

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This is a summary of the authors´ experience with stone removal using Lithostar and Modulith SLK lithotripters. 483 patients prese... Read More
Friday, May 11 2012 07:27
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Acar C et al, 2012: Impact of Residual Fragments following Endourological Treatments in Renal Stones

Acar C, Cal C
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, 20070 Denizli, Turkey

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The authors have made a review of some reports in the literature dealing with the problem of residual fragments after ESWL and end... Read More
Wednesday, May 09 2012 07:20
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Granberg et al, 2012: Urolithiasis in children: surgical approach

Granberg CF, Baker LA
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children's Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75207, USA

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Given the small dimension of the kidneys and ureters in children, the authors conclude in this review article that ESWL should be ... Read More
Tuesday, May 08 2012 07:18
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Demirbas M et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones: twelve years of experience with 2836 patients at a single center

Demirbas M, Samli M, Karalar M, Kose AC
Private Medicabil Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

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In this large (N= 2836 patients) retrospective series of ESWL for ureteral stones, stone free rates in the range 84-88% were obtai... Read More
Friday, May 04 2012 07:14
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Anglada-Curado et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: Improved efficacy using low frequency

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

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In a study that compares shockwaves administered at frequencies of 80 and 60 (1.33 and 1.00 Hz), the authors conclude that the low... Read More
Monday, April 30 2012 07:10
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Yoshimura K, 2012: Editorial Comment to Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: Improved efficacy using low frequency

Yoshimura K.
Department of Urology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-sayama, Osaka, Japan

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With reference to a meta-analysis this comment emphasizes the benefit of low-frequency ESWL. Unfortunately the author states that ... Read More
Tuesday, April 24 2012 07:00
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Tiselius HG, 2012: Words of wisdom: Re: Alkaline citrate reduces stone recurrence and regrowth after shockwave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Tiselius HG
Division of Urology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, S-141 86 Stockholm, Sweden

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Friday, April 20 2012 14:54
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Desai MR, 2012: Urolithiasis: newer trends and practice

Desai MR

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This article is a short comment on present improvements in the care of urolithiasis patients. The use of CT is mentioned as one of... Read More
Friday, April 20 2012 06:53
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Niederberger C, 2012: Re: sperm DNA damage and seminal oxidative status after shock-wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral stones

Niederberger C

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Thursday, April 19 2012 14:56
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Resorlu B et al, 2012: Flexible ureterorenoscopy versus extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of lower pole stones of 10-20 mm

Resorlu B, Unsal A
Department of Urology, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Wednesday, April 18 2012 14:58
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Bohris C et al, 2012: Monitoring the coupling of the lithotripter therapy head with skin during routine shock wave lithotripsy with a surveillance camera

Bohris C, Roosen A, Dickmann M, Hocaoglu Y, Sandner S, Bader M, Stief CG, Walther S
Dornier MedTech Systems, Wessling and Department of Urology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

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In this highly interesting report attention is paid to the coupling between the shockwave source and the patient. By visualizing t... Read More
Friday, April 13 2012 06:44
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Vaidyanathan S et al, 2012: Are urological procedures in tetraplegic patients safely performed without anesthesia? a report of three cases

Vaidyanathan S, Soni B, Selmi F, Singh G, Esanu C, Hughes P, Oo T, Pulya K
Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport and Formby District General Hospital, Town Lane, Southport PR8 6PN, UK

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The authors report three tetraplegic patients who developed autonomic dysreflexia during cystoscopy. The information is of interes... Read More
Tuesday, April 10 2012 06:37
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Häcker A et al, 2012: [Controversy on lower pole stones: monitor or intervene?]

Häcker A, Michel MS
Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68135 Mannheim, Deutschland

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In this German article the authors discuss different treatment alternatives for lower calyx stones. The various aspects are not ne... Read More
Friday, April 06 2012 06:33
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Yucel S et al, 2012: Complications and associated factors of pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Yucel S, Akin Y, Danisman A, Guntekin E
Department of Urology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

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The report summarizes the authors' experience of ESWL carried out in 128 children (age children the total number of shockwaves was... Read More
Wednesday, April 04 2012 06:25
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D'Addessi A et al, 2012: Complications of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for urinary stones: to know and to manage them-a review

D'Addessi A, Vittori M, Racioppi M, Pinto F, Sacco E, Bassi P
Department of Urology, Catholic University School of Medicine, Policlinico "A. Gemelli", Largo F. Vito, 00168 Rome, Italy

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This is a review of complications seen after ESWL for urinary tract stones. It is a summary of what is already well covered in the... Read More
Friday, March 30 2012 06:20
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Melzer A et al, 2012: The importance of physics to progress in medical treatment

Melzer A, Cochran S, Prentice P, MacDonald MP, Wang Z, Cuschieri A
Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee, UK

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Although this article is a highly interesting review of physics for therapeutic use, it contains no direct application to ESWL. H... Read More
Wednesday, March 28 2012 08:51
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Connors BA et al, 2012: Evaluation of shock wave lithotripsy injury in the pig using a narrow focal zone lithotriptor

Connors BA, McAteer JA, Evan AP, Blomgren PM, Handa RK, Johnson CD, Gao S, Pishchalnikov YA, Lingeman JE
Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indianapolis, IN, USA

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This experimental study on pigs aimed at illustrating the effects of the narrow shockwave focus in modern lithotripters on renal t... Read More
Tuesday, March 27 2012 08:41
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Gnessin E et al, 2012: Current management of paediatric urolithiasis

Gnessin E, Chertin L, Chertin B
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medical Science, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

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This is a review article on the management of stones in children based on literature reports. It is concluded that ESWL by most au... Read More
Friday, March 23 2012 08:22
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Vilar DG et al, 2012: Topical EMLA for pain control during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: prospective, comparative, randomized, double-blind study

Vilar DG, Fadrique GG, Sacoto CD, Persiva JB, Mestre MP, De Francia JA, Martin IP, Aguado JM, Perelló CG, Verdu LS, Gomez JG
Hospital General de Castellón, Castellon de la plana, Castellón, Spain

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The authors show in this report that by applying EMLA-cream on the skin at the entrance of the shockwave a better pain relief was ... Read More
Friday, March 16 2012 08:14
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Zeng G et al, 2012: Treatment of renal stones in infants: comparing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Zeng G, Jia J, Zhao Z, Wu W, Zhao Z, Zhong W
Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, 1# Kangda Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, 510230, China

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This report is a comparison between ESWL and mini-PNL in infants. Hans-Göran Tiselius
Monday, March 12 2012 08:06
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Matlaga BR et al, 2012: Treatment of ureteral and renal stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials

Matlaga BR, Jansen JP, Meckley LM, Byrne TW, Lingeman JE
The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, Mapi Group, Boston and Boston Scientific Corp., Natick, Massachusetts, and Indiana Clinic Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

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The aim of this study was to compare ESWL and URS in their capacity to disintegrate distal and proximal ureteral stones based on R... Read More
Thursday, March 08 2012 08:01
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Raiten J et al, 2012: The use of high-frequency jet ventilation for out of operating room anesthesia

Raiten J, Elkassabany N, Mandel JE
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Respiratory movements during ESWL of stones in the kidney and proximal ureter are a commonly encountered problem. In the majority ... Read More
Tuesday, March 06 2012 07:54
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Yoo DE et al, 2012: Removal of kidney stones by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is associated with delayed progression of chronic kidney disease

Yoo DE, Han SH, Oh HJ, Kim SJ, Shin DH, Lee MJ, Yoo TH, Kang SW, Choi KH
Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-752, Korea

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In this selected group of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) it was shown that the deterioration of GFR was retarded follo... Read More
Friday, February 24 2012 07:49
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Onal B et al, 2012: Nomogram and scoring system for predicting stone-free status after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children with urolithiasis

Onal B, Tansu N, Demirkesen O, Yalcin V, Huang L, Nguyen HT, Cilento BG, Erozenci A
Department of Urology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Department of Urology, University of Istanbul Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

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The authors have developed a scoring system with the aim of predicting the stone-free rates in children treated with ESWL. Not une... Read More
Wednesday, February 22 2012 07:45
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Hoşcan MB et al, 2012: Management of Symptomatic Ureteral Calculi Complicating Pregnancy

Hoşcan MB, Ekinci M, Tunçkıran A, Oksay T, Ozorak A, Ozkardeş H
Department of Urology, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, 34668, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey

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Inasmuch as ESWL is excluded as treatment alternative for stones in pregnant women (absolute contraindication), it might be worthw... Read More
Monday, February 20 2012 07:35
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Picozzi SC et al, 2012: Urgent shock wave lithotripsy as first-line treatment for ureteral stones: a meta-analysis of 570 patients

Picozzi SC, Ricci C, Gaeta M, Casellato S, Stubinski R, Ratti D, Bozzini G, Carmignani L
Urology Department, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097, San Donato Milanese, MI, Italy

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It has been commonly assumed than early ESWL treatment of patients with acute stone colic is more favorable and advantageous than ... Read More
Thursday, February 16 2012 07:30
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Lu Y et al, 2012: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients with Sterile Urine Before Treatment May be Unnecessary: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Lu Y, Tianyong F, Ping H, Liangren L, Haichao Y, Qiang W
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, China

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The conclusion from this review of published studies comparing pre-ESWL antibiotics and no antibiotics was that routine administra... Read More
Thursday, February 02 2012 07:25
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Dogan HS et al, 2012: Minimally invasive surgical approaches to kidney stones in children

Dogan HS, Tekgul S
Department of Urology, Uludag University, Faculty of Medicine, 16059, Bursa, Turkey

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This is just a review of available treatment options for active removal of stone from the urinary tract in children. It is stated ... Read More
Friday, January 20 2012 07:20
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Childs MA et al, 2012: Factors Influencing Urologist Treatment Preference in Surgical Management of Stone Disease

Childs MA, Rangel LJ, Lingeman JE, Krambeck AE
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

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What determines the urologist’s choice of treatment modality for active removal of renal and ureteral stones is indeed highly inte... Read More
Monday, January 16 2012 07:10
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Soydan H et al, 2012: Postshockwave Lithotripsy Outcome Evaluation in Ureteral Stones: Comparison Between Noncontrast Computed Tomography and Plain Abdominal Radiography

Soydan H, Akyol I, Senkul T, Ates F, Uguz S, Yilmaz O, Baykal K
Urology Department, GATA Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital , Istanbul, Turkey

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In view of the currently extensive use of NCCT examinations in patients with urolithiasis, both for primary evaluation and for fol... Read More
Thursday, January 12 2012 07:03
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Goktas C et al, 2012: Evaluating ESWL-induced renal injury based on urinary TNF-α, IL-1α, and IL-6 levels

Goktas C, Coskun A, Bicik Z, Horuz R, Unsal I, Serteser M, Albayrak S, Sarıca K
Urology Clinic, Kartal Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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It is well recognized that ESWL is accompanied by an inflammatory reaction in the renal tissue. In this study increased excretion ... Read More
Tuesday, January 10 2012 06:57
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Porfyris O et al, 2012: Post-extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy residual stone fragments: clinical significance and management

Porfyris O, Delakas D
Department of Urology, General Hospital of Athens "Asclepieio Voulas", Athens , Greece

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The literature (or at least most of it) has been reviewed regarding the role and importance of residual fragments after ESWL. The ... Read More
Thursday, January 05 2012 06:51
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Göktaş C et al, 2012: Does Child's Age Affect Interval to Stone-free Status After SWL? A Critical Analysis

Göktaş C, Akça O, Horuz R, Gökhan O, Albayrak S, Sarica K
Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Urology Department, Istanbul, Turkey

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Interestingly younger children became stone-free faster than older children. Piezoelectric disintegration was used. The fact that ... Read More
Wednesday, December 28 2011 06:46
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Badawy AA et al, 2012: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy as first line treatment for urinary tract stones in children: outcome of 500 cases

Badawy AA, Saleem MD, Abolyosr A, Aldahshoury M, Elbadry MS, Abdalla MA, Abuzeid AM
The Urology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt

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The report concludes that ESWL is a suitable treatment alternative for children. It is surprising, however, that the stone-free ra... Read More
Thursday, December 01 2011 06:42
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Iynen I et al, 2012: The effect of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on the hearing

Iynen I, Ciftci H, Bozkus F, Savas M
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey

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Is there any danger to the staff’s hearing doing eight to twelve ESWL a day????
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There are different methods to generate shock waves for ESWL with different noise levels. Electro-hydraulic (spark gap) generators... Read More
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Welk B et al, 2012: Renal Stone Disease in Spinal-Cord-Injured Patients

Welk B, Fuller A, Razvi H, Denstedt J
The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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This is a review of stone-formation and treatment in patients with spinal cord injuries. The important information is that urease-... Read More
Tuesday, November 29 2011 06:38
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Ouzaid I et al, 2012: A 970 Hounsfield units (HU) threshold of kidney stone density on non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT) improves patients' selection for extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (...)

Ouzaid I, Al-Qahtani S, Dominique S, Hupertan V, Fernandez P, Hermieu JF, Delmas V, Ravery V
Departments of Urology Radiology, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris Diderot University Medical School, Paris, France

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Analysis of treatment outcome of one ESWL session was carried out. The conclusion was that for an HU-value above 970 the stone-fre... Read More
Friday, November 25 2011 06:32
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Philippou P et al, 2012: The impact of shock wave lithotripsy on male fertility: a critical analysis of existing evidence

Philippou P, Ralph DJ, Timoney AG
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK

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The authors have reviewed the available literature on SWL effects on the male reproductive organs and sperms. Animal, in vitro and... Read More
Wednesday, November 23 2011 06:28
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Sugihara T et al, 2012: Renal haemorrhage risk after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: Results from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database

Sugihara T, Yasunaga H, Horiguchi H, Nishimatsu H, Hirano Y, Matsuda S, Homma Y
Department of Urology, Shintoshi Hospital, Iwata Department of Urology Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Department of Urology, The Fraternity Memorial Hospital, Tokyo Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan

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Identification of risk-factors for development of renal bleeding complications associated with ESWL is hampered by the small numbe... Read More
Monday, November 21 2011 08:40
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Knoll T et al, 2011: Beyond ESWL: new concepts for definitive stone removal

Knoll T, Alken P
World J Urol. 2011 Dec;29(6):703-4. Epub 2011 Nov 12

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In this editorial the authors emphasize some aspects on stone removal. The text has its focus on the currently less common use of ... Read More
Friday, November 18 2011 07:55
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Asgari SA et al, 2011: Is extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy safe in patients with chronic bleeding tendency?

Asgari SA, Kazemzadeh M, Asl AS, Ghanaei MM
Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

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This is a case report on a series of five ESWL sessions successfully carried out in a patient with uncorrected coagulopathy and th... Read More
Wednesday, November 16 2011 00:00
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Otsubo T et al, 2011: Evaluation of resource allocation and supply-demand balance in clinical practice with high-cost technologies

Otsubo T, Imanaka Y, Lee J, Hayashida K
Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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This is an entirely health economic article that illustrates the availability and demand of MRI and ESWL in various parts of Japan... Read More
Tuesday, November 15 2011 06:09
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Mustafa M et al, 2011: Urine cytology to evaluate urinary urothelial damage of shock-wave lithotripsy

Mustafa M, Pancaroglu K
Urology Department, Osmaniye State Hospital, Osmaniye, Turkey

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Cytological analysis of urine before and after ESWL supports the clinical experience that the lesions associated with the treatmen... Read More
Wednesday, November 09 2011 09:45
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Patel SR et al, 2011: Quantification of preoperative stone burden for ureteroscopy and shock wave lithotripsy: current state and future recommendations

Patel SR, Nakada SY
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53705-2281, USA

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This article brings into focus the importance of how the stone burden is measured and reported. A representative estimate of the s... Read More
Monday, November 07 2011 09:40
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Hristova-Popova J et al, 2011: Exposure to patient during interventional endourological procedures

Hristova-Popova J, Saltirov I, Vassileva J
National Centre of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Exposure to radiation during endourological procedures deserves continuous attention. In this Bulgarian study this issue was studi... Read More
Friday, November 04 2011 09:38
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Chongruksut W et al, 2011: Kidney stones recurrence and regrowth after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Chongruksut W, Lojanapiwat B, Tawichasri C, Paichitvichean S, Euathrongchit J, Ayudhya VC, Patumanond J
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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This is a report on stone recurrence and stone growth during a 3-year follow-up period after ESWL and PNL. It is of note that 59% ... Read More
Wednesday, November 02 2011 09:33
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Satkunasivam R et al, 2011: Renal colic and urolithiasis practice patterns in Canada: a survey of Canadian Urological Association members

Satkunasivam R, Keays M, Pace KT
Division of Urology, St. Michael's Hospital, Keenan Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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Canadian report of routines for management of patients with renal colic. The results showed for instance that for distal ureteral ... Read More
Thursday, October 27 2011 09:16
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Khalil MM, 2012: Which Is More Important in Predicting the Outcome of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy of Solitary Renal Stones: Stone Location or Stone Burden?

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

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There is a continuous debate on which factors that most accurately determine the outcome of ESWL for renal stones located in the l... Read More
Tuesday, October 25 2011 09:04
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Tseng TY et al, 2011: Kidney stones

Tseng TY, Preminger GM
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

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This text is an extensive and systematic review of studies on methods for active removal of symptomatic and asymptomatic renal and... Read More
Wednesday, October 19 2011 08:30
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de Cógáin M et al, 2012: Shock wave lithotripsy and diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study

de Cógáin M, Krambeck AE, Rule AD, Li X, Bergstralh EJ, Gettman MT, Lieske JC
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA

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It is of note that the same institution that previously reported an increased risk of diabetes mellitus (and hypertension) based o... Read More
Monday, October 17 2011 08:21
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Knoll T et al, 2011: [Medical and Economic Aspects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy]

Knoll T, Fritsche HM, Rassweiler J
Urologische Klinik, Klinikum Sindelfingen-Böblingen, Universität Tübingen

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In this publication in German the authors discuss the role of ESWL in view of the increased popularity and use of endoscopic proce... Read More
Thursday, October 13 2011 08:13
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Srivastava A et al, 2012: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in polycystic kidney disease: is it safe and effective?

Srivastava A, Bansal R, Srivastava A, Chaturvedi S, Ranjan P, Ansari MS, Yadav A, Kapoor R
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

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This article mainly reports the success of PNL in patients with polycystic disease. ESWL is mentioned just because it was as an au... Read More
Tuesday, October 11 2011 08:07
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Philippou P et al, 2012: The Management of Bladder Lithiasis in the Modern Era of Endourology

Philippou P, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N
Endourology & Stone Services, Barts and The London NHS Trust, West Smithfield, London, UK

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Bladder stones are not frequently encountered, but their demonstration calls for stone removal. The association between bladder ou... Read More
Friday, October 07 2011 08:02
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Nakamura K et al, 2011: Treatment of upper urinary tract stones with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) Sonolith vision

Nakamura K, Tobiume M, Narushima M, Yoshizawa T, Nishikawa G, Kato Y, Katsuda R, Zennami K, Aoki S, Yamada Y, Honda N, Sumitomo M
Department of Urology, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine Nagakute, Aichi 480-1195, Japan

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This is a report on treatment results achieved with the Sonolith lithotripter used in 226 patients, 62 with stones in the kidney a... Read More
Wednesday, October 05 2011 07:56
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Aboumarzouk OM et al, 2011: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) versus ureteroscopic management for ureteric calculi

Aboumarzouk OM, Kata SG, Keeley FX, Nabi G
Department of Urology, Academic Clinical Practice, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK

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There has been recent increased interest in the radiation exposure during stone removal as well as in the primary diagnostic proce... Read More
Monday, October 03 2011 07:50
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Shen L et al, 2011: Comparison of Efficacy of German and Chinese Electromagnetic Shock Wave Lithotripters: Dornier Compact S vs Huikang MZ-SWL-V

Shen L, Sun X, Cong X, Wang Y, Zhu H, He L
Department of Urology, the Affiliated Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing 210008, People's Republic of China

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This comparison of the two electromagnetic litotripters Dornier Compact S (D) and Huikang MZ-SWL-V (H) - used in the treatment of ... Read More
Friday, September 23 2011 07:31
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Mokhtari G et al, 2011: Effect of terazosin on lower urinary tract symptoms and pain due to double-J stent: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial

Mokhtari G, Shakiba M, Ghodsi S, Farzan A, Heidari Nejad S, Esmaeili S
Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran

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The report confirms previous observations that α-receptor antagonists (in this study: terazosin) decrease pain experience in patie... Read More
Tuesday, August 23 2011 15:17
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Wiesenthal JD et al, 2011: A clinical nomogram to predict the successful shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteral calculi

Wiesenthal JD, Ghiculete D, Ray AA, 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 important predictive factors for successful treatment of renal stones were stone size, patient age, skin-to-stone distance. Fo... Read More
Saturday, August 20 2011 15:15
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Chongruksut W et al, 2011: Kidney stones recurrence and regrowth after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Chongruksut W, Lojanapiwat B, Tawichasri C, Paichitvichean S, Euathrongchit J, Ayudhya VC, Patumanond J
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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This article is one of few reports addressing the important problem of stone recurrences and growth of residuals after ESWL and PN... Read More
Friday, August 19 2011 15:13
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Chongruksut W et al, 2011: Prognostic factors for success in treating kidney stones by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Chongruksut W, Lojanapiwat B, Ayudhya VC, Tawichasri C, Patumanond J, Paichitvichean S
Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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This is a straightforward report of a prospective analysis of prognostic factors for successful ESWL of stones in the kidney treat... Read More
Thursday, August 18 2011 15:11
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Graversen JA et al, 2011: Evaluation of bioimpedance as novel predictor of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy success

Graversen JA, Korets R, Hruby GW, Valderrama OM, Mues AC, Katsumi HK, Cortes JA, Landman J, Gupta M
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA

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The outcome of shockwave lithotripsy is determined by two factors: disintegration of stone material and clearance of stone fragmen... Read More
Wednesday, August 17 2011 15:09
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Yong DZ et al, 2011: Optimization of treatment strategy used during shockwave lithotripsy to maximize stone fragmentation efficiency

Yong DZ, Lipkin ME, Simmons WN, Sankin G, Albala DM, Zhong P, Preminger GM
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

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This is an experimental in vitro study that gave further support to what has already been repeatedly shown, that a treatment strat... Read More
Tuesday, August 16 2011 15:07
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Zhou SG et al, 2011: Comparing efficacy of α(1)D-receptor antagonist naftopidil and α1A/D-receptor antagonist tamsulosin in management of distal ureteral stones

Zhou SG, Lu JL, Hui JH
Department of Urology, Jinling Hospital, Zhongshan East Road 305, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210002, China

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This article deals with α-receptor antagonists in the treatment of distal ureteral stones. The results have no direct implication ... Read More
Monday, August 15 2011 15:03
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Mustafa M, 2011: Is the gravity effect of radiographic anatomic features enough to justify stone clearance or fragments retention following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)

Mustafa M
Urology Department, Osmaniye State Hospital, Osmaniye, Turkey

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This is another report describing the possibility to predict stone clearance from various geometrical measurements of the intraren... Read More
Friday, August 12 2011 15:01
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Shen P et al, 2011: Use of ureteral stent in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for upper urinary calculi: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shen P, Jiang M, Yang J, Li X, Li Y, Wei W, Dai Y, Zeng H, Wang J
Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

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It has been repeatedly demonstrated in several previous studies that an internal stent does not improve the stone-free rates, but ... Read More
Thursday, August 11 2011 14:59
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Turney BW et al, 2011: Trends in urological stone disease

Turney BW, Reynard JM, Noble JG, Keoghane SR
Oxford Stone Group, Department of Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, Department of Urology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK

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This is an epidemiological report from UK, showing that there was an increased prevalence of stones in the population during the p... Read More
Wednesday, August 10 2011 14:57
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Huri E et al, 2011: Evaluation of urinary stones ex vivo with micro-computed tomography: preliminary results of an investigational technique

Huri E, Tatar I, Germiyanoglu C, Karakan T, Celik HH, Ersoy O.
Second Urology Clinic, Ministry of Health, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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This is an in vitro study of micro-computed tomography o stones. The results might be of interest for special research projects, b... Read More
Tuesday, August 09 2011 14:55
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Georgiev MI et al, 2011: Efficacy of Tamsulosin Oral Controlled Absorption System After Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Treat Urolithiasis

Georgiev MI, Ormanov DI, Vassilev VD, Dimitrov PD, Mladenov VD, Popov EP, Simeonov PP, Panchev PK
Department of Urology, University Hospital »Alexandrovska« Medical University Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

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It is of interest that the authors were able to demonstrate a significantly higher stone clearance in patients given tamsulosin. T... Read More
Monday, August 08 2011 14:53
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