medical expulsion therapy


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medical expulsion therapy

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The treatment of ureteral stones with alpha-adrenergic blocking agents, which help relax the distal ureter, permitting small, lodged stones to pass into the urinary bladder.
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The profound knowledge on evolving epidemiology of stone disease and another important issue in stone management is essential, the medical expulsion therapy and diuresis with ESWL.
Medical Expulsion Therapy and Urinary Diuresis were jointly used to facilitate stone clearance with ESWL.
Medical expulsion therapy trumps waiting for distal calculi to pass
A meta-analysis comparing rates of calculus passage found that medical expulsion therapy was more effective than expectant management for patients with distal ureteral calculi.
(1) Patients may be offered medical expulsion therapy to facilitate calculus passage.
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