shock-wave lithotripsy

shock-wave lithotripsy

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Stone heterogeneity index as the standard deviation of Hounsfield units: A novel predictor for shock-wave lithotripsy outcomes in ureter calculi.
Does laparoscopic ureterolithotomy replace shock-wave lithotripsy or ureteroscopy for ureteral stones.
Clinical experience with shock-wave lithotripsy using the Siemens Modularis Vario lithotripter.
Material is arranged in eight sections on basic principles, percutaneous renal surgery, stone removal, ureteroscopy, shock-wave lithotripsy, stone management, laparoscopy and robotic surgery, image-guided diagnostics and therapeutics, and the lower urinary tract.
Extracorporeal electromagnetic shock-wave lithotripsy for salivary gland stones.
reported that 46% passed their stones spontaneously and 28% underwent extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy.
Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine reported at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in San Diego, CA that the length and severity of kidney function impairment caused by shock-wave lithotripsy may be directly linked to the number of shock waves administered for treating kidney stones.
Alternative forms of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy.
Physicians should first try to dissolve the stones of patients who have only occasional symptoms, either with oral bile acid medications or with shock-wave lithotripsy, a technique that shatters gallstones with sound waves, the panel said.
Treatment of mid- and lower ureteric calculi: extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy vs laser ureteroscopy.