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Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy Success Rate and Complications: Initial Experience at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.

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Summary of "Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy Success Rate and Complications: Initial Experience at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital."

To assess the efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy with Modularis Vario Siemens in the management of patients with renal and ureteral stones.

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Urology Division, Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman.

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Name: Oman medical journal
ISSN: 1999-768X
Pages: 255-9

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