Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy Success Rate and Complications: Initial Experience at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.
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.
Urology Division, Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Oman medical journal
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23904918
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5001/omj.2013.72
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The destruction of a calculus of the kidney, ureter, bladder, or gallbladder by physical forces, including crushing with a lithotriptor through a catheter. Focused percutaneous ultrasound and focused hydraulic shock waves may be used without surgery. Lithotripsy does not include the dissolving of stones by acids or litholysis. Lithotripsy by laser is LITHOTRIPSY, LASER.
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