Can intervals in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy sessions affect success in the treatment of upper ureteral stones?


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Turan T., Efioglu O., Danacıoğlu Y. O. , Şendoğan F., Çulpan M., Günaydın B., ...More

VIDEOSURGERY AND OTHER MINIINVASIVE TECHNIQUES, vol.13, no.4, pp.507-511, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/wiitm.2018.75873
  • Journal Name: VIDEOSURGERY AND OTHER MINIINVASIVE TECHNIQUES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.507-511
  • Keywords: shock wave lithotripsy, upper ureteral stones, repeat sessions, URETEROSCOPY

Abstract

Introduction: Managing upper ureteral stones with shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) has been done for many years. However, no conclusive data have been found on the intervals required between repeated SWL sessions.