Mohammed Elfatih Ali Elhowairis

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The surgical management of urolithiasis, in particular cystolithiasis, has been known for more than two millennia. The term lithotomy was first used by the Greek surgeon Ammonius (276 BCE), but the practice of cutting the stone would have existed long before that. However, Hippocrates (460 BCE) discouraged the procedure. His oath reads: ‘I will not cut(More)
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