• Medicine
  • Published in Urologiia i nefrologiia 1998

[Drainage of the urinary tract as preparation for extracorporeal lithotripsy].

@article{Pytel1998DrainageOT,
  title={[Drainage of the urinary tract as preparation for extracorporeal lithotripsy].},
  author={Iu A Pytel' and L. M. Rapoport Rapoport and V. I. Rudenko},
  journal={Urologiia i nefrologiia},
  year={1998},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          3-6
        }
}
Upper urinary tract drainage in patients with chronic calculous pyelonephritis (CCP) results in not only successful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial treatment but also in more effective and safe ESWL. In 21 CCP patients with upper urinary tract drainage by means of catheter-stent, ESWL was performed using Lithostar-Plus (Siemens). Active inflammation with marked pyuria, bacteriuria and even moderate upper urinary tract dilation were indications for the upper urinary tract drainage with… CONTINUE READING

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