[The effects of preoperative insertion of double-J catheter in transurethral lithotripsy (TUL)].

@article{Kita1992TheEO,
  title={[The effects of preoperative insertion of double-J catheter in transurethral lithotripsy (TUL)].},
  author={Yasufumi Kita and Yoshihito Higashi and Manami Kuze and Hiroyuki Ito and Toshikazu Takeda and Hideo Takeuchi and Osamu Yoshida},
  journal={Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica},
  year={1992},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={277-80}
}
Transurethral lithotripsy (TUL) was performed in the cases in which the ureteral calculi were not destroyed by the extracorporeal shock-wave lithotriptor (Dornier HM-3, EDAP LT 01). Preoperative placement of double-J ureteral catheter (D-J catheter) caused ureteral dilation, allowing smooth insertion of the ureteroscope. We divided the 55 TUL cases into two… CONTINUE READING