[Treatment of renal calculi with extracorporeal lithotripsy. Experience of the Urology Service at Rennes. Preliminary report on 134 patients].

@article{Dufeuil1987TreatmentOR,
  title={[Treatment of renal calculi with extracorporeal lithotripsy. Experience of the Urology Service at Rennes. Preliminary report on 134 patients].},
  author={P Dufeuil and A. Ratajczak and B Dubos and Bernard Lobel},
  journal={Annales d'urologie},
  year={1987},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={235-9}
}
The results of 134 patients who underwent 150 treatments with the EDAP lithotriptor are reported. The first patients were treated with a frequency of 150 Hz under general anesthesia, with a success rate of 64%. In order to decrease the pain induced by the shocks waves, the frequency was lowered (20 Hz and 10 Hz), so that treatment could be performed under… CONTINUE READING