Acute complications following extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy for renal and ureteric calculi.

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Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy remains a widely utilized treatment modality for renal and some ureteric calculi. The treatment is generally considered very safe. However, minor complications occur in a significant number of patients. Serious complications, causing ongoing morbidity or mortality, are rare, affecting less than 1% of patients. A review… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2008.01065.x

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@article{Doran2008AcuteCF, title={Acute complications following extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy for renal and ureteric calculi.}, author={Owen Doran and Bernard Foley}, journal={Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA}, year={2008}, volume={20 2}, pages={105-11} }