Calculus disease in duplex system--role of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

  title={Calculus disease in duplex system--role of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.},
  author={Vikram Bhatia and Chandra Shekhar Biyani},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  volume={50 3},
We report 8 patients with urolithiasis in a duplex system. These patients (7 males and 1 female) underwent 16 extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatments. Five had renal and 3 had ureteral stones. The mean stone size was 21 mm (12-54 mm). Five patients had incomplete and 3 had complete duplication, of which one had an associated horseshoe kidney. Retrograde ureteropyelography was done in all the patients and in 7 a JJ stent was inserted. The JJ stent could not be inserted in 1… CONTINUE READING

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