Comparison of efficacy and safety of shockwave lithotripsy for upper urinary tract stones of different locations in children: a study of 311 cases

@article{He2010ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of efficacy and safety of shockwave lithotripsy for upper urinary tract stones of different locations in children: a study of 311 cases},
  author={Lei He and Xizhao Sun and Jianlin Lu and Xiaoming Cong and Huaijun Zhu and Luming Shen and Ying Wang},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={713-717}
}
To compare the efficacy and safety of Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) for upper urinary tract stones of various locations in children. Between 1997 and 2008, a total of 311 children (average age: 7.9 ± 4.4 years, ranged from 6 months to 16 years) with upper urinary tract stones were treated by SWL using Dornier Compact S lithotripter at our department. Of those patients, 196 had renal stones (pelvic, 53; upper and mid calices, 75; lower calices, 68) with an average size of 9.42 ± 7.1 mm, and 115… CONTINUE READING
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