Development of a scoring system from noncontrast computerized tomography measurements to improve the selection of upper ureteral stone for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

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PURPOSE We investigated the role of noncontrast computerized tomography in predicting the treatment outcome of shock wave lithotripsy on upper ureteral stones to formulate a clinical algorithm to facilitate clinical management. MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult patients with upper ureteral stones confirmed by noncontrast computerized tomography and scheduled… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.10.161

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