Distal Ureteric Stones and Tamsulosin: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Multicenter Trial.

@article{Furyk2016DistalUS,
  title={Distal Ureteric Stones and Tamsulosin: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Multicenter Trial.},
  author={Jeremy Furyk and Kevin H Chu and Colin Banks and Jaimi H Greenslade and Gerben Keijzers and Ogilvie N Thom and Tom Torpie and Carl Dux and Rajan Narula},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={86-95.e2}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We assess the efficacy and safety of tamsulosin compared with placebo as medical expulsive therapy in patients with distal ureteric stones less than or equal to 10 mm in diameter. METHODS This was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial of adult participants with calculus on computed tomography (CT). Patients were allocated to 0.4 mg of tamsulosin or placebo daily for 28 days. The primary outcomes were stone expulsion on CT at 28 days and time to… CONTINUE READING
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