ESWL: Comparing two analgesic techniques. Our experience.

  title={ESWL: Comparing two analgesic techniques. Our experience.},
  author={Alberto Saita and Astrid Bonaccorsi and Mary Aquilino and F Guzzardi and Alessandro Lazzara and Mario Motta},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  volume={72 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE We compared the effects of intramuscular analgesia versus intramuscular analgesia associated with topical application of Luan (gel containing lidocaine 1%) on the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). MATERIAL AND METHODS From January 2001 to November 2002, 300 patients (mean age 46) were treated for kidney or upper ureteral radiopaque stones with ESWL, using a Dornier Compact Delta magneto lithotripter. The patients were divided into two groups: group A, 180… CONTINUE READING