Effect of size and site on the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of proximal urinary stones in children.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of location and size of stones on the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS In 2008-2010, 150 children (median age 6.6 years) with radio-opaque ureteric and renal stones measuring ≤4 cm were treated. Exclusion criteria were coagulation disorders, pyelonephritis, distal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2012.04.003

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