Effect of tamsulosin on the number and intensity of ureteral colic in patients with lower ureteral calculus.


BACKGROUND We aimed to objectively determine whether tamsulosin as an alpha(1)-blocker was effective in patients who had ureterolithiasis located in the lower part of the ureter. METHODS Sixty patients with lower ureteral calculi (juxtavesical or intramural portion) were included in the present study. Conservative treatment, such as hydration and… (More)