Evaluation and management of post-shock wave lithotripsy pain with third-generation lithotriptors using rofecoxib.

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INTRODUCTION Newer generation lithotriptors have been modified to induce less pain. We evaluated factors contributing to post-shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) pain and assessed potential benefits of preemptive analgesia using Rofecoxib, a COX-II inhibitor, and potential effects on stone passage rates. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-nine patients were evaluated… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2008.0243

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@article{Greene2009EvaluationAM, title={Evaluation and management of post-shock wave lithotripsy pain with third-generation lithotriptors using rofecoxib.}, author={Tricia D Greene and Jean V. Joseph and Erdal N Erturk}, journal={Journal of endourology}, year={2009}, volume={23 3}, pages={395-8} }