Experience with EDAP LT02 extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in 1363 patients: comparison with results of LT01 SWL in 1586 patients.

A new piezoelectric lithotripter, the EDAP LT02, differs from the earlier LT01 in two important respects: a stone-localization system consisting of ultrasound and fluoroscopy and more energy per shockwave. The results of SWL monotherapy with the LT02 in 1363 patients and with the LT01 in 1586 patients who completed SWL treatment were compared. All of the… CONTINUE READING