Extracorporal shock wave therapy in the treatment of Peyronie's disease. First results of a case-controlled approach.

@article{Hauck2000ExtracorporalSW,
  title={Extracorporal shock wave therapy in the treatment of Peyronie's disease. First results of a case-controlled approach.},
  author={Ekkehard W. Hauck and Bora M Altinkilic and Martin Ludwig and Gerson Luedecke and Immo Schroeder-Printzen and Christoph Arens and Wolfgang Weidner},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={663-9;discussion 670}
}
OBJECTIVE To test whether extracorporal shock wave therapy (ESWT) has an effect in the treatment of Peyronie's disease. METHODS 22 patients with Peyronie's disease and previous unsuccessful oral drug therapy were treated with ESWT in a prospective design with a follow-up of at least 3 months; 23 age-matched patients without previous therapy received oral placebo drug for 6 months daily as control. The standard follow-up included palpation, ultrasound, autophotography and evaluation of… CONTINUE READING