Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

@article{Lawler2017ExtracorporealSW,
  title={Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Current Perspectives and Future Directions},
  author={Andrew C Lawler and Eric M Ghiraldi and Carmen Tong and Justin I. Friedlander},
  journal={Current Urology Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={1-7}
}
Purpose of ReviewSince its introduction, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) has undergone a variety of changes; however, it remains one of the most utilized treatment modalities for urolithiasis. The goal of this review is to provide the practicing urologist an update on contemporary trends, new technologies, and related controversies in utilizing ESWL for stone treatment.Recent FindingsESWL use has come under scrutiny with a shift in focus to cost-effectiveness and healthcare… CONTINUE READING

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