Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy monotherapy for treatment of patients with urethral and bladder stones presenting with acute urinary retention.

@article{AlAnsari2005ExtracorporealSW,
  title={Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy monotherapy for treatment of patients with urethral and bladder stones presenting with acute urinary retention.},
  author={Abdulla A. Al-Ansari and Ahmed Shamsodini and Nagy Younis and Osama A. Jaleel and Ayad Al-Rubaiai and Ahmed Abdulrahman Shokeir},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={1169-71}
}
OBJECTIVES To present our experience with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) monotherapy for the treatment of patients with urethral and bladder stones presenting with acute urinary retention. METHODS A total of 64 patients (62 male and 2 female) with urethral or bladder stones underwent ESWL monotherapy. All patients presented to the emergency… CONTINUE READING