Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of submandibular stones: evaluation after 10 years.

The use of extracorporeal shock waves in the treatment of submandibular stones is a minimally invasive approach for the treatment of this disease. Its clinical significance has been determined in a long-term retrospective study, performed as follow-up to the short-term results. From 1989 to 1994, 197 patients (88 female, 109 male; age range, 8 to 83 years… CONTINUE READING