Impact of ureteric stent on outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A propensity score analysis

@inproceedings{Kaczmarek2016ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of ureteric stent on outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: A propensity score analysis},
  author={Krystian Kaczmarek and Adam Gołąb and Marcin Słojewski},
  booktitle={Central European journal of urology},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) is one of the most frequently performed procedures in patients with urolithiasis. For ureter-localized stones, SWL is often preceded by a double J stent insertion. However, fear of serious complications, including sepsis associated with stents, is often expressed. The following study assessed the impact of stent insertions on the results of SWL in patients with ureteric stones. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group consisted of 411… CONTINUE READING
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