Impaction and Prediction: Does Ureteral Wall Thickness Affect the Success of Medical Expulsive Therapy in Pediatric Ureteral Stones?


OBJECTIVE The study aimed to evaluate the predictive value of ureteral wall thickness (UWT) and stone-related parameters for medical expulsive therapy (MET) success with an alpha blocker in pediatric upper ureteral stones. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 35 children receiving MET ureteral stones (<10 mm) were evaluated. Patients were divided into 2… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000453668