Incidence of Infectious Complications after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients Without Associated Risk Factors

@inproceedings{Sorensen2014IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of Infectious Complications after Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Patients Without Associated Risk Factors},
  author={Mathew D. Sorensen and Michael R. Bailey and Ryan S Hsi and Andrew P. Evan},
  year={2014}
}
Purpose: To improve the therapeutic efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) for ureteral stones by attempting semilateral/rotated approaches. There has been no study that shows the advantage of rotated positions. Patients and Methods: Two hundred forty-eight (group 1) and 156 (group 1R) patients with proximal-ureteral stones were treated by the Dornier Lithotriptor U15/50 in the supine and rotated-supine position, respectively. When residual calculi remained in the middle–distal… CONTINUE READING
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