Management of upper ureteral calculi with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

@article{Lingeman1987ManagementOU,
  title={Management of upper ureteral calculi with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.},
  author={James E. Lingeman and W L Shirrell and Daniel M. Newman and Philip G Mosbaugh and Roderic E. Steele and John R. Woods},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1987},
  volume={138 4},
  pages={720-3}
}
The results of 471 extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy treatments in 465 patients with solitary ureteral stones managed by several different techniques are reported. In situ treatment was performed in 123 cases without instrumentation and in 47 after placement of a ureteral catheter. Retrograde stone manipulation was performed in 245 cases immediately before extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and an additional 56 were manipulated with ureteral stent placement at least 1 week before… CONTINUE READING