Management of ureteral calculi and medical expulsive therapy in emergency departments

@inproceedings{Picozzi2011ManagementOU,
  title={Management of ureteral calculi and medical expulsive therapy in emergency departments},
  author={Stefano Picozzi and Carlo Maria Marenghi and Stefano Casellato and Cristian Ricci and Maddalena Gaeta and Luca Carmignani},
  booktitle={Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Ureteral stones are a common problem in daily emergency department practice. Patients may be offered medical expulsive therapy (MET1) to facilitate stone expulsion and this should be offered as a treatment for patients with distal ureteral calculi, who are amenable to waiting management. Emergency department clinicians and family practitioners are often in the front line regarding the diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic nephrolithiasis and this commentary is dedicated to them… CONTINUE READING

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