Mechanical percussion inversion can result in relocation of lower pole stone fragments after shock wave lithotripsy.

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OBJECTIVES To determine whether mechanical percussion combined with inversion (MPI) therapy and forced diuresis can move stone fragments out of the lower pole of the kidney. METHODS Twelve patients with lower pole residual stone fragments at least 2 weeks after shock wave lithotripsy were treated using the following protocol. Eleven patients received 20… (More)

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@article{Honey2000MechanicalPI, title={Mechanical percussion inversion can result in relocation of lower pole stone fragments after shock wave lithotripsy.}, author={R John D'A Honey and J J Luymes and Megan Weir and Ron T Kodama and Naseem Tariq}, journal={Urology}, year={2000}, volume={55 2}, pages={204-6} }