Prognostic Factors of Success of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) in the Treatment of Renal Stones

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Objectives: To evaluate the factors that affect the success rate of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for treatment of renal stones. Patients and methods: Between January 2000 and December 2003, 427 patients with single or multiple renal stones (<30 mm, largest diameter) underwent ESWL monotherapy using Storz SL 20 lithotriptor. The results of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-005-3155-z

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