Tamsulosin as adjunctive treatment after shockwave lithotripsy in patients with upper urinary tract stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Zheng2010TamsulosinAA,
  title={Tamsulosin as adjunctive treatment after shockwave lithotripsy in patients with upper urinary tract stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Shuo Zheng and Liang Ren Liu and Hai Chao Yuan and Qiang Wei},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={
          425-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of tamsulosin as an α(1)-blocker in the treatment of the renal and ureteral stones after shockwave lithotripsy (SWL). MATERIAL AND METHODS Relevant randomized controlled trials were identified by electronic and document searches of MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Chinese Biomedical Disk and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials until April 2010. No language restriction was applied. Trials were included if patients were randomized to… CONTINUE READING
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