The management of bladder lithiasis in the modern era of endourology.

@article{Philippou2012TheMO,
  title={The management of bladder lithiasis in the modern era of endourology.},
  author={Prodromos Philippou and Konstantinos Moraitis and Junaid Masood and Islam Junaid and Noor N-P Buchholz},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={980-6}
}
The recent evolution in the management of vesical lithiasis is a result of the major advancements of modern endourology. The ideal method for achieving stone clearance, however, remains an issue of debate and evidence-based recommendations are lacking. Contemporary literature focuses on management options, such as extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral, percutaneous and minimally-invasive surgery, as well as state-of-the-art energy sources. Issues of particular interest include the… CONTINUE READING