Lithotripsy

Known as: Lithotritie, Litholapaxy, Lithotripsies 
The destruction of a calculus of the kidney, ureter, bladder, or gallbladder by physical forces, including crushing with a lithotriptor through a… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Percutaneous nephrolithotomy has been the standard of care for intrarenal calculi greater than 2 cm. Flexible… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
AIM To introduce a new method: small endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) combined with endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
At low energy density (0.03 mJ/mm2), extracorporeal shock waves (ESW), originally developed for clinical lithotripsy, have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE We quantified the burden of urolithiasis in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE We modeled retropulsion during holmium:YAG lithotripsy on the conservation of momentum, whereby the force of ejected… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE We assessed the effectiveness and safety of holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for managing upper urinary tract calculi in a… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE We compared the efficacy of shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for treatment of distal ureteral calculi. MATERIALS… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE A series of experiments were conducted to test the hypothesis that the mechanism of holmium:YAG lithotripsy is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE The mechanism of lithotripsy differs among electrohydraulic lithotripsy, mechanical lithotripsy, pulsed dye lasers and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
To substantiate the early results of extracorporeal shock-wave fragmentation of gallstones, we used this nonsurgical procedure to… (More)
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