ESWL


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AcronymDefinition
ESWLExtracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy
ESWLextracorporeal shock wave lithotriptor
ESWLEquivalent Single-Wheel Load
ESWLExternal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (treatment)
ESWLEquivalent Static Wind Load (engineering)
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One advantage of percutaneous nephrolithotomy over ESWL is that the surgeon removes the stone fragments instead of relying on their natural passage from the kidney.
In Table 11, a detailed account of the costs for treating the average patient with ESWL in Sweden in 1985 is shown.
The inclusion criteria were single or multiple renal calculi, upper ureteral calculi, and repetitive failure of ESWL, with calculi burden <2 cm.
Pediatrik hastalarda 2 cm'den kucuk pelvis taslarinin tedavisinde ilk secenek olarak ESWL kullanilmaktadir; ancak hasta ile ilgili ve tasla ilgili bazi ozellikler yuzunden ESWL basarisizligi ortaya cikmaktadir.
This helps reduce the bulk ("debulking" the stone) of the calculus, making it easier for ESWL to shatter its remains.
Antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing ESWL (Fig.
Formerly, the treatment of kidney and ureteral stones was performed mostly by ESWL in the last 15 years.
And while bladder calculi can usually be treated with ESWL, disintegrated stones cannot pass from the bladder of the child with an absent, small, or surgically reconstructed urethra.
predict that ESWL will continue to be a popular method of treatment, although the latest extracorporeal lithotripters are not as efficacious as older generation devices or endoscopic devices.