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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If the indwelling time of DJS in body is 13-24 months, transurethral endo-urologic approaches after ESWL are sufficient.
Whereas ESWL acceptors were high in 40 or more years' age group with acceptance level of 60% and this observed difference in age distribution was significant {[chi square] = 13.
Therefore, the highest or mean attenuation values in a few areas in the region of study were calculated and compared to the success rate of ESWL.
ESWL remains the first choice of treatment for these calculi because it is the least invasive treatment modality.
We prospectively evaluated 175 patients subjected to URS or ESWL for lumbar or pelvic ureteral lithiasis, admitted to two Departments of Urology (in Iasi, Romania and Targu Mures, Romania) from 01.
With ancillary procedures (Two ESWL and One URS), we achieved stone free rate of 98% at six weeks after the initial procedure.
The use of Tamsulosin as adjunctive treatment after ESWL in patient with distal ureteral stones: do we really need ?
He then talked about the era of minimally invasive surgery, ESWL which was used in 158 cases and the results were published.
For example in 1997 for lumbar ureteral stones up to 1 cm the American Urological Association (AUA) recommended extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) as first line treatment and ureteroscopy as an alternative, compared with ESWL or ureteroscopy for stones on the distal ureter.
On follow-up, the patient had ESWL (extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy) for the residual left lower calyx kidney stone which was partially fragmented and the DJ (double-J) stents were subsequently removed.