Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: A comprehensive review

Chandru P. Sundaram, Brian Saltzman

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Abstract

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) has revolutionized treatment of urolithiasis since its introduction in the 1980s. The great majority of renal and ureteral stones can be successfully treated with ESWL. Complications can be minimized with maximal efficacy if patient selection is optimum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)332-335
Number of pages4
JournalComprehensive Therapy
Volume24
Issue number6-7
StatePublished - Jun 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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