How Should I Operate on a Lithotriptor for Optimum Results?
Although ESWL remains the primary treatment of choice for the majority of urinary stones smaller than 2 cm many centers report disappointing results. The reason for this is often multifactorial. Excellent results can be obtained however provided proper attention is paid to all aspects of the procedure. These aspects are discussed in detail together with some simple tips to optimize results and at the same time minimize complications.
KeywordsESWL Urolithiasis Shockwave lithotripsy Lithotripter Stone management
- 2.Chaussy C, Tailly GG, Bernd F, et al. Extracorporeal SW-lithotripsy in a nutshell. In: Chaussy C, Tailly GG, editors. 2nd ed. Dornier MedTech; 2015.Google Scholar