The Role of Interventional Management for Urinary Tract Calculi

  • Kenneth J. Hastie
Part of the Springer Specialist Surgery Series book series (SPECIALIST)


The treatment of urinary tract stone disease has been revolutionized over the last 3 decades with the major technological advances of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous renal surgery, and ureteroscopy. These have not only made open surgery virtually obsolete but undoubtedly have lowered the threshold for intervention.


Shock Wave Renal Stone Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Ureteric Stone Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth J. Hastie
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  1. 1.Department of UrologyRoyal Hallamshire HospitalSheffieldUK

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