Ureteroscopy and pneumatic lithotripsy, followed by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of distal ureteral stones


Gurbuz Z., Gonen M., Fazlioglu A., Akbulut H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, cilt.9, ss.441-444, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1442-2042.2002.00499.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.441-444

Özet

Background: We retrospectively reviewed our experience with retrograde ureteroscopy (URS) and a pneumatic lithotriptor in 160 patients with distal ureteral stones to determine whether prior extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a limiting factor in the ureteroscopic procedure.