Comparison of shockwave frequencies of 30 and 60 shocks per minute for kidney stones: a prospective randomized study


ALTOK M., GÜNEŞ M. , UMUL M., ŞAHİN A. F. , BAŞ E. , OKSAY T. , ...More

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.50, no.6, pp.477-482, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/21681805.2016.1235609
  • Title of Journal : SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.477-482

Abstract

Objective: One of the factors that determines the treatment success of shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) is the frequency of the shockwaves during the procedure. This study compared the efficacy and pain perception of shockwave frequencies at 30 versus 60 shocks/min for kidney stones.