Do anxiety, stress, or depression have any impact on pain perception during shock wave lithotripsy?

Altok M., Akpinar A., Gunes M., Umul M., Demirci K., BAŞ E.

CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.10, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: The most important adverse effect during shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) is pain perception. In this study, we evaluated the effect of anxiety, stress, and depression on pain perception during SWL.