Comparative study of long-term stone recurrence after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and open stone surgery for kidney stones


Kosar A., Sarica K., Aydos K., Kupeli S., Turkolmez K., Gogus O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, cilt.6, sa.3, ss.125-129, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1442-2042.1999.06311.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.125-129

Özet

Background: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) has become the treatment of choice for most calculi of upper urinary tract and the need for open stone surgery (OSS) have considerably reduced. However, stone recurrence is often encountered as a long-term problem requiring re-treatment.