Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, May 13th, 2007
The literature also shows that good results are obtained even with large stone burdens, irrespective of stone location. Wadhwa, et al of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, reviewed the outcomes of shockwave lithotripsy in the pediatric population in their center in New Delhi, India. They assessed the impact of stone burden and location, as well as the age of the child on the stone free rates.
They reviewed 106 patients who were less than 16 years of age treated with shockwave lithotripsy for...
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