Role of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Management of Upper Ureteric Stones

The objective of this study is meant to evaluate ESWL in the treatment of upper ureteric stones ≤2 cm in terms of stone free rates, complications and procedure time.Patients and methodSeventy six patients were subjected to ESWL as primary modality for treatment of upper ureteric stone. ESWL group had mean stone size of 10.58 mm. The stone free rate was 93.4% for ESWL. The sample size was adequate as it was determined by statistician by applying pertinent formulas.ResultsIt was observed that the stone free rate in ESWL group was higher (97.7%) when the stone size was ≤10 mm and when the duration of symptoms was
Source: African Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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