Surgical approach to urolithiasis: the state of art

Bartoletti, Riccardo and Cai, Tommaso (2008) Surgical approach to urolithiasis: the state of art. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 5 (2). pp. 142-144. ISSN 1971-3266

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Twenty years after its introduction, extracorporeal lithotripsy is still predominantly used. The increased prevalence of small urinary calculi has brought about a change in clinical symptoms, with frequent episodes of renal-ureteral colic, persistent pain and hydronephrosis. In everyday urological practice armamentarium there are several methods and techniques to actively remove the stones that can obtain good levels of efficacy and good patients compliance. We aimed to describe the principal surgical techniques

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Urolithiasis, extracorporeal lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, ureterorenoscopy, laparoscopy
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 612 Fisiologia umana > 612.7 Sistema muscoloscheletrico, tegumento
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 15:14
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2014 12:19

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