Summary: Calculi of the ureter, usually the result of the passage of one originating in the kidney. It occurs usually in mid-life, rarely in children; and is more frequent in males than females. (From CMIT, 5th ed)
Publications215 found, 100 shown here
- Prospective randomized trial comparing shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for management of distal ureteral calculiM S Pearle
Department of Urology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
J Urol 166:1255-60. 2001PURPOSE: We compared the efficacy of shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for treatment of distal ureteral calculi. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 64 patients with solitary, radiopaque distal ureteral calculi 15 mm...
- 2007 guideline for the management of ureteral calculiGlenn M Preminger
American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc, USA
J Urol 178:2418-34. 2007
- A systematic review of medical therapy to facilitate passage of ureteral calculiAmandeep Singh
Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
Ann Emerg Med 50:552-63. 2007..Herein is a systematic evaluation of the use of medical expulsive therapy to facilitate ureteral stone expulsion...
- Low-dose versus standard-dose CT protocol in patients with clinically suspected renal colicPierre Alexandre Poletti
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Geneva, 24 rue Micheli du Crest 14, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:927-33. 2007..The purpose of our study was to compare a low-dose abdominal CT protocol, delivering a dose of radiation close to the dose delivered by abdominal radiography, with standard-dose unenhanced CT in patients with suspected renal colic...
- Guidelines on urolithiasisH G Tiselius
Working Party on Lithiasis, Health Care Office, European Association of Urology
Eur Urol 40:362-71. 2001..The basic task for the working group therefore was to extract and evaluate evidence from the literature in order to reach a consensus on how these patients could best be managed...
- Ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral calculi with holmium: YAG laser lithotripsyHaowen Jiang
Department of Urology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
J Endourol 21:151-4. 2007We evaluated the effectiveness and safety of holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy with a semirigid ureteroscope for ureteral calculi in a prospective cohort of 697 patients.
- Relationship of spontaneous passage of ureteral calculi to stone size and location as revealed by unenhanced helical CTDeirdre M Coll
Department of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Box 141, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:101-3. 2002..Given the improved accuracy and new role of unenhanced CT in the diagnosis of acute ureterolithiasis, we studied the relationship of stone size and location as determined by unenhanced CT to the rate of spontaneous passage...
- Laparoscopic techniques for removal of renal and ureteral calculiMarcel Hruza
Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn GmbH, Teaching Hospital of Heidelberg University, Heilbronn, Germany
J Endourol 23:1713-8. 2009..The increasing experience with laparoscopy in urology poses the question of whether urolithiasis may be an indication for laparoscopy...
- Distinguishing pelvic phleboliths from distal ureteral calculi: thin-slice CT findingsMehmet Arac
Department of Radiology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Eur Radiol 15:65-70. 2005..Central lucency is a characteristic finding of pelvic phleboliths on thin-slice CT. This finding can therefore be used in combination with roundness as a problem-solving tool in differentiating phleboliths from distal ureteral stones...
- Low-dose and standard-dose unenhanced helical computed tomography for the assessment of acute renal colic: prospective comparative studyBong Soo Kim
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Cheju National University College of Medicine, Jeju, Korea
Acta Radiol 46:756-63. 2005..To compare the efficacy of low-dose and standard-dose computed tomography (CT) for the diagnosis of ureteral stones...
- Ultrasound vs CT for the detection of ureteric stones in patients with renal colicM Patlas
Department of Radiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem 91031, Israel
Br J Radiol 74:901-4. 2001..of our study was to compare the accuracy of non-contrast spiral CT with ultrasound (US) for the diagnosis of ureteral calculi in the evaluation of patients with acute flank pain...
- Alternate or additional findings to stone disease on unenhanced computerized tomography for acute flank pain can impact managementHanno Hoppe
Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
J Urol 175:1725-30; discussion 1730. 2006..We evaluated the incidence and clinical relevance of alternate or additional findings on unenhanced CT in patients with acute flank pain and suspected urinary calculi...
- Laparoscopic retroperitoneal ureterolithotomy: initial experience and review of literatureYassine Nouira
Department of Urology, La Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
J Endourol 18:557-61. 2004To evaluate the place of retroperitoneal laparoscopic ureterolithotomy in the management of ureteral calculi through an initial experience and review of previously reported cases.
- Does ultra-low-dose CT with a radiation dose equivalent to that of KUB suffice to detect renal and ureteral calculi?Claudia Kluner
Department of Radiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:44-50. 2006..001). With regard to published data for standard-dose CT, the present CT protocol seems to be comparable in its diagnostic yield in assessing patients with calculi, and its radiation dose is equivalent to that of KUB...
- Differences in stone size and ureteral dilation between obstructing proximal and distal ureteral calculiBrian H Eisner
Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Urology 72:517-20. 2008..To examine the differences in ureteral dilation and calculus size between obstructing proximal and distal ureteral stones...
- Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy: the Edinburgh experienceF X Keeley
Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
BJU Int 84:765-9. 1999..To review our experience with laparoscopic ureterolithotomy...
- Outcomes of ureteroscopy for the management of impacted ureteral calculi with different localizationsTansu Degirmenci
Department of Urology, Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Urology 80:811-5. 2012..To assess the effectiveness of Holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet lithotripsy for the treatment of impacted ureteral stones with different localizations...
- Shock wave lithotripsy or ureteroscopy for the management of proximal ureteral calculi: an old discussion revisitedKittinut Kijvikai
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
J Urol 178:1157-63. 2007The goal of treating ureteral calculi is to achieve complete stone clearance with minimal patient morbidity. Shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy have become standards of care for ureteral calculi...
- Evaluation of patients with suspected ureteral calculi using sonography as an initial diagnostic tool: how can we improve diagnostic accuracy?Seong Jin Park
Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Gyeonggi do 420 021, Korea
J Ultrasound Med 27:1441-50. 2008..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of sonography as an initial diagnostic tool in patients with suspected ureterolithiasis...
- Surgical decompression is associated with decreased mortality in patients with sepsis and ureteral calculiMichael S Borofsky
Department of Urology, Nephrology Division and Section on Value and Effectiveness, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York University, New York, New York 10016, USA
J Urol 189:946-51. 2013..a retrospective study design, we defined the surgical decompression rate in patients admitted to the hospital with severe infection and ureteral calculi. We determined whether a mortality benefit is associated with this intervention.
- Routine ureteral dilatation is not necessary for ureteroscopyAli Unsal
Department of Urology, Fatih University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Int Urol Nephrol 36:503-6. 2004..To present our experience in ureteroscopic lithotripsy and stone extraction without ureteral dilatation...
- Retroperitoneoscopic ureterolithotomy for the treatment of ureteral calculiDeniz Demirci
Erciyes University, Medical Faculty Department of Urology, Kayseri, Turkey
Urol Int 73:234-7. 2004..In rare cases the ureteral stones are treated with open surgery after failure of first-line treatments. Retroperitoneoscopy is a minimally invasive alternative to open surgery...
- Randomized trial of the efficacy of tamsulosin, nifedipine and phloroglucinol in medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteral calculiMarco Dellabella
Department of Urology and Division of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti Umberto I G M Lancisi G Salesi, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, School of Medicine, Ancona, Italy
J Urol 174:167-72. 2005..We performed a randomized, prospective study to assess and compare the efficacy of 3 drugs as medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteral calculi.
- A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of transureteral and shock wave lithotripsy--which is the best minimally invasive modality to treat distal ureteral calculi in children?Abbas Basiri
Urology and Nephrology Research Center UNRC, Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M C SBMU, Tehran, I R Iran
J Urol 184:1106-9. 2010Since there is insufficient evidence to determine the best treatment modality in children with distal ureteral calculi, we designed a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy and complications of transureteral ..
- Retroperitoneoscopic ureterolithotomy for impacted ureteral stoneH Kiyota
Department of Urology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Int J Urol 8:391-7. 2001..Retroperitoneoscopic ureterolithotomy should be useful as an alternative treatment for impacted ureteral stones because it involves minimal postoperative pain...
- Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy as a primary modality for large proximal ureteral calculi: comparison to rigid ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsyYoung Hwii Ko
Department of Urology, Korea University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:7-13. 2011....
- Treatment of ureteral calculi with semirigid ureteroscopy: where should we stop?Faruk Yencilek
Department of Urology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
Urol Int 84:260-4. 2010..To evaluate the efficacy of semirigid ureteroscopy in the management of ureteral stones located in different parts of the ureter...
- Medical expulsive therapy for ureteral calculi in the real world: targeted education increases use and improves patient outcomeChristopher Brede
Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
J Urol 183:585-9. 2010..We studied the impact of targeted education of emergency department physicians about medical expulsive therapy and analyzed its impact on patient outcomes and cost...
- Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy or ureteroscopy as primary treatment for ureteric stones: a retrospective study comparing two different treatment strategiesKlas Lindqvist
Department of Urology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:113-8. 2006..The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the results of these two treatment strategies in all consecutive patients attending our hospital in 1998 and 2000 for ureteric stone treatment...
- [Prospective trial comparing shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for management of distal ureteral calculi]Fernando Marchant
Servicio de Urologia, Unidad de Litiasis, Hospital Clínico de la Universidad de Chile José Joaquín Aguirre, Santiago, Chile
Actas Urol Esp 33:869-72. 2009To compare the efficacy of ureteroscopy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in treating distal ureteral calculi and evaluate the best treatment alternative for this disease.
- The silence of the stones: asymptomatic ureteral calculiFlorian Wimpissinger
Department of Urology, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of ESWL and Endourology, Rudolfstiftung Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Urol 178:1341-4; discussion 1344. 2007We investigated the characteristics and diagnosis of primary asymptomatic ureteral calculi.
- Holmium laser lithotripsy for ureteral calculi: predictive factors for complications and successJoost A P Leijte
Department of Urology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Endourol 22:257-60. 2008..To define possible predictive factors for success and complications for ureteroscopic holmium laser lithotripsy procedures...
- A prospective randomized study comparing shock wave lithotripsy and semirigid ureteroscopy for the management of proximal ureteral calculiHosni K Salem
Department of Urosurgery, Kasr El Einy Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
Urology 74:1216-21. 2009..The ideal treatment for upper ureteral stones > 1 cm size remains to be determined with shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) and ureteroscopy (URS) being acceptable options...
- Impact of the degree of hydronephrosis on the efficacy of in situ extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy for proximal ureteral calculiAhmed El-Assmy
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:208-13. 2007..We conducted a prospective randomized study to investigate the relation between the degree of stone-induced hydronephrosis and the outcome of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in patients with lumbar ureter stones...
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi: what a powerful machine can achieveWerner W Hochreiter
Deparment of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
J Urol 169:878-80. 2003We assessed the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL, Dornier Medical Systems, Inc., Marietta, Georgia) for distal ureteral calculi with the HM3 (Dornier Medical Systems, Inc.) lithotriptor.
- A prospective randomized comparison between early (<48 hours of onset of colicky pain) versus delayed shockwave lithotripsy for symptomatic upper ureteral calculi: a single center experienceAnup Kumar
Department of Urology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
J Endourol 24:2059-66. 2010The role of early/emergency shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) in symptomatic upper ureteral calculi has still not been established...
- Emergency ureteroscopic lithotripsy in acute renal colic caused by ureteral calculi: a retrospective studyMohammed A Al-Ghazo
Department of General Surgery and Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
Urol Res 39:497-501. 2011..6 ± 12.7 years (range 22-73 years) were treated with emergency ureteroscopic lithotripsy for ureteral calculi. All patients were divided into three groups according to the stone location in the ureter...
- Holmium laser lithothripsy of ureteral calculi: our initial experienceA Triantafyllidis
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Urol Int 79:24-7. 2007To evaluate effectiveness and safety of intracorporeal holmium:YAG (Ho:YAG) laser lithotripsy of ureteral calculi.
- [Ureteral stricture after ESWL for ureteral calculi]Tomoyuki Yamauchi
Department of Urology, Tachikawa Kyosai Hospital, Tachikawa City, Tokyo, Japan
Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 94:8-14. 2003..Therefore we have retrospectively reviewed our cases to define the predisposing factors of this complication...
- Emergency ureteroscopic removal of ureteral calculi after first colic attack: is there any advantage?Kemal Sarica
Department of Urology, Yeditepe University Medical School, and 2nd Urology Department, Sisli Etfal Training Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Urology 78:516-20. 2011..To comparatively evaluate the efficacy of ureteroscopic stone treatment immediately after the first colic attack and in an electively planned manner...
- A clinical nomogram to predict the successful shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteral calculiJoshua D Wiesenthal
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Urol 186:556-62. 2011..In this study we develop a comprehensive nomogram to predict renal and ureteral stone shock wave lithotripsy outcomes...
- Value of 3-dimensional transrectal/transvaginal sonography in diagnosis of distal ureteral calculiMichael Mitterberger
Department of Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
J Ultrasound Med 26:19-27. 2007In a prospective study, the feasibility of 3-dimensional (3D) transrectal/transvaginal sonography in comparison with transabdominal sonography and intravenous urography (IVU) in identifying distal ureteral calculi was evaluated.
- Ureteroscopy and holmium: YAG laser lithotripsy as emergency treatment for acute renal failure caused by impacted ureteral calculiHaowen Jiang
Department of Urology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
Urology 72:504-7. 2008To present our clinical outcomes in managing acute renal failure caused by impacted ureteral calculi with ureteroscopy and holmium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser lithotripsy as emergency treatment.
- Ureteropyeloscopic treatment of large, complex intrarenal and proximal ureteral calculiJacob Cohen
Department of Urology, New York Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
BJU Int 111:E127-31. 2013..This study frames an argument for retrograde ureteroscopic lithotripsy not only in those who are at high risk for percutaneous nephrostolithotomy but in all who present with large, non-infected stone burdens...
- Is there a role for tamsulosin after shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of renal and ureteral calculi?Siavash Falahatkar
Department of Urology, Urology Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
J Endourol 25:495-8. 2011..Our study aimed at defining the role of tamsulosin as adjunctive therapy after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in patients with stones in the kidney and ureter...
- Is there a role for tamsulosin in shock wave lithotripsy for renal and ureteral calculi?Suresh K Bhagat
Departments of Urology and Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India
J Urol 177:2185-8. 2007..We evaluated the effect of the alpha-blocker tamsulosin on stone clearance, analgesic requirements and steinstrasse in shock wave lithotripsy for solitary renal and ureteral calculus...
- Laparoscopic management of ureteral calculi: a report of 123 casesNaser Simforoosh
Department of Urology, Shaheed Labbafinejad Medical University and Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
Urol J 4:138-41. 2007Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic surgery for the management of ureteral calculi.
- Emergency room management of ureteral calculi: current practicesElizabeth Phillips
Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Endourol 23:1021-4. 2009To evaluate current practice patterns in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) for the diagnosis, treatment, and counseling of patients with ureteral calculi.
- Ureteroscopic management of lower ureteric calculi: a 15-year single-centre experienceOsama M Elashry
Urology Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
BJU Int 102:1010-7. 2008..To review our 15-year experience with ureteroscopic treatment of distal ureteric calculi and to determine the impact of improved technology and techniques on the efficacy, success and complications of the procedure...
- 2007 Guideline for the management of ureteral calculiGlenn M Preminger
Duke University Medical Center, Division of Urologic Surgery, DUMC 3167, Room 1572D, White Zone, Duke South, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Eur Urol 52:1610-31. 2007
- Treatment selection and outcomes: ureteral calculiJ Stuart Wolf
Division of Minimally Invasive Urology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
Urol Clin North Am 34:421-30. 2007The most important recent advances in the management of ureteral calculi have been the development of medical expulsive therapy to facilitate passage of ureteral stones, such that many calculi that would previously have required ..
- Comparison of outcomes of ureteroscopy for ureteral calculi located above and below the pelvic brimB K Hollenbeck
Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Urology 58:351-6. 2001OBJECTIVES: To compare the safety and efficacy of ureteroscopy performed for proximal and distal ureteral calculi in a contemporary cohort. Ureteroscopy has been used most often for distal ureteral calculi...
- The use of tamsulosin in the medical treatment of ureteral calculi: where do we stand?Riccardo Autorino
Department of Urology, Second University, Naples, Italy
Urol Res 33:460-4. 2005..the interesting results obtained by different groups with the use of tamsulosin in the treatment of distal ureteral calculi. We performed a prospective randomized study to evaluate the effects of the addition of tamsulosin on our ..
- Rapid extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for proximal ureteral calculi in colic versus noncolic patientsChristian Seitz
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Eur Urol 52:1223-7. 2007....
- Management of ureteral calculi: a cost comparison and decision making analysisYair Lotan
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
J Urol 167:1621-9. 2002We compared the cost of treatment strategies for ureteral calculi using a decision tree model.
- Alfuzosin stone expulsion therapy for distal ureteral calculi: a double-blind, placebo controlled studyRenato Nardi Pedro
Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
J Urol 179:2244-7; discussion 2247. 2008..We evaluated the efficacy of alfuzosin as medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteral stone passage...
- A clinical prediction rule for the diagnosis of ureteral calculi in emergency departmentsT J Elton
Division of Area Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905
J Gen Intern Med 8:57-62. 1993..To determine: 1) whether a simple clinical prediction rule could identify emergency department patients with ureteral calculi; 2) whether the kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) radiograph provides diagnostic information beyond that ..
- An audit of 2273 ureteroscopies--a focus on intra-operative complications to justify proactive management of ureteric calculiM R Butler
Department of Urology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital Dublin, Incorporating the National Children s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
Surgeon 2:42-6. 2004..As the efficacy of ureteroscopy is known this study focuses on the low intra-operative complication rate as justification for a proactive management protocol...
- Short-term ureteral catheter stenting after uncomplicated transurethral uretero-lithotomyTeiichiro Aoyagi
Department of Urology, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 0023 Japan
World J Urol 22:449-51. 2004..6+/-0.8, indicating a sufficient duration of stenting. Short-term ureteral catheter stenting is a cheap and easy way for post-operative management for uncomplicated TUL...
- A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing nonstented versus stented ureteroscopic lithotripsyJ D Denstedt
Division of Urology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
J Urol 165:1419-22. 2001..Therefore, we believe that routine stenting after ureteroscopic intracorporeal lithotripsy with the holmium laser is not required as long as the procedure is uncomplicated and performed without balloon dilation of the ureteral orifice...
- Efficacy of tamsulosin in medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteral calculiMohamed Abdel Basir Sayed
Urology Department, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:59-62. 2008..To evaluate the potential role of tamsulosin in the medical treatment of distal ureteral stones...
- A prospective randomized multicentric study comparing stented vs non-stented ureteroscopic lithotripsyFrancesco S Grossi
Struttura Complessa di Urologia OC, Martina Franca, Italy
Arch Ital Urol Androl 78:53-6. 2006..We compared postoperative pain, short and long-term complications after ureteroscopic (URS) treatment of stones followed or not by placement of a double J stent...
- Utility of the lithoclast in the treatment of upper, middle and lower ureteric calculiM S Akhtar
Department of Urology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
Surgeon 1:144-8. 2003..The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility and efficacy of lithoclast in the treatment of upper, middle and lower ureteric calculi...
- Ureteral catheterization in uncomplicated ureterolithotripsy: a randomized, controlled trialHooman Djaladat
Department of Urology, Mohammadi Hospital, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Eur Urol 52:836-41. 2007To evaluate short-term ureteral catheterization in patients undergoing ureteroscopic lithotripsy for ureteral calculi.
- Treatment for extended-mid and distal ureteral stones: SWL or ureteroscopy? Results of a multicenter studyA J Hendrikx
Department of Urology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
J Endourol 13:727-33. 1999..We investigated also, for reasons of cost effectiveness, the factors influencing the outcome, the complications, and the need for auxiliary procedures...
- Comparison of holmium laser and pneumatic lithotripsy in managing upper-ureteral stonesShivadeo S Bapat
Department of Urology, Ratna Memorial Hospital, Pune, India
J Endourol 21:1425-7. 2007..To compare the success rates and complications of Lithoclast and holmium laser-assisted ureterorenoscopy (URS) in managing upper-ureteral stones...
- The effect of shock wave rate on the outcome of shock wave lithotripsy: a meta-analysisMichelle Jo Semins
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
J Urol 179:194-7; discussion 197. 2008..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to define the effect of shock wave rate on the outcome of shock wave lithotripsy...
- A comparison of holmium:YAG laser with Lithoclast lithotripsy in ureteral calculi fragmentationSeong Soo Jeon
Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Korea
Int J Urol 12:544-7. 2005..The purpose of the present study is to compare Lithoclast with holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy in ureteral calculi fragmentation.
- Semirigid ureteroscopy and pneumatic lithotripsy as definitive management of obstructive ureteral calculi during pregnancyAbdul Majid Rana
Department of Urology, Kidney Centre Postgraduate Training Institute, Karachi, Pakistan
Urology 73:964-7. 2009To assess the results of semirigid ureteroscopy and intracorporeal pneumatic lithotripsy as a definitive treatment option for women presenting with obstructive ureteral calculi during pregnancy.
- Comparison between extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and semirigid ureterorenoscope with holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for treating large proximal ureteral stonesChing Fang Wu
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University, Chia Yi, Taiwan, Republic of China
J Urol 172:1899-902. 2004Management of large impacted upper ureteral calculi remains challenging for urologists. These calculi are frequently associated with obstructive uropathy and deteriorated renal function...
- Percutaneous antegrade removal of impacted upper-ureteral calculi: still the treatment of choice in developing countriesRajiv Goel
Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Endourol 19:54-7. 2005To assess the safety and efficacy of antegrade percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) of large impacted proximal-ureteral calculi.
- Efficacy of the Stone Cone for treatment of proximal ureteral stonesS D Maislos
Department of Urology, Staten Island University Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Staten Island, NY, USA
J Endourol 18:862-4. 2004..This study sought to assess the role of just such an instrument, the Stone Cone, in proximal-ureteral lithotripsy...
- Dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer (Deflux) implants mimicking distal ureteral calculi on CTCaleb P Nelson
Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Pediatr Radiol 38:104-6. 2008..Urologists, radiologists, and emergency room physicians should be aware of the potential for calcification of ureteral implants of Dx/HA, and of the potentially confusing radiographic images that may result...
- Ureteroscopic management of ureteral calculi in childrenS Erturhan
Department of Urology, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
J Endourol 21:397-400. 2007To evaluate the efficacy and safety of rigid ureteroscopy for the treatment ureteral calculi in children.
- [Slow delivery rate improves the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy]Motohiko Kimura
Department of Urology, Niigata Kobari Hospital
Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 100:625-31. 2009To determine the efficiency of slow delivery rate of shockwaves (SW) on stone fragmentation and treatment outcomes in patients with renal and ureteral calculi.
- Clinical outcome of ureteroscopic lithotripsy for 2,129 patients with ureteral stonesToshifumi Kurahashi
Division of Urology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
Urol Res 35:149-53. 2007....
- Re: Christian Seitz, Enis Tanovic, Zeljko Kikic, Mazda Memarsadeghi and Harun Fajkovic. Rapid extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for proximal ureteral calculi in colic versus noncolic patients. Eur Urol 2007;52:1223-8Riccardo Autorino
Eur Urol 52:1264-5; author reply 1265-6. 2007
- Outcomes of stenting after uncomplicated ureteroscopy: systematic review and meta-analysisGhulam Nabi
Academic Urology Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
BMJ 334:572. 2007..To investigate the potential beneficial and adverse effects of routine ureteric stent placement after ureteroscopy...
- Dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer implant calcification mimicking distal ureteral calculi on ultrasoundAaron T D Clark
Division of Paediatric Urology, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Urology 75:1178-9. 2010..Follow-up ultrasound studies remained unchanged. Calcification of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer implants may mimic distal ureteral calculi, and careful initial observation is recommended.
- Preventing retrograde stone displacement during pneumatic lithotripsy for ureteral calculi using lidocaine jellyMohammad G Mohseni
Department of Urology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Urology 68:505-7. 2006To assess the efficacy of lubricating jelly instillation proximal to the upper ureteral calculi during lithotripsy on the prevention of retrograde stone displacement and the stone-free rate.
- Ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsy of impacted ureteral calculiArtur H Brito
Division of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Int Braz J Urol 32:295-9. 2006..This work evaluates the results of ureteroscopic treatment of impacted ureteral stones with a pneumatic lithotripter...
- Endoscopic lithotripsy and the FREDDY laser: initial experienceFrancis Dubosq
Urology Department, Tenon Hospital, Paris, France
J Endourol 20:296-9. 2006..Furthermore, it is less expensive and easier to maintain than other lasers. Our goal was to evaluate its efficacy and role in the ureteroscopic treatment of urinary stones...
- A randomized, double-blind trial to compare shock wave frequencies of 60 and 120 shocks per minute for upper ureteral stonesR J D A Honey
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Urol 182:1418-23. 2009..We report the first randomized trial to our knowledge to examine the effect of a slower shock wave frequency for shock wave lithotripsy on stones located in the proximal ureter...
- Does a slower treatment rate impact the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for solitary kidney or ureteral stones?Job Chacko
Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Kidney Stone Center of the Rocky Mountains, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Urol 175:1370-3; discussion 1373-4. 2006..We compared the efficacy of an SR (70 to 80 shocks per minute) and an FR (120 shocks per minute) for ESWL for solitary stones less than 2 cm located in the kidney or proximal ureter...
- Ureteroscopic treatment of proximal ureter stones with the aid of an antegrade occlusion balloon catheterA Dirim
Department of Urology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Acta Radiol 47:103-6. 2006..To define the role of an antegrade occlusion balloon catheter in preventing migration of proximal ureteral stones to the dilated proximal ureter during endoscopic treatment...
- Safety and outcome of rigid ureteroscopy for management of ureteral calculi in childrenAhmed El-Assmy
Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
J Endourol 20:252-5. 2006To present our experience with ureteroscopy for the treatment of pediatric ureteral calculi.
- Results with 7.5F versus 10F rigid ureteroscopes in treatment of ureteral calculiOzgur Yaycioglu
Department of Urology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Urology 64:643-6; discussion 646-7. 2004..To compare the success and complication rates in the treatment of ureteral stones with a 7.5F versus a 10F ureteroscope...
- Clinical characteristics of ureteral calculi detected by nonenhanced computerized tomography after unclear results of plain radiography and ultrasonographyTakashi Kobayashi
Department of Urology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Shogen cho 25, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 430 8525 Japan
J Urol 170:799-802. 2003..We also evaluated the clinical characteristics of urinary calculi detected under such conditions...
- Complications of ureteroscopy: analysis of predictive factorsT G Schuster
Section of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Urol 166:538-40. 2001..The likelihood of immediate postoperative complications is greater when renal calculi are treated and less when the surgeon is more experienced...
- Treatment of ureteral calculi with ballistic lithotripsySeyed Kazem Aghamir
Department of Urology, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Hassan Abad Square, Hafez Street, Tehran, Iran
J Endourol 17:887-90. 2003Ballistic lithotripsy is one of the new intracorporeal lithotripsy methods. In this study, the efficacy and complications of this method in the management of ureteral calculi were evaluated.
- Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy: technical considerations and long-term follow-upD D Gaur
Department of Urology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay, India
BJU Int 89:339-43. 2002..To analyse the technical details and the long-term results of laparoscopic ureterolithotomy...
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is highly effective for ureteral calculi in childrenE H Landau
Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
J Urol 165:2316-9. 2001PURPOSE: Treatment of ureteral calculi in the pediatric population represents a unique challenge. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL*) and ureteroscopy have been advocated for the treatment of such stones...
- Ureteroscopy as a first-line intervention for ureteral calculi in pregnancyDavid A Lifshitz
Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
J Endourol 16:19-22. 2002..We propose that advances in endoscopic equipment and anesthesia techniques dictate a more definitive strategy...
- Management of ureteral stones with pneumatic lithotripsy: report of 500 patientsSinan Sozen
Department of Urology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
J Endourol 17:721-4. 2003..To evaluate the results of pneumatic lithotripsy (PL) with ureteroscopy in the treatment of ureteral stones...
- Impact of power index, hydroureteronephrosis, stone size, and composition on the efficacy of in situ boosted ESWL for primary proximal ureteral calculiI Singh
Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Urology 58:16-22. 2001OBJECTIVES: The efficacy, safety, feasibility, and outcome of in situ treatment applied to select proximal ureteral calculi was assessed and analyzed with a view to avoiding auxiliary interventions and providing high clearance rates in ..
- Ureteral stenting after ureteroscopy for distal ureteral calculi: a multi-institutional prospective randomized controlled study assessing pain, outcomes and complicationsP G Borboroglu
Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center and Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego, California 92134-1005, USA
J Urol 166:1651-7. 2001..We compare postoperative pain, stone-free rates and complications after ureteroscopic treatment of distal ureteral calculi with or without the use of ureteral stents...
- Matched pair analysis of shock wave lithotripsy effectiveness for comparison of lithotriptorsAndrew J Portis
Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Urol 169:58-62. 2003..Marietta, Georgia) we used a matched pair analysis design. A matched design often provides more efficient estimates (smaller variances) than an unmatched design given the same sample size...
- Extracorporeal shock-wave versus pneumatic ureteroscopic lithotripsy in treatment of lower ureteral calculiGuang Qiao Zeng
Department of Urology, First Municipal People s Hospital, Guangzhou 510180, China
Asian J Androl 4:303-5. 2002To compare the efficacy and complications of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (SWL) and pneumatic ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URS) in the treatment of lower ureteral calculi.
- Rigid ureteroscopy for the treatment of ureteral calculi in childrenNihat Satar
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
J Urol 172:298-300. 2004..We assess the safety and efficacy of rigid ureteroscopy for the treatment of pediatric ureterolithiasis...
- Minimally invasive retroperitoneoscopic ureterolithotomyA K Hemal
Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
J Urol 169:480-2. 2003..We assessed the efficacy of modified technique of retroperitoneal ureterolithotomy for managing ureteral stones...
- Treatment of proximal ureteral calculi: holmium:YAG laser ureterolithotripsy versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsyJohn S Lam
Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
J Urol 167:1972-6. 2002We compared the safety and efficacy of ureteroscopy with intracorporeal holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) (Dornier Medical Systems, Inc., Marietta, Georgia) for proximal ureteral calculi.
- 10th International Symposium on UrolithiasisGLENN PREMINGER; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is hoped that the cross fertilization of ideas and the development of new collaborations will foster new insights into the disease processes involved. ..
- Improved Tumor Resection in Image-Guided NeurosurgeryKELLY ZOU; Fiscal Year: 2005..The methodological development may also be applicable to other surgical applications. ..
- STRETCH-INDUCED CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 IN UROTHELIAL CELLsStephen Nakada; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Acupuncture and Low Back Pain during PregnancyShu Ming Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..