extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy

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extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy

[‚ek·strə·kȯr¦pȯr·ē·əl ¦shäk‚wāv ′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
(medicine)
A treatment for renal calculi (kidney stones) in which powerful ultrasonic shock waves are focused on the stones, thereby breaking them into small fragments that can be excreted, thus avoiding surgery. Also known as lithotripsy.
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In this study in which we evaluated the anxiety and depression values of ESWL patients, the pre-procedural anxiety ratios of the patients were 100% (VAS-A > 0).
The patient underwent ESWL for the right ureteral stone the next day.
Conclusions: ESWL treatment disrupts thiol/disulfide homeostasis and the structure of albumin at the acute term.
We conducted a retrospective review for adult patients with renal or ureteric stones, treated with ESWL at Armed Forces Hospital (AFH), Oman, between January 2015 and December 2016.
Among the 18 patients without EPS placement, 10 followed ESWL, four underwent observation at the outpatient department, and four presented with continuing abdominal complaints requiring surgical treatment.
ESWL has been seen as first line options for the management of systematic stone disease (Scales et al., 2014).
Pre- and post-operative data of the patients included Age Sex Pre-operative Stone Preoperative ESWL localization DJS Patient 1 58 Female No Pelvis Yes Patient 2 50 Male Yes Lower calyx No Patient 3 58 Female No Lower calyx No Patient 4 49 Male Yes Pelvis No Patient 5 33 Male No Lower calyx No Patient 6 19 Male No Pelvis No Stone Stone-free Intraoperative Post-operative size (mm) complications complications Patient 1 22 No No No Patient 2 10 No No No Patient 3 13 No No No Patient 4 15 No No No Patient 5 12 Yes No No Patient 6 15 Yes No No ESWL: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, DJS: Double-J stent
Even if there is not apparent encrustation, by reducing the potential stent-mucosal adhesion, ESWL can prevent mucosal injury during stent extraction (14).
Ancak literaturdeki olgularla uyumlu olarak, hastamizda hematom olusumuna neden olabilecek beden disi sok dalga tedavisi (ESWL), perkutan nefrolitotomi (PNL) gibi toplayici sisteme yonelik prosedurler, antikoagulan kullanimi, glomerulonefrit oykusu, onceden gecirilmis operasyon oykusu bulunmamaktadir.
1980'li yillardan sonra beden disi sok dalgalari ile tas kirma (ESWL) once yetiskinlerde sonra da cocuk yas grubunda kullanilmaya baslanmistir Ancak uygulanmaya basladigi donemden itibaren bobrek parankimi uzerine olumsuz etkileri tartisma konusu olmustur ve gelismekte olan bobrek uzerine etkilerinin uzun donem sonuclari yayinlanmaya baslanmistir (2,3).
6 patients had large stone burden, 2 patients had partial staghorn stone, and 3 patients looked for surgery because of the ESWL treatment failure.
Treatment options for urolithiasis in children include open and laparoscopic procedures, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy (PCNL), and ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URSL) for ureterolithiasis and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) when deposits are located within the pelvicalyceal system.