Is there a place for extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) in the endoscopic era?
This retrospective study aimed to evaluate whether there was still a place for ESWL therapy in the endourological era. From1988 to 2018, ESWL therapy was performed with 3 successive types of lithotripters in our hospital. From 1988 to 1998, theelectrohydraulic lithotripter NS-15 was used, and the electromagnetic lithotripter HK-V was put to use in 1999. … Leggi tutto