Stenting during Extracorpreal Shock wave Lithotripsy; is it Necessary?
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Conference Paper

Material and methods: Thirty eight patients with mean age of 1,71;1, yeers (range 16-73) who underwent extracorporeal
shock wave lithotripsy due to renal stone between November 2005-january 2007 were included, Twenty seven patients were.
steruiess and eleven patients were stented. The average stone diameters in stemless end stended group were 1.54 cm and
1-72 cm respectively (P > 0,05), Double-] stent (D)S) was removed when there was no further passage of the fri1gments tor 6
weeks after stone disintegration, All patients were given oral antibiotics and non-steroidal anti-inllarnrnatorv drug for one
week after ESWL treatment Stone passage and the data about DjS were determined with plain abdominal X-ray, The severity
of lower urinary tract svrnptorns. loin pain and the need for intravenous or intramuscular analgesics were recorded.
Results: Two patients from stended group and one patient from stentless group were partially free of stone and the remaining
patients became free of stone (92,11%), Steinstrasse were observed in two patients (5,26%); one patient from stentless group
and another one after the removal of DjS, Only one patient frr-rn stended group had severe lower urinary tract symptoms
whi(:~ did not response neither to oral nor to other form of analgesics. thus DIS was extracted The remaining patients were
in no need (or medication rather than the oral therapy,

Conference Title
5th EULIS symposium, 4-7 July Lisbon/Portugal
Conference Country
Conference Date
Jan. 1, 2007 - Jan. 1, 2007
Conference Sponsor
European Urology Association(EUA)