Treatment of lower ureteral stones: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy or intracorporeal lithotripsy?

Biri H., Kupeli B., Isen K., Sinik Z., Karaoglan U., Bozkirli I.

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.13, no.2, pp.77-81, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.1999.13.77
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-81


Objective: In this study, 1121 patients with lower ureteral stones were evaluated to compare the effectiveness of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) and ureteroscopy with three different lithotripsy modalities.