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Cardiac arrhythmias during nonsynchronized extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7658528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: We evaluated the occurrence of cardiac arrhythmias during nonsynchronized extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 125 nonsynchronized shock wave lithotripsy treatments was performed using a spark plug lithotriptor. RESULTS: Asymptomatic unifocal ventricular premature contractions occurred during 23 treatments (18.4%) and were more frequent during therapy on the right side (p < 0.05). Among patients undergoing multiple sessions only 1 exhibited ventricular premature contractions during treatment. No correlation was demonstrated between ventricular premature contractions and patient age, gender, presence of heart disease, stone size and location within the collecting system (kidney or ureter), presence of a ureteral catheter or nephrostomy tube, mode of anesthesia or number of shock waves. CONCLUSIONS: Nonsynchronized shock wave lithotripsy can be accomplished safely in most patients.
Authors:
A Greenstein; I Kaver; V Lechtman; Z Braf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  154     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-02     Completed Date:  1995-10-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1321-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / etiology*
Female
Heart Ventricles
Humans
Lithotripsy / adverse effects*,  methods
Male
Middle Aged

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