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Management of ureteral stones.
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PMID:  23459922     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteral stones are normally clinically symptomatic as colic or flank pain. The investigation of acute flank pain by diagnostic imaging targets on the confirmation of the suspected ureteral stone and the exclusion of other diseases. Furthermore, imaging using unenhanced computed tomography (NCCT) or excretory urography (IVU) serves as a basis for treatment planning. Depending on the size and location of ureteral stones a spontaneous stone passage, medical expulsive therapy (MET), extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), ureterorenoscopy (URS) or initially just simple stenting can be considered. The aim of this review is to provide the reader with the necessary decision criteria for optimal care of patients in the daily routine.
Authors:
M Straub; M Bader; F Strittmatter
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Urologe. Ausg. A     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0563     ISO Abbreviation:  Urologe A     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1304110     Medline TA:  Urologe A     Country:  -    
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Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinikum rechts der Isar, Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universität München, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675, München, Deutschland, michael.straub@lrz.tu-muenchen.de.
Vernacular Title:
Management des Uretersteins.
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