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Multimodal therapy for stones in pelvic kidneys.
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PMID:  2024367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Stones located in pelvic kidneys can be successfully treated by extracorporeal lithotripsy, either alone or in combination with endourology and open surgery. A multimodal approach was used in 16 patients with pelvic kidney stone disease and a 87.5% stone-free rate was achieved. The proper positioning of the patient on the lithotripter apparatus and the correct integration of the different therapeutic procedures were the real clues for obtaining a remarkable success rate with a minimally invasive approach.
P Rigatti; F Montorsi; G Guazzoni; V di Girolamo; P Consonni; R Colombo; L Da Pozzo; A Bocciardi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0042-1138     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol. Int.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-06     Completed Date:  1991-06-06     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Institute S. Raffaele, Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Kidney Calculi / radiography,  therapy*
Kidney Pelvis*
Length of Stay
Middle Aged

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