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E.S.W.L. Monotherapy for staghorn calculi under double J stent Protection
Article published in Urologia Polska 1993/46/4.


Tomasz Demkow, Philip Clark, Patrick Meffan, Andrzej Borkowski
Z Kliniki Urologii AM w Warszawie
Kierownik Kliniki: Prof. dr hab. med. A. Borkowski
Z Oddziału Urologii The General Infirmary w Leeds (Wielka Brytania)
Konsultant Urolog: Philip Clark FRCS


From 1988 to 1991 58 patients with partial or complete staghorn calculi were treated by
Wolf Piezolith 2300 Lithotriptor at Yorkshire Lithotriptor Center in Leeds.
12 months from the commencement of ESWL monotherapy 76,6% kidneys were stone
free. Average number of ESWL Sessions was 6,5 per kidney. Average duration of treatment was
5,5 mounths. ESWL monotherapy by Piezolith 2300 under Double J Protection for staghorn
calculi is effective with low risk procedure.


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dr med. Tomasz Demkow
02-005 Warszawa ul. Lindleya 4, Klinika Urologii