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Author Schmutz, Rolf,
Title Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in clinical practice / Rolf Schmutz, Frederic Birkhauser, Pascal Zehnder.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]

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Author Schmutz, Rolf,
Series In clinical practice
In clinical practice (Springer (Firm))
Subject Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
Alt Name Birkhäuser, Frédéric,
Zehnder, Pascal,
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 117 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book is a comprehensive guide to extracorporeal stone wave lithotripsy (ESWL) that includes a step-by-step approach for treating every possible kidney stone position. The book has an easy to read structure that will help readers understand ESWL quickly.Written by leading experts who have used ESWL to treat over 23000 patients, this book brings together years of practical knowledge and expertise in one concise volume. The book aims to utilise this knowledge and allow people to independently carry out kidney stone treatment on patients. Diagrams and illustrations show the methods and techniques needed in ESWL, as well as the potential complications.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents 1. Indications and contraindications for a ESWL -- 2. General information -- 3. Demanding patient factors -- 4. Preparation of the lithotripter -- 5. Patient positioning and fixation -- 6. Normal kidney position -- 7. Ectopic kidney positions -- 8. Stone positions in the urinary tract -- 9. Stone position close to bones -- 10. Adjuvant procedures before and after ESWL -- 11. Treatment of multiple stones -- 12. Settings of lithotripter -- 13. Bile duct stones and pancreatic duct stones -- 14. Pitfalls -- 15. Tips for a successful ESWL.
ISBN 9783319776408 electronic book
3319776401 electronic book
OCLC # 1076543305

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