Management of cystine nephrolithiasis by endourologic methods and shock-wave lithotripsy

Jose M. Hernandez-Graulau, Wilfrido Castaneda-Zuniga, David Hunter, John C. Hulbert

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Abstract

Cystinuria is a rare cause of renal calculi, accounting for about 1 percent of cases. Herein we describe. our experience with a series of 10 patients with cystinuria and highlight the particular problems of the use of extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) to treat these types of stones and our resultant emphasis on percutaneous techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-143
Number of pages5
JournalUrology
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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