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Changing treatments for primary urolithiasis: impact on services and renal preservation in 16,679 patients in Western Australia.

Authors
  • Holman, C D J
  • Wisniewski, Z S
  • Semmens, J B
  • Bass, A J
Type
Published Article
Journal
BJU international
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2002
Volume
90
Issue
1
Pages
7–15
Identifiers
PMID: 12081761
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The main reason for more interventions were short-term procedural re-admissions. ESWL reduced the need for invasive procedures and decreased cumulative hospital stay, despite more re-admissions. Renal preservation improved by a factor of 10.

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