INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.47, no.1, pp.69-73, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), Hounsfield units (HU), Noncontrast computed tomography (NCCT), Skin-to-stone distance (SSD), Urolithiasis, ATTENUATION VALUE, FRAGILITY, CALCULI
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Currently, the most widely used method of treatment of urinary tract stones is extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL). Patient and stone characteristics are important for SWL success. We evaluated noncontrast computed tomography (NCCT) characteristics of urinary tract stones for the prediction of SWL success.