Supine Position Yields Better ESWL Results

Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) is more effective for treating distal ureteral stones if patients are placed in a supine rather than a prone position, according to a new review and meta-analysis. Tao Li, MD, and colleagues from West China Hospital, Sichauan University, in Chengdu, China, pooled data from 4 randomized and case-control trials of 647

Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improves erectile dysfunction in kidney transplant recipients. Results of a prospective, randomized, double blinded, sham controlled study

Presentation Authors: Kleiton Yamaçake, Felipe Carneiro, Rodolfo Lourenço, Affonso Celso Piovesan*, Miguel Srougi, William Carlos Nahas, Ioannis Michel Antonopoulos, Sao Paulo, Brazil Introduction: Erectile dysfunction (ED) in kidney transplant patients is not uncommon. The ideal treatment modality should not interfere with the graft function. Low-intensity Shock Wave Therapy Extracorporeal (Li-ESWT) has been of interest due to

Low-Intensity Shock Wave Therapy and Its Application to Erectile Dysfunction

Hongen Lei,1Jing Liu,1Huixi Li,1Lin Wang,1Yongde Xu,1Wenjie Tian,2Guiting Lin,3 and Zhongcheng Xin1Author informationArticle notesCopyright and License informationDisclaimer doi: 10.5534/wjmh.2013.31.3.208 Abstract Although phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5Is) are a revolution in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) and have been marketed since 1998, they cannot restore pathological changes in the penis. Low-energy shock wave therapy (LESWT) has been developed for