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.Dr. Tao li, West china hospital, sichuan university Tao Li, MD, and colleagues from West China Hospital, Sichuan University, in Chengdu, China, pulled data from…Read More ...

Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improves erectile dysfunction in kidney transplant recipients

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…Read More ...

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 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 treating…Read More ...

Low Intensity Electromagnetic Shock Wave Treatment in erectile dysfunction: Our experience on 442 patients

A. Boffini Objective In this paper, we want to check the feasibility and efficacy of LISWT in ED patients Methods in the frame time between April 2015 and September 2018 we treated for ED 442 pts of which 381 for vasculogenic ED and 61 fo ED following radical prostatectomy. 40 nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy(NSRP) and 21…Read More ...