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Medical expulsive therapy for ureteral stones

Author(s): Ali Atan | Altuğ Tuncel

Journal: Turkish Journal of Urology
ISSN 1300-5804

Volume: 36;
Issue: 03;
Start page: 302;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Expulsion | treatment | ureter | urolithiasis.

Although minimally invasive treatment options for ureteral stones are efficacious, complications and high cost of these treatments are important disadvantages. Medical expulsive therapy has recently emerged as an alternative treatment method for initial management of small distal ureteal stones. In this review, knowledge on medical expulsive therapy for ureteral stones will be updated.
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