Pediatric Urolithiasis Articles


  • Factors that affect outcome of pediatric shock waves lithotripsy with sedoanalgesia.

    Performing shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) under intravenous sedoanalgesia and the ability to predict the effectiveness of SWL is essential in determining the most appropriate treatment for patients.

    This study consisted of 56 children aged between 1 and 16 years mean age 6.

    Published February 24, 2019
  • Fragmentation of Severely Encrusted Ureteral Stent Indwelled for 4 Years in a Boy.

    Four years ago, a 9-year-old boy received percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and a 5F DJS was placed thereafter. The DJS was neglected until it caused serious complications including encrustation involving the whole stent, a 5-cm-diameter vesical stone, fragmentation of DJS, and serious urinary tract infection.

    Published February 28, 2017
  • Minimal access surgery in the management of pediatric urolithiasis.

    In contrast to adult patients, a relatively large number of open surgical procedures are still needed in the treatment of urolithiasis in children. Since almost all open surgical techniques may be reproduced by minimal access surgery (MAS), there is a rationale to apply the latter in the management of pediatric urolithiasis.

    Published December 6, 2016
  • Update on Surgical Management of Pediatric Urolithiasis.

    Urolithiasis has always been a fascinating disease, even more so in children. There are many intriguing facets to this pathology. This article is a nonsystematic review to provide an update on the surgical management of pediatric urolithiasis.

    Published July 28, 2019