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The Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave In Pediatric Renal Stones
Ali Dawas Alshahrani1, Saleh mohammad alghamdi2, Ali Saad Alshahrani3, Ahmed Youssef Abouelyazid4
1Resident Urology Armed Forces Hospitals Southern Region, Saudi Arabia.
2Urology Consultant Armed Forces Hospitals Southern Region, Saudi Arabia.
3MBBS Saudi board of Community Medicine Residents
4Consultant of Preventive Medicine, Armed Forces Hospitals Southern Region, Saudi Arabia.
Introduction: Renal stones are endemic in low income countries among children below 15 years old. This should not be underestimated due to high association with other morbidity and highly recurrence rate when compared with adults.
Objective : To explore the Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave In Pediatric Renal Stones. Methodology: Study the case of a child girl reported with renal stone, clinical and laboratory data were obtained , Radiological investigations as US and CT were done, The patient underwent dj stent, then patient received one session of Extracorporeal Shock Wave 4000 us guided storz eswl Lithotripsy for urinary Stones then uralyt-u pediatric dose and allpourinol 100 mg once daily then start to passing stones gravels Results: Follow up by CT for the patient after 3 months revealed no stone, renal scan split function from 12 to 18%.
Conclusion: Renal stones could be presented even among pediatric group even with negative family history. Ultrasound is the first choice imaging modality for diagnosis of suspected renal stones , CT could be used for follow up. Dihydroxyadenine stones could be missed during routine diagnosis of renal stones so imaging is mandatory and stones analysis should be done.
Keywords: Extracorporeal Shock Wave, Pediatric Renal Stones
How to cite this article:
Ali Dawas Alshahrani, Saleh mohammad alghamdi, Ali Saad Alshahrani, Ahmed Youssef Abouelyazid. The Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave In Pediatric Renal Stones. International Journal of Case Reports, 2019 4:64. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2019-02-1005
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