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Archivos Españoles de Urología (Ed. impresa)

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GONZALO RODRIGUEZ, Victoria; PEREZ ALBACETE, Mariano  and  PEREZ-CASTRO ELLENDT, Enrique. The stone disease. Arch. Esp. Urol. [online]. 2009, vol.62, n.8, pp.623-629. ISSN 0004-0614.

Objectives: In this paper we describe the history of lithiasis and the development of its treatment. We discuss the steps that led to the birth of endoscopic surgery and extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Methods: We reviewed books and writings of History of Urology and Endourology. Results/Conclusions: To know a little of the history and treatment of lithiasis, the contributions of Spanish urologists, as well as the instruments that made it possible.

Keywords : History; (Cystostomy) Bladder incision; Endoscopic Surgery; Lithotripsy.

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