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Flexible Ureteroscopy Versus ESWL in the Management of Lower Calyceal Stones

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02658942
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 20, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
mohammed said elsheemy, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
to assess safety, efficacy of Flexible ureteroscopy (FURS) holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy (LL) compared to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) in management of lower calyceal stones (LC) stones.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Renal Stones Procedure: Ureteroscopy Procedure: Shockwave lithotripsy Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
to assess stone free rate, number of sessions and complications of flexible ureteroscopy holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy compared to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in the management of lower calyceal stones less than 2 cm in size.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Flexible Ureteroscopy Versus ESWL in the Management of Lower Calyceal Stones: A Prospective Randomized Study
Study Start Date : May 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Ureteroscopy
Intervention: Flexible ureteroscopy for removal of lower calyceal stones using holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy
Procedure: Ureteroscopy
In Group A patients, Karl Storz Flex-X 7.5, FURS with a 365 µm laser fiber.
Other Name: Flexible Ureteroscopy

Active Comparator: Shockwave lithotripsy
Intervention: Shockwave lithotripsy for lithotripsy of lower calyceal stones using Siemens Lithostar Lithotriptor
Procedure: Shockwave lithotripsy
In Group B patients, a Siemens Lithostar Lithotriptor
Other Name: ESWL




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Stone free rate [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    no stone fragments or having fragments <3mm


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Complications [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
    Bleeding Infection Pain obstruction renal or ureteric injury UTI Fever



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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • unilateral
  • radiopaque stone(s)
  • < 2 cm
  • located in the lower calyx.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bleeding tendency
  • distal obstruction
  • Anomalies of the urinary tract
  • Solitary kidney

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02658942


Locations
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Egypt
Cairo University Hospitals
Cairo, Egypt, 12222
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cairo University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Mohammed S ElSheemy, M.D Cairo University
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Responsible Party: mohammed said elsheemy, Assistant professor, Cairo University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02658942    
Other Study ID Numbers: 62120
First Posted: January 20, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 20, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016
Keywords provided by mohammed said elsheemy, Cairo University:
renal stones
lower calyx
Ureteroscopy
Shockwave lithotripsy
Holmium laser
Adult
Kidney
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Kidney Calculi
Nephrolithiasis
Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urolithiasis
Urinary Calculi