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Journal February 2013 (Vol 35, No 2)

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New Alternatives for Minimally Invasive Management of Uroliths: Nephroliths by Alice Defarges , DVM, DACVIM, Allyson C. Berent , DVM, DACVIM, Marilyn Dunn , DMV, DACVIM

1. Removal is indicated for upper urinary tract stones that are
2. After nephrotomy, the glomerular filtration rate in a cat  
3. Which treatment option should be considered first for a dog with a 25-mm nephrolith obstructing the renal pelvis?
4. Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment was reported to be successful in approximately _____ of dogs with calcium-containing nephroliths and ureteroliths.
5. With a traditional wet lithotripter, reintervention was reported to be necessary in _______ of patients with nephroliths.
6. What is the most common complication after ESWL to treat upper urinary tract stones?
7. All of the following are indications for treatment with ESWL in dogs except
8. Which statement is false with regard to percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)?
9. Which statement regarding surgical-assisted endoscopic nephrolithotomy is false?
10. Which statement is false with regard to ESWL?
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