Is There is a Role of Prophylactic Therapy With Tamsulosin Before Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Avoid Development of Steinstrasse ?
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a role of prophylactic therapy with tamsulosin prior extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to avoid development of steinstrasse. 150 persons that will go to Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy will randomize to 2 groups.
Group 1 -of 75 persons will recieve tamsulosin 0.4 mg x 1/d 2 days before the lithotripsy .
Group 2 - of 75 persons will not recieve tamsulosin. 48 hour after the ESWL all 2 group will take abdominal radiograph to evaluate the presence of steinstrasse.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00489723
|Haemek medical center|
|Afula, Israel, 18100|
|Principal Investigator:||doron perez||Urology department: Haemek Medical Center|