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Is There is a Role of Prophylactic Therapy With Tamsulosin Before Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Avoid Development of Steinstrasse ?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2007 by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00489723
First Posted: June 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
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Information provided by:
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  Purpose

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.


Condition Intervention
Kidney Stones Drug: tamsulosin 0.4mg

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Study Start Date: May 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 85 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • size of stone 1-2 cm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ureteral stricture Presence of internal stent prior use of alfa bloker prior ESWL
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00489723


Contacts
Contact: DORON PEREZ, M.D. +972-4-6495115 perez_do@clalit.org.il

Locations
Israel
Haemek medical center Recruiting
Afula, Israel, 18100
Contact: DORON PEREZ, M.D.    +972-4-6495115    perez_do@clalit.org.il   
Principal Investigator: doron perez, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: doron perez Urology department: Haemek Medical Center
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00489723     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0056-07-EMC
First Submitted: June 19, 2007
First Posted: June 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Verified: June 2007

Keywords provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
size of stone 1-2 cm
Pt. with no use of alfa bloker prior ESWL
Pt. without internal stent

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Calculi
Nephrolithiasis
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urolithiasis
Urinary Calculi
Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Tamsulosin
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Urological Agents