Strategies to optimize shock wave lithotripsy outcome: Patient selection and treatment parameters
Michelle Jo Semins, University of Pittsurgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
Brian R Matlaga, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
Author contributions: Semins MJ and Matlaga BR equally contributed to this work.
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Correspondence to: Brian R Matlaga, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Park 200, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 5, 2014
Peer-review started: August 6, 2014
First decision: October 31, 2014
Revised: December 11, 2014
Accepted: December 18, 2014
Article in press: December 20, 2014
Published online: May 6, 2015