Pharmacologic interventions to treat renal colic pain in acute stone episodes: Systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2017
Source:Progrès en Urologie
Author(s): H.A. García-Perdomo, F. Echeverría-García, H. López, N. Fernández, R. Manzano-Nunez
ObjectiveTo assess effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions to relieve pain in patients suffering an acute stone episode.MethodsRelevant trials that included patients with acute renal colic and radiological findings of urinary stones were identified in four databases. The main outcome was pain relief evaluated by Visual Analogue Scale score (VAS).ResultsIn overall, diclofenac was superior to other NSAIDs for pain...