lithotripsy

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lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
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Electrohydraulic lithotripsy for the treatment of large retained common bile duct stones.
Although ERCP was initially a diagnostic procedure, the vast majority of cases now include therapeutic intervention performed with endoscopic accessory devices such as biopsy forceps, stone retrieval baskets and probes that administer electrohydraulic lithotripsy to break up biliary stones.
Occasionally, it may be possible to fragment the offending stone using direct laser or electrohydraulic lithotripsy in patients awaiting surgery or those who are poor surgery candidates, he noted.