lithotripsy

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lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
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Does previous extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy affect the performance and outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy?
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy cihazi ve pediatrik yas gurubunda kullanilabilecek nitelikte endoskopik aletlerin uretimi ile minimal invaziv girisimler eriskin hastalarda oldugu gibi cocuklarda da basariyla uygulanmaya baslamistir.
Unfortunately, the bladder stones were not analyzed after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy treatment.
For the past two years, researchers have been experimenting with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy as a means of breaking up gallstones.
The reader is taken on a step-by-step journey through percutaneous surgery, ureteroscopy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, laparoscopy, and lower urinary tract procedures, and is given a comprehensive look at the influx of and dynamic changes in robotic and laparascopic procedures, and image-guided technologies.
This relatively new technique is particularly beneficial for patients who are unsuitable for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) or percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL), patients with repetitive ESWL failure, obesity, hemorrhagic disease, lower calyceal calculi, or calyceal diverticular calculi, and patients who require multiple ESWL.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the three-year contract, with an option for annual renewal, the supply by hiring a system for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the service of urology of the op sirai carbonia.
In 1984, urologist James Lingeman at Methodist Hospital performed the first lithotripsy procedure using extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) to pulverize kidney stones.
Warner MA, Warner ME, Buck CF, Segura JW Clinical efficacy of high frequency jet ventilation during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of renal and ureteric calculi: a comparison with conventional mechanical ventilation.
In patients treated with either tamsulosin or nifedipine following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), a non-invasive treatment method in which high intensity shock waves are generated outside of the patient and focused on the stone within the ureter to break it into fragments, 50 and 81 percent were stone free at one and three months, respectively, compared to 26.
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, or ESWL, uses shock waves to break up kidney stones.
Treatment modalities for gallstones include medical management with oral dissolution agents, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous dissolution of the stones, and surgical removal of the gallbladder.

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