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lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
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The ESWL was administered with a Siemens LITHOSKOP lithotripter (Siemens AG Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany).
Key words: Upper urinary tract stones, extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy, dornier lithotripter.
14 December 2010 - US-based therapeutic ultrasound company EDAP TMS SA (NASDAQ: EDAP) reported yesterday the approval of its new lithotripter Sonolith i-move by South-Korean Food and Drug Administration (KFDA).
For more than a decade, Fink's group has been developing versions of ultrasonic devices, known as lithotripters, for destroying mineral stones that can form in the kidney and gall bladder.
The diversification into additional applications for our lithotripter and new products is well on the way.
SerVaas convinced the Dornier officials that the lithotripter was very significant.
If continued testing on the EMI device is successful, and the FDA approves its use, the machine will be a boon to the thousands of small hospitals around the country that cannot afford a lithotripter.
6] however, the use of HFJV during SWL with newer lithotripter units is not well-known.
The method's proponents expect that it will eventually take its place as an alternate, noninvasive therapy that will be less expensive and less cumbersome than the lithotripter and will be able to treat patients the lithotripter cannot.
24); now a West German group has successfully used the machine, called a lithotripter, on patients with gallstones.
Contract award notice: shock wave lithotripter incl.
Contract notice: Location, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning Of A Lithotripter For Operative Urology Sector Sites Etampes And Dourdan