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lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
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5 million lithotriptor already being used to break up kidney stones, researchers in West Germany have recorded a greater than 80 percent success rate in breaking up stones in the gall bladder and bile duct.
3) The availability of smaller ureteroscopes and the development of intracorporeal lithotriptors such as the holmium:YAG laser are the most important technical advances improving the efficacy of ureteroscopic lithotripsy.
Eric Simon, Chief Executive Officer of EDAP TMS, commented, "Based upon the success of our Sonolith Praktis in Europe and Asia, we believe that this device should perfectly address the US market needs for an efficient, compact and cost effective lithotriptor.
During the cystolithotomy operation, pneumatic lithotriptor was used to remove one of the stones which completely obstructed the bladder outlet as it was severely adherent to the bladder mucosa.
The company has shifted from primarily non-recurring lithotriptor manufacturing revenue to recurring revenue sources: (1) fee for service; (2) per procedure licensing fee; and (3) maintenance fees.
We acknowledge that their decision may have been affected by the fact that we do not have a shock wave lithotriptor at our centre.
During the operations, amplatz dilatators were used for dilatation and pneumatic lithotriptor was used for stone fragmentation.
Firstly, this November, the Company submitted for market approval to Health Canada its Sonolith Vision(TM) lithotriptor, which will allow the Company to better target Canadian hospitals with dedicated equipment.
Japan is the world's leader in high technology urinary stone management with more than 500 extracorporeal shockwave lithotriptor (ESWL) installations.