lithotripsy

(redirected from lithotriptors)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
References in periodicals archive ?
The device, known as an orthopedic lithotriptor, is used for cases that have failed after six months of conventional therapy.
The lithotriptor was approved for widespread clinical use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration in December 1984, at which time six experimental sites had lithotriptors (Bloom et al.
Because of this design, the entire surgical team consisting of surgeons, anesthesiologists, OR nurses and their surgical support systems, including, as needed, respirometers, heart pumps, cardiopulmonary bypass units, lithotriptors, surgical navigation systems, endoscopy systems, anesthesia carts, arthroscopy units, defibrillators, thermal regulation systems, fiberoptic lighting systems, and electrophysiology platforms such as EEG, EKG and EMG systems, have full 360(degree) access to the patient(*).
Tenders are invited for Subject of the contract is delivery of combined endoscopic lithotriptors Ultrasound and pneumatic lithotripsy set for the neeSubject of the contract is delivery of combined endoscopic lithotriptors Ultrasound and pneumatic lithotripsy set for the needs of the Department of Urology at MI-MI according to technical specification - Application 1
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.
Meditron is also a leading provider of minimally invasive, therapeutic urology products, including Dornier lithotriptors and surgical lasers.
The Sonolith Praktis, which combines the high efficacy rate of the electroconductive shockwave technology with a unique modular concept, clearly represents the newest generation of lithotriptors.