lithotripsy


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lithotripsy

[′lith·ə‚trip·sē]
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Treatment of renal calculi by lithotripsy: Minimizing short-term shock wave induced renal damage by using antioxidants.
He explained that the equipment is 25 per cent faster than the conventional one, while it has shorter Lithotripsy time by 20 per cent, reduced stone retropulsion rate during Lithotripsy and can suction stone fragments at the same time.
Our patients who underwent extracorporeal lithotripsy deserve my unbounded gratitude.
12 April 2018 - Japanese optics and digital technology company Olympus Corp's US-based unit has signed a definitive agreement to acquire lithotripsy system design and production technology from US-based ultrasonic technology medical device specialist Cybersonics, Inc., the company said.
Conclusion: The pneumatic and holmium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser lithotripsy both are established choices for treatment of ureteral stone but in terms of stone clearance rate and decrease incidence of proximal stone migration HO: YAG lithotripsy is better than pneumatic lithotripsy.
"With the addition of this lithotripsy unit, Burjeel Hospital has continued to provide high quality, patient-friendly healthcare solutions to the people of Oman," Dr Shamsheer said.
Of the available treatment options for the management of lower ureteric stones, semirigid ureterorenoscopy with intracorporeal lithotripsy has the best of the results with relation to stone clearance and morbidity of treatment.
Surgical procedures company Olympus Corporation of the Americas revealed on Tuesday the launch of a definitive agreement to acquire the lithotripsy system design and production technology from Cybersonics Inc, based in Erie, PA.
that since taken over in 2008 and starting facilities of treatment within two years 2016 and 2017 more than 4 time more patients of dialysis, lithotripsy and others are benefited at the number of 11074 patients.
Also 21,696 MRI, 5431 Endoscopy and 1,961 Lithotripsy were performed.
Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) and ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy (URS) are the most commonly performed procedures in the United States for the treatment of patients with urinary calculi [5, 6].
Traditionally, prostatic calculi were managed by open surgery [3]; however, transurethral laser lithotripsy has been shown to be a less invasive and more effective method [1, 4].