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Definition of Lithotripsy
Lithotripsy Lith"o*trip`sy, n. [Litho- + Gr. ? to rub, grind:
cf. F. lithotripsie.] (Surg.)
The operation of crushing a stone in the bladder with an
instrument called lithotriptor or lithotrite; lithotrity.
Meaning of Lithotripsy from wikipedia
is a medical procedure involving
the physical destruction
m****es like kidney
or gallstones. The term is derived...
- Laser lithotripsy
is a surgical procedure
to remove stones
tract, i.e., kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. Laser lithotripsy
- The most common
use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy
(ESWT) is for lithotripsy
to treat kidney stones
(urinary calculosis) and biliary calculi
or may require procedures
such as extracorporeal shock
, ureteroscopy, or percutaneous
1% and 15% of...
p****ing; in other
or endoscopic surgery
may be needed. Preventive treatment
can be instituted...
- of a surgical incision
(therefore invasive). Lithotomy differs
are crushed either
by a minimally invasive probe
surgery. Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
to other extracorporeal
therapies, in that...
- urinary diversion Lithotripsy
: Intracorporeal electrohydraulic lithotripsy Intracorporeal laser lithotripsy Intracorporeal pneumatic lithotripsy
- as radiosurgery.[medical citation
needed] Extracorporeal shock
is a non-invasive treatment
in the kidney,gallbladder or liver...
- surgery, percutaneous
nephrolithotomy, and extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
". Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 292 (6524): 879–882. doi:10.1136/bmj.292.6524...
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