Definition of Lithotripsy. Meaning of Lithotripsy. Synonyms of Lithotripsy

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Definition of Lithotripsy

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

- Lithotripsy is a medical procedure involving the physical destruction of hardened m****es like kidney stones, bezoars or gallstones. The term is derived...
- Laser lithotripsy is a surgical procedure to remove stones from urinary tract, i.e., kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. Laser lithotripsy was invented...
- The most common use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is for lithotripsy to treat kidney stones (urinary calculosis) and biliary calculi (stones...
- tamsulosin or may require procedures such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, or percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Between 1% and 15% of...
- advised to drink more water to facilitate p****ing; in other instances, lithotripsy or endoscopic surgery may be needed. Preventive treatment can be instituted...
- of a surgical incision (therefore invasive). Lithotomy differs from lithotripsy, where the stones are crushed either by a minimally invasive probe inserted...
- Cardiopulmonary byp**** during open heart surgery. Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL), which is unrelated to other extracorporeal therapies, in that...
- urinary diversion Lithotripsy: Intracorporeal electrohydraulic lithotripsy Intracorporeal laser lithotripsy Intracorporeal pneumatic lithotripsy Intracorporeal...
- as radiosurgery.[medical citation needed] Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is a non-invasive treatment of stones 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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