Extracorporeal shock

What is Extracorporeal shock?

It stands for Extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy, which is a commonly used standard treatment for ureteric stones. In this, shock waves are blasted in the ureter due to which the stones are crushed and can then be taken out by basketing.

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I have had chronic back pain in the kidney area, along with high fevers, the urologist said it is not my kidneys, I have had numerous CT scans that...

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From your medical history, it is clear that you are suffering from bilateral multiple small calculi with recurrent...

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Ct scan showed renal stone in right kidney 10 mm by 8 mm about 5 weeks ago I haven't had any crazy pain or.aching just the odd night where I think...

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ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave lithotripsy)

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Treatment plan depends on the location of stone if it is of this...

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I'm a patient of ANFH (Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head) in China. My problem is caused by the use of Glucocorticoid for the cure of Acute Myelitis...

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ESW therapy will help.

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In early asymptomatic avascular necrosis of femoral...

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