What is Lithotripsy?

Lithotripsy is breaking kidney stone by shock waves.

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hello sir.. i.m 20 yrs male. on 28 jan i had an operation of kideny stone (lithotripsy).. and after that operation my semen is not comming out......

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Immediately after the procedure transient lack of semen production can be seen. If problem persists we have to suspect injury to seminal...

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I had a large (20 mm) kidney stone removed by lithotripsy four months ago. Two lithotripsy treatments were required (12 days apart) to break up the...

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No it not due to lithptripsy..but age related changes are the causes of sciatica. .If it severe need surgery, if mild exercise s are help ful..see...

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I had a lithotripsy done late last year on an 8mil kidney stone.....the Dr did not place a stent in after the procedure and as a result I had...

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We usually do not routinely place a stent in patients undergoing lithotripsy for a stone less than 10mm. I think your doctor is justified in...

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