Lithotripsy

What is Lithotripsy?

Lithotripsy is breaking kidney stone by shock waves.

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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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25th February, 2010 Dear Doctor, Greetings. Please find hereunder my problems, in brief : Case History : Urological problems since 1996 (above 13...

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I recently had a lithotripsy done on my right kidney. 2 days after the treatment, i masturbated. There was no problem in the erection. I gained...

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My 68 year old husband has a history of kidney stones. He had a lithotripsy 4 days ago for a kidney stone after having a stent placed for a week...

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I noticed there was a little red blood in my stool this morning. I am scheduled to have a Lithotripsy procedure to remove a 6mm stone in couple of...

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Woke up yesterday morning with blood in urine and it’s bloody everytime I go to the bathroom especially this morning

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I have been diagnosed with stone ureter ...is there a way that the diagnosed stone can be removed naturally or with medicines.? Do i need...

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Good morning and thanks for your time. Please forgive my lack-luster typing ability.... I am a 67-y/o male in excellent general health. My question...

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