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Lithotripsy

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Lithotripsy

  1. 1.  A medical procedure that uses shock waves to break up stones in the kidney, bladder, or ureter (tube that carries urine from your kidneys to your bladder).
  2. 2. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy; Shock wave lithotripsy;Laser lithotripsy; Percutaneous lithotripsy; Endoscopiclithotripsy
  3. 3. After the procedure, the tiny pieces of stones passout of your body in your urine.
  4. 4. The lithotripsy procedure should take about 45 minutes to 1hour.After the procedure, you will stay in the recovery room for upto about 2 hours. Most people are able to go home the day oftheir procedure.
  5. 5.  Blood in the urine Pain and discomfort due to passage to remaining stone fragments. Frequency and urgency of urination Persistent abdominal pain due to injury to internal organs Inability to urinate due to obstruction by a stone fragment Repeat Lithotripsy procedure may be needed.

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