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Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

Shockwaves work better than surgery for smaller kidney stones trapped in the ureter

Different techniques should be used to remove single stones that have become lodged in the distal ureter after being expelled by the kidney, depending on whether they are under or above one centimetre, according to the December issue of BJUI.

Surgeons from the Department of Urology at University Federico II, Naples, Italy, believe that… Shockwaves work better than surgery for smaller kidney stones trapped in the ureter   



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