Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy
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Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

Lithotripsy is used to remove kidney stones that:

  • Are too large to pass
  • Cause constant pain
  • Block the flow of urine
  • Cause an ongoing infection
  • Damage surrounding tissue
  • Cause bleeding

This procedure can also be used to remove stones in the bile duct or the pancreatic duct.

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