lithotripsy

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lith·o·trip·sy

 (lĭth′ə-trĭp′sē)
n. pl. lith·o·trip·sies
Pulverization of kidney stones or gallstones by means of a lithotripter.

[litho- + Greek trīpsis, a rubbing, pounding (from trībein, to rub, pound; see lithotripter) + -y.]

lithotripsy

(ˈlɪθəʊˌtrɪpsɪ)
n
(Medicine) the use of ultrasound, often generated by a lithotripter, to pulverize kidney stones and gallstones in situ
[C20: from litho- + Greek thruptein to crush]

lith•o•trip•sy

(ˈlɪθ əˌtrɪp si)

n., pl. -sies.
the pulverization of one or more stones in the body by means of a lithotripter.
[1825–35; litho- + Greek trîps(is) rubbing, wear + -y3]
Translations

lith·o·trip·sy

, lithotrity
n. litotripsia, trituración de cálculos en el riñón, el uréter, la vejiga y la vesícula biliar.

lithotripsy

n litotricia; extracorporeal shock wave — litotricia extracorpórea por ondas de choque
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Electrohydraulic lithotripsy in 111 patients: a safe and effective therapy for difficult bile duct stones.
For stents with a high stone burden, the use of a combination of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy, extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, electrohydraulic lithotripsy, laser lithotripsy and percutaneous chemolysis may be necessary, with clearance rates of up to 100% being achieved.