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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Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of treatment for proximal ureteral stones with pneumatic lithotripsy compared to holmium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet (HO: YAG) laser therapy.
Comparative analysis of upper ureteral stones (>15mm) treated with retroperitoneoscopic ureterolithotomy and ureteroscopic pneumatic lithotripsy.
29) The main aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and complications of Double J stenting in ureteric calculi patients, who underwent semi rigid ureteroscopy and pneumatic lithotripsy.
05) to pneumatic lithotripsy when comparing stone-free rate (95-98.
It can be deployed with an ultrasonic or pneumatic lithotripsy system in rigid mode and a holmium laser in flexible mode, switching between the two is straightforward.
Stones were approached with Ureteroscope and fragmentation was done with pneumatic lithotripsy.
Incidence of ureteral stricture after ureterorenoscopic pneumatic lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi.
Many studies had validated the safety and efficacy of combining TURP with pneumatic lithotripsy.
11 However, it noted that spontaneous passage might fail due to large stone fragments formed by pneumatic lithotripsy.