Lithotripsy is a procedure in which the shock waves are used to break the stones in the kidney, bladder, or ureter. After breaking down the stone, the tiny pieces pass out of the body along with urine.
Q1. What is Lithotripsy? The process involves breaking up the stones present in the organs into smaller fragments using suitable techniques. Once broken up, these stones can be passed out of the...View More
Lithotripsy: Most common surgical procedure
The most common surgical procedure, lithotripsy involves the breaking down of any hardened mass like gallstones and kidney stones; that are present within the body. This procedure uses shockwave...View More
Lifestyle Restrictions after Pacemaker Implantation
Heartbeat is nothing but accumulation of various muscle movements. The heartbeat and subsequent pumping of blood is fired up by the electrical impulses. Heart’s natural pacemaker gives first ele...View More
Ureteric Stones: Treatment & Prevention
What are ureteric stones? Stones or calculi can form anywhere in the urinary tract, causing pain, bleeding, blockage in urine flow or infection. A stone is named based on where it forms, and so ...View More
ShockWave Treatment for Kidney Stones
What is shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)? Shockwave Lithotripsy (SWL) has emerged as the most popular treatment for removing kidney stones. It is a non-invasive procedure in which ultrasonic waves, ...View More
Kidney Stones: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Kidney and ureteral stones are very common in India. About 1 in 10 people get them some point in their lives. Lifestyle and diet are believed to be the major factor in causing stones. It is a pa...View More
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