Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Dr Ian Bickle and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a common non-invasive treatment for urolithiasis. It is less successful in obese patients, and with stones > 2 cm.

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Article Information

rID: 43461
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)

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    Case 1: post ESWL calculus fragmentation
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    Case 2: post ESWL renal haemorrhage
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    Case 3: post ESWL subcapsular haematoma
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    Case 4: Shock wave lithotripsy-induced renal injury
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