A 46-year-old female asked:
Can kidney stone lithotripsy cause seizures?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Urology 24 years experience
Not typically: There is nothing inherent to this procedure which would lower a persons threshold for seizure. Individuals at risk for seizure should know that these procedures often require anesthesia and the use of those medications may change the effectiveness of anti-seizure medications. This can be discussed with the anesthesia team prior to scheduling a procedure.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2018
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