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In what circumstances would a doctor choose a ureteroscopy over shockwaves for a kidney stones?

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Dr. James Krick
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In brief: ESWL vs. URETERO

While eswl treatment can be appled to stones in most parts of the ureter in addition to the more common renal position, ureteroscopy is sometimes the most assured way of treating and removing the stone and fragments in a single surgery.
In short, size and location of stone determine most treatments.

In brief: ESWL vs. URETERO

While eswl treatment can be appled to stones in most parts of the ureter in addition to the more common renal position, ureteroscopy is sometimes the most assured way of treating and removing the stone and fragments in a single surgery.
In short, size and location of stone determine most treatments.
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