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Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy--is that for kidney stones?

7 doctors weighed in
4 doctors agree

In brief: LITHO !

Eswl is one of the most common options for treating kidney stones.

In brief: LITHO !

Eswl is one of the most common options for treating kidney stones.
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Dr. James Kuan
Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Eswl is an established treatment for kidney stones.
Whether it is the most appropriate way to break up the stone depends on the size and location of the stone, the ability to see it on xray and other surgical / anatomical factors.

In brief: Yes

Eswl is an established treatment for kidney stones.
Whether it is the most appropriate way to break up the stone depends on the size and location of the stone, the ability to see it on xray and other surgical / anatomical factors.
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