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How much is extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for gall stones?

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Lithotripsy, though useful for large kidney stones, is pretty much useless for gallstones.
The only effective way to treat gallstone disease and prevent recurrence of their symptoms is to have the gallbladder surgically removed as it is the source of gallstone formation.

In brief: Who Cares?

Lithotripsy, though useful for large kidney stones, is pretty much useless for gallstones.
The only effective way to treat gallstone disease and prevent recurrence of their symptoms is to have the gallbladder surgically removed as it is the source of gallstone formation.
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