Percutaneous dissolution of renal calculi using ultrasonic litholapaxy.


Journal Article

The surgical treatment of renal calculi has been markedly changed by percutaneous manipulation and ultrasonic dissolution. The low morbidity and decreased cost of this procedure make it an obvious choice over classic surgical operations. We report our experience with percutaneous ultrasonic stone dissolution in 23 patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Carson, CC; Moore, AV; Weinerth, JL; Ford, KK; Dunnick, NR

Published Date

  • February 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 196 - 199

PubMed ID

  • 6701589

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6701589

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-198402000-00017


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States