New concepts in shock wave lithotripsy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This monograph reviews the basic principles of shock wave lithotripsy. The focus is on new research on stone fragmentation and tissue injury and how this improved understanding of shock-wave technology is leading to modifications in lithotripsy that will allow this therapy to be a safer, more effective treatment for nephrolithiasis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weizer, AZ; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • August 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 375 - 382

PubMed ID

  • 17678987

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-0143

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ucl.2007.07.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States