Lithotripsy

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy is a non-surgical procedure to treat stones formed in the kidney . This technique involves high energy shock waves that…

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Diagnosing Kidney Stones

In today’s lifestyle, developing kidney stones is quite common, and without treatment or preventive measures, recurrence is highly likely within 5 to 10 years. You are prone to certain types…

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Preventing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are formed when certain substances in urine such as calcium, and oxalate become highly concentrated, and also in people who have a family history of kidney stones. A…

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Types of Kidney Stones in Adults

Types of Kidney Stones Calcium Oxalate Stones — are the most common type of kidney stone and are a result of low levels of citrate and high levels of calcium…

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Kidney Stone Diet Plan

The most common types of kidney stones are calcium stones followed by uric acid stones. Dietary changes and medical treatment are individualized based on the type of stone, to prevent…

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Recovery time after Kidney Stone Surgery

Urinary stones are an aggregation of chemical substances dissolved in urine. When the concentration of these substances reaches a particular point, they crystallize and form stones. The stones may form…

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