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2012-05-23 18:44:50

Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on prostate cancer risk, screening, treatment and other urological research at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association May 19-23 in Atlanta.

2012-05-19 23:01:11

HoLEP attains rapid adoption and acceptance as the Proven Procedure for Treating BPH Yokneam, Israel (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest

2012-04-29 23:02:16

Oakworks® Inc., manufacturer of imaging tables and positioning devices, expands its product line with the addition of three new models for the Urology and Lithotripsy markets.

2011-10-24 09:23:58

A Mayo Clinic study finds no correlation between the use of shock waves to break up kidney stones and the long-term development of diabetes.

2010-11-18 14:22:06

Different techniques should be used to remove single stones that have become lodged in the distal ureter after being expelled by the kidney, depending on whether they are under or above one centimetre.

2009-05-28 07:30:00

Studies to be presented on safety and efficacy of SpyGlass System for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures throughout pancreatico-biliary system NATICK, Mass., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that 14 abstracts and additional clinical data analyses involving the SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System will be presented at Digestive Disease Week(R) (DDW), which runs from May 30 to June 4 in Chicago.

2009-05-04 07:10:00

High sodium diets, sedentary lifestyles and not drinking enough water are to blame. ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Lisa Garnes received a call from her daughter's daycare saying that 3-year-old Emma was complaining of back pain, she never dreamt the cause would be a condition often associated with middle aged men: kidney stones. "They said that Emma was doubled over in pain and saying that her back hurt her," says Garnes. Garnes took her to the pediatrician, who...


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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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