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2009-04-27 09:26:00

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with stone disease could benefit from drinking diet soda.

2009-04-27 07:10:00

Unique Software Application Suite for the Assessment of the Urinary System CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuisys, a leader in providing state-of-the-art CT and MR imaging systems to physician practices, announced today at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association that the U.S.

2009-04-27 07:06:06

Patients with stone disease could benefit from drinking diet soda.

2009-04-27 07:04:20

Children with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at an increased risk of developing kidney stones and other urological complications.

2009-04-23 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous Systems, Inc.

2009-03-27 06:45:00

Doctors are scratching their heads to understand an apparent rise in the number of children with kidney stones, typically an adult condition.

2009-03-24 09:40:50

The amount of calcium your body absorbs might depend, in part, on the amount of dietary fiber you consume.

2008-10-07 21:00:36

By CHRIS LEONARD By CHRIS LEONARD Staff Writer MILLERSBURG -- As the Germans attempted to develop faster jets decades ago, they came across one experiment where water droplets would end up damaging the planes as they broke the sound barrier.

2008-09-18 09:00:49

China's Hebei, center of milk scandal, reports more sickened infants SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Hebei Province, the center of the contaminated baby formula scandal, on Wednesday said it had received reports of 638 sick infants in one day.

2008-09-17 12:00:35

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China's Hebei, Centre of Milk Scandal, Reports More Sickened Infants"] SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept.

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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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