Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
ESWL (Lithotripsy) is the most convenient and accepted state of the art treatment for all type of urinary stones. Lithotripter generates electromagnetic shock waves to break the stone in fine fragments. These fragments are less than 2mm in size & easily passed in urine without pain. Advantages : Non-invasive, hence avoids major surgery No anaesthesia. No need for blood transfusion hence no risk of HIV (AIDS). No incision hence no pain no scars. Safe for all age groups. Only choice for poor risk patients. All kind of stone can be treated. Best choice for the recurrent stone formers. No risk or damage to kidney or other organs.