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Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy

Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Kidney stones affect 1 in 500 Americans each year, causing significant pain and healthcare expense. Surgical options for patients with symptomatic kidney stones include extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), ureteroscopy, […]

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was introduced in the early 1980s as a completely noninvasive therapy to break up stones within the kidney and ureter. The Department of Urology at […]

Procedures

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

The UF Urology Stone Disease Program offers the following treatments for stone disease. For Kidney and Ureteral Stones   Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)   Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy   Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) […]