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Cystoscopic Laser Lithotripsy and Stone Extraction (Cystolithalopaxy)

Cystoscopic Laser Lithotripsy and Stone Extraction (Cystolithalopaxy)

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Stones occur within the urinary bladder due to incomplete bladder emptying, urinary stasis, and/or chronic bladder infections. With time, the urine that is not voided begins to harbor bacteria and […]

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 […]

Kidney Stone Disease

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

Kidney stone disease affects approximately one in every 500 individuals in the United States each year. Over a lifetime, 1 in 8 men (peak incidence of 40-60 years) and 1 […]