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Types of intracorporeal Lithotripsy
Your urologist may use a Laser or Pneumatic Lithoclast Lithotripter with the following procedures:
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy - the fragmentation and removal of stones in the kidney through an access port placed into the kidney through the skin in the back.
Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy - the framentation and removal of stones in the ureter and kidney with the use of an optical device, the ureteroscope.
Cystolitholipaxy - the fragmentation and removal of large stones in the bladder.
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