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How Well Does Lithotripsy Work?

Last Updated Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:44:20 PM


The success rate of removing stones with these procedures is over 90%. Success depends on:

  • How many stones are present.
  • The amount of time to stone has been in place
  • The location and size of the stone.
  • Individual factors such as having had previous surgery

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El Camino Hospital
Los Gatos

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El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
Urology Services
815 Pollard Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Phone: 408-866-7331

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