electrohydraulic shock wave lithotripsy
Definition: destruction of calculi (urinary tract or other) by fragmentation using shock waves sent transcutaneously via ultrasound transducers.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.