Urinary tract stones Spot Test

Urinary tract stones Spot Test


  1. What are the three types of lithotripter in use currently for shock wave lithotripsy (SWL), and which is illustrated by the schematic in the image?

  2. What are the four fundamental requirements of an SWL set-up to successfully treat stones?

  3. What treatment principles are used for safest delivery of SWL?

  4. What are the contraindications to SWL?

  5. What does this axial CT scan image show? What complications can occur after SWL?

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