This instrctional video on extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy as a treatment for kidney stines is a narrated
slide presentation. It not only describes ESWL, but also discusses the causes and symptoms of kidney stones. It is
produced by the Patient Education Institute.
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy was
early 1980s. It provided a revolutionary new treatment for patients troubled by the pain, discomfort and
dangers of kidney stones.It meant that many kidney stone sufferers would no longer have to
endure uncomfortable (or even frightening) invasive surgery.
This video explains the procedure in more
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