Lithotripsy Demonstration - Breaking Up A Kidney Stone

In this demonstration, Dr. Ed Bowles uses a peppermint to demonstrate how extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy can break up a kidney stone. But instead, he and his team at Blue Ridge Health Care in North Carolina use a peppermint.

Tjhis excellent video runs nearly 6 minutes. You'll also get a great description of the equipment used during the procedure and the role each part of it plays.




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