Definition : Therapeutic devices used to fragment stones located in the kidney or urinary tract. Many of these devices can also be used to disintegrate stones located in the gallbladder, bile duct, or pancreatic duct. Some lithotripters can be used to fragment salivary stones.
Entry Terms : "Renal Lithotripters" , "Lithotriptors" , "Lithotripters, Renal" , "Lithotripters, Gallstone" , "Gallstone Lithotripters"
UMDC code : 16228