Lithotripters, Intracorporeal, Impact, Pneumatic
Definition : Intracorporeal lithotripters that use a probe driven by compressed air to fragment stones. The probe oscillates at a typical frequency of 12 cycles per second. The tip of the probe is placed directly on the stone, and the oscillations cause the stone to fragment.
Entry Terms : "Pneumatic Lithotripters" , "Lithotripters, Pneumatic"
UMDC code : 18420