What is Lithotripsy, and How Does it Work?


Lithotripsy is a medical treatment for kidney stones and stones in other organs such as the gallbladder and liver. Minerals, as well as other substances in your urine, crystallise in your kidneys, forming solid masses known as kidney stones. The small, sharp-edged crystals or smoother, bulkier formations that resemble polished river rocks may make up … Read more