Loading...
Header Logo
Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Lithotripsy

"Lithotripsy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
The destruction of a calculus of the kidney, ureter, bladder, or gallbladder by physical forces, including crushing with a lithotriptor through a catheter. Focused percutaneous ultrasound and focused hydraulic shock waves may be used without surgery. Lithotripsy does not include the dissolving of stones by acids or litholysis. Lithotripsy by laser is LITHOTRIPSY, LASER.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lithotripsy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Lithotripsy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2006 and 2007 and 2011 and 2014 and 2019
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.