In vitro comparison of shock wave lithotripsy machines.

  title={In vitro comparison of shock wave lithotripsy machines.},
  author={Joel M. H. Teichman and Andrew J Portis and Patricia P Cecconi and W L Bub and Robin Endicott and B{\'e}la D{\'e}nes and Margaret Sue Pearle and Ralph Victor Clayman},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={164 4},
PURPOSE We tested the hypothesis that shock wave lithotripsy machines vary in the ability to fragment stones to small size. MATERIALS AND METHODS Calcium oxalate monohydrate, calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, cystine and magnesium ammonium phosphate hexahydrate calculi were fragmented in vitro with the 22 kV. Dornier HM3, section sign 20 kV. Storz… CONTINUE READING