ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy) is a stone-solving procedure using shock waves. Stone broken into droplets and smooth out with the urine. This procedure is done without making cuts, without anesthesia and without hospitalization.

Is it true that kidney stones can be resolved without surgery?

True, by using advanced tools ESWL, most kidney stones and urinary tract stones can be solved without surgery unless the stone is too large. In the process of solving the ureter tract stones typically use special tools lithociast, this action requires a local anesthetic

The extent to which the success of ESWL therapy?

The latest ESWL technology have a high success in breaking kidney stones, but it still depends on the type and location of the stone. Average range of 80-100%

What is the procedure ESWL therapy?

First, contact urology specialist and the doctor will determine which tests to be undertaken (ultrasound, radiology, and laboratory)

Whether during ESWL going to hurt?

In general, during the action you would feel a little sick. Before the action is taken, you will be given painkillers. The duration of the shock wave action shooting range between 30 minutes – 2 hours.