Modification of Dornier HM-4 lithotriptor for pediatric extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

R. Mathews, Z. Makhuli, R. Rahrle, U. Patil

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Abstract

Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy has enjoyed increasing acceptance and utility in pediatric urology. The Dornier HM-4 lithotriptor has had good results in adults, but the gantry design does not allow smaller children to be treated. We have employed a specially designed yet simple 'spacer' to allow smaller children to be treated safely. The device may also have application in older patients with deformities who could not be treated in the past.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-237
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Endourology
Volume9
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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