The procedure of extracorporeal lithotripsy
Throughout the process there will be specialized staff who will guide you and answer all of your questions about your treatment.
Extracorporeal lithotripsy is a simple procedure. It is performed most of the times without the use of anesthesia with the patient awake and in cooperation with the treating physician.
The patient is lying in a special radiant bed that allows the doctor to monitor the progress of the procedure. The rupture of the stone is done by the use of shock waves and the majority of the patients are totally imperceptible.
At the end of the procedure the patient receives instructions for his / her recovery and leaves.
On the day of your appointment you can drink water normally but you can not eat anything for at least 4 hours before.
Throughout the process there is specialized staff who will guide you and answer all of your questions about your treatment.