II. Indications

  1. Nephrolithiasis
  2. Gallstones
    1. Solitary noncalcified stones <20mm diameter
    2. Functioning gallbladder
    3. Large pancreatic stones or Common Bile Duct Stones (with ERCP following ESWL)

III. Protocol: Gallstones

  1. Used in conjunction with Oral Dissolution Therapy

IV. Efficacy: Gallstones

  1. May be effective for up to 95% of patients
  2. Recurrence
    1. Recurrence infrequent for single small stones
    2. Recurrence common for multiple stones

V. Complications: Gallstones

VI. Complications: Nephrolithiasis

  1. Obstruction
  2. Discomfort, pain, or colic
  3. Obstructive Pyelonephritis or other infection
  4. Perianal bleeding
  5. Delayed fragment discharge
  6. Residual fragments

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Ontology: Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (C0015359)

Definition (CHV) a medical procedure that uses shock waves to break up stones that form in the kidney, bladder, ureters, or gallbladder
Definition (CHV) a medical procedure that uses shock waves to break up stones that form in the kidney, bladder, ureters, or gallbladder
Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
MSH D008096
ICD9 98.5
SnomedCT 257856009, 44345001
English Electrohydraulic Shockwave Lithotripsies, Electrohydraulic Shockwave Lithotripsy, ESWL (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy), Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsies, Lithotripsies, Electrohydraulic Shockwave, Lithotripsies, Extracorporeal Shockwave, Lithotripsy, Electrohydraulic Shockwave, Lithotripsy, Extracorporeal Shockwave, Shockwave Lithotripsies, Electrohydraulic, Shockwave Lithotripsies, Extracorporeal, Shockwave Lithotripsy, Electrohydraulic, Shockwave Lithotripsy, Extracorporeal, Extracorp shockwave lithotrips, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, eswl, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), ESWLs (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy), Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy - action, Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy - action (qualifier value), Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (procedure), Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, NOS, Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy, Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy [ESWL], ESWL, Disintegration of stones by extracorporeal induced shockwaves
French Lithotripsie extracorporelle par ondes de choc, LECOC, Lithotritie extracorporelle par ondes de choc, Lithotritie extra-corporelle par ondes de choc, Lithotripsie extra-corporelle par ondes de choc, Lithotripsie par ondes de choc extra-corporelle
Portuguese Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Extracorpórea, Litotripsia por ondas de choque extracorporal, ESWL (Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Extracorpórea), Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Eletro-Hidráulico
Spanish Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Extracorporea, litotricia con onda de choque extracorporal (procedimiento), litotricia con onda de choque extracorpórea, litotricia con onda de choque extracorpórea (procedimiento), Litotricia extracorpórea por ondas de choque, litotricia con onda de choque extracorporal, litotripsia con onda de choque extracorpórea, litolapaxia con onda de choque extracorpórea, ESWL (Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Extracorporea), litotricia por ondas de choque extracorpóreas - acción, litotricia por ondas de choque extracorpóreas - acción (calificador), Litotripsia por Onda de Choque Electrohidraulico
German Extrakorporale Stoßwellenlithotripsie, extrakorporale Schockwellen-Lithotripsie, ESWL (extrakorporale Stoßwellenlithotripsie), Lithotripsie, elektrohydraulische Stoßwellen-
Italian Litotripsia extracorporea ad onde d'urto, Litotripsia elettroidraulica ad onde d'urto, Litotripsia extracorporea con onde d'urto, ESW (litotripsia extracorporea ad onde d'urto), Litotrissia extracorporea ad onde d'urto (ESWL), Litotrissia extracorporea ad onde d'urto
Dutch extracorporele schokgolf-lithotripsie, Drukgolflithotripsie, elektrohydraulische, Drukgolflithotripsie, extracorporele
Czech Litotripse mimotělní šokovou vlnou
Japanese タイガイショウゲキハサイセキ, 体外衝撃波砕石
Hungarian Extracorporealis lökéshullámmal történő kőzúzás
Norwegian ESWL, Ekstern sjokkbølgelitotripsi, ESWL, ekstern sjokkbølgebehandling