Lithotripters, Intracorporeal, Laser

Definition : Intracorporeal lithotripters that use either a crystalline solid or an organic dye solution as their laser medium to produce coherent monochromatic light energy. The energy is delivered through an optical fiber, which is placed in contact with stones. The laser energy typically causes stone fragmentation in one of two ways: in some cases, the energy released when the laser is activated produces a plasma bubble that fragments the stone. In other cases, the laser energy is absorbed by the stone and causes the stone to vaporize and fragment. The stone fragments usually pass easily through the urinary tract. Stone fragments are sometimes removed using a stone basket or graspers.

Entry Terms : "Lithotripters, Laser, Intracorporeal" , "Laser Lithotripters"

UMDC code : 17468

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Candela Corp

Company Type: Parent

Syneron and Candela are the global leaders in the aesthetic medical device marketplace. We are one company with two distinctive brands. We combine a level of innovation, expertise and customer understanding superior to that of any company in our industry.

New Star Lasers Inc

Company Type: Parent

New Star Lasers, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets Nd:YAG and Ho:YAG medical lasers for the Aesthetic Surgery, Endovenous, General Surgery, and Cardiovascular markets.

Percutaneous Systems Inc (PercSys)

Company Type: Parent

1-3 of 3 Match(es).


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