laser lithotripter


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laser lithotripter

A lithotripter that fragments stones by applying photothermal energy. An endoscope is inserted through the urethra into the bladder, ureter, or renal pelvis and is placed alongside the stone. Application of a laser causes the stone to break apart.
See also: lithotripter
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1 Laser Lithotripters, India, Overall Revenue (2003-2017) 84
3 Laser Lithotripters, India, Average Price (2003-2017) 88
1 Laser Lithotripters, China, Overall Revenue (2003-2017) 104
3 Laser Lithotripters, China, Average Price (2003-2017) 108
1 Laser Lithotripters, South Africa, Overall Revenue (2003-2017) 129
Table 20: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Revenue ($m), Historic, 2003-2010 41
Table 21: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Revenue ($m), Forecast, 2010-2017 42
Table 22: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Volume (Units), Historic, 2003-2010 43
Table 23: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Volume (Units), Forecast, 2010-2017 44
Table 24: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Average Price ($), Historic, 2003-2010 45
Table 25: Laser Lithotripters, Brazil, Average Price ($), Forecast, 2010-2017 45
Table 40: Laser Lithotripters, Russian Federation, Revenue ($m), Historic, 2003-2010 63