chemolysis


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chem·ol·y·sis

(kē'mol'i-sis),
Chemical decomposition.
[chemo- + G. lysis, dissolution]
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chemolysis

(kē-mŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + lysis, dissolution]
Destruction by chemical action.
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Experience with percutaneous nephrostomy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and chemolysis in the treatment of obstructive uric acid stones.
The current role of percutaneous chemolysis in the management of urolithiasis: Review and results.
Local chemolysis of obstructive uric acid stone with 0.1 M THAM and 0.02% chlorhexidine.
Minimally invasive treatment of infection staghorn stones with shock wave lithotripsy and chemolysis. Scand J Urol Nephrol 1999;33:286-90.
Combination of chemolysis and shock wave lithotripsy in the treatment of cystein renal cal culi.
Other possible recycling technologies are based on chemolysis, including alcoholysis, glycolysis, hydrolysis and polyolysis; thermal techniques such as extrusion, injection molding and compression molding; and thermomechanical techniques based on two roll mills and cryogenic pulverization (2).
Many investigators have employed ESWL, laser-lithotripsy, PCNL, chemolysis using various chemolytic agents administered via a per cutaneous nephrostomy tube and open surgery either alone or in combination with other procedures.