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Calcium stones

... the lower pole of the kidney are less likely to pass. Very hard stones such as those made of cystine or certain kinds of calcium stones , may not fragment very well. PCNL ... ...

Dorsal

... it remains latent (lies low) for years. Colles fracture is also referred to as the "silver fork" deformity, because the distal fracture fragment is usually angulated upwards ( dorsal angulation). The resultant "bend" in the wrist results in the familiar appearance of a fork. Scorpionfish, ...

EKG

... electrical activity of the heart . ESWL (Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy )The use of focused shock waves, generated outside the body, to fragment kidney stones . GravelThe debris which is formed from a fragmented kidney stone. An EKG usually is done whenever a heart -related problem is ...

Hematoma

... - This is one of the most serious types of bleeding that can occur inside the head as a result of a skull fracture . It happens when a sharp fragment of bone cuts through one of the major blood vessels in the skull . A wound, bruise , or hematoma (a collection of blood and fluid ...

Leukocytes

... neutrophil s ( granulocyte s) ... A computer analyzes changes in leukocytes , a type of blood cell . If your blood cells flatten, fragment or disintegrate in response to an extract, it's considered evidence of allergy . Applied kinesiology testing. The earliest finding is within the ...

Lithotripsy

... , bladder , ureter s, or gallbladder . Alternative Names: ... Lithotripsy Definition Lithotripsy is the use of high-energy shock waves to fragment and disintegrate kidney stones . The shock wave, created by using a high-voltage spark or an electromagnetic im pulse , is focused on the stone. ...

Skull

... - This is one of the most serious types of bleeding that can occur inside the head as a result of a skull fracture . It happens when a sharp fragment of bone cuts through one of the major blood vessels in the skull . Your spine, or backbone, consists of the column of 33 bones and tissue ...
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