Kidney stones could be broken up via a 10-minute burst of ultrasound waves
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Kidney stones could be broken up via a 10-minute burst of ultrasound waves

Delivering low-amplitude, high-frequency ultrasound waves could fragment a kidney stone more quickly than existing high-amplitude, low-frequency treatments Health 25 March 2022 By Chen Ly A magnified kidney stone displayed via a coloured scanning electron microscope image KEVIN MACKENZIE/UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Bursts of ultrasound waves could break up kidney stones within 10 minutes, potentially […]