Videos about kidney stones, causes, prevention and treatment including lithotripsy.
Kidney stone animation (3 mins)
"Kidney stones are hard, stone-like lumps that can develop in one or both of the kidneys and may cause severe pain. This animation explains how kidneys function and how to prevent kidney stones. It also describes the procedures used to remove or break down larger kidney stones."
(NHS Choices UK, 2011)
How do kidney stones form? How can we prevent them? (7mins)
(VIP Urology, 2012)
Kidney stone surgery: Shock wave lithotripsy (8.40mins)
Video explaining what lithotripsy is and what to expect if this is recommended as treatment for your kidney stone.
(St Joseph's Hospital, London)