New lens design drastically improves kidney stone treatment

Duke engineers have devised a way to improve the efficiency of lithotripsy—the demolition of kidney stones using focused shock waves. After decades of research, all it took was cutting a groove near the perimeter of the shock wave-focusing lens and changing its curvature.

from Phys.org: Physics News http://ift.tt/1lLnL8J

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