Bladder stones can now be removed transurethrally. Because the common cause of bladder lithiasis is the obstructive syndrome due to benign prostatic hyperplasia, transurethral prostatectomy is performed at the same time.

Lithotripsy can be done with mechanical forceps which can cause serious bladder injuries. Thus it is safer to use LASER, ultrasound or electrohydraulic waves that allow bloodless lithotripsy.


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