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percutaneous ultrasonic lithotriptor
A device that uses ultrasound to break up kidney stones and gallstones.

The sound waves are applied to the outside of the body and penetrate to the calculi.

ultrasonic lithotresis
A procedure in which ultrasonic waves are used to facilitate the removal of urinary stones.
This entry is located in the following units: litho-, lith-, -lith, -lithic, -lite, -liths, -lites (page 17) ultra-, ult- (page 4)
ultrasonic-assisted liposuction
In ultrasonic-assisted liposuction (UAL), the cannula is energized with ultrasonic energy, causing the fat to melt away on contact, an advantage in areas of scar tissue; such as, the male breast, back, and in areas of prior liposuction.

The disadvantages of UAL include the need for longer incisions in the skin, potential for skin or internal burns, greater cost, and longer time.

This entry is located in the following units: lipo-, lip-, -lipid, -lipoid, -lipoma, -lipomatous + (page 7) ultra-, ult- (page 4)