Case Reports in Clinical Practice 2016. 1(3):78-80.

A New Physical Modality for Renal Stone Management: A Case Report
Gholamreza Raissi, Maryam Rafiei, Tannaz Ahadi


This report described an innovative nonsurgical method for management of unsuccessful renal stone expulsion. Our patient was a 43-year-old physician with a history of two distinct episodes of renal stone entrapping in distal ureter and nonresponsive to shock wave lithotripsy, and oral medication recommended to treat by surgery. Fortunately, renal stones were expelled by whole body vibration technique without any surgical procedure.


Kidney calculi; Rehabilitation; Ultrasound wave

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