Operators Guide to
Modulith© SL20 Lithotripsy
Storz Medical, A. G.

Lithotripsy Training Manual
Appendix F

$35 member; $70 non-member

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Prepared by:
The ALS Allied Training Committee


I. Introduction

II. Lithotripter Components

  • Patient Stretcher
  • Therapy Source
  • Coupling Cushion
  • Acoustic Cradle
  • Ultrasound Unit
  • X-Ray/Fluoroscopy Unit
  • Cardiac Monitor
  • Urological Work Station

III. Functional Tests

IV. Device and Patient Preparation

V. Patient Positioning

  • Kidney and Upper Ureteral Stones
  • Mid and Distal Ureteral Stones
  • Obese Patient
  • Thin Patient, Patient with Abnormal Spinal Curvature, Pediatric Patient
  • Bilateral Treatment

VI. Stone Localization

  • Fluoroscopy
  • Ultrasound

VII. Initiating Lithotripsy

VIII. Therapy Wave Triggering

IX. Patient Transfers

X. Endourological Procedures

Xl. Cleaning and Disinfecting

XII. Troubleshooting

XIII. Non-Lithotripsy Applications

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