DSFH boasts a specialized lithotripsy unit which offers urinary stones and advanced endoscopic procedures on a daily basis.
The lithotripter is a machine that produces shock waves that will hit kidney stones and break them into small pieces. These small pieces will then pass in the urine. The unit is staffed by highly qualified and trained urologist, anesthetist, x-ray technologists, and registered nurses.
This service can be provide don outpatient basis where patients spend on average 3-4 hours in the unit and can then be discharged home.
The unit is located in bldg. 1 , basement level.