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How are Kidney-ureter-bladder KUB Radiography and Intravenous Pyelogram IVP important when using them prior to an Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy ESWL?

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2007-07-09 23:54:39

ESWL is to break the kidney stones and to know whether you

actually have it, you need KUB in the first place. KUB and IVP are

diagnostic procedure while ESWL is therapeutic.

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