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Contact: Ken Kingery
ken.kingery@duke.edu
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Duke University

Lithotripsy Machine

Caption: Modern lithotripsy machines used to break apart kidney stones have been declining in efficiency for decades. Duke engineers have just modified the shock wave lens to improve treatment.

Credit: Siemens Healthcare

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