The application training on Polaris lithotripter was held as part of the educational project of MSW Academy in the Medical Center "Health", Yekaterinburg. Leading urology specialists of the Center have conducted distance shock-wave lithotripsy sessions using ultrasound and X-ray navigation and shared their experience in the disease treatment as well as discussed the lithotripter application specific features.
The application training on the distance extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) unit Polaris was held on January 17-18 at the Medical Center "Health", Yekaterinburg.
Leading urology specialists of the Center have conducted the ESWL sessions using ultrasound and X-ray navigation, and shared their experience in the urolithiasis treatment as well as discussed the application features of use the Polaris lithotripter with their colleagues from other cities. All participants have noted the ease and convenience of the procedure due to high mobility of the applicator and the control of all functions of the lithotripter with a touch screen and a unique imaging system focal zone. These features ensured the constant exposure to the stone during the procedure. The effectiveness of lithotripsy was noted already during the session – there was observed the calculus destruction into several fragments and density change.
MS Westfalia GmbH, the manufacturer of Polaris lithotripter, organizes application training courses and seminars on the use of the device, and invites everyone who would like to participate.