Innovations in Kidney Stone Treatment
Our technology is a novel method of treating kidney stone disease.  The system uses diagnostic ultrasound to locate stones in kidneys. Once the stones have been located and evaluated, the user targets the stone and applies an acoustic radiative force, repositioning stones in the kidney so they are more likely to pass naturally. Ultrasonic propulsion may be used to remove small stone fragments after lithotripsy surgery or to diagnose and speed the removal of small stones before they become symptomatic.

Our Research at the University of Washington