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A schlieren study of the interaction between a lithotripter shock wave and a simulated kidney stone

Authors
Journal
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology
0301-5629
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
21
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0301-5629(94)00157-9
Keywords
  • Shock Wave
  • Lithotripsy
  • Kidney Stone
  • Schlieren Photography

Abstract

Abstract The interaction between a lithotripter shock wave and a simulated kidney stone has been imaged using laser illuminated schlieren photography. The images clearly show the incident, transmitted and reflected components of the shock wave and the associated cavitation.

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