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What tests will be necessary prior to the ESWL?

Your doctor will tell you what tests are necessary prior to this intervention during your first consultation.

There are several tests that your doctor will ask before ESWL so that he or she can establish if you are a suitable candidate for this procedure:

  • blood tests
  • electrocardiogram
  • urinalysis
  • urine culture
  • blood coagulation profile
  • comprehensive metabolic panel

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