Effects of Federal Policies on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

NTIS order #PB86-217999

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Full Report ~1455K
Front Matter ~64K
Table of Contents ~12K

1: Summary and Policy Implications ~84K
2: Urinary Stones ~66K
3: Alternative Treatments for Urinary Stones ~95K
4: ESWL: Efficacy, Safety, and Regulation by the Food and Drug Administration ~194K
5: The Costs and Economics of ESWL ~145K
6: ESWL and Federal Payment Policies ~218K
7: Effects of Federal Policies on Planning for ESWL ~88K

A: Acknowledgments and the Health Program Advisory Committee ~12K
B: ESWL: Technical Background ~12K
C: Coding Systems ~27K
D: Glossary of Terms and Acronyms ~21K
References ~508K