Novel stone treatment gets first trial in human subjects

“We saw that this appears to be a safe treatment with very little bleeding,” says Jonathan D. Harper, MD.

In this video, Jonathan D. Harper, MD, discusses the background and key findings of the Journal of Urology study, “Fragmentation of Stones by Burst Wave Lithotripsy in the First 19 Humans,” for which he served as a study author. Harper is an associate professor of urology and adjunct associate professor of surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.