Follow-up care after Shockwave Lithotripsy (SWL) is crucial to ensure the success of the procedure and your overall well-being. Regular follow-up appointments allow your healthcare provider to monitor your progress, assess the eectiveness of the SWL treatment, and implement long-term stone prevention strategies. Here’s why follow-up care is essential:
Follow-up appointments allow your healthcare team to monitor your recovery progress,
ensuring that any post-procedure complications are promptly addressed.
If you experience ongoing pain or discomfort after SWL, follow-up appointments give you the
opportunity to discuss your symptoms and receive appropriate pain management solutions.
Follow-up appointments provide an opportunity for you to ask questions, express any
concerns, and seek further guidance from your healthcare team.
During follow-up visits, your healthcare provider will assess the success of the SWL procedure and your overall recovery. They will:
Depending on the results of the follow-up evaluation, your healthcare provider may recommend additional treatments or interventions if needed to further manage kidney stones.