Are there any US urologists who use lithotripsy for treatment?

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There may be ongoing studies using shockwave therapy for Peyronie’s disease, but it is not yet approved and it is unlikely to be approved as the majority of published studies and ongoing reports have not shown benefit following the use of shockwave therapy for Peyronie’s disease. A large placebo-controlled trial from Germany presented at the 2006 and 2007 American Urological Association Meeting showed no benefit with regard to curvature or sexual function. It is my opinion and that of many other experts that shockwave therapy should no longer be offered for Peyronie’s disease.

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