Hia Anthony I understand your concern, but I totally agree with Cliff Given the characteristics of power (low), deep penetration and site of application of the RSWT there is no fear that the treatment can affect the fetus . The literature is scarce (and laboratory-only), but it seems to me very coincident when it states that only focal (high power) shock waves applied directly on the uterus can affect the fetus.
- "Fetotoxicity and teratogenesis of SWL treatment in the rabbit."
Frankenschmidt A1, Heisler M. 1998 (PMID: 9531145 )
- "Radial extracorporeal shock wave treatment harms developing chicken embryos". Maren C. Kiessling, Stefan Milz, Hans-Georg Frank, Rüdiger Korbel, and Christoph Schmitza, 2015 (PMID: 25655309 PMCID: PMC4319177 )
Hope this helps,
Surely everything will go well. Congratulations to the parents. :-)
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