Semi-rigid and flexible laser lithotripsy for kidney and ureteral stones

Methods

Stones in the ureter or kidney can be treated with a holmium-YAG laser via semi-rigid and/or flexible ureteroscopes.

Indications

Stones in the upper urinary tract that needs to be removed.

Routines

Often an out-patient treatment, but in some cases the patient needs to be admitted. Approximate in-patient stay is 2-3 days.


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