Kidney Stones

Overview

Kidney stones affect 10% of the population. How a particular stone is treated depends on its size, location and composition. It is best if a patient can pass a stone on his or her own. 

Treatments

We provide a full line of treatment options including:

  • Medical treatment
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, (ESWL)
  • Ureteroscopic stone removal
  • Percutaneous lithotripsy
  • Open surgery

Resources

General Urology
Remedy's Health Communities
www.urologytoday.com

Kidneys
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 
www.niddk.nih.gov/