Laser kidney stone removal
Laser kidney stone removal is a procedure to break apart kidney stones in the urinary tract.
Laser kidney stone removal is a procedure to break apart kidney stones in the urinary tract. It uses a laser to break the stones into very small pieces. These pieces can be removed during the procedure. Or they may pass out of the body in the urine.
Holmium Laser Portable XP was the first choice for break up the kidney stones effectively. The doctor puts the holmium laser and endoscopes into your urethra and moves them into the ureter and perhaps the kidney. The urethra and ureters are the tubes that carry urine through and out of your body. And will also place a small, flexible tube inside one of your ureters. It helps the pieces of the stone pass through your body.
You might be awake for the procedure. Or you might have a medicine to make you sleep. Either way, you won't feel pain. Most people are able to go home the same day of the procedure.