Kidney Stone Removal (Nephrology and Urology)
Body Area: Abdomen
Body Parts: Bladder
Symptoms: Painful urination
Kidney stone removal is performed to remove and fragment kidney stones present in the ureter. If a kidney stone doesn't filter out of the ureter within a month, surgery is recommended to permanently remove the kidney stone. Kidney stones are removed in many ways including a ureteroscope, laser fragmentation and electrical pulse waves.