A 34-year-old male asked:
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m south indian.during my kidney stone surgery though my penis i could hear that tik tik stone crushing sound.how do they do it?laser technology?

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Probably yes...: Today, most of stones in the ureters or inside kidneys can be pulverized, removed or passed through long scope with holmium laser effectively and safely. The sound you might hear most likely is such laser, but its volume is low so hardly heard with other machine going on around in operating room.
Answered on Jan 5, 2018
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