A 50-year-old male asked:
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Results of CT scan of left kidney: several large stones that may be difficult to pass. What is the likely next step.

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: First, Doc and you will jointly decide if, when, and how to remove the "offending" stones. The options may be percutaneous nephrolithotripsy / ESWL or the procedures through the urethra to bladder upto ureter / kidney depending on the number, stone load, instrument / equipment availability, surgeon's proficiency, etc. So, ask Doc for detail...
Answered on Jun 5, 2014

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