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what is effective for treating kidney stones and gall stones?

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: The cause and treatment for kidney stone and gallstone are entirely not the related. There are 3 ways of treating kidney stones including ESWL, percutaneous nephrolithotripsy, & transureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, depending on the size of stone, renal anatomical structures, and the availability of professional proficiency and institutional facilities. For treating gallstones, laparoscopic...
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. James Lin
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