What is Ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy?

Category: Procedures


Ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy is a procedure done to remove and break up urinary stones. A small scope (camera) and laser is passed through the urethra and bladder, up the ureter to the stone. The laser breaks the stone into small particles and are passed through the urinary tract in the urine.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy

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Pain 1
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Usually 0
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Somewhat hard to take 1
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Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
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$25-49 0
< $25 2
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