What is Kidney stone removal surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Kidney stones are abnormal concretions, usually composed of mineral salts, that become lodged in the renal pelvis, causing pain. A person may need surgery to remove the stones.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Kidney stone removal surgery

Side effect Patients
Pain in lower back 1
Sharp low back pain 1
Spasms 1
Vomiting 1


Stopped having Kidney stone removal surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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