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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   How can I helpyou
User :   hi docs
User :   my mom is having kidney stones they are 2 is it a danger
Doctor :   What is the size and what is the site that the stones are now.
User :   she is a little reluctant for the operation she is afraid she is 56 years old will a lazer operation be dangerous or no
User :   one of them is a big one the other has just developed
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   does she have any medical illness
Doctor :   or any gynecological complaints.
User :   none but she is over weight she is 5.5' but wieghs around 72 kgs
User :   can we do the operation post the 20th of this month say by 27th of July or do we do it earlier
Doctor :   It can be done there is no hurry if she is asymptomatic
Doctor :   and there would not be any trouble with the Laser
Doctor :   Procedure
Doctor :   Large stones can be surgically removed from the kidney. The surgeon makes a small cut in your back and uses a telescopic instrument called a nephroscope to pull the stone out or break it up with shock waves or a laser
Doctor :   Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
Doctor :   is what he procedure is called..
User :   thanks a lot doctor you have given me a great relief thanks once again god bless bye i shall write once the operation is done
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