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Southern Cross Rotorua Hospital - Urology

Private Surgical Service, Urology

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.


Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment of kidney stones involves creating shock waves outside the body that then travel through the skin and body tissues until they hit the denser stones. The stones break down into very small particles and are easily passed through the urinary tract in the urine.

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