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Southern Cross Wellington 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.

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

A thin wire is inserted into your lower back and guided using x-ray imaging to your kidney. A small incision (cut) is then made on your back and a narrow tube is inserted and follows the guide wire to the kidney. The kidney stone(s) is then removed or broken up.

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