Unlike traditional open surgery, in which the physician makes a long incision to access the anatomy, minimally invasive surgery uses small incisions, resulting in faster recovery and less pain for the patient.
Many urologic surgeries are performed laparoscopically, in which a small telescope is inserted into the abdomen through a small incision. The inserts tiny surgical instruments through other small abdominal incisions to repair the problem.
If a kidney stone won't pass, surgery may be needed.
Kidney and Prostate Cancer
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