You will stay in the hospital for a few hours or up to two days, depending on the type of the surgery you have. During a hospital stay, you may:
Your urologist will perform specific tests, including a urinalysis, blood tests, x-rays and possibly a CT scan of the abdomen to get more details on the location of the kidney stones and the degree of obstruction.
While the recovery times vary for each procedure, most patients are fully recovered within six weeks and can resume their normal activities. Many patients feel much better the first week, but care must be taken to assure that healing is complete.
Recovery usually requires one or two nights in the hospital.
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