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A kidney in cross-section to show an internal stone. A thin wire is inserted through the skin into the kidney to locate the stone

View full-sized image Drawing of a kidney in cross-section to show an internal stone. A thin wire is inserted through the skin into the kidney to locate the stone. A slightly thicker probe is also inserted through the skin into the kidney to deliver sound waves that will break
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Drawing of a kidney in cross-section to show an internal stone. A thin wire is inserted through the skin into the kidney to locate the stone. A slightly thicker probe is also inserted through the skin into the kidney to deliver sound waves that will break

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Drawing of a kidney in cross-section to show an internal stone. A thin wire is inserted through the skin into the kidney to locate the stone. A slightly thicker probe is also inserted through the skin into the kidney to deliver sound waves that will break

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Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

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