Your procedure

You’ll be taken to the operating theatre and made comfortable.

Your anaesthetist will insert an intravenous cannula into a vein. You’ll then be positioned on the operating table. Your position depends on the type of procedure you’re having.

What happens next will depend on the type of kidney stone surgery you’re having.

After surgery

What to expect before you go home.

important information

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