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Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical option for cancerous and non-cancerous urologic conditions involving various urologic organs such as the kidney, adrenal, bladder, testis and prostate. Endourology is a minimally invasive technique available to treat kidney stones. Stones may be extracted or fragmented using tiny instruments through natural body channels such as the urethra, bladder and ureter. In addition to treatment, the clinic helps determine the cause of kidney stone development and identifies methods to prevent further stone formation.
The result of an accumulation of mineral deposits on the inner lining of the kidneys; may be small and pass unnoticed out of the urinary tract, but they may also cause extreme pain upon exiting. Stones that remain inside the body can lead to severe pain and obstruction of the urinary tract.
New patients, bring your completed Urology Clinic Health Survey to your first appointment. The answers to these questions will help us diagnose and treat your health problems. If you are unable to print the form, we will send a copy via regular main when you call to schedule your appointment.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.