What can I expect after my kidney stone is removed?

After a kidney stone is removed, your doctor will perform a series of tests that will help tailor your diet for future prevention, says Jayram Krishnan, DO, a urologist at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he explains what each test analyzes.

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