Kidney & Ureteral Stone Care
If you live with kidney or ureteral stones, board-certified specialists in kidney stone diagnosis and treatment at Concord Hospital Urologic Institute can help. They provide a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating and preventing kidney and ureteral stones through the Urologic Institute's Kidney Stone Treatment and Prevention Program.
The Program's team-based care focuses on partnering with you to determine the optimal treatment option to relieve your pain and improve your quality of life.
When you become a patient, your risk factors for developing stones are identified. With this information, the multidisciplinary team outlines a comprehensive program of dietary consultation, lifestyle changes and appropriate medical therapy to develop a course of treatment to prevent them from recurring.
A hallmark of the Program is the team-based care that focuses on partnering with you to determine the optimal treatment option to relieve your pain and improve your quality of life.
- Kidney stones
- Ureteral stones
- Metabolic evaluation for stone disease using a 24-urine collection test
- Metabolic evaluation for stone disease
- Open surgery
- Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
- Shock wave lithotripsy (performed with the Storz SLX-F2 Lithotripter)
- Ureteroscopy (fragmentation of stones with holmium laser)
Specialty Clinic Benefits You
Metabolic Stone Clinic
If you live with recurrent urinary tract stones, Concord Hospital Urologic Institute's Metabolic Stone Clinic can help you prevent future stones. The Clinic's multidisciplinary team includes a urologist, nurse practitioner, and registered dietitian nutritionist. They meet with you individually, and work collaboratively, to identify a preventative regime that's tailored to your individual needs. Regimes are based on the analysis of a 24-hour urine collection test and typically involve increasing fluid intake and making dietary modifications.
Expert Urology Care Close to Home
In addition to its office on Concord Hospital’s campus, the Institute’s board-certified urologists practice in New London, Plymouth, and Wolfeboro, making it convenient for you to be seen close to home no matter where you live in Central New Hampshire.