Detroit, MI Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal) Cost Comparison

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A Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal) in Detroit costs $6,707 on average when you take the median of the 57 medical providers who perform Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal) procedures in Detroit, MI. There are 1 different types of Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal) provided in Detroit, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Detroit providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal Surgery) Cost Average $4,200 - $11,400 Free Quote

Compare Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone Removal) Providers in Detroit, MI

Facility City Type
Saint Mary Mercy Hospital Livonia Acute Care Hospital
Oakwood Southshore Surgery Center Trenton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Wyandotte Acute Care Hospital
Botsford Hospital Farmington Hills Acute Care Hospital
William Beaumont Hospital West Bloomfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Livonia Ambulatory Surgical Center Livonia Ambulatory Surgical Center
Berry Center and the Berry Center Farmington Hills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Beaumont Macomb Township ASC Macomb Ambulatory Surgical Center
Blue Water Surgery Center Port Huron Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northern Macomb Surgical Center Macomb Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgical Center of Michigan . Troy Ambulatory Surgical Center
Dearborn Surgery Center Dearborn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Unasource Surgery Center Troy Ambulatory Surgical Center
New Millinium Surgery Center Southfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Medical Center Fairlane Dearborn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Harper University Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Rochester Endoscopy and Surgery Center Rochester Hills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint John River District Hospital East China Township Acute Care Hospital
Lakes Surgery Center West Bloomfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maple Millennium Medical Center Sterling Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Medical Center Lakeside Sterling Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center Mount Clemens Acute Care Hospital
Lapeer Regional Medical Center Lapeer Acute Care Hospital
American Surgical Centers West Bloomfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Columbia Surgical Center Troy Ambulatory Surgical Center
Providence Hospital Southfield Acute Care Hospital
Oakwood Southshore Medical Center Trenton Acute Care Hospital
Brighton Hospital Brighton Acute Care Hospital
The Waterford Partners Center Waterford Ambulatory Surgical Center
ASC-TCG Clinton Township Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southgate Surgery Center Southgate Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint John Hospital and Medical Center Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Saint John Macomb Hospital Warren Acute Care Hospital
Sinai Grace Hospital Detroit Ambulatory Surgical Center
Novi Surgery Center Novi Ambulatory Surgical Center
Great Lakes Surgical Center Southfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Warren Campus Warren Acute Care Hospital
Utica ASC Partners Utica Ambulatory Surgical Center
Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center Dearborn Acute Care Hospital
Oakland Regional Hospital Southfield Acute Care Hospital
Lapeer County Surgery Center Lapeer Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Hospital Detroit Acute Care Hospital
Rochester Surgery Center Rochester Hills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Oakland Surgi-center Rochester Hills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Clinton Township Acute Care Hospital
Henry Ford Cottage Hospital Grosse Pointe Farms Acute Care Hospital
North Oakland ASC Waterford Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakeshore Surgery Center Fort Gratiot Ambulatory Surgical Center
Birmingham Ambulatory Surgical Center Troy Ambulatory Surgical Center
Huron Valley-sinai Hospital Commerce Acute Care Hospital
St. John Surgery Center Saint Clair Shores Ambulatory Surgical Center
Outpatient Endoscopy and Surgi Center Saint Clair Shores Ambulatory Surgical Center
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Royal Oak Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Pontiac Acute Care Hospital
Surgery Center of Michigan Sterling Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Royal Oak Medical Center Royal Oak Ambulatory Surgical Center
Woodland Ambulatory Surgery, Trinity Health-michigan Brighton Ambulatory Surgical Center

Lithotripsy (Kidney Stone) Surgery Introduction

The most common method of Kidney Stone Surgery Removal involves sending the shock waves through padded cushions on the table. An older and less commonly used method involves the patient being placed in a tub of water, with shock waves sent through the water. This usually requires general anesthesia (asleep, no pain), but you may go home the same day. While the vast majority of kidney stones are treated with ESWL, not all stones can be treated this way. Sometimes a laser is used if ESWL is not effective or you cannot have ESWL for some reason. When a laser is used, the doctor must use an endoscope, which is a tube introduced into the body, via the urinary tract, to get close to the stone. In the case of large kidney stones, the doctor may also access the stones from your back into your kidney, through a procedure called percutaneous lithotripsy. This method requires a hospital stay. Your doctor will decide which type of surgery is best for you.

Kidney Stone Surgery Patient Preparation

A complete physical examination is done, along with diagnostic tests and a test to determine the number, location, and size of the stone or stones. This test is called an intravenous pyelogram, or IVP. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant) or if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. Arrangements may need to be made for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to expect during and after Kidney Stone Surgery (Lithotripsy)

The procedure is generally performed on an outpatient basis and takes from 45 minutes to 1 hour. You will lie down on an exam table on top of a soft, water-filled cushion. Since lithotripsy can cause mild discomfort, you will be given a mild sedative or painkiller before the procedure starts. The stones are located using x-ray or ultrasound equipment and then high-energy shock waves, also called sound waves, pass through your body to the area on the kidney stones. When this starts, you may feel a tapping sensation on your skin. The procedure is continued until the waves break the stones into tiny pieces. A stent may be placed in the ureter to help the stone fragments (gravel) pass.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will most often be discharged to your home. If you had percutaneous lithotripsy, you will need to stay in the hospital overnight. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. Extra fluids will be stressed. Most patients have a lot of blood in their urine after the ESWL procedure. This is normal and should clear after several days to a week or so. Your physician may give you additional or alternate instructions, depending on your particular situation. Notify your physician to report any of the following: fever and/or chills; burning with urination; urinary frequency or urgency; or lower back pain.

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