Supine Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a treatment usually reserved for larger stones in the kidney or upper ureter.


What Is PCNL? (H2)

Supine Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy PCNL is a minimally invasive technique to remove large stone burden from the kidneys.  PCNL procedure usually takes up to 2-2.5 hours under general anaesthesia and requires a 1-2 night stay.


Who Is Supine Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy PCNL Kidney Surgery Suitable For? (H2)

PCNL procedure is suitable for people with large kidney stones, (usually more than 2cm)


What Is The PCNL Procedure?

How Long Does Recovery Take From PCNL?

Patients who have had PCNL are usually on their feet the next day and discharged from hospital within 48 hours and can resume normal activity within 2-3 weeks.


What Are The Advantages Of PCNL?

There are many advantages of PCNL:


Potential Risks From PCNL

Complications of PCNL include:


How Much Does PCNL Surgery Cost?

The surgical fee costs of PCNL are approximately from £1500