“3 Largest Kidney Stones Ever Removed – Larg

Kidney stones are notorious for being notoriously painful and some women even report that passing a kidney stone is worse than giving birth

However, many people have kidney stones that are too large to pass naturally and must be broken or removed by surgery

On average, these kidney stones that cannot be passed naturally are only a few millimeters in diameter, but all of the kidney stones on this list dwarf those stones by several centimeters

The largest stone ever removed is over half a foot in diameter!

Kidney stone weight: 356 g (125 oz)

Country of Origin: Southport, Queensland, Australia

Source: amazing-recordsblogspotcom

There isn’t much information about Peter Baulman’s large kidney stone, but he was the previous Guinness World Record holder for heaviest kidney stone before he was defeated in 2004 by Vilas Ghuge’s kidney stone

Baulman, who is from Australia, had a kidney stone removed at the Gold Coast Hospital in Southport, Queensland, in late 2003

Baulman’s kidney stone was 466 inches (1186 centimeters) in diameter at its widest point and weighed 356 grams (125 ounces)

The kidney stone was surgically removed in one piece

Baulman’s massive kidney stone was removed from his right kidney

Kidney stone weight: not specified

Country of Origin: Mumbai, India

In 2004, a Mumbai, India policeman named Vilas Ghuge set an unfortunate world record when he had a large kidney stone removed

Ghuge’s kidney stone measured 13 centimeters (511 in) at its widest point

After applying for Guinness World Records, Ghuge and his surgeon, Dr Hemendra Shah (India) at R

G Stone Urological Research Institute, were officially added to the registry books in 2005

Since the kidney stone was so large, Ghuge’s surgery took four hours to complete

Ghuge’s kidney stone was broken into smaller pieces using a laser and a minimally invasive technique

Due to fear of surgery, Ghuge waited 18 years to have his kidney stone removed!

Ghuge eventually sought the proper medical help when the kidney stone pain became too unbearable

Kidney stone diameter: 67 in (17 cm)

Kidney stone diameter: 67 in (17 cm)

Kidney stone diameter: 67 in (17 cm)

Kidney stone weight: 248 lbs (112 kg)

While Sandor Sarkadi’s kidney stone may not be the official world record holder, it is technically the largest kidney stone removed in one piece

Sarkadi’s stone weighed a whopping 248 pounds (112 kilograms) and was 67 inches (17 centimeters) in diameter

Unlike the world record holder for the largest kidney stone, Sarkadi had the stone surgically removed, so it remained in one giant piece

Despite its large size, doctors were able to remove Sarkadi’s kidney stone without any complications

According to various news reports, Sarkadi’s kidney stone was comparable in size to a coconut

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