Kidney stones that are too large to pass on their own or cause bleeding, kidney damage or ongoing urinary tract infections may require more-extensive treatment…
Procedures may include percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Uretroscopy, Retrograde intrarenal surgery.
PCNL Technique(Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy):
PCNL (Percutaneous nephrolithotomy) is done to remove large Kidney stone. PCNL is a minimally, invasive procedure to remove stone from the kidney by a small puncture (3-5mm) through the skin. It’s most suitable to remove stone of more than 30 mm in size. A small hole made in back in the kidney and endoscope camera passed into it. Stone broken into smaller pieces and remove pieces of stone. It’s a best method for removing of large Stones. It’s usually done under general anesthesia or spinal anesthesia this very fast recovery and immediately stone removal and less Hospital stay and fewer complication. Stone surgery is provided by best urologist in Indore, Dr. Yusuf Saifee. And also he is the best urologist in Mumbai.
This minimally invasive procedure is also used to treat stones in the ureters. Since it does not require an incision, it involves inserting a fiberoptic ureteroscope directly into the opening in the urethra, through the bladder and into the ureter. Through it, a doctor can view the stone and pass instruments to remove or fragment it. This is a day surgery procedure that involves anesthesia and placement of a stent in the ureter while healing takes place.
RIRS (Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery):
This procedure permits surgery to be performed inside the kidney without making an external incision. It is an outpatient procedure where a viewing tube, called a fiberoptic endoscope, and instruments for performing the surgery are inserted through the opening in the urethra, and moved through the bladder and the ureter and into the kidney. The procedure is for children and patients in general with kidney stones, narrowing of the outlet of the kidney, urethral strictures (scarring) and kidney tumors, as well as patients with bleeding disorders or who are overweight. The procedure involves the use of local, intravenous or general anesthesia.
Dr. Yusuf Saifee is the best kidney stone surgeon in Indore and Mumbai.