Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the type of kidney stone treatment that uses shock waves for fragmenting the stone. From outside the body, the pressure waves are targeted directly towards the kidney stone that fragments the stones inside the kidney or the urinary tract.Read more
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is also known as Key Hole surgery that is usually preferred by the doctors for removing stones in the kidney that are larger than 2cm in diameter.Read more
Ureteroscopy is a procedure in which a small flexible telescope called ureteroscope, is inserted into the bladder and ureter so that the stones can be diagnosed properly along with other issues related to the urinary tract.Read more
Kidney stone may occur because of numerous reasons such as less intake of water, diet high in protein and also as a result of kidney disease. There is no, one definite cause of the appearance of kidney stones. Kidney stone forms when more calcium, uric acid and oxalate are present in urine and the substances that prevent crystal formation are absent there.
Understanding the type of kidney stone helps a lot in determining the actual root cause of its development in the body. All the kidney stones are not made up of similar crystals. By getting to know the types of kidney stone, it actually becomes easier to find out ways through which the risk of getting more kidney stones can be reduced.
Kidney stone symptoms can only be recognized when the stone moves and passes into the tube that connect kidney and bladder. This tube is called as ureter.
Proper physical examination along with the complete health history is done to diagnose for the kidney stones. If by any chance the doctor is suspecting that you have kidney stone, then he may suggest you to have some diagnostic tests and procedures done, for e.g.:
The treatment of Kidney stone depends upon the type and size of the stone in the kidney or urinary tract.
After the Kidney stone treatment the routine diet must be changed along with the intake of prescribed medicines. It is suggested to the patients that they must follow the advice given by the doctor, so that they have a normal recovery.
Prevention of Kidney Stone depends upon the type of stone produced and patients desire to keep themselves fit. For prevention of the re-growth of Kidney stone, usually doctors prescribe medications that help in preventing its formation.
There are three few of the best procedures available at Care Well Medical Centre & as per the size, colour & requirement treatment is suggested.read more...
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