Kidney Stones and its Treatment
Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery (RIRS)
RIRS (Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery) is a procedure performed to remove kidney stones using laser and a fiberoptic endoscope without making any incisions on the kidney. This is a minimally invasive procedure, as the procedure is performed without making any incisions. RIRS can be performed for stone Upto 5 cm , staging of procedure may be needed for big stonesRead More
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a common treatment for kidney stones. This procedure is performed with a machine called lithotripter which generates a series of shock waves that helps in breaking the up stones present inside the urinary tract or kidneys. The shock waves break the stones into smaller pieces, which can either pass through the urinary tract and will exit with urine out of the body or it can be easier to extract.
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy / Nephrolithotripsy
Performed passing a special medical instrument through the skin into your kidney