stones are solid crystals formed from the salts in urine. They are sometimes called renal calculi. Kidney stones can block the flow of urine and cause infection, kidney damage or even kidney failure. They can vary in size and location.
The lifetime risk of developing kidney stones is one in 10 for men and one in 35 for women.
New techniques can remove kidney stones without the need for an operation.
A combination of drinking enough fluids, avoiding urinary infections, and specific treatment with medications will significantly reduce or stop new stone formation.
The risk of kidney stones is about one in 10 for men and one in 35 for women
A stent is placed by urologist after kidney stone surgery.
Stents are often placed to stop stone fragments or blood from blocking urine leaving the kidney and to prevent spasms in the ureter.
Also to drain infected urine from Kidney
A ureteroscope, a long, NON FLEXIBLE that has an eyepiece on one end and a tiny lens and a light on the other end to access especially Mid and Lower URETER.
A Nephroscope is a Non Flexible scope that has an eyepiece on one end and a tiny lens and a light on the other end to access all Calyceal System Of Kidney . In general, there are two ways to perform Nephroscopy for stones:- Flexible and Rigid
A RIRS ,Ureteroscope, a long, FLEXIBLE that has an eyepiece on one end and a tiny lens and a light on the other end to access especiallyUpper Ureter and Kidney.
Prevention of Stone Diseases
Urinary Stone Disease is COMPANION in Your body for Life
Life style Changes, Exercise and Fluid care is a Permanent feature to cope with Stones.
Balanced Diet is MUST