Ureteroscopic Stone Removal

What is Ureteroscopy?

Ureteroscopy is a clinical procedure to remove stones in the kidney and the urinary tract. The procedure uses laser therapy, which helps the surgeon to view the stones clearly a...

How does it help?

The surgery works well for most people and efficiently removes all the kidney stones, including the minuscule stones. The procedure helps patients during pregnancy, obesity, and...

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

This procedure has revolutionised the world of medical procedures, but as any other surgery, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The benefits of the surgery are:

  • The surgery uses optical vision that is really helpful in detecting the location of the stones.
  • The procedure is quick and does not consume a lot of time.
  • The laser used in the procedure is safe.

The risks associated with the procedure are:

  • Injury to the ureter.
  • Urinary tract infection.
  • Bleeding.
  • Abdominal pain.

The limitations of the procedure are:

  • Recurrence of the stone.
  • The surgery is not possible if you previously had a surgery on the abdomen or pelvis, and if you have an enlarged prostate or there is an injury at the ureter.

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