PCNL Surgery is a procedure to remove large and complex stones in kidney which are resistant to ESWL. PCNL is a minimal invasive surgical.
BLOOD IN THE URINE IS HOW MUCH SERIOUS
In case of blood in urine patient should consult the Urologist right away as it needs urgent medical attention. If ignored then complications may vary from urinary Tract Infection to malignancy/cancer.
PROCEDURE OF PCNL SURGERY FOR KIDNEY STONES
A procedure called percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a minimal invasive surgical procedure for removal of kidney stone using small telescopes and instruments inserted through a small incision (keyhole) in patient’s back. This is carried out in Spinal or General Anaesthesia. With the laser and lithotripter stone is fragmented and removed. A DJ stent is placed in kidney after the surgery and this stent is removed 7 days post-surgery.
RECOVERY TIME AFTER PCNL SURGERY
It takes 24 hours for a patient to get recovered after PCNL.
STAGHORN KIDNEY STONE REMOVAL SURGERY
A staghorn kidney stone or staghorn calculi are branched stones that occupy a large portion of the kidney. This can be removed by making multiple tracts into the kidney and stone is fragmented and complete evacuation is achieved.
PUS IN URINE
Pus in urine is developed due to presence of Infection, stone or tumor in kidney or urinary bladder.
RISK IN PCNL PROCESS
With latest advancements and skilled urologists PCNL is the safest modality which is carried out with minimal loss of blood.
EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE LITHOTRIPSY
ESWL has been used for non-surgical fragmentation. It is non-invasive procedure performed to fragment stones using repeated shock waves.