A ureteroscopy is a procedure in which holmium laser lithotripsy is found in combination. In this procedure, the doctor utilizes a scope and a powerful laser to the crush the kidney stones into fragments that were difficult to pass through naturally, so shockwave or lithotripsy is being used for it.
Majorly with this procedure, kidney stones are treated.
A scope and an optic laser tube is used, the urologist passes them via urethra, then bladder and further to the ureter to reach to the renal stones that are located at the kidney. These stones are then broken down with the help of a laser shot. This kind of procedure is done when the patient is given general anesthesia or spinal anesthesia.
The surgical time for this process is approximately one hour, if no complications persist. The benefit of this surgery is that it is minimally invasive, and no incisions are made through the body.
- Patient can return to work and his daily routine in just two days
- Medications include: narcotic pain medication (as needed), antibiotic, medication/powder to support the passing of stone fragments
- Medication to help get rid of stent discomfort (if needed)
- After the decided day clinic procedure will be carried out remove stent