Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Renal Stone and Its Treatment
Renal stone is one of the common genitourinary diseases and affects nearly in 1 in 2 individual patients in India.
Stone disease also has been linked to systematic conditions. Hypertension and diabetes have been associated with increased risk of stone disease.
With the increase in prevalence of stone disease, the cost associated with diagnosis, surgery and follow ups has also risen. Majority of the people get detected with stone disease at complicated levels due to ignorance.
Types of Kidney Stones:
Kidney Stones can be classified as non infectious, infectious and drug related. There are a number of reasons associated with each and the treatment plan also differs according to the type and the location of the kidney stone.
Diagnoses of Kidney Stone:
Diagnosis –MCCT should be used to confirm stone diagnosis in a patient with acute flank pain. Basic lab tests are also recommended by the doctors: Urine Routine & Microscopy. Serum, Uric Acid, Creatine Ionized, Calcium, Blood Cell Count.
Management of Kidney Stone:
Complications that suggest a Surgical Treatment option for Kidney Stone:
Types of surgery for treating Kidney Stones:
The type of surgery is recommended by the doctor based on your health conditions and other parameters.