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Emergency Treatment Available
Yes, We are always well-equipped to deal with the Kidney stone or any other stone pain any time.
Yes, Up to 24 hours of hospitalization is required. The larger stones need one or two day stay at the hospital.
Stone Removal By Laser Available
Yes, Stone removal surgery with the help of Holmium LASER is available.
Same Day Appointment Available
Yes, You can book an appointment online on this website as well.
Success Rate of Stone Removal Surgery
Dr. Vineet’s surgery has a success rate of about 99 to 100%. You can even check the case studies given below.
You will be able to resume your daily activities within a few days to a week’s time.
- About Dr Vineet Malhotra
- About Kidney, Ureter & Bladder Stone Treatment
- Kidney, Ureter, Bladder Stone Case Studies
- Kidney, Ureter and Bladder Stone Treatment FAQs
Dr. Vineet Malhotra is not just the expert but a trainer in the field of urology and andrology. His 17 years of experience in the field of urology and male fertility is commendable. Apart from authoring textbook chapters and research papers, Dr. Vineet has represented various research papers in the famous international and national conferences, including the Cleveland clinic conference, Ohio. Dr. Vineet has also served as a faculty in andrology in Nepal TUTH.
He has taken the penile implants and other laparoscopic minimally invasive kidney and urinary system surgeries to the new heights. After doing his MD in general surgery from GMC Nagpur, he has completed his DNB in urology and andrology from the prestigious Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital at Nadiad, Gujarat. He has trained many surgeons in the techniques like Holmium Laser Prostate and Kidney stone surgery.
Dr. Vineet is a well-known name and one of the best surgeons in India for male infertility, male sexual health, and penile implants treatment. Being an advisory board member of Men’s Health Society of India, and an active member of Urology society of India, International Society for Sexual Medicine, American and European Urological Association etc, He is always at front with the most recent advances in the field of Uro-andrology.
His expertise in dealing with patients with impotence, erectile dysfunction, male infertility and related men’s health problems are recognized around the world and he has treated patients from all around the world for the same. Dr. Vineet Malhotra is the Clinical Director at Diyo’s Men Health Hospital, Delhi.
Kidney stones are the tiny crystals which connect with each other to make a stone-like formation. They can be present in Kidney and ureter at the same time. Few very small stones get out of the body of their own with urine, but if they get blocked in the ureter or bladder then they can be very painful for the patient.
Depending on the size of the stone, it can also block the urine flow which is a medical emergency and should be treated immediately.
- Pain traveling from lower rib area to lower back
- Frequent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
- Pain and burning during urination
- Pain episodes come and go in a short or long intervals
The kidney stones treatment is commonly done by these methods:
1. Ureterorenoscopic Lithotripsy with holmium Laser
This technique is best for treating the stones in the ureter (the tube connecting the kidney and the urethra). The probe is passed into the ureter and the stone is broken with the help of the laser. The stone is broken down into the tiny sand like particles, after which they can flow out with urine painlessly. This Lithotripsy is the Minimally invasive technique for stone removal. It has the fastest recovery time. In most cases, only overnight hospitalization is required.
2. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
This procedure includes the passage of probe from the skin of the patient and not from the ureter. The big stone (more than 2 cm) is then broken down into the smaller ones and then removed. This procedure requires spinal or epidural anesthesia. Sometimes the ureteral stents or pipes are also placed inside the ureter to ensure the proper flow of urine till the healing takes place or the obstruction is removed. Mini-perc is the new technique that we use, which includes smaller puncture to remove kidney stones while doing PCNL. This allows much faster recovery and healing.
These ureteral stents are removed under local anesthesia after 5-10 days. They are not used in every patient.
3. Cystoscopic laser lithotripsy
This procedure (also known as cystolitholapaxy) is for the removal of bladder stones. A cystoscope is inserted inside the urethra and then it reaches the bladder where the stone is trapped in a basket device and taken out from the urethral opening. In many cases, the urinary catheter is left in the bladder to ensure proper urine flow.
4. Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery (RIRS)
Retrograde intrarenal surgery is also known as flexible ureteroscopy which is performed by using a flexible ureteroscope with holmium laser. This procedure is used for removal of kidney stone by using a fibreoptic ureteroscope. The probe is inserted in the urethra, then it reaches bladder and through the ureter, it reaches the kidney. Then the stone is accessed, broken down into tiny pieces and taken out.
Question 1. Will I be given general anesthesia during the stone removal surgery?
Answer- Yes, you will be given general anesthesia/regional anesthesia so that the procedure is painless for the patient.
Question 2. Till what time I will be hospitalized for a kidney stone?
Answer – If the size of the stone is small to medium, then in most cases, just the 24 hours of hospitalization is required.
Question 3. Will I be having any incisions for the surgery?
Answer. No, Just a laser probe will be inserted through urethra so it comes under the minimally invasive procedure.
Only the PCNL will have a little probe insertion incision if you have a big stone.
Question 4. What precautions should I take before surgery?
Answer. Discuss all the medications that you are currently taking so that Dr. Vineet can decide which one to stop prior to surgery. Don’t stop any medications abruptly without asking your doctor.
Also, the patient is advised not to eat anything after midnight, prior to the procedure.
Question 5. I have a big kidney stone, how much time will it take for me to recover after stone removal surgery?
Answer. The bigger kidney stones require the percutaneous procedure that is, PCNL. You will need to be hospitalized for the same. You can resume your normal activity within 1 to 2 weeks.
Question 6. What precautions should I take after the stone removal surgery?
Answer. Dietary precautions, adequate fluid intake, and certain medication are necessary to prevent recurrence of stone formation.