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The Yashoda Hospital Stone Clinic is a specialized unit that offers comprehensive care to a patient with kidney stone-related conditions. Our Kidney Stone Clinic is staffed with expert urologists and nephrologists, who have specialized in the systematic metabolic evaluation of kidney stones and treating the underlying causes. We aim to provide an efficient, integrated approach for our patients to prevent or reduce the recurrence of existing stones.

Why Choose Yashoda Hospital for Stone Management?

Our hospital provides a tailored approach in stone management by working in collaboration with other services like comprehensive medical and dietary management, as well as diagnostic services, in one location.

We use advanced technology and preventive techniques to provide compassionate care for patients who have or are recovering from kidney stones. We also provide medical imaging facilities, which mean that any scans required by doctors can be carried out during your consultation, and the results will be immediately available.

To evaluate any metabolic causes for kidney stones, we also carry out blood and urine tests on-site and offer you advice on stone prevention strategies.

What Is A Kidney Stone?

Kidney stones are the tiny, hard, crystalline mineral particles that are found in urine clump together within the kidney. These stones are sometimes called renal calculi. Over time these crystalline mineral particles become concentrated and develop into a stone.

What Are The Different Types Of Kidney Stones?

These stone-forming substances are:

  • Calcium Oxalate Stones: It is one of the most common types of kidney stone that is linked with eating foods high in oxalate.
  • Calcium Phosphate Stones: Develops due to the abnormal functioning of the urinary system.
  • Struvite Stones: These stones develop more commonly in women as a result of certain types of urinary tract infections.
  • Uric Acid Stones: These stones develop in people who don’t drink enough water or consume an animal protein-rich diet.
  • Cystine Stones: The primary cause of formation of such stones is a hereditary genetic disorder called cystinuria.

What Are The Different Types Of Treatment Procedures Comes Under Stone Clinic?

Some of the significant procedures include:

  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: This technique of minimally invasive surgery is used for the disintegration of stones using a machine called a lithotripter. The shock waves are generated with the help of the machine which passes through the body so that maximum energy is dispersed at the location of the stone, thereby leading to stone disintegration. The procedure is most suitable for small stones.
  • PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy), Mini PCNL & Ultra mini PCNL: It is a technique used to treat stones and small tumours within the kidney lining. All types of stones, especially large stones, are removed with this procedure.
  • Laparoscopy: In this procedure, keyhole surgery is performed by making a small incision through the abdomen to access the kidneys.
  • Ureteroscopy with Holmium Laser: In this process, a small instrument called an ureteroscope having a camera on its top is inserted in the urethra, through the bladder directly into the ureter. The stone is seen through the camera on the monitor and then broken into parts using a laser. The broken stone is then easily moved out of the body through the urinary tract.
  • Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS): In this procedure a flexible ureterorenoscope inserted in the kidney through ureter & stones are fragmented causes removal without any external invasion.

Are You A Candidate For Kidney Stone Treatment?

You might have chances of kidney stone and must visit a doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Pain in the lower back or side of the body (which may range from occasional pain to severe ones)
  • Nausea or vomiting with the pain
  • Fever/chills
  • Foul or bad smell in the urine
  • Blood in the urine
  • Pain when urinating
  • Unable to urinate
  • Feeling the need to urinate more often

Are There Any Complications Involved?

Some of the major risk factors associated with Kidney stone treatment procedures include:

  • Bleeding in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Infection at the site of the incision
  • Urinary infection/Fever
  • Injury to the ureter
  • Urethral stricture
  • Recurrence of stone diseases


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