Percutaneous renal Surgery

Percutaneous Renal Surgery in Nashik

Percutaneous Renal Surgery is used for the removal of kidney stones from the body. Small scope is inserted through a incision in back to remove it. It is useful for the removal of larger kidney stones when other procedures are not useful.

Percutaneous renal surgery is recommended in the following situations:

  • Large kidney stones block more than one branch of the collecting system of the kidney
  • Kidney stones are larger than 0.8 inch in diameter
  • Large stones are in the ureter

Before performing percutaneous renal surgery, urologist perform several tests. Like, urine and blood tests to check symptoms problem and CT scan to determine location of stone.

Risks associated with Percutaneous Renal Surgery

The most common risks from percutaneous nephrolithotomy include the following:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Injuries to the kidney or other organs
  • Incomplete stone removal