Ureteroscopy for Stone

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Ureteroscopy - Ureteral Stone

Urinary stones are gravel- like collections of various substances within the urinary tract. Stones nearly always form in the kidney, where they may remain without symptoms and do not require treatment. A ureteral stone is usually a stone from the kidney that has moved down into the ureter.

The stone begins as a tiny grain of undissolved material located where urine collects in the kidney. Over time, more undissolved material is deposited and the stone becomes larger. The material deposited is usually a mineral called calcium oxalate. Other less common materials that may also form a stone include calcium phosphate, uric acid, infected or struvite stones and cystine stones.

The stones may cause obstruction or break loose and try to pass with the normal flow of urine via the urinary tract to the outside. Most stones enter the ureter when they are still small enough to move down into the bladder. From there, they pass out of the body with urination. However if the stone is larger than the diameter of the ureter they get stuck in the narrow passage and cause excruciating pain ,called a colic, and obstruction. If this happens, treatment is required and, for some stones, ureteroscopy is the best form of treatment.

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hi my age is 43yrs and i have stone of 9mm in L1 disc level in left upper ureteric so kindly advise me the proper way to remove stone without surgery
amit2 Friday, November 23, 2012
hi my age is 28yrs and i have stone of 9mm in L1 disc level in left upper ureteric so kindly advise me the proper way to remove stone without surgery
jemini Saturday, November 3, 2012
hi dear sir i have stone in my right side uriter size is 4mm but it is not shown in ultra sound but i have pain too much please suggest me what should i do.
anoop77 Tuesday, November 29, 2011
hi,i am vishal tomar 22m, my stone is 12mm in upper part of urater. tell me treatment.
tomar Saturday, November 26, 2011
My sister had stones, the ER sent her home told it would pass, 2 days later she's back in ER still in serve pain, they gave her more pain killers and sent her home. 2 days after that she's back in ER with sever pain still, each time they did CT scans. This time they tell her, her kidneys have shut down she's in failure, they admit her. 2 surgeys later she comes home. She has had serve pain in her feet and both of her legs are numb. She goes to the docter who says thats a good sign, if it dasn't go away in a few weeks he'll refer her to a Neuro Doc. She is still in terrible pain and is getting referred. My question is, when she had the surgeys could they have cut a nerve or is it damage from the acute kidney failure?
Aroby Friday, September 9, 2011
i m 21 and i have a 7.5x5 mm calculus at lower end of my right ureter.should i have allopathic medicines or hompathic or should i go for a laser surgery??
stone1 Wednesday, August 31, 2011
im suffering a sever pain due to a stone in my right ureter at uretro vesicel junction uretor.the stone size 9mm.pls advise me about treatment.back pain also increge day by day.
bachi420 Tuesday, August 23, 2011
i m suffering a sever pain due to a stone in my right ureter at uretro-vesicle junction uretor. The size of stone is 12mm. pls advise treatment.please help me with the procedure and suggestions , it is urgent thanks in advance.
mir786 Monday, August 1, 2011
Firstly, if you have signs of infected stone (fever, etc.) you need antibiotics. Secondly you probably need invasive measure to remove 1cm stone. Kiritharan Arunasalam. B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.P.C
Kiritharan Thursday, August 4, 2011
i am 25. i had Ureteroscopy 15 days back. i will undergo stent removal within couple of days. please help me with the procedure, complications and suggestions. It's urgent. thanks in advance.
patient81 Friday, July 29, 2011
i m suffering a sever pain due to a stone in my left lower uretor. The size of stone is 7mm. pls advise treatment.
Malik_786 Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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