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Ureteric Stone Fragmentation for Patient Education


About - Stone in ureter, which is bigger in size cannot be removed directly, so the lithoclast is used to fragment the stone inside the ureter itself.

Procedure - First telescopic inspection of the ureter done to visualise the stone. Then visualised stone is broken with lithoclast which is a machine which breaks the stone by air pressure without damaging the inner lining of the tube(ureter).

Complications - Infection, Bleeding, Injury to the ureter, Stricture

Disclaimer

The procedure/surgery depicted in this video is for information purpose only. Depending on the patient condition, the procedure/surgery methodology could vary in actuality.

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