Internal Urethrotomy Surgery Hospitals in India
Internal urethrotomy surgery hospitals in India have added a new dimension to the holiday abroad package, with many British tourists taking advantage of low cost surgery between sightseeing and relaxing on the Indian beaches. Internal Urethrotomy, also known, as Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy is a surgical procedure used to treat urethral strictures due to scarring. If the patient has a narrowing of urethra due to any of the causes like repeated episodes of urethritis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, scarring from a previous surgery or injury, then patient is an ideal candidate for internal urethrotomy. Where cost is concerned you will pay a lot less in India than you would for the internal urethrotomy surgery at hospitals in the UK; your average saving will be around 50% to 70% less. You can also visit cost comparison section for different medical procedures.
Internal Urethrotomy, also known as Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy is a surgical procedure used to treat urethral strictures due to scarring. It can be categorized as Reconstructive Urology procedure where the normal anatomy and function of the urethra is restored by dilatation of the urethra. It is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure where a small cut is made in the narrowed part to fix the abnormal narrowing of the urethra. A thorough pre-operative assessment by your urologist would comprise of physical examination, urinalysis for the presence of blood and white cells, urine culture for infection and Cystoscopy to confirm the diagnosis of urethral stricture. The standard urethral imaging procedures like Retrograde Urethrogram and Voiding Cystourethrogram will be performed. You will be hospitalized at least one day before the surgery. Inform your surgeon about your other health conditions and medications that you are taking. Refrain from taking aspirin or Ibuprofen at least 2 weeks before it. Stop smoking a few weeks before Internal Urethrotomy to prevent healing problems during recovery period. Do not eat or drink any thing for at least 10 - 12 hours before the Internal Urethrotomy procedure.
The internal urethrotomy surgery hospitals in India have been given a major financial boost thanks to the medical tourism industry. The standard of technology in the hospitals and clinics is high, and equivalent to some in the UK. Hospitals in India are heavily promoting medical tourism facilities, and state that around 40% of their intake is foreigners looking for low cost, high quality medical treatments. Surgeons, doctors and dentist are trained to a very high standard; many train in the US, Europe and Australia before practicing in India and now practicing in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc. As with any type of surgery abroad you should always check your surgeon’s credentials. For example you can check with the India Board of Plastic Surgery if you are intending to have some form of cosmetic surgery. There should be a local or national.
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