Lithotripsy surgeons in India
Lithotripsy surgeons in India are experts of surgery field, as they are highly qualified from the U.S. and U.K. and are performing the surgery for past couple of years successfully with very good success rate. With the best infrastructure and medical facilities, accompanied with luxurious travel, India is a first choice of many international patients. Lithotripsy in India is available at the most competitive prices at Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Lithotripsy is a noninvasive procedure used to treat kidney stones that are too large to pass through the urinary tract. Lithotripsy treats kidney stones by sending focused ultrasonic energy or shock waves directly to the stone first located with fluoroscopy or ultrasound. The shock waves break a large stone into smaller stones that will pass through the urinary system. Lithotripsy allows persons with certain types of stones in the urinary system to avoid an invasive surgical procedure for stone removal. It is generally suggested to get the treatment done from an expert surgeon and Indian surgery centers provide most experienced lithotripsy surgeons in India for performing the surgical procedure. Patients go back home happily after getting treatment from surgery centers of India, you can see patients’ experiences after their treatment in India for different treatment procedures: Patients’ Experience.
Selection of an expert surgeon plays very important role in getting safe and successful surgery. You can get relief from Kidney Stones pain by getting lithotripsy surgery in India from an expert surgeon. Lithotripsy is one of the most common urosurgery procedures being performed all over the globe. It is also known as shock wave lithotripsy as this non- invasive procedure uses shock waves. In this procedure stones are broken up that form in the kidney, ureter and urinary bladder by the help of shock waves. There are many forms of it. But the most common is extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Extracorporeal means outside the body. If you have stone in kidney, ureter or urinary bladder then surely you are the one for this treatment. It is important to keep in mind the size, location, shape and number of stones in the urinary organs. Doctors will instruct you not to eat or drink anything before this procedure. Before this procedure a whole physical examination will be taken to determine the number of stones in urinary organs. This test is called Intravenous Pyelogram. This is a radio- opaque dye which will show up on x-ray as it travels through the bloodstream and will be excreted by the kidneys. There are two types of shock wave technology. The original lithotripsy machines sent the shock waves through water in a tub in which the person being treated was placed. This technology remains in use today. More recently, machines have been developed that send shock waves through padded cushions on a table, so the procedure does not involve immersing a person in water. There are some risks involved with this surgery; pieces of stone are left in the body, kidney may suffer from bleeding, damage to nearby structures in stomach by ESWL, blockage of urine flow from the kidney and sign of infection may also occur like strong need to urinate, severe pain, and blood in urine.
Medical tourism in India provides very good assistance to international patients for their safe and low cost surgical treatment in India. The treatment is provided to patients from experienced lithotripsy surgeons in India at most advanced surgery centers in most prominent cities of India at Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi. Lithotripsy is the technology that allows us to break up stones inside the body using shockwaves. The machine is called a Lithotripter. In the olden days, one had to be surgically operated upon and the kidney stones were removed manually resulting in pain, the risks of general anesthesia, blood transfusions, prolonged convalescence and possible infections and sometimes death too. The cost of treatment provided by lithotripsy surgeons in India is very less compared to that of the cost of same treatment provided to patients by expert surgeons in other developed countries. You can see the cost comparison between India and other developed countries for different treatment procedures here: Cost Comparison.
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