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Is laser surgery the best option for kidney stones?

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Dr. Phanindra Dulipala


Practicing since :2008

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: Hi..need a second opinion on this case of kidney stone

Question is to know what is the best solution to get rid of this problem..laser surgery will do?

The patient has diabetes for last 36 years and has recently undergone by pass surgery also
Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Laser surgery is advised.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I had gone through your query and understood your concerns.

Yes, I advice laser surgery. Its considered safest in such a medical condition.
The advantages of the treatment are:
Allows stone treatment without the need for any incision by using the urethral orifice as the entry point.
A highly successful technique.
Can be performed as day surgery.

Hope this guides you.
Thank you.
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