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Dr. J.AL.Ranganath

Nephrologist
24 years experience overall
 
600 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Gaurav Kasat

Urologist
16 years experience overall
 
1200 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Himesh Gandhi

Urologist
17 years experience overall
 
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Swapnil Tople

Urologist
16 years experience overall
 
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Girish H

Urologist
23 years experience overall
  
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deepak Bolbandi

Urologist
30 years experience overall
  
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Shrikant Badwe

Urologist
46 years experience overall
  
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Dilip Dhanpal

Urologist
47 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deepak Dubey

Urologist
35 years experience overall

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Ureteroscopy in India

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Ureteroscopy?

Ureteroscopy is a medical procedure performed for the removal of stones from the kidneys and ureters. The procedure is performed with the help of a thin tube-like instrument called ureteroscope. Ureteroscope is a rigid-flexible tube with an eyepiece at one end, lens and light at the other. The thin end has the light source and lens which will be inserted into the ureter via the urethra.


What are the advantages of Ureteroscopy?

The following are the advantages of Ureteroscopy:

  1. Break large kidney or ureter stones into small stones without an open surgery
  2. Fewer complications are involved
  3. Less recovery time
  4. Improves kidney function


What are the indications of Ureteroscopy?

Ureteroscopy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Recurrent urinary tract infections
  2. Decreased renal function
  3. Chronic kidney pain due to kidney stones
  4. Urethral stones


What are the steps involved in Ureteroscopy?

The steps involved in Ureteroscopy are as follows:

  1. General anesthesia is given to the patient before starting the procedure. Along with this, antibiotic medication is also given to prevent infections.
  2. The ureteroscope is slowly inserted from the tip of the penis into the urethra and to reach the ureter and the kidneys.
  3. With the help of the ureteroscope, the stones will be visualized.
  4. The stones will be removed with the help of a basket-like appendage (tool) at the edge of the ureteroscope and the surgical instruments are removed once the procedure is finished.


Who can perform Ureteroscopy [Right specialist type for Ureteroscopy]?

Ureteroscopy can be performed by certified Nephrologist and Urologist.


What is the cost of Ureteroscopy?

Cost of Ureteroscopy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Surgeon fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Minimum cost for Ureteroscopy in India starts from Rs.96900

Average expenses for Ureteroscopy in India is approximately Rs. 115150

Maximum amount to be paid for Ureteroscopy in India rises up to Rs. 169400


Is Ureteroscopy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Ureteroscopy can be either major or minor procedure depending on the location and size of the kidney and ureter stones.


What are the risks and complications associated with Ureteroscopy?

Risks and Complications associated with Ureteroscopy are:

  1. Internal bleeding
  2. May cause kidney damage
  3. May block flow of urine due to blockage by the fragmented kidney stones
  4. Can lead to high blood pressure
  5. May cause tissue or organ damage that is located near to the kidney
  6. Incomplete stone removal


How long does it take to complete Ureteroscopy?

Ureteroscopy may take 1-3 hours to complete and this time may vary depending on the location and the size of the ureter stones.


What is the recovery time?

Individuals who undergo Ureteroscopy would require 2-4 days to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Ureteroscopy?

The success rate of Ureteroscopy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Type of surgery performed


However, the success rate of Ureteroscopy maybe 85% to 90%.


What are the long-term results of Ureteroscopy?

The following are the long-term results of Ureteroscopy:

  1. Relieves chronic kidney pain
  2. Reduces blood while urinating
  3. Improves kidney function


What are the alternatives for Ureteroscopy?

The following are the alternatives for Ureteroscopy

  1. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy [ESWL]
  2. Laser Lithotripsy
  3. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy or percutaneous nephrolithotripsy
  4. Open surgery
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