Bladder Stone Treatments & Surgery
How Devasya Hospital can help to cure Bladder Stones?
Devasya Hospital can provide effective treatment for bladder stones, including the use of Holmium Laser Cystolitholapaxy (CLL). Holmium Laser CLL is a minimally invasive procedure that is highly regarded for its success in treating bladder stones.
Devasya Hospital is equipped with advanced medical technology and a team of experienced urologists who specialize in the management of bladder stone conditions. The hospital's urology department is well-equipped to perform Holmium Laser CLL, which involves the use of a laser to fragment and remove bladder stones.
During the procedure, a thin tube called a cystoscope is inserted into the bladder through the urethra. The cystoscope has a laser fiber attached to it, which emits high-energy laser pulses. These laser pulses are directed at the bladder stones, breaking them into smaller fragments. The fragmented stones are then either extracted using specialized instruments or flushed out naturally during urination.
Holmium Laser CLL offers several advantages, including precise stone fragmentation, minimal damage to surrounding tissues, reduced bleeding, and shorter recovery times compared to traditional surgical methods. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to return home on the same day.
Devasya Hospital's comprehensive approach to bladder stone treatment involves a thorough evaluation of each patient's condition, including factors such as stone size, composition, and overall health. Based on this assessment, the medical team will determine the most suitable treatment plan, which may include Holmium Laser CLL or other appropriate interventions.
Bladder stones typically form when urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals to crystallize and form solid masses. Several factors can contribute to their formation, including urinary tract infections, bladder dysfunction, enlarged prostate in men, urinary tract abnormalities, and certain metabolic disorders. These factors can disrupt the normal flow of urine, leading to stagnant urine that promotes stone formation.
To diagnose bladder stones, healthcare professionals may order various tests, including imaging studies such as X-rays, ultrasounds, or CT scans. These imaging techniques help visualize the presence, size, and location of bladder stones. Additionally, a urine analysis may be performed to check for the presence of blood, infection, or crystals, which can indicate the presence of bladder stones.
The symptoms of bladder stones may vary, but they commonly include frequent urination, pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen, blood in the urine (hematuria), cloudy or foul-smelling urine, difficulty or pain during urination, urgency to urinate, and inability to completely empty the bladder. However, some small bladder stones may not cause noticeable symptoms and can be discovered incidentally during medical examinations.
In the early stages, bladder stones may not present noticeable signs or symptoms. However, as the stones grow larger or begin to cause obstruction or irritation, symptoms may start to appear. Early signs may include mild discomfort during urination, slight changes in urinary frequency, or an increased urge to urinate. It is important to seek medical attention if you experience any unusual urinary symptoms.
Bladder stones can lead to various complications if left untreated. These complications may include recurrent urinary tract infections, blockage of urine flow, chronic inflammation of the bladder, damage to the bladder wall, development of bladder diverticula (pouches), and the formation of more stones. In some cases, bladder stones can migrate and obstruct the urethra or other parts of the urinary system, causing severe pain and potential complications.
To prevent bladder stones, it is important to maintain good hydration by drinking an adequate amount of water throughout the day. Additionally, adopting a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help prevent stone formation. Managing underlying conditions such as urinary tract infections, urinary tract abnormalities, or metabolic disorders can also contribute to prevention. It is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations based on your specific risk factors and medical history.