Kidney Stone / Kidney Specialist in Pune
What is a Kidney Stone Treatment ?
A kidney stone are made from chemicals in the urine. The stone-forming chemicals are calcium, Oxalate, urate , cystine, xanthine, and phosphate. After it is formed; the stone may stay in the Kidney or travel down the urinary tract into the ureter.
- Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs
- Nausea or vomiting
- Fever and chills
- Pink, brown or red urine
Diagnosis starts with a medical history, physical, laboratory examination and imaging tests.High resolution CT scan or an x-ray called a “KUB x-ray” (kidney-ureter-bladder x-ray) which will show the size &position.
Kidney Stone Treatment in Pune :
Treatment for Kidney Stone varies depending on the size and location of the stone, symptoms and overall Health. Kidney stone surgery has a 50 – 90% success rate, depending on the location of the stone and the surgeon’s technique and experience.
Kidney stone surgery results in a very High success rate of complete stone removal. Available treatments in Pune includes,
- Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
- Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
- Open surgery
This Kidney Stone Treatment is successfully used in many cases where the stones are less than two centimetres in size. When Kidney Stones Treatment is larger than two centimetres, a surgical procedure is often needed.
Who is the best kidney specialist in Pune?
Dr. Ketan Vartak is the best kidney specialist in Pune. He is working as a senior consultant Urologist at Pramodini foundation, Pune which is a state of art urology facility with a variety of equipment for endourology including flexible ureterorenoscope and cystonephroscope. Pramodini hospital has taken the step towards building a robust healthcare network which is accessible and affordable to everyone. He has experience of more than 8 years in this field. He has proven its pre-eminence in kidney stone treatment.