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LASERS IN UROLOGY

LASER-is an acronym for Light Amplification of Stimulated Emission of Radiation

Common man is very much aware of the term because of its wide spread applications  in various Industries .Lasers are playing a significant role in various medical specialties.Its role in the treatment of urological diseases is well established because of the safety and effectiveness.

Calculus disease and prostate related disorders are the most commonly encountered urological problems.Life style modifications  and increased longevity have significantly contributed to the increased incidence.

The various urological applications of the lasers are :

HOLEP –Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate

Is a procedure used to treat Benign Enlargement of Prostate ,usually  seen in Men over 50 years of age,causes troublesome urinary voiding disturbances.

Advantages of the procedure are:

  • Complete gland removal
  • .Bloodless surgery
  • .Painless
  • .Shorter Hospital stay
  • .High risk individuals can be treated

    RIRS – RETROGRADE INTRARENAL SURGERY

    A very effective minimally invasive procedure for treating intra renal pathologies. Advantages being:
  • .Blood less
  • .Minimally invasive
  • .Effective stone clearance
  • .Shorter hospital stay
  • .Prevents major complications


    PROCEDURES PERFORMED IN RIRS

  • Treatment  kidney stones
  • Treatment of blocked kidney tubes
  • Treatment of tumors like cancers
  • Removal of foreign bodies

    LASER LITHOTRPSY
    Has several advantages over the conventional methods
  • .Very safe – damage to the kidney with techniques using puncturing the kidney or blasting the stones is not seen.
  • .Very effective – hadest of the stones can be easily fragmented.
  • .Can be used with flexible and miniature equipment.
  • .Only method used for treatment of stone disease in PREGNANT women because of its safety.

    OTHER APPLICATIONS IN UROLOGY
  • .Treatment of urethral strictures,which is the usual cause for poor urine stream in young men.
  • .Bladder cancer
  • .Ureteral blocks – like PUJ obstruction,strictures etc.

Minimal morbidity and speedy recovery helps the patients  to get back to their  work at the earliest.

 

Patients can find more details on calling the Patient Experience Office:+91 949 106 1983

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