Kidney Stone Removal Cost in India starts from US $1,800 and varies depending on the type of treatment (lithotripsy/Ureteroscopy/PCNL), your medical condition and history, any comorbidities, if any, surgeon, facility and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.
An important expense when it comes to your kidney stone removal cost in India is going to be your surgeon's fees. IndiCure recommends highly experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering great results. Although the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you are in safe and skilled hands when you choose medical treatment in India with IndiCure.
There are different approaches and techniques to remove kidney stones. This includes ESWL or lithotripsy, Ureteroscopy, and PCNL. The type of treatment deployed affects the cost. Besides, a significant portion of the overall cost of the surgery arises from the use of any customized surgical instruments or specialized computer technology. With the hopes of improving patient care, new techniques and technologies are often introduced to the surgical process. Such innovative advancements in the surgical approach can increase costs.
Having your kidney stone removal in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility also affects the quote. But, IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be affordable.
The surgery-related expenses include the pre- and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the candidacy and the medical history of the patient. This also includes the routine medical exams and tests to ensure you're a good fit for the surgery. Post-surgical expenses may include prescription medications and follow-up consultations.
We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.
Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the surgeon.
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Kidney stones (also known as renal calculi, nephrolithiasis, or urolithiasis) are mineral and salt deposits that grow inside your kidneys.
Kidney stones can be caused by a variety of factors, including diet, excess body weight, certain medical conditions, and certain supplements and drugs. From your kidneys to your bladder, kidney stones can harm any component of your urinary tract. When urine becomes concentrated, minerals crystallize and bind together, resulting in stones.
Kidney stones can be quite painful to pass, but if caught early enough, they usually do not cause permanent damage. To clear a kidney stone, you may only need to take pain medication and drink plenty of water, depending on your circumstances. In other cases surgery may be required if stones become trapped in the urinary tract, are connected with a urinary infection, or cause problems.
A kidney stone normally does not produce symptoms until it travels about inside your kidney or passes into your ureters, which are the tubes that link your kidneys and bladder. If it becomes lodged in the ureters, it can obstruct urine flow and cause the kidney to enlarge and the ureter to spasm, both of which can be quite painful. You may experience the following indications and symptoms at that time:
Other signs and symptoms may include:
The following are some of the reasons why stone removal surgery is required:
We at IndiCure completely understand your concerns and it is always our endeavor to provide the best outcome for every patient. Following is the list of questions you must ask before you embark on your journey for Lithotripsy in India.
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A combination of lifestyle changes and drugs may be used to prevent kidney stones.
Kidney stones can be detected using the following methods:
Most minor kidney stones do not require invasive treatment; instead, the following steps should be taken:
The composition of kidney stones is revealed through laboratory investigation. This information is used by the doctor to figure out why kidney stones form and how to prevent them.
In a small number of cases, the surgeon will treat you right away. If you have an infection, significant discomfort, or if your kidney function is impaired, if you only have one kidney or have had a kidney transplant, or if you have large stones or stones in both kidneys, you should get a kidney stone removed right away.
The kidney stone will pass in a few hours to weeks, most likely during urine. On average, it takes one to three weeks for stones to pass.
The optimal size for SWL is a stone with a diameter of less than 2 cm.
It should be avoided in the following situations:
Normally, no. Lithotripsy is usually performed as an outpatient procedure.
Advantage: The biggest benefit is that it cures kidney stones without requiring an incision, which cuts down on hospital stays and recovery time.
The disadvantage is that it does not always function. Within a month of receiving ESWL, approximately 58% of persons will be stone-free.A repeat procedure is sometimes required. ESWL has the potential to harm your kidneys.
Recovery period is usually extremely short; many people can return to their normal activities within one to two days.
Yes, you'll need to stay in the hospital for two or three days.
Patients leave the hospital stone-free after this treatment, and it is less invasive than a complete open surgery to treat a kidney stone.
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