Patients suffering from renal or kidney stones are getting increased day by day. A Renal or kidney stone is a complication where salt & mineral prepare a hard deposit inside the kidney. A kidney stone can affect any portion of the urinary tract, whether it is the kidney or bladder. People can suffer from kidney stones due to several reasons like obesity, an unhealthy diet, various medical conditions, etc. The best supplementary procedure to Flexible Ureterorenoscopy is Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery.

Types of Treatment

Doctors suggest mainly 3 treatments for kidney stones, and the treatment for kidney stones mainly depends on the severity of the patient’s condition.

  • Doctors suggest patients drink at least 1.8 to 3.6 liters of water, and this habit will help kidney stones to dilute in the urine. Hence, unless your doctors suggest something else, you need to drink enough fluid.
  • Patients can opt for pain relievers as per the doctor’s suggestions. Doctors can suggest taking pain relievers like ibuprofen etc.
  • Surgery & medication- In case the above treatments do not come fruitful, doctors suggest surgical treatment. Surgery is necessary when the stone cannot pass through urination.

RIRS or Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery

With the advancement in the field of medicine, RIRS, or Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery, has emerged as a safe treatment for kidney stones. Experts use advanced flexible ureterorenoscopy and other auxiliary devices that have made this treatment effective and successful. As a result, the success rate in removing kidney stones has increased significantly.

Doctors normally suggest this treatment primarily if the kidney stone size is 2 cm or less. During the RIRS treatment, doctors use laser lithotripters to fragment the stone composition. Experts also suggest for holmium laser that can easily be used to fragment all types of kidney stones.

Various studies have revealed that RIRS is one of the most reliable methods in treating kidney stones. People can consult with Dr. Irfan Shaikh, Pune, for the best suggestion.

RIRS is one of the most reliable methods for treating kidney stones. People can consult with Dr. Irfan Shaikh, Pune, for the best suggestion.

Dr. Irfan Shaikh – Consultant Urologist & Uro Surgeon (MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch. Urology), is one of the Top Urologists In Pune. A gold medalist in the department of Urology, Dr. Irfan Shaikh specializes in Female Urology in India. He has finished his education at one of the top colleges with MBBS from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital in Pune and MS in general surgery from PGI, Chandigarh. Moreover, he has also done M.Ch in Urology from Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital. Having so many degrees from prestigious institutes, Dr. Irfan Shaikh ensures to treat his patients with all the knowledge that he has accumulated over the years.