RIRS Treatment in Delhi
RIRS also called as Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) or Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS).
This involves approaching the kidney stone using a viewing fibroptic endoscope and when this reaches the stone laser energy is passed through it which fragments the renal stone into sand like particles and this is taken out through the same endoscope.
This procedure is done under spinal anaesthesia in majority of cases and as the procedure is performed through the urinary tract, no cut is given anywhere.
This outpatient procedure is mainly done for removing renal stones upto 15 mm.
Other indications include small inlet of kidney system , failed lithotripsy cases ,renal tumours resection , best done for patients suffering with kidney stones, narrowing of the kidney outlet within and outside of it and kidney tumours.
This is a safe procedure in obese, children and other patients with cardiac disorders unfit for other procedures such as ESWL.