Sunday, June 5, 2011

Shooting of Kidney Stones with ESWL

When a small kidney stones less than 0.5 cm, usually a kidney stone can go out alone, simply by drinking lots of water, at least 3 liters of water a day, without the need for medication. When kidney stones symptoms are not visible to the photo roentgen and can only be detected by ultrasound is called a radiolucent stones, kidney stones treatment to destroy stones by increasing the acidity (pH) of urine with sodium bicarbonate tablet giving a very low price and widely available until at PHC. When the stone is visible with roentgen photos and more than 5 mm in the as yet no cure or traditional herbal medicine that can treat kidney stones. Therefore, the kidney stone surgery is necessary or destroyed by fire.

Kidney stone surgery is still a standard procedure in many hospitals, of course with all the risk is the risk of both its operation and anesthetic risk. The shooting of kidney stones in the old way of general anesthesia and in patients with tummy made a hole in the back of the waist width of 1 cm and included a rock breaker tool of the hole or it could be a tool inserted through a hole in the urine when the bile duct stone. The shooting later and is now a standard treatment worldwide by ESWL. Across the world more than 70% stone solved in this way and few who needed surgery or with holes made the back waist.

Shooting of kidney stones with ESWL

ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy) is a device that produces the shock wave generated by a special generator. Patients with kidney stones lay supine on a special table and at the waist attached to a tool that delivers the shock wave. With the help of roentgen rays or ultrasound shock waves were focused by a concave mirror and its focus specifically fitted to kidney stones, then the generator is turned on and the stone will be broken into as the sand that will come out with urine on the day the next day.


Post a Comment