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Kidney Stones Removal in Ahmedabad

Kidney stones form as a result of excess salts and minerals in the kidneys. This leads to an increased concentration of toxic waste in the urine. When this toxic waste exceeds fluid concentration, it leads to the formation of kidney stones. They are not always painful and some patients can barely feel any pain or discomfort.

If the stones travel to the ureter, patients can suffer immense sudden pain in the lower back or even cause serious complications. Kidney stones can vary in size, they can be as small as a granule of sand to the size of a golf ball.

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Overview

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Types of kidney stones:
  • Calcium stones
  • Struvite stones
  • Uric acid stones
  • Cystine stones
Risk factors:
  • Obesity
  • Heredity
  • Dehydration
  • High calcium supplements intake
  • Increased consumption of animal protein
Nephrolithiasis ICD 10:
  • Diagnosis Code for calculus of kidney and ureter: N20
  • ICD-10 Code for pelviureteric junction (PUJ): N20
  • ICD-10 Code for vesicoureteric junction (VUJ): N20. 1
  • ICD-10 Code for urinary (tract): N20.9
  • ICD-10 Code for suburethral and ileal conduit: N21.8
  • ICD-10 Code for hydronephrosis with renal and ureteral calculous obstruction: N13.2
Kidney stone pain area:
  • Lower back
  • Around groin area
  • Back and side abdomen
Why Pristyn Care?
  • Free cab pick-up & drop
  • USFDA approved kidney stone treatment
  • Free follow ups post surgery
  • Covid free hospital, doctors and staff
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  • Cashless insurance facility
  • All insurances covered
  • No hidden charges
  • Assistance in paperwork by Pristyn Care
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Kidney Stones Treatment in Ahmedabad

Diagnosis for Kidney Stones

You should reach out to a specialist doctor as soon as you notice the symptoms of kidney stones.

The specialist doctor will discuss your medical history to get a better understanding of your condition. They may perform a physical examination and ask you to undergo some imaging tests for the proper diagnosis of the size and the location of the kidney stones.

In addition to imaging tests, your doctor may also conduct some blood and urine tests to get a detailed insight into the condition of your kidney stones.

And, before providing the treatment, your doctor will ask you a few questions about your diet and check for where you feel the bouts of pain the most.

4 Methods for Kidney Stones Removal

After the results of the diagnosis, the doctor will initiate and advise the best-suited kidney stones treatment according to the condition.

  • ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy) – It uses shock waves to break the kidney stone into small pieces that can move through the urinary tract & pass from the body.
  • Lithotripsy (Ureteroscopy) – In this, the ureteroscope is passed through the urethra and into the ureter to remove a stone using laser energy.
  • RIRS (Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery) – It is a procedure for doing surgery within the kidney using a flexible ureteroscope to remove the upper ureter and small kidney stones.
  • PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy) – It is a minimally invasive procedure in which large kidney stones are removed through a small incision in the skin.

Why Pristyn Care?

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India

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Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

02.

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

03.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

04.

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does kidney stone surgery cost in Ahmedabad?

Kidney stone surgery in Ahmedabad may cost anywhere between INR 35,000 to INR 90,000. The price however is not definite for all cases, at all clinics and hospitals. The overall cost is dependant on factors like doctor consultation fee, the type of surgery the patient undergoes, the severity of the condition, the mode of payment, and hospitalization charge. To know the approximate cost, you may contact the respective hospital’s medical assistance team.

I have stones in both the kidneys. Which is the right treatment for my condition?

Having stones in both kidneys can be quite painful and harmful for the body if a stone gets stuck in the urinary tract. Therefore, the right treatment is to undergo a non-invasive surgery that offers fast recovery without any complications. Pristyn Care offers non-invasive treatments and the choice of treatment depends upon your diagnosis and preference.

Where can I find the most effective kidney stone treatment in Ahmedabad?

If you are looking for the best kidney stone specialists and hospitals in Ahmedabad, you can get in touch with Pristyn Care. Pristyn Care is associated with the top urologists and surgeons in the city who offer advanced kidney stone surgeries.

What are four types of Kidney Stones surgeries?

The four different surgeries for kidney stones are:

  • ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy) – It uses shock waves to break the kidney stone into small pieces that can move through the urinary tract and pass from the body.
  • URS (Ureteroscopy) – In this, the ureteroscope is passed through the urethra and into the ureter to remove a stone using laser energy.
  • RIRS (Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery) – It is a procedure for doing surgery within the kidney using a flexible ureteroscope to remove the upper ureter and small kidney stones.
  • PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy) – It is a minimally invasive procedure in which large kidney stones are removed through a small incision in the skin.
Is there any Pristyn Care kidney Stone clinic near me in Ahmedabad?

Pristyn Care clinics are located in multiple locations in Ahmedabad. To check the nearest kidney stone clinic to your location, you can get in touch with the medical assistance team of Pristyn Care. All the clinics are easily accessible to almost all major parts of the Ahmedabad.

Which is the best hospital for kidney stone in Ahmedabad?

There are several good and reliable hospitals in Ahmedabad where one can get treatment for kidney stones. One such sought-after hospital is Pristyn Care. Pristyn Care houses the best urologists in Ahmedabad who can provide detailed consultation and effective treatment for all types of kidney stones. The Pristyn Care-associated hospitals are safe, equipped with advanced medical infrastructure, and have highly trained medical staff in place to make sure you get the best of healthcare service.

When should I consult the doctor for kidney stones?

Consult the doctor in case you are experiencing the following symptoms –

  • Blood in the urine
  • Vomiting
  • Unbearable pain
  • Fever and chills
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Cloudy or foul-smelling urine
  • Severe pain in your back or side
  • Burning sensation while urinating
How to pass stones at home?

If the size of the stone is small, you can pass the stone at home by increasing your fluid intake or prescribing medications from the doctor. You can consult your doctor for various home remedies for kidney stones removal. However, surgical methods are the most effective way to remove renal stones.

How can I remove my renal stones?

The most effective method to remove your renal stones is via surgical techniques. However, if the size of stones is not big enough, the doctor usually recommends a high water intake and may prescribe medications to reduce the pain during the expulsion of the stones.

How are renal stones diagnosed?

The doctor may recommend the following diagnostic tests to confirm the presence of kidney stones-

  • Urinalysis
  • CT scan
  • X-rays
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) Test
  • Blood test
Can kidney stones cause weight loss?

Weight loss is not directly associated with kidney stones. However, some people may lose their appetite due to kidney stones that can result in weight loss.

Can I remove my 8mm stone naturally?

It is highly unlikely that you will be able to pass 8mm stones. A human ureter is around 3-5mm wide, and trying to expel a stone 8mm big will cause damage to the surrounding organs and not forget the excruciating pain during the entire process.

Does whey protein cause kidney stones?

Yes, people with diets that are heavy on synthetic protein such as whey are at more risk of developing kidney stones in the long run. Protein-rich foods can also have a high concentration of fat, which increases the risk of several heart diseases and type 2 diabetes.

Does eating slate pencils cause kidney stones?

Slate is never intended to be eaten or consumed. Slate pencils are made up of calcium-rich minerals. People who eat slate pencils in small amounts are comparatively at a lower risk than people who consume slate on a daily basis. However, if the person is eating too many slate pencils, it may lead to several health problems, including kidney stones.

What size of kidney stones require surgery? 

Kidney stones of size greater than 5mm require surgery. Such stones can be stubborn and cause unbearable pain. Therefore, a surgical procedure to remove these stones is inevitable. Consult Pristyn Care for more information on the treatment of kidney stones.

How to remove an 18 mm kidney stone?

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy/Nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) is hailed as one of the most effective surgeries to remove kidney stones with sizes greater than 14mm. It involves minute incisions around the flank area to physically remove the stones.

What is the duration of kidney stones surgeries?

The duration of kidney stone surgery for different techniques are as follows-

  • ESWL – 45 minutes (approx.)
  • URSL – 45 minutes (approx.)
  • PCNL – 1.5 to 2 hours (approx.)
  • RIRS – 1 hour (approx.)

However, it is a general duration, and the OT time for different surgical techniques can vary depending on the medical condition of the patient and the surgical expertise of the surgeon.

What is the role of stents during kidney stones surgery?

Double J or DJ stents are inserted into the ureter through the urethral passage to expand the ureter. This allows smooth movement of stones and causes less pain to the patient as the stones are flushed out.

What are the post-surgery recovery tips after kidney stone surgery? 

It is important to follow the doctor’s instructions after the surgery for a fast recovery. Post-operative include –

  • Drink excess water
  • Eat high fiber foods
  • Do not lift heavy objects if you still have stents in your body.

Avoid spicy food for at least two months after the surgery Do not restrict yourself entirely from physical activity

What is the cost of kidney stones surgeries in Ahmedabad?
  • The cost of laser surgery or RIRS in Ahmedabad is approximately around Rs. 95,000 to Rs. 1,05,000.
  • The cost of laparoscopic kidney stone surgery or PCNL in Ahmedabad is around Rs. 65,000 to Rs. 75,000.
  • The cost of ureteroscopic surgery or URSL in Ahmedabad is approximately around Rs. 65,000 to Rs. 75,000.
  • The cost of shockwave lithotripsy or ESWL in Ahmedabad is approximately around Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 45,000.
What do kidney stones look like?

Kidney stones are usually brown or yellowish in color. They can be as small as a grain of sand to as big as a golf ball. Some kidney stones take up shapes resembling the horns of a stag and are commonly known as staghorn calculus.

Is milk bad for kidney stones?

No, milk is not bad for kidney stones. Foods rich in dietary calcium, such as milk, yogurt, cheese, etc., are usually recommended to prevent kidney stones. However, calcium supplements increase the risk of renal stones.

What factors affect the cost of kidney stones removal surgery?

Some of the factors that determine the cost of kidney stones surgery in Ahmedabad are –

  • Type of surgical technique
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Size and number of stones
  • Consultation fee of the urologist
  • Medical condition of the patient
  • Cost of anesthesia
  • Selection of hospital (government or private)
  • Expertise of the urologist
  • Cost of stents if used
  • Follow-up sessions
  • Cost of medicines
  • Insurance coverage
Is there any insurance coverage for kidney stones surgery?

Yes, many health insurance companies cover the cost of kidney stone surgery partially or entirely if it is deemed a medical necessity. Pristyn Care has a dedicated team that assists with insurance claims for kidney stones surgery within 30 minutes. However, the insurance claims depend on your insurance policy and the terms and conditions set by the insurance provider.

Can kidney stones cause gastrointestinal problems?

Yes, kidney stones can sometimes cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pain in the lower back, and discomfort while urinating. Significant sized kidney stones can obstruct urinal passage, causing several GI issues, including gas, constipation, etc.

Does beer help in flushing out kidney stones?

Drinking beer can help flush out small stones (4mm or less) via urine. However, beer is an oxalate-rich beverage that also contains high calories. Therefore, consuming too much beer can increase oxalate content in the body and increase the risk of being overweight.

Some tips to deal better with kidney stones

Lifestyle-related tips:

  • Adopt a healthy and active lifestyle. This would help you deal with the risk factors of kidney stones like obesity, diabetes and hypertension and also enhance blood circulation throughout the body. Remember that the intensity of exercises does not matter but the quality does. So, no need to indulge in vigorous exercises, just a 30-minute walk would suffice.
  • If you are overweight, try to shed those extra kilos. Also, keep an eye on your blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
  • If you are a smoker, try to quit this unhealthy habit. Also, monitor your alcohol intake as it can have adverse effects on kidney functioning.

Dietary tips for kidney stones

  • Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water throughout the day. Stay hydrated and drink healthy juices and detox drinks.
  • Increase your intake of natural citrate. Citrates can have amazing results in breaking the stones
  • Make sure that you take enough calcium in your diet. Do not rely on calcium supplements. Rather, fulfill your calcium requirements through natural sources.
  • Cut back on your intake of animal proteins. Switch to plant-based proteins for your daily requirements.
  • Avoid excessively salty foods. Also, cut back on your oxalate intake.
  • Refrain from eating junk, processed and greasy foods.
  • Caffeine can have a dehydrating effect. So avoid drinking too much caffeine.

Visit Pristyn Care for best kidney stones removal in Ahmedabad

Pristyn Care aims to provide the best treatment for kidney stones based on cutting edge technologies in Ahmedabad. We have a team of the best kidney stone specialists in Ahmedabad who are well trained to perform complex surgeries in a very seamless manner. Pristyn Care is committed to delivering the best in class laparoscopic, laser and shock wave treatment for kidney stones. The surgeries are very safe, involve no major incisions and leave behind no complications or risks. The surgeries are performed on a daycare basis, so no need to stay in the hospital for long. The recovery is very fast and smooth and you’ll recover completely within no time. So, if you are facing the problem of kidney stones, you can visit Pristyn Care for the most advanced and reliable treatment for kidney stones in Ahmedabad.

What to expect after your kidney stones procedure?

The patient is usually under the effects of anesthesia after the surgery and may suffer from mild dizziness and discomfort in case of stent insertion. Patients who have undergone invasive surgery may feel slight numbness around the site of the incision. Doctors at Pristyn Care guide you through the recovery period and monitor your health regularly to ensure you are in the best of your health. You may experience the following after your kidney stone surgeries –

  • A small amount of bleeding in your urine for a few days to a few weeks after the surgery due to stent insertion.
  • Mild pain and nausea as the stones are expelled from the body after the treatment.
  • Some bruising on the back or side after your shock waves lithotripsy procedure.

Complications of untreated kidney stones

Kidney stone is a major condition that usually results in unbearable pain. However, people are at greater risk if they ignore the symptoms by prolonging the treatment. It can lead to several complications that can eventually become life-threatening-

  • Hydronephrosis – When the stone blocks the ureteral passage, it creates difficulty for the urine to completely drain out from the kidneys. This leads to the accumulation of urine in the kidneys, causing swelling of a kidney. Hydronephrosis can occur in one or both kidneys, depending on the size and number of stones.
  • Renal scarring – Urinary tract infection is a common bacterial illness that occurs due to prolonged kidney stones in the ureter. These stones can cause continuous scarring around the stone damaging the tissues and organs around the kidneys causing permanent renal failure.
  • Kidney failure – Prolonged kidney stones can cause loss of kidney functions which can result in the need to remove either of the kidneys (nephrectomy).

Advantages of choosing Pristyn Care for kidney stones surgery in Ahmedabad.

Pristyn Care is a full-stack healthcare service provider associated with some of the best hospitals and clinics across the country. The aim is to ease the process of accessing advanced treatment and surgeries for every patient at minimal costs. Pristyn Care has some of the best urologists and kidney stone specialists with years of experience in PCNL, RIRS, URSL, and ESWL. Most kidney stones surgeries are daycare which do not involve any incision (except for PCNL, which involves minimal incision) and offer faster recovery. Some of the benefits of choosing Pristyn Care for kidney stones treatment are –

  • Highly experienced urologists- Our team of kidney stones surgeons are fully trained and certified to perform advanced surgeries for kidney stones. Our urologists will discuss all the necessary information about kidney stones before the surgery. This allows our surgeons to offer comprehensive treatment and make our patients aware of the certain risks involved during the treatment.
  • Care Buddy- Pristyn Care has a unique concept of ‘care buddy’ who is present with the patient on the day of the surgery. This care buddy takes care of all the paperwork and various formalities from admission to the hospital till discharge.
  • Insurance approval- A dedicated team at Pristyn Care assists with the insurance approvals for kidney stones surgeries within 30 minutes. However, the insurance approval depends on the type of your insurance company and the terms and conditions set by them. Our team of experts will do their best to help you claims any benefits from the medical insurance.
  • Flexible payment options- Pristyn Care offers various modes of payments for kidney stones surgeries with no cost EMI. In addition, we accept credit cards and cash payments for the procedure.
  • Free pick-up and drop facility- Pristyn Care provides free cab services for pick-up and drop-off to each patient within the city on the day of kidney stones surgery.
  • Free follow-up consultation- A smooth and faster recovery is essential after the treatment. Pristyn Care provides free follow-up consultation and proper diet charts to all the patients who have undergone kidney stones surgery for a quick recovery process.
  • COVID-19 safe environment – During the COVID crisis, Pristyn Care ensures proper sanitization of all the OTs and clinics before each surgery to curb the spread of the COVID. It is our top priority to maintain excellent hygiene and social distancing while providing a seamless patient experience.

Booking an Appointment with the best urologist for kidney stones surgery

Pristyn Care has some of the best urologists with adequate training and years of experience in kidney stone surgeries. Our doctors and surgeons are upskilled in performing advanced treatment for the best results. You can book an appointment with the kidney stones doctors at Pristyn Care to get rid of excruciating kidney stones pain in the following ways:

  • You can fill out the patient form on our website www.pristyncare.com. A team of medical coordinators will reach out to you at the earliest to gather details from your end once the appointment form is submitted. The appointment will be subsequently fixed with the concerned urologist according to your schedule.
  • You can directly connect with our medical coordinators via the contact number on our website. A team of dedicated medical coordinators will gather inputs from your end and connect you with the kidney stones doctor near your area and book your appointment consecutively.
  • You can also book an appointment through our Pristyn Care app. Our medical coordinators will arrange an offline or online consultation with our kidney stones experts near your area at the earliest via video call. A nominal consultation fee will be charged.
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