Endo Urology is a method whereby most of the urinary surgeries are performed by passing telescopes through normal urinary openings without giving any cuts in the body. This method can take care of most of the urinary problems like stones, bladder cancer, prostate enlargement (BPH), bleeding through urinary tract, etc. The common urological procedures are URS, PCNL, TURBT, TURP.
Ureteroscopic Stone Removal (URS)
- Technique: Ureteroscopy is highly successful procedure for the retrieval of stone in the ureter. It is passed through the normal urinary opening through the bladder into the ureter.
- It involves the passage of an instrument namely Ureteroscope through normal urinary passage. The instrument is as thick as a pen and is about 40 cm long.
- The Ureterorenoscope is advanced under vision through the normal urinary passage under anesthesia. The Ureterorenoscope is advanced on the side of the ureteric stone and up to the ureteric stone. Once the ureteric stone is localized, various options are available.