LITHOTRIPSY FOR KIDNEY STONES
FIX KIDNEY STONES WITH THE BEST TEAM, AMAZING TECHNOLOGY, AND GREAT OUTCOMES. If you have kidney stones (also known as nephrolithiasis) we can help. We have the best tools to find stones and remove them. Our treatments have incredible precision and pinpoint accuracy that results in better stone clearance. If you have kidney stones and need surgery, please call us immediately as we can often treat your kidney stone within 24 hours. Most treatments are done as an outpatient in our state of the art surgery centers. There are three effective ways to treat stones. Please read more below.
Advanced Ureteroscopy is a highly accurate and precise way to remove kidney stones. This is a better way to treat stones than shock wave lithotripsy. This procedure is done endoscopically without cuts or incisions . A telescope is placed through natural openings to remove the stones. This allows for all stones to be identified, lasered, and then removed with a basket. This direct visualization of stones and subsequent removal is a much more effective way to clear stones than shock wave lithotripsy. Shock wave is a much less precise and less desirable therapy. It has more side effects including bleeding , a risk of diabetes, and all stones still have to be passed often creating much pain in the process. Advanced Urology has the most advanced equipment to remove stones via Advanced Ureteroscopy.
Advanced Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy or PCNL is a modern and highly effective treatment to remove blockage from large stones or staghorn calculi (stones occupying most of the kidney). This procedure is done endoscopically through a small tube placed inside the kidney (called a nephrostomy tube). Stone is broken with an ultrasonic probe and suctioned out of the kidney . This instantly removes stones. For patients who have large stones, this procedure is highly effective. This precisely removes kidney stones with minimal damage to surrounding tissues. This millimeter accuracy leads to great outcomes and minimal side effects. This helps preserve kidney function and eliminate stone quickly.
ADVANCED ROBOTIC SURGERY
Robotic surgery (more specifically robotic nephrostolithotomy) is a good option to remove stone if a concurrent procedure is needed on the kidney. As an example, a concurrent procedure may include repairing a diseased ureter (the ureter is the drainage tube for the kidney) or removing a kidney cancer. Robotic surgery is done through 5 small incisions as an outpatient. Most patients are sent home the same day with minimal pain. Benefits of surgery include less bleeding, better stone clearance, and improved long term outcomes.
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ADVANCED TECHNIQUES: BETTER OUTCOMES AND LESS SIDE EFFECTS
Advanced technology provides the best outcomes with minimal side effects. We utilize Advanced technology with 3D geospatial mapping to precisely treat BPH. This targeted millimeter accuracy improves outcomes and minimizes side effects such as sexual and urinary dysfunction. Our goal is to fix BPH with the least side effects and the best quality of life outcome.
3 STEP JOURNEY TO SUCCESS
Our goal is to provide you personalized and innovative health care. We are professional, discreet, and empathetic. You will meet our urologic oncologists in our clean and modern offices. We want to establish a relationship and understand your treatment goals.
Your records are thoroughly reviewed to ensure that all data supports the need for treatment. Communication is made with your referring physician and family members.
We have ultramodern purpose built facilities to provide all your care. You will have access to multiple fellowship trained urologic oncologists at Advanced with training from the best programs such as Baylor, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and University of Southern California. We have all the expertise in house to help you.