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Medical ureteric stone expulsive therapy: How much success rate on it?

It is very common for me to taking care of ureteric stone pain’s patients with frequently ask questions from them on the medical therapy on stone expulsion. All answer will be arranged in Q&A below Question : Is it possible to avoid endoscopic stone surgery? Yes, it is! But you must be sure that youContinue reading “Medical ureteric stone expulsive therapy: How much success rate on it?”

Ureteric stone pain: Initial self-management

Ureteric stone pain is considered as one of the most severe pains in our body can be suffering from. Flank pain wills suddenly happening as a result from the instantly stone occlusion within the ureter. Ureter is a small tube organ with 25 cm long functioning as urine transportation from the kidneys to the urinaryContinue reading “Ureteric stone pain: Initial self-management”

Role of the oral medication in kidney stone treatment

The FAQ (Frequently ask question) from patients at Urology clinic; what about Potassium citrate therapy for kidney stone treatment or stone prevention for the post successful stone operation? In this point I have to answer that the “Most of kidney stone cannot be treated or get rid them of by just the medication but itContinue reading “Role of the oral medication in kidney stone treatment”

How the 4th Generation ESWL works?

Regarding to a ton of questions on Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL), a minimal invasive procedure for kidney stones so I will launch this topic especially for the 4th Generation one which currently implicated at Royal Phnom Penh hospital, Cambodia. How ESWL works? I must say that the this technology is an incidental breakthrough during WorldContinue reading “How the 4th Generation ESWL works?”

Post-ESWL patient instructions

If you have done an ESWL procedure or you just make a decision for treatment on your kidney stone recently, I doubt this article would be benefit right to you. ESWL- an Extracorporeal Shockwave lithotripsy, is the least invasive procedure specifically on kidney stones. The world latest 4th Generation ESWL is currently installed at RoyalContinue reading “Post-ESWL patient instructions”

Microscopic hematuria: Is it threat?

Urine examination is a simple one of the most common in the medical investigations, and it always included in the health checkup package program. Microscopic hematuria is one condition which can possibly be a result from urine examination. Today we will discuss about this issue. Microscopic hematuria is defined for at least 7 days presentingContinue reading “Microscopic hematuria: Is it threat?”

Ureteral stent: Pros and Cons

Ureteral stent is a very useful surgical instrument in Endoscopic Urologic surgery. My patients always asked questions on this thing “what was that?”? Is it dangerous to do so? What will cause the side effects during retaining the ureteral stent? This topic I will encoding all your questions. Ureteral stent or communicated-friendly among medical professionalContinue reading “Ureteral stent: Pros and Cons”

Why kidney stone happens?

Kidney stone issue is a very common problem at my urology office. After reviewing the literatures on the incidence of kidney stone, there was a proportion for at least 10% of US and European population that facing this problem one time in their whole lifetime. But when I try to get more research here, IContinue reading “Why kidney stone happens?”

Do all kidney stones will need therapeutics?

Another simplicity consulting in my office which is came from the health checkup program, it was a kidney stone finding coincidently. The most common imaging modality, which had offered generally in health checkup, it was an ultrasonography. Ultrasonography is a medical instrument which is Pros and easy to perform it was save money and whileContinue reading “Do all kidney stones will need therapeutics?”

Endoscopic holmium laser kidney stone surgery

The classical reports of endoscopic laser surgery in urinary tract stone have been launched by German and British since 1988s. With the extremely impressive success rate around 84%, the failure procedure were mainly caused by the flushing back of the ureteric stone to the kidney after being shot by the laser. Imagine that when the boxer punched directly to the face, naturally, theContinue reading “Endoscopic holmium laser kidney stone surgery”

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