Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) is a newer and less invasive procedure for removal of stone from kidney by using a fiber optic endoscope. This method allows the surgeon to perform surgery inside the kidney without making an incision. RIRS procedure is very effective for difficult-to-treat cases such as tumours, patients with bleeding disorders and stones in children.
Indication for RIRS procedure include the presence of larger stones, which cannot be removed by Lithotripsy, obesity, presence of strictures or tumors and in case of bleeding disorders.
RIRS procedure is usually done under general or spinal anesthesia. The surgeon will place a ureteric access sheath on a guidewire under continuous fluoroscopy. Now, a flexible ureteroscope is placed through the urethra into the bladder and through the ureter into the kidney.
After that the stone can then be crushed by an ultrasound probe or evaporated by a laser probe. In case of smaller stones, they can be grabbed by the instruments called nitinol baskets. A double J stent is placed at the end of the RIRS procedure for smooth drainage from the kidney and avoid blocking in the ureter.
There are rare complications associated with RIRS procedure in comparison of PCNL.
ROCKLAND HOSPITALNew Delhi, India
Rockland Hospitals Limited (RHL) was initially set up in Dec 2004 under the trust Foundation for Applied Research in Cancer (FARC)
In 2007, a Management & Operations License Agreement (M….
SRI RAMACHANDRA MEDICAL CENTREChennai, India
Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) is a quaternary care multi-specialty hospital. The medical Centre was founded as a teaching hospital of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute ….
Primus Super Specialty HospitalNew Delhi, India
uper Specialty Hospital is located in the center of India’s capital, New Delhi, and was established in 2007 the ISO 9000 accredited was established in 2007. The hospital has a wide rang….
BLK Super Speciality HospitalNew Delhi, India
Speciality Hospital has a unique combination of the best in class technology, put to use by the best names in the professional circles to ensure world-class health care to all patients. S….
Fortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaon, India
Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care speci…
Fortis Hospital MohaliChandigarh, India
Forts Hospital Mohali (FHM) was first accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2007, and earned this accreditation for the third time in 2013. The Hospital has also received accred….
Medanta -The MedicityGurgaon India
Medanta – The Medicity is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac surge….
Metro Hospitals and Heart InstituteNoida, India
vision to provide the utmost level of healthcare to the common man, at the most affordable cost, a group of NRI physicians led by Dr. Purshotam Lal (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Dr. B…..
JAYPEE HOSPITALNoida, India
The Jaypee Hospital was conceptualized by our revered Founder Chairman, Shri Jai Prakash Gaur with the vision of promoting world-class healthcare amongst the masses by providing quality and afforda….