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Renal Stone Disease Treatment


Nonspecific treatment

It involves fluid intake and dietary manipulation. Fluid intake should be above 2 liters per day (average 3 liters). Stone analysis, urine pH level, minerals in the urine and citrate level is suitable treatment. Infection stones should be treated for urinary tract infections.

PCNL (Percutaneous nephrolithomy)

Closed kidney stone surgery (endoscopic) This procedure, made with small incisions of 1 – 2 cm, is indicated in the stones that can not be broken by ESWL or covering the kidney. It is the advantage of the patient’s quick rebellion and certainty. It is a minimally invasive method according to open surgery.

URS (Ureterorenoscopic)

Ureter stones can be cleaned by interfering with both ESWL and URS. A special endoscopic instrument is delivered from the urinary tract and displayed on the stone ureter and removed with a basket.


According to open surgical treatment, it has a great advantage over the last years and the treatment is done in 80-85%.


1. Surgical large cuts are not used.
2. The length of stay at the hospital is short.
3. There is no need for open surgery.
4. Repeatability is possible.
5. Tissue integrity is not deteriorated.

Despite all these advantages, advanced technology and experienced equipment are needed.

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