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Tratramiento for kidney stones

Dr. Luis González Llanes, Service of Clinical Urology CEMTRO, explained in this videoblog what nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) as he himself says: “one of the oldest diseases known to man ". These urinary calculi causing the renal colic, "The most severe pain that occurs", that appears in the lumbar and low to the genital area. Usually treatment is surgical: Extracorporeal renal lithotripsy or by or through minimally invasive techniques (the best known are the percutaneous renal surgery and ureteroscopia flexible). In this latter comes from the urethra and ascend to the kidney where it breaks and fragments the stone to remove. It is a laborious intervention lasts between two and three hours. The patient's recovery is usually rapid, normally 24 hours are returned to his daily life.

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