Treatment Of Kidney Stone Disease In Adults

Ankara kidney stone disease, also known as passing kidney stone, is a problem that causes severe pain in the patient. The location and size of urinary system stones, which have been found to be quite common in recent years according to studies, are effective in the planning of treatment.

Causes Of Kidney Stone Disease

We can state the causes of kidney stone disease as follows:

Genetic factors: The familial presence of kidney stone disease increases the risk of its occurrence.

  • Overweight, obesity problem
  • Sedentary life style
  • Various inflammatory diseases
  • Less fluid consumption
  • Too much salt consumption
  • Too much protein consumption
  • Advanced age

Studies have shown that kidney stone disease is usually seen in white men between the ages of 30 and 50. Diseases such as gout, tubularacidosis and cystinuria also increase the risk of kidney stone formation.

Symptoms Of Kidney Stone Disease

Symptoms of kidney stone disease are as follows:

  • Severe pain below the rib area
  • Severe pain in the groin and lower abdomen
  • Pain and burn during urination
  • Pink, red, or brown urine
  • Blurry and malodor urine
  • The urge to urinate more often than usual
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Reduced amount of urine
  • Fever and shivering

In case of having above symptoms, an experienced urologist should be consulted. Otherwise, the complaints will not end and their severity will increase.

What Are The Treatment Modalities For Kidney Stone Disease?

The treatment method for kidney stone disease is decided through a detailed diagnostic process. The location, number and size of the stones are effective in the selection of qualified treatment.

ESWL: This method, also known as stone fragmentation, is based on the fragmentation of stones by sound waves. It is generally preferred in the treatment of small stones in the kidney and urinary tract.

STONE FRAGMENTATION BY LASER This method, which is performed under general anesthesia in the operating room, does not require any incisions and suture. In an optic system, stones are fragmented by laser beams. It is aimed to reach the size where the stones can be excreted from the urinary canal spontaneously.

PCNL: In this method performed under general anesthesia, the kidney is reached through a 1-centimeter incision and the stone is fragmented using laser or various drugs.

Various treatment modalities can be applied to prevent recurrence of the disease after kidney stone treatment in adults in Ankara. Your doctor will recommend changing your eating habits, drinking plenty of water, maintaining an ideal weight, and using various medications to prevent kidney stone formation.