Doctors remove 856 stones from 45-yr-old man in Delhi

During the surgery, in this year’s end of April the doctors found 856 stones in the man’s left kidney and urinary tract.

According to a statement by Fortis Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, it was a case of the highest number of kidney stones reported in north India so far.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: In rare cases such as this doctors at a city hospital removed about 856 stones from the kidney of a 45-year-old man through minimally invasive surgical techniques. Team of doctors had performed percutaneous nephrolithotomy, a keyhole surgery for renal stone. All the stones were removed from the left kidney and urinary tract/pelvis in one go with a single 1 cm puncture.

Surgery was done using minimally invasive techniques, which resulted in less pain and loss of blood and lasted for over two hours. The patient was discharged the next day post the surgery. According to a statement issued by the hospital (Fortis Hospital in Shalimar Bagh) , it was a case of the highest number of kidney stones reported in north India so far.

 

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