1. When appointed?
3. How to prepare?
ureteroscopy - endoscopic procedure that is used to remove or crushing stones in the lower or middle part of the ureter, as well as to correct anatomical abnormalities (obstructions of vesicoureteral reflux and segment ureteral strictures).
procedure is as follows:
After ureteroscopy patient can be scheduled for 3-5 days antimicrobials.
The following indications for ureteroscopy:
Furthermore, during uretroskopii intended urethral neoplastic biopsy can be performed and bladder.
Carrying ureteroscopy are contraindicated in the presence of patients of acute inflammatory processes in the prostate, urethra, seminal vesicles and their appendages.In the presence of large stones in the ureter (more than 1 cm) may need to conduct the procedure repeated to remove stone fragments, it is not safe in some cases.
Ureteroscopy not given to patients after reconstructive operations carried out in the urinary tract, for example, after the transplant ureter.In such cases, the normal course of urinary tract is changed, which is why the procedure is difficult to perform, or even impossible.
Before performing ureteroscopy patients with symptoms of stones in the ureter must pass a series of examinations:
results of these surveys help to determine what kind of procedure is necessary for the removal of stones in the lower or middle part of the ureter: ureteroscopy or other (endoscopic surgery, lithotripsy kidney).If the tests show the presence of infection, before the examination is required to carry out the treatment.
7 days before the operation the patient should stop using drugs, as part of which contains acetylsalicylic acid.On the day of surgery, the patient should not take food.Immediately prior to diagnosis examinee is necessary to empty the bladder.
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