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Doctors at Preeti Urology & Kidney Hospital remove 156 kidney stones through keyhole opening

Hyderabad, December 16th, 2021: Doctors at the Preeti Urology & Kidney Hospital, a leading renal care facility in the city, today announced that they have removed 156 kidney stones through keyhole opening from a 50-year-old patient, who came all along from Hubli This is highest number of kidney stones ever removed from a single patient in the country, using laparoscopy and endoscopy, instead of conducting a major surgery.

The patient, Mr.Basavaraj Madiwalar a school teacher by profession developed sudden pain near his abdomen, and screening showed presence of a large cluster of renal stones (kidney stones). The patient is also a case of ectopic kidney as it was located near to his abdomen, instead of its normal position in the urinary tract. Though the presence of kidney in an abnormal location is not the cause of the problem, removing stones from the kidney located abnormally was surely a challenging task.

Commenting on the patient, the problem, and the procedure, Dr. V Chandra Mohan, Urologist & Managing Director, Preeti Urology & Kidney Hospital said, “This patient might have been developing these stones for more than two years, but never experienced any symptoms in the past. However, sudden occurrence of pain forced him to undergo all necessary tests which revealed presence of a large cluster of renal stones in the kidney. After assessing his health condition, we decided to take laparoscopy and endoscopy route to extract the stones, instead of resorting to a major surgery.”

“With meticulous planning and proper preparation, the stones were fully extracted after a procedure that lasted for three hours. Instead of a major cut on the body, a simple keyhole opening helped extract the stones fully. The patient is hale and healthy now, and has returned to his regular daily routine,” added Dr. Chandra Mohan

Over the years, Preeti Urology & Kidney Hospital has performed many such complex procedures on patients of all age groups. From removing kidney stones in the youngest patient ever to perform complex procedure on aged, doctors at Preeti Urology & Kidney Hospital have set many records and at times have rewritten their own records with remarkable medical achievements.


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