stones are formed when excess salts crystallize in the kidney.
They affect 10 percent of the population, men more than
women. More than 50 percent of patients form another stone
within 10 years.
Kidney stone symptoms
include pain in back and groin and passing blood in the urine. Some stones also cause urinary tract infection.
Occasionally, stones can lead to kidney damage without any symptoms.
of stone depends on its size and location.
corporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
2. Percutaneous Nephro Lithotomy (PCNL)
3. Uretero Reno Scopy (URS)
4. Open Surgery.
The most important way
to prevent kidney stone formation is to stay well hydrated .i.e drinking
adequate amount of water.