AMRI Dhakuria - Department of Urology offer solutions for a wide range of urlological ailments, from enlarged prostate to urinary stones to uro-oncology and uro-gynaecological complications as well; backed by the latest generation equipments, renowned team of doctors, experienced nursing care specialists and highly skilled technicians we have a commendable success rate.
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ESWL (Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy) is a procedure used to break down kidney stones. It uses high-energy shockwaves to break down kidney stones into crystals small enough to be passed out into your urine. There is no preparation required except stopping medications such warfarin, aspirin and clopidogrel.
Lithotripsy is routinely done as an outpatient or day case procedure, without the need for anesthesia. This means you will be awake for the procedure and can go home on the same day. You can be offered a sedative torelieve anxiety and help you to relax and painkillers in the form of tablets or suppository.
It is contradicted if you are pregnant, have aortic aneurism, have an acute uncontrolled urinary tract infection and are taking anticoagulants like warfarin (please remember if you are taking warfarin to ensure that you contact the day surgery unit at least 10 days prior to the procedure).
We are one of the most trusted specialist in uro-nephro care.