Kidney Stone Information

Disease Information

Disease Information

The main function of kidney is to filter blood impurities, coordinate water and electrolytes, etc., and produce urine. Accumulation of body wastes occurs with other health problems induced once the kidney function is affected by the disease.

Kidney stone

What is kidney stone

Kidney stone is mineral crystals in urine, which can be excreted with urine if small, but those that are bigger block ureter and affect the flow of urine.

Impact on patients

Difficulty in discharging urine, urinary tract infection, kidney failure, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Abdominal X-ray, intravenous pyelography, urine test, blood test, etc.

Treatment methods

Decomposition of stone with drugs, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, ureteroscopic lithotripsy, etc.