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Urology Department of Dongzhimen Hospital (East District) Completed Flexible Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy Surgery
Date:November 9th, 2017     Source:





  Mr. Yu, the surgery patient, has suffered from renal calculus for many years. He received many treatments in other hospitals, including Extra Corporal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy, but didn’t receive good efficacy. Yu fell ill in recent days and felt extreme pain. So he was hospitalized in Urology Department of Dongzhimen Hospital (East District) to receive further treatment.

  Yan Yongji, Director of Urology Department, immediately held a meeting with all urological staff, after the review of Yu’s medical history, clinical symptoms and signs. They developed a set of integrated Chinese and Western treatment programs. Considering the sever hydronephrosis in the patient’s left kidney which was left behind by his ureteroscopic lithotripsy taken in other hospitals, Chief physician Cheng Haisheng had an emergency surgery for the patients to clear the left-ureter stone-street and keep left ureter stent tube to drain hydronephrosis and passive expansion ureter. The patient received Chinese acupuncture treatment in the same time, including Shenshu, Guanyuan, Zusanli acupoints treatment, to relieve renal colic. With Chinese herbal medicine to heat dampness and improve qi and blood circulation, the patient symptoms have been significantly reduced.

  The patients suffered from multiple left kidney stones, which were easy to cause another obstruction. Yan Yongji, Director of Urology Department made the decision to have flexible Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy for the patients, to complete remove his renal stones and prevent urinary tract infarction, which will relive Yu’s long suffering pain.

  The surgery was taken successfully. Patient could recover and leave the hospital 3 days after surgery.

  Urology Department will not forget its initial goal, and forge ahead to escort the health of more patients.

  Relevant Knowledge:

  Urinary calculus is a common disease in Tongzhou. Dongzhimen Hospital has been committed to its diagnosis and systematic treatment. It established an integrated Chinese and Western medicine diagnosis and treatment platform, to carry out surgeries such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy lithotripsy, laparoscopic ureter, pyelolithotomy according to individual cases, to provide customized TCM, Chinese medicine combined treatment, and stone composition analysis for the patients, to have a good prevention of the recurrence of stones.

  Flexible ureteroscopy is the new equipment invented after the development of optical fiber materials. Compared with normal ureteroscopy, the optical fiber material is bendable, automatically adjust to different angles and of wide view. The flexible lens can be turn into different calculus within the kidney and crush stones in different locations under surgeons’ control. The surgery was operated through the natural urethra with no incision and less trauma. Patients can recover and leave hospital in a short period after the effective treatment.



    Author: Urology Department of Dongzhimen Hospital (East District)

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