URSL Surgery for Ureteric Stones

URSL: It is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat kidney or ureteral stones. A flexible tube called a ureteroscope is inserted through the urethra and passed through the bladder to reach the affected ureter or kidney. The ureteroscope has a camera at its tip, which allows the surgeon to visualize the stone and the surrounding structures on a monitor.

Once the stone is located, laser lithotripsy is performed. A laser fiber is inserted through the ureteroscope and used to break the stone into smaller fragments. These smaller fragments can then be removed or passed naturally through the urine.

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Rs. 33,000/-


  • Consultation with surgeon.
  • Consultation with Anaesthesiologist.
  • Complete Surgery (Stay + Food +Nurse Care + Doctor’s Visit)
  • All required Investigation
  • Dietician Consultation
  • Physiotherapy Consultation (if required)


  • Any extended stay apart from package, will be as per actual.
  • Any other investigation not included in package, will be as per actual


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URSL stands for Ureteroscopic lithotripsy, which is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat lower ureteric stones. During URSL surgery, a thin, flexible tube called a ureteroscope is inserted into the urethra and guided up into the ureter and kidney. The ureteroscope allows the surgeon to visualize the urinary tract and perform various procedures, such as stone removal or laser fragmentation of stones.

URSL surgery is typically performed under spinal anesthesia. The surgeon inserts a ureteroscope through the urethra and navigates it up into the ureter and kidney. The ureteroscope may be passed through the natural urinary passages or, in some cases, a small incision or access point may be made. Once the ureteroscope is in place, the surgeon can visualize the area and perform necessary procedures using tiny instruments or laser energy.

URSL surgery is primarily used to treat kidney stones. It can be effective for removing or fragmenting stones located in the ureter or kidney. Additionally, URSL surgery may be used for diagnostic purposes, such as evaluating the cause of blood in the urine, investigating abnormal kidney imaging findings, or obtaining biopsy samples.

URSL surgery offers several advantages over traditional open surgery or more invasive procedures. Some of the benefits include:

  • Minimally invasive: URSL surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that avoids the need for large incisions, resulting in reduced pain and faster recovery.
  • High success rate: URSL has a high success rate in treating kidney stones, with a low risk of complications.
  • Shorter hospital stay: Most URSL surgeries are performed as outpatient procedures, allowing patients to go home on the same day or the next day.
  • Quick recovery: Compared to open surgery, URSL typically has a faster recovery time, allowing patients to return to their normal activities sooner.

While URSL surgery is generally safe, there are some potential risks and complications that can occur. These may include:

  • Bleeding: There is a risk of bleeding during or after the procedure, especially if a larger stone is being treated.
  • Infection: Infection of the urinary tract or surrounding tissues is a potential complication, although it is relatively rare.
  • Ureteral injury: In rare cases, the ureteroscope may cause injury to the ureter, such as perforation or stricture formation.
  • Pain and discomfort: Some patients may experience mild to moderate pain or discomfort after the surgery, which can usually be managed with medication.
  • Fragment migration: During stone fragmentation, small stone fragments may migrate and temporarily block the ureter. This may require additional procedures or treatments.

Recovery time can vary depending on several factors, including the size and location of the stone, individual healing ability, and any associated complications. In general, most patients can resume their normal activities within a few days to a week after URSL surgery. Our Urologist will provide specific instructions on post-operative care, including dietary recommendations and follow-up appointments.


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