Sunday, 31 December 2017

Bladder Stone Treatment: Pain No More

Bladder stones mostly affecting males, when minerals build up in the bladder and form into small "stones" is known as a Bladder stone.That means they can occur if the bladder is not completely emptied after urination.Eventually, the leftover urine becomes concentrated and minerals within the liquid turn into crystals.

  • Discomfort or pain in the penis for males
  • More regular urination or a stop-start flow
  • Starting a stream during urination takes longer
  • Pain in the lower stomach area
  • Pain and discomfort when urinating
  • Blood in the urine
  • Cloudy or abnormally dark urine

How Bladder Stone Formation take place ?

When urine is left in the bladder after urinating bladder stones start to grow. This is often due to an underlying medical condition that stops the bladder from completely emptying when using the toilet.Conditions that stop the bladder from fully emptying include neurogenic bladder, Prostate enlargement, catheters or other medical devices if they move to the bladder, Bladder inflammation, Kidney stones, Pouches can form within the bladder, Cystocele.

Although some bladder stones do not produce any symptoms, they can still lead to complications if they are not removed.
The two main complications are:
Chronic bladder dysfunction: Bladder stones can completely block urine from exiting the body.
Urinary tract infections: Repeated infections.

Diagnosis and Treatments of bladder stone

Right diagnosis is sufficient to treat and remove the bladder stone.There are a number of tests and diagnosing methods for the bladder stone.
Diagnosis of bladder stone:
  • Physical exam
  • Urinalysis
  • Spiral computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Intravenous pyelogram
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Cadaver Renal Transplantation : For Failed Kidney

When kidneys lost its ability to function, it reach a condition called end stage renal disease. Treatment for renal failure include hemodialysis, peritonial dialysis and kidney transplant. When none of these options work, the doctor recommends for the kidney transplantion.

What is Cadaveric Renal Transplant?

Kidney transplant can be done from a living donor or from a deceased donor. If it is from a deceased donor (brain dead or heart dead) it is called cadaver renal transplantion.

The Uniform Anatomical Gift Act allows to donate organs for transplant after death. All donors will be screened for medical fitness and will be placed on waiting list. A blood sample for antibody level will be sent monthly to the medical centre. The waiting period will depend upon the availability the compatible donor.

How transplant surgery done? 

The surgery places the new kidney in the pelvis. The artery and vein are connected to the two blood vessels in the pelvis. The ureter is transplanted thorough an incision in the bladder. A cadaver kidney is temporarily slow in functioning and is called “sleepy kidney”. It will work like a normal kidney in two to four weeks.

How to keep kidney healthy ?

  • Keep blood pressure and suger level under control 
  • Eat kidney friendly diet 
  • Maintain healthy fluid intake 
  • Avoid smoking 
  • Stop taking counter pills at regular basis. 

South Indian Institute for Urology and Transplant(SIIUT) have excellent facilities and expertise specialists for urological operations. SIIUT provides complete diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases under one roof. The dedicated team of doctors and staff created a patient friendly environment to the patient.

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Thursday, 12 October 2017

Getting rid of urinary stones is easy !

The function of the kidney is to filter the waste materials and help the body in some functions. Urinary stones are formed due to the accumulation of minerals inside the urinary tract. Small stones formed comes out along with urine but large stone block inside the urinary track and cause pain at the time of urination. Deposition of calcium oxalate is the main cause of urinary stone.

Causes for Urinary Stone Formation

  • Lack of water in the body to dilute the uric acid, which is an agent of the urinary bladder 
  • Consumption of diet with rich in animal protein and low in fibrous 
  • Use of drug-like Topiramate 
  • Long-term use of Vitamin D and calcium tablets. 
  • Obesity, sedentary lifestyle and high blood pressure are increases the risk of stone
Urinary Stone are formed in the Ureter 

Symptoms of Urinary Stone Presence 

  • Severe pain in the groin/side parts 
  • Intermittent tendency to urinate 
  • Vomiting and nausea 
  • Fever and shivering 
  • Burning sensation during urination

How to Detect Stone

Physical examination, x-ray, CT and ultrasounds, blood test, urine tests are means to detect stones.

Treatments to Urinary Stone

  • Common medications
  • Lithotripsy(shock wave therapy)
  • Surgical procedures
  • Ureterolithotomy

Even after taking medicines for a long time the severity of disease is not decreasing it is better to take an expert opinion. Treatment should be taken even at the initial stage to avoid complications.

South Indian Institute for Urology and Transplant is a place where one can diagnose, treat under one roof. Well equipped lab with a team of dedicated doctors is the specialty of this hospital. SIIUT is the Best Urology Hospital in Chennai

The Best Urinary Stone Treatment in Chennai can be availed from South Indian Institute for Urology and Transplant (SIIUT). They also provide Uro Onchology treatments, Urological disease treatment, reconstructive urology disease treatment, Pediatric urology treatments, Live kidney transplantation and Andrology diseases treatment.

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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Best Treatments to Solve Kidney Stones

Medically, kidney stones are known as Nephrolithiasis. The Development of kidney stones is a common condition and affects many people. The main cause of developing kidney stone is dehydration.

Causes and Symptoms of Kidney Stones

The other causes are:
  • Obesity
  • Dehydration
  • High protein, sugar or sodium-rich diet
  • Any digestive disease such as diarrhea
  • High body mass index
  • Certain medical conditions such as renal tubular acidosis, urinary tract infections
The symptoms of kidney stones are:
  • Pain while urination
  • Chronic pain in stomach area
  • Cloudy urine or foul smell in urine
  • Red, brown, or pink color urine
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Urinating small amounts of urine
  • Sometimes fever or chills

Diagnosis and Treatments of Kidney Stones 

Diagnostic tests may include urinalysis, spiral CT scan, Ultrasound, X-ray and intravenous pyelogram. The treatment for kidney stones is quite common and have high success rate.
The Treatment methods for kidney stones include:
  • Drugs and medications
  • Pain relievers
  • Medical therapy
  • Ureteroscopic removal of stone
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Parathyroid gland surgery
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (surgically removing stones)

Benefits of Kidney Stone Treatments

  • Regular painless urination
  • Reduce pain in stomach area
  • Eliminate foul smell in urine

SIIUT Chennai is one of the Best urology hospitals in Tamil Nadu. The hospital provides best treatment facilities for effective Removal of kidneystone in India.

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Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Treatments for UTI or Urinary Tract Infection

  What is a UTI?


     A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract from microbes. The common infections in humans. Most UTIs are caused when bacteria enter the urinary tract through the urethra and begin to multiply in the bladder.

     UTI may occur anywhere in the urinary system, which is made up of kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most commonly UTIs affects the lower urinary tract which involves the urethra and bladder. Rarely, it affects the ureters and kidneys, which are in the upper tract. The upper urinary tract that causes UTI infection is more severe than lower tract UTIs.

 Causes of UTIs


     UTIs may be caused due to anything that irritates the urinary tract or reduces bladder emptying. The following are some factors that increase the risk of getting UTIs:
  • Urinary tract obstructions or blockages
  • Prolonged use of urinary catheters
  • Kidney stones
  • Pregnancy
  • Age — older adults are more likely to get UTIs
  • Diabetes
  • Abnormally developed urinary structures from birth
  • A weakened immune system


Symptoms of UTIs

Urinary tract infections may include the following signs and symptoms, Sometimes it also occurs without symptoms:
  • Increased urgency of urination
  • Passing frequent, small amounts of urine
  • Urine that appears cloudy
  • Urine that has a strong odor
  • A sign of blood in the urine
  • Pelvic pain in women and rectal pain in men
  • Burning with urination
  • Increased frequency of urination without passing much urine
  • Cloudy urine


Types of urinary tract infection


The signs and symptoms of each type of UTIs are more specific, depending up on the part of the urinary tract which is infected.

Kidneys: If the infection affects the kidneys, it may result in upper back and side pain. Some people may have a high fever, shaking, chills, nausea, and vomiting.

Bladder: If UTI affects the bladder, the symptoms will be lower abdomen discomfort, pelvic pressure, Frequent or painful urination and blood in urine.

Urethra (urethritis): If urethra is infected, there will be a discharge and burning with urination.

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Friday, 7 July 2017

Female Urolology Diseases And Treatments

Urinary diseases are related to filtering and carrying out of urine. Specifically, in women, it affects the urinal tract.  

Symptoms Of Female Urinary Diseases

  • Urine leakage
  • Frequent need to urinate
  • Infections in urinary tract 
  • Inability to pass urine or empty the bladder completely
  • Pressure in vagina or pelvis
  • Weaker Urine system
  • Lower abdominal pain

Overview of Female Urological Diseases

Urinary Incontinence – It is the accidental release of urine. There are three types of chronic female urinary incontinence: -
  • Stress incontinence- Occurs when you sneeze, cough, laugh, jog, or do other things that put pressure on your bladder.
  • Urge incontinence- Happens when you have a strong need to urinate but cannot reach the toilet in time.
  • Overflow incontinence- An inability to empty your bladder.
Urinary Tract Infection – An infection that usually occurs when bacteria enters the opening of the urethra and multiplies in the urinary tract.

Bladder Infection - An infection that affects the bladder.

Interstitial Cystitis (IC) - Inflammation of the bladder wall.

Bladder Pain – Pain around the bladder, pelvis, and perineum – the area between the anus and vagina.

Dropped Bladder – The wall between a woman’s vagina and bladder weaken and the bladder drops into the vagina.

Vaginal Prolapse
– Organs inside the pelvis fall, bulge, or protrude into the vaginal wall.

There are many causes of the conditions above, ranging from difficulties during childbirth to a natural part of aging. Women of all ages can be affected by urological problems. Many of them choose to suffer in silence rather than face their problems and seek treatment.

SIIUT, one of the best urology hospital in India provides treatment for female urology diseases in Chennai. It will help to decide the treatment best suited for you and your condition so that you can live without bladder and vaginal problems resuming your activities with comfort.
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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Bladder Stone Treatment In Tamilnadu

Bladder stones are developed after urination, if concentrated urine, small amount of water and high amount of waste products are left in the bladder. Basically, bladder stones are crystallized minerals. Total 95 percent of urine is water. The rest 5 percent includes minerals, salt, and waste products such as protein.


Concentrated urine is developed due to dehydration or inability to empty bladder completely. Sometimes it is due to bladder problems, enlarged prostate, or urinary tract infections. Some other conditions are
  • Damaged Urethra
  • Enlarged prostate gland
  • Bladder or urinary infections
  • Weak bladder
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Kidney stones


  • Repeated urination
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Blockage in urine flow
  • Blood in the urine
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Pain or uneasiness in the testicles or penis in men
  • Abnormal dark colored or cloudy urine
Bladder stone treatment in Tamil Nadu is available in Institute of Renal Sciences and Transplant unit of SIMS hospital.  If a person has problems in urination or have symptoms related with bladder stones, these hospitals are best place for treatment. A physical exam is taken before any kind of diagnostic tests and provides treatment according to the problem severity. Diagnostic tests may include

  • Urinalysis
  • Spiral CT Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Intravenous Pyelogram
Bladder stones need to be removed from the body. South Indian institute of Urology and transplant, Chennai is a best choice for the treatment for painful urination. Drinking a lot of water every day is best to naturally remove stones. The doctor of the hospital provides a proper medication to recover fast. The staff of the hospital is highly supportive and committed to a patient centric care.
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