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Endoscopic Kidney Procedures


Endoscopic Kidney Procedures

What Are Endoscopic Kidney Procedures?

Urologists at Salus have been using Endoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of upper urinary tract disorders for years. There are no age restrictions for Endoscopic procedures. However, people who have had previous bladder operations or who have marked enlargement of the prostate require a different type of treatment.

An Endoscope is a small, flexible tube with an attached optical system that is inserted into the body through an opening (like a urethra) or through a small incision. The optical system allows surgeons to see the insides of organs and body cavities, and to perform surgery by inserting and manipulating equipment through the tube. Because they require little or no incision, endoscopic surgeries cause minimal scarring and allow rapid recovery times.

 

Salus Urologists use ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES to:

  • DIAGNOSE AND TREAT A WIDE VARIETY OF UPPER URINARY TRACT DISORDERS
  • FIND SOURCES OF BLEEDING OR INFECTION
  • DETERMINE THE NATURE OF LUMPS FOUND IN THE UPPER URINARY TRACT
  • BIOPSY TUMORS IN CAREFULLY SELECTED CASES
  • TREAT STONES IN THE URETERS AND KIDNEY
  • TREAT STRICTURES IN THE UPPER URINARY TRACT
  • TREAT CERTAIN TYPES OF BENIGN TUMORS AND LESIONS IN THE UPPER URINARY TRACT