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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
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My 3 years old daughter got 3 stones in her kidney , one of

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my 3 years old daughter got 3 stones in her kidney , one of these stone in upper lobe of the kidney and the other on the lower lobe of the kidney , please advise the way to treat this case ? can we do fragmentation of the stones by Laser ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
Hello, Sorry about this problem. Yes, special shock-wave stone crushing technic (Lithotripsy) is available for painless procedure.
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
Laser treatment requires a laser probe to be passed from outside up through urine ducts. That may not be feasible for multiple sites.
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
The Urosurgeon dealing in pediatric patients is best qualified to decide about the type of procedure.