Surgery Urology


Medical Program for Surgery Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy

Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy has recently emerged as a new treatment option for ureteral stones of particularly large size, hardness or impaction.
Kidney stones have several locations and one of them is the tube through which the urine that is produced in the kidneys goes down and is deposited in the bladder, the ureter.
The calculations in the ureter is a place where the calculation produces a lot of pain because it obstructs the passage of urine, requiring the patient to go to an emergency service for pain management.
These calculations located in the reter can be treated with a type of surgery that is very little invasive, called ureteroscopy, which involves passing a very thin instrument through the tube where the urine comes out, the calculation is visualized, it is broken and extract
Urolithiasis is a pathology that affects the population in general, with a higher prevalence in productive ages, which has led to it being considered a pathology of high cost due to the time of disability it generates in patients.
Hospitalization (3 days)
Hospitalization in private room  (nursing care and meals)
Attention of the attending physician to hospitalized patient (medical round visit)
Initial evaluation and preparation of clinical history
Other medical checkups by specialists
General surgery
Re-checkup by specialist.
Preoperative investigations
Minimum coagulogram
Complete Hemogram
ABO and Rh blood group
Serology (VDRL)
Test of antibodies against HIV-1/2
Simple chest x-ray
Cultivation with antibiogram
(Urine culture)
Imaging Investigations
Renal and adrenal tac (inc. Bladder) contrast EV
Upper abdomen diagnostic ultrasound
Surgery. General anesthesia
Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy
Medical Report Conclusions and Recommendations   
Note: Medications, disposable material, blood, derivatives or their substitutes and artificial support materials are excluded.
The medical programs are designed to perform the preoperative study on an outpatient basis. If the patient prefers to be hospitalized, the preoperative stay increases in two or three days depending on the scheduled surgery.
The National Center of Minimum Access of Cuba offers you the opportunity to do this procedure
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