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Urethrotomy Cost in Delhi NCR

Urethrotomy, also known as Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU), is a surgical procedure to repair the narrowing of the urethra and relieving bladder pressure.

About Urethrotomy

Urethrotomy, also known as Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU), is a surgical procedure to repair the narrowing of the urethra and relieving bladder pressure. Urethra is the tube through which urine passes from the bladder to the outside of the body.

DVIU is performed to treat urethra scarring that may be caused by an infection or injury. If not treated in time, urethral stricture can cause further aggravate in infection leading to inability to urinate or empty bladder. It can also cause prostate problems in men.

Top Doctor for Urethrotomy in Delhi NCR

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Ahlawat

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Group Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

5 Awards, 39 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr. Chandan Choudhary

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Genitourinary Surgery

Senior Consultant - Urology

1 Awards, 20 Years


Dr. Manju Jain

MBBS, MS, DNB - Urology

Consultant - Urology

13 Years


Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

MBBS, MS - Surgery, MCh - Urology

Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

11 Awards, 45 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Registration FREE + 10% Off on Fee

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Dr. Anil Mandhani

MBBS, MS - General Surgery , MCh - Urology

Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

3 Awards, 26 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Registration FREE + 10% Off on Fee

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More Information on Urethrotomy

Indication

The doctor will recommended this surgery when:

  • The patient has trouble urinating
  • The patient is diagnosed with urethral stricture by his doctor through cystoscopy or prior urethrotomy

Pre-Procedure

The doctor will recommend:

  • A thorough physical exam, urine test and routine tests, based on the medical history
  • Stopping blood thinning medications at least 10 days before the procedure
  • Fasting for 8 to 10 hours prior to the procedure

During-Procedure

The procedure is performed under general or spinal anesthesia, and takes around 30 to 60 minutes.

During the procedure,

  • The area to be operated is cleaned with an anti-infective medication.
  • After the patient goes under anesthesia, a flexible cystoscope is guided to the narrow part of the urethra.
  • In Holonium Laser Urethrotomy, the scarring tissue is removed using laser. This technique is used for patients with posterior urethral strictures, or in patients with bladder neck contracture after prostatic surgery.
  • In Internal Urethrotomy, a special cold knife is used to cut the scarring tissue. This method is used in patients with bulbar urethral strictures.
  • The catheter is attached to drainage system (leg bag) via a tube which helps drain out urine.

Post-Procedure

Generally, the patient can go home on the same of the procedure.

For a few weeks after the procedure, the doctor will recommend to:

  • Take care of cathether and drainage system till it is removed.
  • Avoid any strenuous physical activity like lifting heavy objects or jumping.
  • Avoid sexual activity.

The catheter is removed in about a week from the surgery. Complete recovery takes about 3 to 4 weeks.

Risk and Complication

Urethrotomy may have the following complications:

  • Pain when urinating
  • Damage to urethra
  • Recurrent stricture
  • Discomfort in Penis
  • Erectile dysfunction

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Top Doctor for Urethrotomy in Delhi NCR

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Ahlawat

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Group Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

5 Awards, 39 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Registration FREE + 10% Off on Fee

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Dr. Chandan Choudhary

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Genitourinary Surgery

Senior Consultant - Urology

1 Awards, 20 Years


Dr. Manju Jain

MBBS, MS, DNB - Urology

Consultant - Urology

13 Years


Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

MBBS, MS - Surgery, MCh - Urology

Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

11 Awards, 45 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Registration FREE + 10% Off on Fee

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Dr. Anil Mandhani

MBBS, MS - General Surgery , MCh - Urology

Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute

3 Awards, 26 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

Registration FREE + 10% Off on Fee

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Dr. Rajender Yadav

MBBS, MS - Surgery, M Ch - Urology

Director - Urology

2 Awards, 41 Years

Rupees 1500 Faq

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Dr. Rajeev Sood

MBBS, MS, DNB

Director - Urology

2 Awards, 39 Years

Rupees 1200 Faq

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Dr. Aditya Pradhan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology

Senior Consultant - Urology & Renal Transplantation

2 Awards, 31 Years

Rupees 1200 Faq

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Dr. Rahul Gupta

MBBS, MS - Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology

10 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

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Dr. Pradeep Bansal

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Senior Consultant - Urology, Andrology and Renal Transplant

2 Awards, 16 Years