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Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy Cost in Hyderabad

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

About Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy

Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU), commonly known as Urethrotomy, 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 Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy in Hyderabad

Dr. Shyam R Varma

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Laparoscopic Urology, Andrology & Renal Transplant Surgery

11 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. Deepak Bachu

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology & Andrology

14 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. Ravi Koti Reddy Konatham

MBBS, MS, MCh

Senior Consultant - Urology

7 Years


Dr.  Laxman Bellamkonda

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology

19 Years

Rupees 450 Faq

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Dr. Mahavir .

MBBS, DNB - Urology, DNB - General Surgery

Consultant - Urology

14 Years


More Information on Direct Visual Internal 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 Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy in Hyderabad

Dr. Shyam R Varma

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Laparoscopic Urology, Andrology & Renal Transplant Surgery

11 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Deepak Bachu

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology & Andrology

14 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Ravi Koti Reddy Konatham

MBBS, MS, MCh

Senior Consultant - Urology

7 Years


Dr.  Laxman Bellamkonda

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology

19 Years

Rupees 450 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Mahavir .

MBBS, DNB - Urology, DNB - General Surgery

Consultant - Urology

14 Years


Dr. Naveenchandra Achrya

MBBS, MS, MCh

Consultant - Urology & Andrology

3 Awards, 19 Years

Rupees 800 Faq

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