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open operation

a surgical procedure that provides a full view of the structures or organs involved through membranous or cutaneous incisions. Compare laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery.

Patient discussion about open operation

Q. what is the best thing to do to eliminate or to let it be remove without surgery?I'm afraid but laser mayb ok If I can go for laser where can you suggest coz I'm jobless and can't afford to pay.Or is there some remedy that i can take to melt those stones inside my bladder then they can come out through my waste ?

A. Bladder stones, also called bladder calculi, often form when concentrated urine sits in your bladder. Bladder stones usually need to be removed. If the stone is small, your doctor may recommend that you drink an increased amount of water each day to help the stone pass. If the stone is large or doesn't pass on its own, your doctor may need to remove the stone. Bladder stones are usually removed during a procedure called a cystolitholapaxy. This is done by inserting a small tube with a camera at the end (cystoscope) through your urethra and into your bladder to view the stone. Your doctor uses a laser, ultrasound or mechanical device to break the stone into small pieces and then flushes the pieces from your bladder.
I am not familiar with the cost of such procedure.

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Open operations are easily taught and most surgeons are au fait with the techniques.
Yesterday, the company which was auctioning off the remaining Sunjuice equipment and units in Llantrisant said that half of the site had been sold to companies with plans to open operations there.
Professional Recruitment Wales hopes to open operations in Bristol.
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Enquiries from companies looking to open operations in Staffordshire remained steady over the past six months, a report by agency InStaffs said.
In support of this programme, we will open operations in Hong Kong and have already recruited local Chinese personnel, and commenced the translation of our system into simplified and traditional Chinese in order to address the wider Chinese market.
The bank is to open operations in Seoul, Taipei and Mumbai, according to group chief executive, Datuk Seri Nazir Razak.
Many companies, particularly in the software and medical fields, either established or announced plans to open operations here in 2009, reports The Tico Times (Dec.