Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery (RIRS)

Retrograde Intra-Renal Surgery (RIRS) involves removal of small to moderate sized renal stone using a highly advance and miniaturised instrument  flexible ureteroscope. This instrument which has got only half the size of your little finger can reach to all the nuke and corners of your kidney. All these can be achieved thorough native urinary tract without making any holes on your body.


After this procedure patient could leave hospital the very next day and resume his daily routine .  The advantages of this modality compared to traditional ones are that no damage to kidney tissue , least risk of complication as well as maximum stone clearance rate.

Dr Sandeep Prabhakar
MS (PGI), MCh Urol (SGPGI)

Dr Sandeep is a dynamic Urologist, who is currently leading department of Urology, Renai Medicity Kochi. After graduating from Government Medical College, Thrissur, he pursued his post graduation in General surgery from prestigious PGI Chandigarh. He continued his quest to learn, to get a masters degree in Urology and Renal transplantation from another reputed institute of this country (SGPGI, Lucknow). Dr Sandeep is the first Urologist to perform Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) procedure in Kerala and he is expert in Key Hole surgeries.He is recognized as foremost Laser Endo-Urologist in the state of Kerala.He has an experience of more than 4000 urological surgeries of all spectrums. With his special expertise in Laser Endo-Urology, he strives hard to see his patient's smile. His fields of interest are Laparoscopic Urology & Pediatric laparoscopic Urology, Endo-Urology, Andrology and Renal Transplantation.