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Kidney Cyst Treatment: How to Treat 6cm Cyst

2013-10-29 09:00| Font Size A A A

Kidney cystic disease can be divided into single kidney cyst, multiple kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Although there are many similarities in their clinical manifestations, the causes and treatments are completely different. Thus, how to treat 6cm kidney cyst?

Kidney cyst is an age-related degenerative disease only happened in the kidneys. After the age of 50, about 50% of the people will suffer from renal cyst. Small renal cysts usually do not need treatment. The diameter renal cysts greater than 50 mm need a treatment. This is because the large cyst merges problems such as bleeding, infection, tumor, burst, and will cause certain pressure to the kidney.

Now, there are three ways of treatment for renal cyst: open surgery, laparoscopic surgery and puncture. At present, open surgery patient is seldom be used, the vast majority of patients always choose the other two. As to what kind of treatment should be choose depending on the size, position and complications of the renal cyst. Therefore, before the choosing of operation method, it is necessary to do the discharge urinary tract imaging, CT, etc.

Puncture therapy is to determine the cyst size, location, depth, and the direction of the puncture first, and then insert special needle in the cyst under ultrasound guidance. The needle takes out fluid, and injects a certain amount of curing agent (such as absolute ethyl alcohol, etc.) to flushing cyst, and finally retains part of hardener in the cyst cavity. Doing this would destroy the walls of the cyst, make it no longer produces fluid and help make adhesion formation to prevent the recurrence of cyst. After this treatment, cyst can shrink or even disappear. It is important to note that check regularly after treatment.

The laparoscopic surgery is do three small incision in the abdominal wall to remove part of the cyst wall and make the cystic fluid run off. The operation with small trauma and rapid recovery has been accepted by the majority of patients.

In addition, TCM is also a new therapy used widely in recent years. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is designed to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. It is an external application of place two bags of osmostic medicine which is soaked with heating oven. If you still have any questions, please leave a message below.

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