Optical Internal Urethrotomy (OIU in India) – Cost and Details

OIU in Delhi | OIU Cost in India

You are reading this page to know about OIU cost and details. OIU or Optical internal urethrotomy is a surgery to treat Urethral Stricture. Dr Vijayant G Gupta performs OIU in India. He is OIU in Delhi surgeon. Know about OIU cost in India.

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What is OIU? Optical Internal Urethrotomy (OIU in India)

OIU, VIU, IOU or VOIU. They all mean the same procedure. Using a camera and a very small knife, your urologist will cut through the narrow part of the urethral stricture. Once the narrowing is open the urine flow improves. This allows you to void in a good stream.

OIU in India is a simple procedure. But if not done properly it can give ugly results. Because of its simplicity, many unqualified surgeons are offering it to unsuitable cases. Please show prudence and consult a qualified urologist for the best results.

Depending on your need additional procedures like laser OIU or use of injections may be combined to give better results. The procedure may be performed in 1 to 3 sittings. Usually 1 sitting of OIU in Delhi in sufficient.

You will remain on a urine pipe or a catheter for 2 days after the surgery.

What are the variations of OIU in Delhi ?

There are many many ways to perform the OIU in Delhi. The variations are

  1. Cold knife OIU – Traditional and safe. No electric current used. Causes more bleeding but best results
  2. Laser OIU – Instead of a cold steel knife, a laser fibre of Holmium is used. Less bleeding but inferior results
  3. OIU plus Injection Steroids – Addition of steroids increase the chance of success

If OIU Fails then the next step is Urethroplasty

What are the Investigations required before doing a OIU in India ?

Before performing a OIU in India (Delhi) your surgeon needs to assess your urethral stricture with a MCU RGU test.

What is the OIU cost in India?

The OIU cost in India all inclusive prices (New Delhi India)

  1. For Indian patients 35000 Rupees all inclusive
  2. For International Patients 1000 US Dollars all inclusive