cystoscope


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cystoscope

[′sis·tə‚skȯp]
(medicine)
An optical instrument for visual examination of the urinary bladder, ureters, and kidneys.
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The system's three-way catheter can be placed once and used for multiple passes of the cystoscope as well as for intraoperative retrograde fill of the bladder, postoperative drainage, and IV-based hands-free backfill voiding trials prior to discharge.
Rich et at reported that a safe and easy debridement of scar tissue and a healthy anastomosis were achievable by utilizing the light guidance of a flexible cystoscope during posterior urethroplasty in a male child, (21)
The CST-5000 flexible video cystoscope provides vivid images of the internal structures of the bladder.
After interviewing the standardized patient, residents were required to interact with a nurse and perform a flexible cystoscopy and stent removal using a flexible cystoscope and graspers.
For example, some of their physicians hadn't received training during residency on how to examine the bladder with a cystoscope following a gynecologic procedure.
Keyhole surgery equipment maker Gyrus announced it will take over American Cystoscope Makers Inc (ACMI) in a pounds 275m deal.
During this procedure, the patient is anesthetized and a urologist or urogynecologist uses a cystoscope, a hollow tube with several lenses and a light, to look inside the bladder and urethra.
The definitive diagnosis is made by cystoscopic hydrodistention, in which a bag of fluid hung 100 cm above the patient gets drained into the bladder with the urethra pinched against the cystoscope to create hydrostatic pressure.
Because bladder distension is painful in IC patients, before the doctor inserts the cystoscope through the urethra into the bladder, the patient must be given either regional or general anesthesia.
Torix Medical is working on a device that will permanently relieve urinary obstruction related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in a simple, office-based procedure that uses a flexible cystoscope to optimize patient comfort.
The fiber was inserted through a 23Fr continuous-flow laser cystoscope with a separate irrigation channel.