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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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Traditionally it had been the role of the urology registrar and visiting international fellows to perform cystoscopies.
If this can be confirmed in a larger cohort of patients, it may help to reduce the number of cystoscopies in patients with superficial UCC.
While bladder cancer has a high survival rate, its high rate of recurrence means that currently, survivors must undergo cystoscopies at regular intervals over their lifetime.
Published data would suggest that many cystoscopies that urologists perform could be avoided.
1 mL of 10% sodium fluorescein IV during cystoscopies performed at the end of gynecologic surgeries, measuring the time to visualization and the level of satisfaction with the dye.
It was not our intention to enroll a homogenous group, but the population undergoing cystoscopies in our clinic typically consists of patients with bladder cancer and are almost all Caucasian, older males.
These markers may aid in the monitoring of patients with bladder carcinoma and have the potential to reduce the number of follow-up cystoscopies, thus reducing healthcare costs and patient discomfort and, at the same time, detecting relapsing disease more effectively than VUC.
With outstanding sensitivity results in both low and high-grade tumors, ImmunoCyt(TM) / uCyt(TM) is the perfect complement to cytology and cystoscopies in any bladder cancer monitoring program.
24] During the time frame of our review, we performed 165 diagnostic cystoscopies on female patients with the symptoms of frequency/urgency and suprapubic/pelvic/bladder pain in whom no obvious pathologic cause for the symptoms was identified apart from the 14 patients in whom these lesions were identified.