resectoscope


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resectoscope

[ri′sek·tə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A tubelike instrument containing an optical device and a sliding knife; permits excision of tissue in body cavities without an opening other than that made by the instrument itself.
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Resectoscope Being Used During TURP Source: Carter, 2017.
8-10) Since there is a paucity of data available evaluating the usefulness of the mini-resectoscope in the treatment of intrauterine adhesions, we conducted this randomized study comparing hysteroscopic adhesiolysis by conventional resectoscope versus the mini-resectoscope.
In vitro experiments have shown that hydrogen is formed by pyrolysis of bladder tissue and the higher temperature of the resectoscope cause greater accumulation of this gas 16,17.
Monopolar resection was performed with the 24 or 27 Fr Storz regular or ultralong resectoscope using water (or glycine) irrigation with cutting and coagulation settings of 35-60 W and 30-50 W, respectively.
A 24-Fr continuous irrigation resectoscope with passive cutting working element was used for resection.
Two groups of patients were compared: Group I was treated with combination of transurethral holmium laser cystolithotripsy (HLC) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) using the 24F resectoscope and group II used 22F cystoscope and 24F resectoscope for treating both these conditions.
With TURP, an instrument called a resectoscope is inserted through the penis.
The HG Surgery System combines the company's proprietary high-frequency electrocautery knife UES-40S with a special resectoscope electrode to perform a transurethral resection in saline (TURis).
So he retrospectively analyzed 287 women who were part of an ongoing study that compared the long-term effect on amenorrhea rates of endometrial resection by Nd:YAG laser versus resectoscope.
Similar to the TURF, the tissue is resected in small pieces and removed easily with a Toomey syringe or a modified resectoscope loop to grasp the pieces.
Research has shown it is a successful alternative not only to hysterectomy but also to transervical resection of the endo-metrium - TCRE - a highly skilled, hi-tech procedure which involves cutting away the womb lining with an instrument called a resectoscope.