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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Transurethral resection of the prostate with monopolar resectoscope: Single-surgeon experience and long-term results of after 3589 procedures.
It may be associated with lower costs in the short term as hysteroscopy requires the purchase of an additional resectoscope for each patient.
(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.
Resectoscope Being Used During TURP Source: Carter, 2017.
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.
We hypothesize that the UM anatomy and penile biometry could be involved in difficult passage of the resectoscope during transurethral surgery.
A 24-Fr continuous irrigation resectoscope with passive cutting working element was used for resection.
California-based United Endoscopy - who buy and sell state-of-the-art medical equipment - paid just over PS61,000 for devices Dregorn stole including a camera for prostate cancer patients worth more than PS11,000, and a resectoscope worth PS19,000.
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. Despite alleviation of their uterine bleeding, 60% (172) reported postoperative chronic pelvic pain, along with urinary urgency and frequency, dysuria, rectal pain, perineal pain, dysmenorrhea, decreased sexual intimacy, and decreased quality of life.