Urethroscopy


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Urethroscopy

 

examination of the urethra by means of a urethroscope, either with or without first distending the urethra with a fluid. Urethroscopy makes it possible to identify inflammation, tumors, and foreign bodies in the urethra, as well as diseases of the colliculus seminalis.

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(11) In the present study, urethral stricture was defined as a Qmax <10 mL/s on uroflowmetry and the visibility of the stricture site on urethroscopy or urethrography.
It seems that cure rates are lower for patients who are unable to contract their external sphincter, have a poor response to midperineal pressure test during dynamic urethroscopy and those with scarred and immobile urethra, i.e.
If the urethroscopy findings were different than our initial RGU, we changed our initial operative plan.
Using urethroscopy, urethral stricture was found in nine rabbits 2 weeks after the operation.
(3) MRI is a useful modality for the evaluation of pelvic pathology and has been reported to have a higher sensitivity for the depiction of urethral diverticula than VCUG or urethroscopy. (3) It allows for detailed evaluation of anatomic relationships between the diverticulum and adjacent structures.
Other Methods Used to Treat Calculi: Medication, Urethroscopy and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
Some authors (6) suggest urethroscopy if lesions are seen in the distal urethra, although in practice rarely is urethroscopy done unless recurrent lesions are apparent (personal communication with Alex Ferenczy, MD, Professor of Pathology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sir Mortimer B.
Urethroscopy was attempted under general anesthesia that failed due to complete obstruction at 1 cm from the meatus.
Stenosis was conferred as the area of narrowing visible in the urethra or gripping felt during urethroscopy. A higher value of Qmax from non-intubated uroflowmetry and lower value of PVR were taken for the analysis from 2 consecutive readings.
Prior to sacrifice, animals underwent retrograde urethrograms (RUG) and urethroscopy. Histologic specimens were examined for presence of buccal mucosal engraftment.
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