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Cystoscopy

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by Carmack A

(Cystourethroscopy)

 

Reasons for Procedure

Cystoscopy may be done to if you have the following symptoms:
Some abnormalities can be diagnosed through cystoscopy, including:
  • Tumors
  • Bladder stones
  • Inflammation
  • Cysts
  • Pouches on the bladder wall
  • Ulcers on the bladder wall
  • Polyps
  • Narrowing of the urethra
  • Enlargement of the prostate gland in men
 

RESOURCES

Urology Care Foundation
http://www.urologyhealth.org

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Women's Health Matters
http://womenshealthmatters.ca

 

References


Cystoscopy. Urology Care Foundation website. Available at: http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=77. Updated January 2011. Accessed March 3, 2014.


Cytoscopy and ureteroscopy. National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/cystoscopy. Updated March 28, 2012. Accessed March 3, 2014.

 

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