Cystoscopy

Examination of the bladder using an instrument called a cystoscope. A cystoscope is a long thin instrument that is inserted into the bladder through the urethra (tube leading to the outside). It contains a light and a telescope that can relay pictures back through the instrument to a display screen.
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Cystoscopy

A bladder test. A surgeon puts a tube into the bladder and uses it to look inside the bladder and urethra to check if there is anything wrong. You can have a cystoscopy under local or general anaesthetic.
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Cystoscopy

examination of the urethra and bladder using a long, thin, fibre-optic tube
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Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy is a procedure to view the inside of the bladder using a thin instrument with a light and a tiny telescope (cystoscope), which is inserted into the urethra.
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cystoscopy

A means of looking into the bladder using a fibre optic instrument
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Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy: A procedure in which the doctor inserts a lighted instrument called a cystoscope into the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body) in order to look inside the urethra and bladder. The cystoscope has lenses like a telescope or microscope. These lenses let the doctor focus on the inner surfaces of ...
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cystoscopy

<procedure> Direct visual examination of the urinary tract with a cystoscope. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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cystoscopy

(sis-tos´kә-pe) examination of the urinary bladder with a cystoscope passed through the urethra into the bladder. At the end of the cystoscope is an electric bulb that illuminates the bladder interior. By means of special lenses and mirrors the bladder mucosa is examined for inflammation, calculi, or tumors.
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cystoscopy

direct visual examination of the urinary tract with a cystoscope.
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cystoscopy

Type: Term Pronunciation: sis-tos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. The inspection of the interior of the bladder by means of a cystoscope.
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Cystoscopy

An examination of the bladder using a long, flexible telescopic instrument called a cystoscope.
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cystoscopy

Examination of the bladder and urethra using a cystoscope, inserted into the urethra. A cystoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.
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Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy (si-ˈstäs-kə-pē) is endoscopy of the urinary bladder via the urethra. It is carried out with a cystoscope. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The cystoscope has lenses like a telescope or microscope. These lenses let the physician focus on the inner surfaces of the urinary tract. ...
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Cystoscopy

Inspection of the bladder using a telescope (either flexible or rigid) with an attached light source to illuminate the interior of the bladder
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