A bladder cystoscopy can be accomplished using a flexible or a rigid scope. Most cystoscopy procedures are done in the operating room with sedation, explains eMedicineHealth. Simple procedures can be performed in the doc... More »

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Cystoscopy uses a cystoscope to look inside of the bladder and urethra, defines WebMD. A cystoscope is a lighted instrument inserted into the urethra to look at the bladder and remove urine and tissue samples. Small blad... More »

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A physician performs a cystoscopy by sliding a lit tube with a lens up the patient's urethra to his bladder, according to Mayo Clinic. Before insertion of the cystoscope, the patient is sedated and numbed with an local a... More »

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The reason for performing bladder suspension surgery is to address or correct a sagging bladder that causes urine leakage. Urine leakage is also known as stress incontinence, relates WebMD. There are different causes for... More »

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A cystoscopy is performed by a doctor inserting a hollow tube and lens into the urethra, and slowly advancing into the bladder, which lets him examine the lining of both. The procedure may be performed in a testing room,... More »

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Cystoscopy is a medical procedure that doctors use to diagnose, monitor and treat conditions of the bladder and urethra, such as bladder cancer, bladder stones and cystitis, as well as blood in the urine, urinary inconti... More »

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When the bladder does not empty properly, the condition is referred to as urinary retention, explains the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Acute urinary retention symptoms, which require m... More »