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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A cystoscopy uses a narrow lighted tube inserted in the urethra to examine the bladder, according to WebMD. The tube allows the doctor to insert tools to take a biopsy or urine sample to help make a diagnosis. A cystosco... More »

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To perform a cystoscopy, the urologist numbs the opening of the patient's urethra and inserts a cystoscope to examine the lining of the urethra as well as the patient's bladder, according to MayoClinic. The urologist use... 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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Acute urinary retention, or suddenly being unable to empty the bladder, typically causes a strong urge to urinate but no urine stream, severe discomfort and swelling in the lower abdomen, states MedicineNet. Chronic, or ... More »

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