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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During a cystoscopy on a female patient, the doctor inserts a cystoscope, a long, flexible, lighted tube, into the urethra, explains Johns Hopkins Medicine. He may instill sterile water or saline before he inspects the b... 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 »