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  • n. an endoscopy of the urinary bladder via the urethra

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inspection of the interior of the bladder by means of the cystoscope.


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  • So the doctor said, “Listen, Mike, you gotta come in tomorrow morning for what’s called a cystoscopy.”

    Sleepwalk With Me

  • In-utero percutaneous cystoscopy in the management of fetal lower obstructive uropathy.

    Obstructive Uropathy, Fetal Intervention for Obstructive Uropathy

  • I'll bet that the number of people with microscopic hematuria that you need to send for cystoscopy and IVP in order for a single person to benefit is also quite high.

    Presenting Health Statistics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Mr. BIRBIGLIA: Yeah, I go in every year for a cystoscopy.

    Spending The Night With Sleepwalker Mike Birbiglia

  • View larger image » If the serial fetal bladder drainages for urinary electrolytes and protein components come back favorable and if there is a recent history of decreased to no amniotic fluid (oligohydramnios, anhydramnios) and no chromosomal abnormalities in a male fetus, the family may be offered fetal intervention with a vesicoamniotic shunt placement or fetal cystoscopy to further evaluate the source of fetal urinary tract obstruction.

    Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)

  • The cystoscopy that unmans him, the “little surprise” that Peter Romain receives from his doctor “to get the inside story on you,” is a test to measure the health of the urethra and bladder.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • These tests include a stress test in which you relax, then cough vigorously as the doctor watches for loss of urine, a urinalysis where the urine is tested for evidence of infection or urinary stones, blood tests, ultrasound, cystoscopy in which a tiny camera is used to see inside of the urethra and bladder and urodynamics, which measures the pressure inside of the bladder and the flow of urine.

    Health Update: Turning Off A Leaky Bladder

  • In this case I started with a CT scan to look at his kidneys and a urology referral for a cystoscopy to look into his bladder.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • So in addition to a history, exam and urine culture, this guy was going to need a CT scan of his abdomen and pelvis, and a cystoscopy by a urologist.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Finally a cystoscopy was made and showed an invasive bladder cancer.

    'What's Wrong with Doctors'


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  • He knew it took more than a decade of exposure to dye chemicals for humans to develop bladder cancer, so he thought that animal tests should last for several years at least—especially since both Yamagiwa and Kennaway had exposed animals to carcinogens for more than a year before seeing tumors. In his new lab, Hueper set up a much more thorough experiment in which sixteen female dogs, large enough to have their bladders checked with a cystoscope, would be given BNA with their daily chow. The dogs would be monitored at least two years, twice as long as previous experiments.
    Dan Fagin, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation (New York: Bantam Books, 2014), p. 182
    twenty months into his dog experiment, cystoscope examinations showed that many of them were developing tumors in their bladders.
    Id., p. 183
    Wendel then did what he always did in such cases: He performed a cystoscopy, an uncomfortable procedure in which a thin tube equipped with lenses is inserted into the urethra.
    Id., p. 208.

    February 7, 2016