Definitions

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  • n. A device used to inspect the interior of the ureter

Etymologies

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From ureter +‎ -scope

Examples

  • In this procedure, a fiber optic instrument called a ureteroscope is used to remove a kidney stone that is lodged in the ureter.

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  • This is a fiberoptic long, thin telescope (ureteroscope) inserted through the urethra and passed through the bladder to the stone used to remove or break up (fragment) stones with a laser.

    Kidney Stone Prevention and Treatment in Children

  • The PolyScope is an evolutionary step in flexible scope design incorporating a truly disposable ureteroscope with a reusable 10,000 pixel fiber optic.

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  • At this point, the stone is either removed with the ureteroscope or broken into pieces with a laser or something similar.

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  • Unfortunately, the fish was just too slippery to grip, so they resorted to using a rigid ureteroscope with a tool attached that is normally used for removing bladder stones.

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