cystoscopy

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Summary: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the urinary bladder.

Top Publications

  1. doi A comparison of white-light cystoscopy and narrow-band imaging cystoscopy to detect bladder tumour recurrences
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 102:1111-4. 2008
  2. ncbi Narrow-band imaging flexible cystoscopy in the detection of recurrent urothelial cancer of the bladder
    Richard T Bryan
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BJU Int 101:702-5; discussion 705-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Improving the management of bladder cancer with fluorescence cystoscopy
    H Barton Grossman
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1373, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 26:143-7. 2007
  4. ncbi A phase III, multicenter comparison of hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy and white light cystoscopy for the detection of superficial papillary lesions in patients with bladder cancer
    H Barton Grossman
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA, and L Hotel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 178:62-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Midazolam anesthesia during rigid and flexible cystoscopy
    Yun Seob Song
    Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Urol Res 35:139-42. 2007
  6. ncbi Narrow band imaging cystoscopy improves the detection of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Evelyne C C Cauberg
    Department of Urology, Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 76:658-63. 2010
  7. ncbi Variability in the recurrence rate at first follow-up cystoscopy after TUR in stage Ta T1 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a combined analysis of seven EORTC studies
    Maurizio Brausi
    Institute Sant Agostino, Estense, Modena, Italy
    Eur Urol 41:523-31. 2002
  8. ncbi Intravesical foreign bodies: review and current management strategies
    Muhammad Rafique
    Department of Urology, Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan
    Urol J 5:223-31. 2008
  9. ncbi Lower urinary tract injury during gynecologic surgery and its detection by intraoperative cystoscopy
    D T Gilmour
    Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 94:883-9. 1999
  10. doi Urinary bladder masses: techniques, imaging spectrum, and staging
    Manjiri K Dighe
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195 7117, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:411-24. 2011

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  1. doi A comparison of white-light cystoscopy and narrow-band imaging cystoscopy to detect bladder tumour recurrences
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 102:1111-4. 2008
    To determine whether narrow-band imaging (NBI) cystoscopy enhances the detection of non-muscle-invasive bladder tumours over standard white-light imaging (WLI) cystoscopy, as surveillance WLI is the standard method used to diagnose ..
  2. ncbi Narrow-band imaging flexible cystoscopy in the detection of recurrent urothelial cancer of the bladder
    Richard T Bryan
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BJU Int 101:702-5; discussion 705-6. 2008
    To investigate whether narrow-band imaging (NBI) flexible cystoscopy improves the detection rate of urothelial carcinomas (UCs) of the bladder...
  3. ncbi Improving the management of bladder cancer with fluorescence cystoscopy
    H Barton Grossman
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1373, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol 26:143-7. 2007
    Endoscopic visualization (cystoscopy) and transurethral resection are effective, well-tolerated diagnostic and treatment techniques for bladder cancer...
  4. ncbi A phase III, multicenter comparison of hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy and white light cystoscopy for the detection of superficial papillary lesions in patients with bladder cancer
    H Barton Grossman
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA, and L Hotel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 178:62-7. 2007
    We compared hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy with white light cystoscopy for detecting Ta and T1 papillary lesions in patients with bladder cancer.
  5. ncbi Midazolam anesthesia during rigid and flexible cystoscopy
    Yun Seob Song
    Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Urol Res 35:139-42. 2007
    The objective of this study was to investigate the usefulness and safety of midazolam-induced anesthesia for cystoscopy. From September 2005 to March 2006, 80 patients scheduled for regular outpatient follow-up cystoscopy participated in ..
  6. ncbi Narrow band imaging cystoscopy improves the detection of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Evelyne C C Cauberg
    Department of Urology, Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 76:658-63. 2010
    To determine whether narrow band imaging (NBI) improves detection of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer over white-light imaging (WLI) cystoscopy.
  7. ncbi Variability in the recurrence rate at first follow-up cystoscopy after TUR in stage Ta T1 transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a combined analysis of seven EORTC studies
    Maurizio Brausi
    Institute Sant Agostino, Estense, Modena, Italy
    Eur Urol 41:523-31. 2002
    To assess the variability between institutions in the recurrence rate at the first follow-up cystoscopy (RR-FFC) after transurethral resection (TUR) in patients with stage Ta T1 bladder cancer.
  8. ncbi Intravesical foreign bodies: review and current management strategies
    Muhammad Rafique
    Department of Urology, Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan
    Urol J 5:223-31. 2008
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  9. ncbi Lower urinary tract injury during gynecologic surgery and its detection by intraoperative cystoscopy
    D T Gilmour
    Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 94:883-9. 1999
    To review the frequency of lower urinary tract injuries after major gynecologic surgery and the role of routine intraoperative cystoscopy during major gynecologic surgery in the detection of lower urinary tract injuries.
  10. doi Urinary bladder masses: techniques, imaging spectrum, and staging
    Manjiri K Dighe
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195 7117, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 35:411-24. 2011
    ..Similarly, malignant lesions often have suggestive appearance and/or location. Cystoscopy allows tissue diagnosis and treatment of superficial lesions...
  11. ncbi Virtual cystoscopy by intravesical instillation of dilute contrast medium: preliminary experience
    T A Kishore
    Department of Urology, Government Medical College and Gigo s Scan Clinic, Kottayam, Kerala, India
    J Urol 175:870-4. 2006
    We determined whether virtual cystoscopy based on helical data sets can yield urinary capabilities similar to those achieved by fiber-optic cystoscopy.
  12. ncbi Bladder tumor detection at virtual cystoscopy
    J H Song
    Dept of Radiology, University of Michigan Hospital, UH B2B311D 0030, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    Radiology 218:95-100. 2001
    To investigate the utility of computed tomographic (CT) virtual cystoscopy in the detection of bladder tumors.
  13. ncbi Narrow band imaging for detecting residual/recurrent cancerous tissue during second transurethral resection of newly diagnosed non-muscle-invasive high-grade bladder cancer
    Angelo Naselli
    Urology Unit, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    BJU Int 105:208-11. 2010
    ..To determine if narrow-band imaging (NBI) can be used to detect high-grade cancerous lesions missed with the white light at the time of a second transurethral resection (TUR) of high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)...
  14. doi Photodynamic diagnosis in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review and cumulative analysis of prospective studies
    Ingo Kausch
    Department of Urology, University at Lubeck, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    Eur Urol 57:595-606. 2010
    The clinical benefit of photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) with 5-aminolevulinic acid or hexaminolevulinate in addition to white-light cystoscopy (WLC) in bladder cancer has been discussed controversially.
  15. pmc Narrow-band imaging cystoscopy to evaluate bladder tumours--individual surgeon variability
    Harry Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 106:53-5. 2010
    ..Diagnosis (exploratory cohort) Level of Evidence 2b...
  16. ncbi Narrow-band imaging cystoscopy to evaluate the response to bacille Calmette-Guérin therapy: preliminary results
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 105:314-6. 2010
    ..Study Type - Diagnostic (exploratory cohort) Level of Evidence 2b...
  17. ncbi Preoperative cystoscopy is beneficial in selection of patients for laparoscopic repair of intraperitoneal bladder rupture
    David S Yee
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 21:1145-8. 2007
    ..We describe our preoperative evaluation and laparoscopic technique in a case of isolated intraperitoneal bladder rupture secondary to trauma...
  18. doi An assessment of the clinical utility of transperineal urethrosphincteric block (TUSB) in outpatient rigid cystoscopy: a single-blind, randomized study
    Adel Al-Hunayan
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:47-53. 2009
    Pain control in outpatient rigid cystoscopy is often achieved via the application of intraurethral lidocaine jelly...
  19. ncbi The value of cystoscopy and intravenous urography after magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography in the staging of cervical carcinoma
    H Chung
    Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 42:527-31. 2001
    ..This study involves a determination of the value of routine cystoscopy and intravenous urography, in the detection of bladder invasion or hydronephrosis resulting from cervical ..
  20. ncbi NMP-22, urinary cytology, and cystoscopy: a 1 year comparison study
    Anthony Schlake
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6345-50. 2012
    Bladder cancer diagnosis and surveillance is costly and frequent. Urinary cytology is used with cystoscopy in the diagnosis and surveillance of bladder cancer with little evidence to support this practice...
  21. ncbi Detection of bladder tumors with 3-dimensional sonography and virtual sonographic cystoscopy
    Ercan Kocakoc
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
    J Ultrasound Med 27:45-53. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential value of 3-dimensional (3D) sonography and sonographic cystoscopy in detection of bladder tumors.
  22. ncbi Virtual cystoscopy in the evaluation of bladder tumors
    Cisel Yazgan
    Department of Radiology, Ankara University Medical Faculty, Ibni Sina Hospital 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Imaging 28:138-42. 2004
    The objective of this study was to investigate the value of contrast material-filled virtual cystoscopy in the detection of bladder tumors.
  23. doi Diagnostic rigid endoscopy: otoscopy, rhinoscopy, and cystoscopy
    Clarence A Rawlings
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7390, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 39:849-68. 2009
    ..Textbooks, "hands-on" courses, and in-hospital training are methods for learning about these techniques and their applications. In addition to improving diagnostics, endoscopy can also be used for therapy in these three body areas...
  24. doi Office cystoscopy and transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies pose minimal risk: prospective evaluation of 921 procedures
    Surena F Matin
    Department of Urology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Urology 73:1175-8. 2009
    ..We determined whether cystoscopy and transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy performed in the office setting pose minimal risk to patients.
  25. ncbi Detection of bladder cancer recurrence with real-time three-dimensional ultrasonography-based virtual cystoscopy
    F Gulsen
    Department of Radiology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Int Med Res 39:2264-72. 2011
    ..two-dimensional (2D) ultrasonography and real-time threedimensional (3D) ultrasonography-based virtual cystoscopy for detecting early recurrence of bladder cancer in previously treated patients (n = 40)...
  26. ncbi Microsatellite analysis--DNA test in urine competes with cystoscopy in follow-up of superficial bladder carcinoma: a phase II trial
    B W van Rhijn
    Department of Pathology, Josephine Nefkens Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cancer 92:768-75. 2001
    ..METHODS: Matched blood and urine samples from 109 patients were obtained before cystoscopy and subjected to MA. The BTA stat test (Bard Diagnostic Sciences, Inc...
  27. pmc New optical imaging technologies for bladder cancer: considerations and perspectives
    Jen Jane Liu
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Urol 188:361-8. 2012
    ..Detection relies on white light cystoscopy accuracy and comprehensiveness...
  28. ncbi Computed tomographic appearance of urachal carcinoma associated with urachal diverticulum misdiagnosed by cystoscopy
    Haruhiko Machida
    Departments of Radiology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Medical Center East, 2 1 10 Nishiogu, Arakawa ku, Tokyo, 116 8567, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 33:363-6. 2008
    ..We present a surgical case of this condition that was initially diagnosed as bladder urothelial carcinoma by cystoscopy, but was then correctly diagnosed by computed tomography (CT)...
  29. ncbi Immediate versus delayed outpatient flexible cystoscopy: final report of a randomized study
    H W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Can J Urol 8:1406-8. 2001
    PURPOSE: To evaluate discomfort experienced by men undergoing an immediate versus delayed outpatient flexible cystoscopy after topical local anesthesia...
  30. ncbi Virtual computed tomography cystoscopy in bladder pathologies
    Halil Arslan
    Department of Radiology, Yuzuncu Yil University School of Medicine, Van, Turkey
    Int Braz J Urol 32:147-54; discussion 154. 2006
    Assessed the usefulness of virtual cystoscopy performed with multidetector computed tomography (CT) in patients with different urinary bladder pathologies compared to the conventional cystoscopy.
  31. ncbi Diagnostic potential of virtual cystoscopy of the bladder: MRI vs CT. Preliminary report
    T M Bernhardt
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 13:305-12. 2003
    ..the diagnostic potential of the half-Fourier acquired single-shot turbo spin echo (HASTE) sequence for MRI cystoscopy compared with CT cystoscopy and the gold standard conventional cystoscopy...
  32. ncbi Revisiting the role of computerized tomographic scan and cystoscopy for detecting bladder invasion in the revised FIGO staging system for carcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Daya Nand Sharma
    Department of Radiation Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:368-72. 2010
    ..the cervix encourages use of computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging and does not recommend cystoscopy as a mandatory investigation. But the revision has not defined which patients should undergo cystoscopy...
  33. ncbi Does increasing hydrostatic pressure ("bag squeeze") during flexible cystoscopy improve patient comfort: a randomized, controlled study
    Thiru Gunendran
    Department of Urology, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, United Kingdom
    Urology 72:255-8; discussion 258-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether increased hydrostatic pressure by simple manual compression ("bag squeeze") of the irrigation solution bag (500 mL of 0.9% saline) during passage of the flexible cystoscope will reduce patient discomfort...
  34. ncbi Can biological markers replace cystoscopy? An update
    H G van der Poel
    Department of Urology, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Urol 11:503-9. 2001
    b>Cystoscopy is currently considered the gold standard for the detection of bladder tumors. The role of urine cytology in the initial detection and follow-up of patients is under discussion...
  35. ncbi Accuracy of cystoscopy in the diagnosis of ureteral injury in benign gynecologic surgery
    Vani Dandolu
    Depertment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad Street, Seventh Floor, Outpatient Building, PA 19140, Philadelphia, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:427-31. 2003
    ..We analyzed hospital records to determine whether the injury was diagnosed intraoperatively, with postprocedure cystoscopy, or if cystoscopy was ineffective in diagnosing the injury...
  36. ncbi Comparison of virtual cystoscopy and transabdominal ultrasonography with conventional cystoscopy for bladder tumor detection
    Roberto Iglesias Lopes
    Sociedade Beneficente de Senhoras Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Endourol 22:1725-9. 2008
    We compare virtual cystoscopy (VC) and transabdominal ultrasonography (US) with conventional cystoscopy (CC),the gold standard, for detection of bladder tumors.
  37. ncbi The prevalence of interstitial cystitis, endometriosis, adhesions, and vulvar pain in women with chronic pelvic pain
    Edward J Stanford
    Department of Urogynecology Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Mary s Good Samaritan Hospital, Centralia, Illinois 62801, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:43-9. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of bladder-origin pain, intraperitoneal pathology, and vulvar pain in patients undergoing laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain (CPP)...
  38. ncbi The role of hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy in bladder cancer
    J Alfred Witjes
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre, St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:542-9. 2007
    ..Significant costs are attributable to the treatment of recurrences and complications. Fluorescence-guided cystoscopy, using 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) or its hexyl ester, hexaminolevulinate 5-ALA (Hexvix [HAL], Photocure, Oslo, ..
  39. doi Urinary tract injury during hysterectomy based on universal cystoscopy
    Okechukwu A Ibeanu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:6-10. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence and location of injury to the urinary tract during hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease...
  40. ncbi Comparison of hexaminolevulinate based flexible and rigid fluorescence cystoscopy with rigid white light cystoscopy in bladder cancer: results of a prospective Phase II study
    J Alfred Witjes
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre, St Radboud, Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 47:319-22. 2005
    Several studies have shown that rigid fluorescence cystoscopy (RFC) with hexaminolevulinate (HAL) is superior to standard rigid white light (RWLC) cystoscopy in diagnosing bladder tumours, with a clinically relevant impact on the patient'..
  41. ncbi Randomized trial of 10 mL and 20 mL of 2% intraurethral lidocaine gel and placebo in men undergoing flexible cystoscopy
    N McFarlane
    Division of Urology, St. Joseph's Health Care London, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Endourol 15:541-4. 2001
    ..20 mL of 2% intraurethral lidocaine gel is superior to 10 mL of 2% lidocaine or sterile lubricant for flexible cystoscopy in men. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted...
  42. ncbi Multiple intravesical linear staples identified during surveillance cystoscopy after laparoscopic nephroureterectomy
    Steven M Baughman
    Urology Flight, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas 78236 5300, USA
    Urology 62:351. 2003
    ..Surveillance cystoscopy at 6 months revealed a nearly complete intravesical titanium staple line without encrustation...
  43. ncbi Virtual endoscopy of the urinary tract
    George C Kagadis
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26500 Rion, Greece
    Asian J Androl 8:31-8. 2006
    ..Several clinical studies have validated the diagnostic utility of virtual cystoscopy, which has high sensitivity and specificity rates in the detection of bladder tumor...
  44. ncbi Instillation of anesthetic gel is no longer necessary in the era of flexible cystoscopy: a crossover study
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan
    J Endourol 18:483-6. 2004
    Whether urethral injection of anesthetic and lubricating gel prior to outpatient flexible cystoscopy is worthwhile with regard to pain tolerance has been investigated only in a parallel randomized study...
  45. ncbi Patients with a negative cystoscopy and negative Nmp22® Bladderchek® test are at low risk of missed transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a prospective evaluation
    John D Terrell
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 37:706-11. 2011
    ..We evaluated whether cytology provides additional diagnostic information in patients with a negative NMP22® BladderChek® test (BladderChek) and negative cystoscopy.
  46. doi Fast construction of panoramic images for cystoscopic exploration
    Y Hernandez-Mier
    Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, UMR 7039 Nancy University CNRS, 2 Avenue de la Foret de Haye, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 34:579-92. 2010
    b>Cystoscopy is used as a reference clinical examination in the detection and visualization of pathological bladder lesions...
  47. pmc Early detection of urothelial premalignant lesions using hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy in high risk patients
    Salvatore Blanco
    Department of Urology, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    J Transl Med 8:122. 2010
    To evaluate fluorescence cystoscopy with hexaminolevulinate (HAL) in the early detection of dysplasia (DYS) and carcinoma in situ (CIS) in select high risk patients.
  48. ncbi Bladder tumors: virtual MR cystoscopy
    E Suleyman
    Department of Radiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Abdom Imaging 31:483-9. 2006
    Virtual cystoscopy is a promising new technique based on computer-simulated rendering of the inner surface of the urinary bladder using volumetric magnetic resonance (MR) imaging data, thus enabling maneuvers that normally are not ..
  49. ncbi Rates of urinary tract injury from gynecologic surgery and the role of intraoperative cystoscopy
    D T Gilmour
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1366-72. 2006
    To estimate the rates of urinary tract injury after benign gynecologic surgery. To explore the role of routine intraoperative cystoscopy at benign gynecologic surgery.
  50. pmc Investigating the relationship between virtual cystoscopy image quality and CT slice thickness
    S Lalondrelle
    Academic Urology Unit, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
    Br J Radiol 85:1112-7. 2012
    To investigate the effect of reconstruction slice thickness on image quality at CT virtual cystoscopy (VC).
  51. pmc HAL fluorescence cystoscopy and TURB one year of Romanian experience
    B Geavlete
    Saint Iohn Clinical Emergency Hospital, Department of Urology, 13 Vitan Barzesti Street, Sector 4, Code 042122, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 2:185-90. 2009
    Hexaminolevulinate blue light cystoscopy (HAL-BLC) represents an increasingly acknowledged method in bladder cancer diagnostic...
  52. doi Effect of flexible cystoscopy on serum prostate-specific antigen values
    Brian J DeCastro
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    Urology 73:237-40. 2009
    To determine the effect of flexible cystoscopy on the total, free, and percent-free prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values in male volunteers. Flexible cystoscopy is the standard method of evaluation of the bladder and urethra...
  53. doi Effectiveness of fetal cystoscopy as a diagnostic and therapeutic intervention for lower urinary tract obstruction: a systematic review
    R K Morris
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 37:629-37. 2011
    To determine the effectiveness of fetal cystoscopy in the prenatal diagnosis of and intervention for congenital lower urinary tract obstruction.
  54. ncbi Randomized double-blind comparison of lidocaine gel and plain lubricating gel in relieving pain during flexible cystoscopy
    Yung Tai Chen
    Department of Urology, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taiwan
    J Endourol 19:163-6. 2005
    To compare the pain induced by outpatient flexible cystoscopy in men having local lidocaine jelly application or plain lubricant.
  55. doi Outbreak of cystoscopy related infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa: New Mexico, 2007
    Aaron M Wendelboe
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 180:588-92; discussion 592. 2008
    Personnel at the New Mexico Department of Health investigated a Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak potentially associated with outpatient cystoscopy performed by a urologist during January 1 to April 22, 2007.
  56. ncbi Diagnostic potential of three-dimensional ultrasound-based virtual cystoscopy: an experimental study using pig bladders
    Min Hoan Moon
    Department of Radiology, Cheil General Hospital and Women s Healthcare Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Invest Radiol 41:883-9. 2006
    We sought to investigate the feasibility of 3-dimensional ultrasound (3D US)-based virtual cystoscopy in experimentally designed bladder phantoms using pig bladders.
  57. ncbi Virtual cystoscopy of the contrast material-filled bladder in patients with gross hematuria
    Jeong Kon Kim
    Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, South Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:763-8. 2002
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of virtual cystoscopy of the contrast material-filled bladder in evaluating patients with gross hematuria.
  58. ncbi Non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer surveillance for which cystoscopy is partly replaced by microsatellite analysis of urine: a cost-effective alternative?
    Esther W de Bekker-Grob
    Department of Urology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BJU Int 104:41-7. 2009
    ..analysis (MA) markers in voided urine samples should be to make a surveillance procedure cost-effective in which cystoscopy is partly replaced by MA for patients with non-muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma (NMI-UC)...
  59. ncbi Computed tomographic virtual cystoscopy for the detection of urinary bladder neoplasms
    A Ch Tsili
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Platia Pargis, 2, Ioannina 45332, Greece
    Eur Urol 46:579-85. 2004
    To evaluate the role of computed tomographic virtual cystoscopy (CTVC) in the detection of bladder neoplasms and to compare CTVC at conventional and reduced milliAmperes-second (mAs) settings.
  60. doi Narrow band imaging cystoscopy and bipolar plasma vaporization for large nonmuscle-invasive bladder tumors--results of a prospective, randomized comparison to the standard approach
    Bogdan Geavlete
    Department of Urology, Saint John Emergency Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
    Urology 79:846-51. 2012
    To evaluate the efficacy of narrow band imaging (NBI) cystoscopy associated with bipolar plasma vaporization (BPV) in cases of large nonmuscle-invasive bladder tumors (NMIBTs) compared with white light cystoscopy (WLC) and monopolar ..
  61. doi Impact of patient's self-viewing of flexible cystoscopy on pain using a visual analog scale in a randomized controlled trial
    Kashifuddin Q Soomro
    Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
    Urology 77:21-3. 2011
    To investigate the difference in pain score of patients allowed to view their flexible cystoscopy procedure compared with those who have not viewed the procedure on the video monitor.
  62. doi Fetal cystoscopy for severe lower urinary tract obstruction--initial experience of a single center
    Rodrigo Ruano
    Obstetrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Sao Paulo University, Rua Valentim Magalhães 100, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prenat Diagn 30:30-9. 2010
    To report the experience with fetal cystoscopy and laser fulguration of posterior urethral values (PUV) for severe lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO).
  63. doi Cystoscopy revisited as the gold standard for detecting bladder cancer recurrence: diagnostic review bias in the randomized, prospective CEFUB trial
    Madelon N M van der Aa
    Department of Pathology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 183:76-80. 2010
    We evaluated the influence of knowledge of urine test outcome on the accuracy of cystoscopy (diagnostic review bias) during surveillance in patients with low grade, nonmuscle invasive urothelial carcinoma.
  64. ncbi Local and global panoramic imaging for fluorescence bladder endoscopy
    Alexander Behrens
    Institute of Imaging and Computer Vision, RWTH Aachen University, 52056 Aachen, Germany
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6990-3. 2009
    ..Apart from the global panorama computation itself, we therefore analyze these distortions, and provide an alternative visualization which is based on bladder depictions used in standard reporting forms and anatomy textbooks...
  65. doi Optical coherence tomography as an adjunct to white light cystoscopy for intravesical real-time imaging and staging of bladder cancer
    Alvin C Goh
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2706, USA
    Urology 72:133-7. 2008
    ..It may provide an extension of conventional cystoscopy by allowing noninvasive examination of bladder tissue at microscopic resolution (10 to 20 microm)...
  66. ncbi Acquisition of flexible cystoscopy skills on a virtual reality simulator by experts and novices
    Barbara M A Schout
    VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 105:234-9. 2010
    ..on the URO Mentor significantly improve novices' performance in terms of time, trauma, areas inspected and Global Rating Scale (GRS) score?; (ii) is discrimination between different levels of expertise possible using the URO Mentor?..
  67. ncbi Nine episodes of anaphylaxis following cystoscopy caused by Cidex OPA (ortho-phthalaldehyde) high-level disinfectant in 4 patients after cytoscopy
    William N Sokol
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:392-7. 2004
    ..Ortho-phthalaldehyde (OPA) is a high-level disinfectant commonly used for processing heat-sensitive medical devices...
  68. doi Diagnostic efficiency of multidetector computed tomography with multiplanar reformatted imaging and virtual cystoscopy in the assessment of bladder tumors after transurethral resection
    Mustafa Koplay
    Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:121-6. 2010
    In the assessment of recurrent bladder tumors, diagnostic efficiency of virtual cystoscopy carried out by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) was investigated and compared with the criterion standard of conventional cystoscopy.
  69. ncbi Narrow-band imaging flexible cystoscopy: a new user's experience
    Richard T Bryan
    Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Endourol 24:1339-43. 2010
    ..previously an improved detection rate for bladder cancer recurrences with narrow-band imaging (NBI) flexible cystoscopy when compared with conventional white-light imaging (WLI) flexible cystoscopy...
  70. doi Hexaminolevulinate-guided fluorescence cystoscopy in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: review of the evidence and recommendations
    J Alfred Witjes
    UMC St Radboud, Netherlands, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 57:607-14. 2010
    Compared with standard white-light cystoscopy, photodynamic diagnosis with blue light and the photosensitiser hexaminolevulinate has been shown to improve the visualisation of bladder tumours, reduce residual tumour rates by at least 20%, ..
  71. doi Photodynamic diagnosis of bladder cancer compared with white light cystoscopy: Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Graham Mowatt
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, AB25 2ZD Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 27:3-10. 2011
    The aim of this study was to assess the test performance and clinical effectiveness of photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) compared with white light cystoscopy (WLC) in people suspected of new or recurrent bladder cancer.
  72. ncbi Does photodynamic transurethral resection of bladder tumour improve the outcome of initial T1 high-grade bladder cancer? A long-term follow-up of a randomized study
    Stefan Denzinger
    Department of Urology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    BJU Int 101:566-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate, in a long-term follow-up of T1 high-grade bladder cancer treated in a prospective, randomized trial, whether fluorescence diagnosis (FD) increases recurrence-free survival (RFS) or reduces progression to muscle-invasive stages...
  73. ncbi Do we need to perform cystoscopy on all adults attending urology centres as outpatients?
    V Kumar
    The Whittington Hospital, London, UK
    Urol Int 73:198-200; discussion 200. 2004
    There has been considerable expansion in the use of flexible cystoscopy (FC) and people who can perform the procedure. Hence, there is a criticism that this procedure is being overused with no management benefit.
  74. doi Comparison of CT virtual cystoscopy of the contrast material-filled bladder with conventional cystoscopy in the diagnosis of bladder tumours
    A S Kivrak
    Department of Radiology, Selcuk University Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Radiol 64:30-7. 2009
    To investigate the value of virtual cystoscopy using contrast material to fill the bladder during routine abdominopelvic computed tomography (CT) examinations for the detection of bladder tumours.
  75. ncbi Screening cystoscopy and biopsy in patients with neuropathic bladder and chronic suprapubic indwelling catheters: is it valid?
    R Hamid
    Spinal Injuries Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    J Urol 170:425-7. 2003
    Screening for bladder malignancy in patients with neuropathic bladder and a chronic indwelling catheter by cystoscopy and biopsy is commonly performed. Despite this practice the test has not been fully validated to date...
  76. ncbi The community-based morbidity of flexible cystoscopy
    D M Burke
    Department of Urology, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK
    BJU Int 89:347-9. 2002
    To evaluate patients' experience after flexible cystoscopy (FC), particularly concentrating on the prevalence and degree of symptoms, the frequency of visits to their General Practitioner (GP), subsequent antibiotic rates and the actual ..
  77. ncbi Combining hand assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy with cystoscopic circumferential excision of the distal ureter without primary closure of the bladder cuff--is it safe?
    Eliecer Kurzer
    Division of Endourology and Laparoscopy, Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Urol 175:63-7; discussion 67-8. 2006
    ..We report the oncological sequelae in patients who underwent HAL-NU using our technique of complete ureteral removal...
  78. doi Fluorescence cystoscopy with high-resolution optical coherence tomography imaging as an adjunct reduces false-positive findings in the diagnosis of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Joerg Schmidbauer
    Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Urol 56:914-9. 2009
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive, real-time, microstructural imaging modality that uses near-infrared light for a point analysis of the bladder-wall microstructure...
  79. ncbi Prospective randomized crossover trial of lubricant gel against an anaesthetic gel for outpatient cystoscopy
    Sudhanshu Chitale
    Department of Urology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, UK
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:164-7. 2008
    Flexible cystoscopy is routinely performed under local anaesthetic. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of using an anaesthetic gel and a non-anaesthetic gel in the same patient.
  80. ncbi Effect of bladder carcinoma location on detection rates by ultrasonography and computed tomography
    Eriz Ozden
    Department of Urology, University of Ankara, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Urology 69:889-92. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of the location of bladder carcinoma on detection rates by ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT)...
  81. ncbi Fluorescence cystoscopy in the management of bladder cancer: a help for the urologist!
    Patrice Jichlinski
    Department of Urology, CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Urol Int 74:97-101. 2005
    ..This paper reviews 10 years of experience of fluorescence cystoscopy, a simple technique perfectly adapted to the current endoscopic equipment...
  82. ncbi Suprapubically assisted operative cystoscopy in the management of intravesical TVT synthetic mesh segments
    Peter Rosenblatt
    Division of Urogynecology, Harvard Medical School, Mount Auburn Hospital, 725 Concord Avenue Suite 3300, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:509-11. 2005
    ..Perforations of the bladder during the TVT placement are relatively common, but are usually noted on cystoscopy and corrected at the time of the procedure...
  83. ncbi Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis
    Anna Rosamilia
    Urogynaecologist, Monash Medical Centre, 13 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:843-59. 2005
    ..There are still controversies concerning the most basic investigation of cystoscopy in PBS/IC...
  84. ncbi Flexible cystoscopy assisted by hexaminolevulinate induced fluorescence: a new approach for bladder cancer detection and surveillance?
    W Loidl
    Department of Urology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Urol 47:323-6. 2005
    The aim of this study was the assessment of flexible cystoscopy assisted by hexaminolevulinate (HAL) fluorescence.
  85. ncbi Bacteriuria, pyuria and bacteremia frequency following outpatient cystoscopy
    Hale Turan
    Ankara Training and Research Hospital Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Urol 13:25-8. 2006
    The assumed necessity of antimicrobial prophylaxis prior to cystoscopy is controversial...
  86. ncbi Improved detection and treatment of bladder cancer using hexaminolevulinate imaging: a prospective, phase III multicenter study
    Dieter Jocham
    Department of Urology, University of Schleswig Holstein, Lubeck, Germany
    J Urol 174:862-6; discussion 866. 2005
    We determined if improved tumor detection using hexaminolevulinate (HAL) fluorescence cystoscopy could lead to improved treatment in patients with bladder cancer.
  87. ncbi The incidence of ureteral obstruction and the value of intraoperative cystoscopy during vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    A Marcus Gustilo-Ashby
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1478-85. 2006
    The objective of the study was to determine the incidence of ureteral obstruction during vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and the accuracy and efficacy of intraoperative cystoscopy.
  88. ncbi The incidence of urinary tract injury during hysterectomy: a prospective analysis based on universal cystoscopy
    Babak Vakili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, University Hospital, New Orleans, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1599-604. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence of urinary tract injury due to hysterectomy for benign disease...
  89. ncbi Oral ciprofloxacin or trimethoprim reduces bacteriuria after flexible cystoscopy
    Mark I Johnson
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BJU Int 100:826-9. 2007
    ..trial to determine whether oral prophylactic antibiotics reduce the risk of bacteriuria after flexible cystoscopy (FC), as up to 10% of patients develop urinary infection afterwards, with significant morbidity and costs for ..
  90. ncbi Urine markers for bladder cancer surveillance: a systematic review
    Bas W G van Rhijn
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 47:736-48. 2005
    The follow-up of patients with urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) of the bladder is done by cystoscopy and, in most cases, cytology. The last decade, many urine-based tests for UCC have been developed and tested in different populations...
  91. ncbi Patients' perceived burden of cystoscopic and urinary surveillance of bladder cancer: a randomized comparison
    Madelon N M van der Aa
    Department of Pathology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 101:1106-10. 2008
    ..low-grade (pTa/pT1, G1/G2) urothelial cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder, the perceived burden of flexible cystoscopy or surveillance by microsatellite analysis (MA) in voided urine, as such patients are normally recommended to ..
  92. ncbi A comparison of hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy and white light cystoscopy for the detection of carcinoma in situ in patients with bladder cancer: a phase III, multicenter study
    Yves Fradet
    L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec, Province de Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 178:68-73; discussion 73. 2007
    We compared hexaminolevulinate (Hexvix) fluorescence cystoscopy with white light cystoscopy for detecting carcinoma in situ.
  93. ncbi Office based flexible cystoscopy may be less painful for men allowed to view the procedure
    Amit R Patel
    Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Urol 177:1843-5. 2007
    An experienced urology nurse observed that patients seemed to tolerate the procedure better when allowed to see the monitor in real time during office based cystoscopy. We assessed the impact of this on visual analog scale pain scores.
  94. ncbi Endoscopic cross-trigonal ureteral reimplantation under carbon dioxide bladder insufflation: a novel technique
    C K Yeung
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Endourol 19:295-9. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of universal cystoscopy to identify ureteral injury at hysterectomy
    A G Visco
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:685-92. 2001
    To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of routine cystoscopy at the time of abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy in terms of cost per ureteral injury identified and treated.
  96. ncbi Cystoscopy-assisted laparoscopic resection of extramucosal bladder endometriosis
    Renato Seracchioli
    Center for Reconstructive Pelvic Endosurgery, Reproductive Medicine Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Massarenti 13, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Endourol 16:663-6. 2002
    ..The diagnosis of vesical endometriosis is difficult to formulate, and it should be confirmed by cystoscopy with biopsy...
  97. ncbi [Cystoscopy-assisted partial cystectomy for paraganglioma of the urinary bladder]
    Masaomi Ikeda
    Department of Urology, St Luke s International Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 54:611-4. 2008
    A 39-year-old woman visited our hospital with a complaint of gross hematuria. Cystoscopy revealed a nodular tumor 3 cm in diameter in the posterior wall of the bladder. A transurethral resection was performed...
  98. ncbi Pheochromocytoma of the urinary bladder without typical symptoms
    Takehisa Onishi
    Department of Urology, Prefectural Shima Hospital, Shima, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:398-400. 2003
    ..b>Cystoscopy revealed a yellowish submucosal tumor in the right lateral wall of the bladder...
  99. ncbi Hexyl aminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy: new diagnostic tool for photodiagnosis of superficial bladder cancer--a multicenter study
    Patrice Jichlinski
    Department of Urology, CHUV University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Urol 170:226-9. 2003
    We examined the sensitivity and specificity of Hexvix (PhotoCure ASA, Oslo, Norway) hexyl aminolevulinate (HAL) fluorescence cystoscopy in patients with superficial bladder cancer.
  100. pmc The evil twins of chronic pelvic pain syndrome: endometriosis and interstitial cystitis
    Maurice K Chung
    Midwest Regional Center for Chronic Pelvic Pain, The Medical Park of Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio 45805, USA
    JSLS 6:311-4. 2002
    ..To determine the value in the initial laparoscopic and cystoscopic evaluation of avoiding the unnecessary delay in diagnosing the "evil twins" of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, endometriosis and interstitial cystitis...
  101. ncbi Validation of a flexible cystoscopy course
    J Shah
    Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 90:833-5. 2002
    To examine the instructional effectiveness of a course for nurses wishing to learn flexible cystoscopy, using a virtual reality flexible cystoscopy simulator to measure the outcome.

Research Grants74

  1. SYNERGISTIC CT BRONCHOSCOPY FOR LUNG CANCER ASSESSMENT
    William Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, our proposed visual and quantitative methodology could have direct applicability to other endoscopic procedures such as mediastinoscopy, colonoscopy (colorectal cancer), and cystoscopy (bladder cancer).
  2. Improving Colonoscopy Quality through Automated Monitoring
    Piet C de Groen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..itself for rapid adaptation to other endoscopic medical procedures such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, arthroscopy and bronchoscopy...
  3. Super-Zoom Endoscope (SuZE)
    MIKHAIL GUTIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The primary application of SuZE is envisioned in indourology, including cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, lithotripsy, transurethral bladder tumor resection, bladder biopsies, fulguration, and radical ..
  4. Super-Zoom Endoscope (SuZE)
    MIKHAIL A GUTIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The primary application of SuZE is envisioned in indourology, including cystoscopy, ureteroscopy, lithotripsy, transurethral bladder tumor resection, bladder biopsies, fulguration, and radical ..
  5. An Innovative Endoscopic Instrument with Full-Field Viewing and Intelligent Imagi
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for the next generation cystoscopy, neuroendoscopy, laparoscopy, etc...
  6. Improving Colonoscopy Quality through Automated Monitoring
    PIET DE GROEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..itself for rapid adaptation to other endoscopic medical procedures such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, arthroscopy and bronchoscopy...
  7. Improving Colonoscopy Quality through Automated Monitoring
    PIET DE GROEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..itself for rapid adaptation to other endoscopic medical procedures such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, arthroscopy and bronchoscopy...
  8. Improving Colonoscopy Quality through Automated Monitoring
    Piet C de Groen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..itself for rapid adaptation to other endoscopic medical procedures such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, arthroscopy and bronchoscopy...
  9. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Diagnostic resources include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  10. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Diagnostic resources include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  11. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Diagnostic resources include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  12. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Diagnostic resources include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  13. UNC Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Collaborative
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Diagnostic resources include multi-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree anal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  14. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Early Bladder Cancers with Optical Coherence Tomography
    Yingtian Pan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Current medical imaging methods (e.g., x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and conventional cystoscopy) are inadequate because of their resolution limitations...
  15. Aurora Kinase A as a Biomarker for the Detection of Bladder Cancer
    Bogdan A Czerniak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in the United States through a variety of non-invasive (urine) and minimally invasive (bladder barbotage, cystoscopy, and biopsy) techniques...
  16. 28K IN THE BLADDER MUCOSA IN INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS
    John Montgomerie; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..We have obtained material from the surface of the human bladder by irrigation at cystoscopy and by scraping specimens obtained at autopsy...
  17. Optically-Guided Bladder Biopsy Using Polarized Elastic Scattering Spectroscopy
    FREDERICK GEORGE BARGOOT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Detection currently depends on visual examination by white light cystoscopy. This is generally performed when a patient presents with symptoms like hematuria or abnormal cells in the urine...
  18. Optically-Guided Bladder Biopsy Using Polarized Elastic Scattering Spectroscopy
    FREDERICK BARGOOT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Detection currently depends on visual examination by white light cystoscopy. This is generally performed when a patient presents with symptoms like hematuria or abnormal cells in the urine...
  19. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Early Bladder Cancers
    Yingtian Pan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Current medical imaging methods (e.g., x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and conventional cystoscopy) are inadequate because of their resolution limitations...
  20. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Early Bladder Cancers
    Yingtian Pan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Current medical imaging methods (e.g., x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and conventional cystoscopy) are inadequate because of their resolution limitations...
  21. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Early Bladder Cancers
    Yingtian Pan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Current medical imaging methods (e.g., x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound and conventional cystoscopy) are inadequate because of their resolution limitations...
  22. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  23. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  24. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  25. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  26. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  27. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Diagnostic resources include muti-channel urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, defecography, pelvic MRI, 360-degree endoanal ultrasound, anal manometry and needle electromyography...
  28. Biomarkers of bladder cancer in spinal cord injury individiuals
    Robert Getzenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..An aggressive regular evaluation schedule with cystoscopy, cytology and bladder biopsies is necessary at the present time to detect these tumors in this high-risk ..
  29. Video Rate Optical Coherence Tomography for Early Stage Cancer Visualization
    Paul Amazeen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..could significantly decrease the recurrence rate of disease and thereby decrease the frequency of follow-up cystoscopy evaluations...
  30. Video Rate Optical Coherence Tomography for Early Stage Cancer Visualization
    Paul Amazeen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..could significantly decrease the recurrence rate of disease and thereby decrease the frequency of follow-up cystoscopy evaluations...
  31. Texture-Based CAD for Cancer Screening from 3D Images
    JEROME LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Virtual colonoscopy (VCon) and virtual cystoscopy (VCys), as new procedures in which computed tomographic (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) images of the patient&..
  32. A New Approach for the Non-Invasive Detection of Bladder Cancer
    Christopher Sears; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Conventional diagnostic methods that involve cystoscopy and cytology are either invasive (cystoscopy), or are relatively insensitive (cytology)...
  33. SELECTED MARKERS IN NONINVASIVE BLADDER TUMORS
    FRITZ HERZ; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..papillary tumors of the bladder in patients who, after initial surgical tumor excision, are being followed by cystoscopy and cytology without further treatment...
  34. MARKERS OF EXFOLIATED BENIGN AND MALIGNANT BLADDER CELLS
    Carlos Cordon Cardo; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..cells, histology of resected tumors, flow cytometry of cell suspensions and bladder irrigation specimens, cystoscopy and biopsy findings; and a sequential evaluation of all the parameters mentioned above during follow- up of ..
  35. DNA CONTENT MODULATION BY HPR IN BLADDER TUMORS
    Andrea Decensi; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..In the proposed pilot study, patients with resected superficial tumors of the urothelial tract and negative cystoscopy will be randomized to 4-HPR (200 mg day for 2 years) or control in order to evaluate the flow cytometric ..
  36. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Using criteria established by the NIDDK, the diagnosis can be made by objective visible findings at cystoscopy. However, IC remains a disease of unknown etiology, inconvenient diagnosis, and unclear natural history...
  37. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Using criteria established by the NIDDK, the diagnosis can be made by objective visible findings at cystoscopy. However, IC remains a disease of unknown etiology, inconvenient diagnosis, and unclear natural history...
  38. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Using criteria established by the NIDDK, the diagnosis can be made by objective visible findings at cystoscopy. However, IC remains a disease of unknown etiology, inconvenient diagnosis, and unclear natural history...
  39. A Case Control Study of Interstitial Cystitis
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Using criteria established by the NIDDK, the diagnosis can be made by objective visible findings at cystoscopy. However, IC remains a disease of unknown etiology, inconvenient diagnosis, and unclear natural history...
  40. Texture-Based CAD for Cancer Screening from 3D Images
    JEROME LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Virtual colonoscopy (VCon) and virtual cystoscopy (VCys), as new procedures in which computed tomographic (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) images of the patient&..
  41. BIOMARKERS AS A GUIDE TO SURGICAL MANAGEMENT AND THERAPY
    GEORGE HEMSTREET; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of this research are to develop a system of biomarkers that can be used by the urologist as an adjunct to cystoscopy in monitoring for recurrence and to aid in the therapeutic management decision...
  42. VOLUME MICROPROBE TM ASSISTED BLADDER BIOPSY
    Robert Nordstrom; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..in earlier identification of occult TCCA, lowering progression to invasion and might half the biopsies per cystoscopy. Annual medical care costs would be reduced by about 31 million...
  43. Towards a non-invasive molecular test for bladder cancer
    Steve Goodison; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients with superficial tumors are under continued surveillance by routine cystoscopy examinations of the bladder for early detection of new tumor developments...
  44. Towards a non-invasive molecular test for bladder cancer
    Steve Goodison; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients with superficial tumors are under continued surveillance by routine cystoscopy examinations of the bladder for early detection of new tumor developments...
  45. Towards a non-invasive molecular test for bladder cancer
    Steve Goodison; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Patients with superficial tumors are under continued surveillance by routine cystoscopy examinations of the bladder for early detection of new tumor developments...
  46. Towards a non-invasive molecular test for bladder cancer
    Steve Goodison; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients with superficial tumors are under continued surveillance by routine cystoscopy examinations of the bladder for early detection of new tumor developments...
  47. SYNERGISTIC CT BRONCHOSCOPY FOR LUNG CANCER ASSESSMENT
    William Higgins; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, our proposed visual and quantitative methodology could have direct applicability to other endoscopic procedures such as mediastinoscopy, colonoscopy (colorectal cancer), and cystoscopy (bladder cancer).
  48. SYNERGISTIC CT BRONCHOSCOPY FOR LUNG CANCER ASSESSMENT
    William Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, our proposed visual and quantitative methodology could have direct applicability to other endoscopic procedures such as mediastinoscopy, colonoscopy (colorectal cancer), and cystoscopy (bladder cancer).
  49. Quality of care in patients with bladder cancer.
    Karim Chamie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will evaluate for adherence to surveillance and staging measures such as cystoscopy every six months, appropriate use of intravesical chemotherapy and immunotherapy, upper-tract imaging every two ..
  50. UROLOGICAL STUDIES OF IDEOPATHIC LOWER TRACT SYNDROMES
    JOHN KRIEGER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This study will provide insight into the pathophysiology of chronic prostatitis and the clinical utility of cystoscopy under anaesthesia for evaluating patients.
  51. UROLOGICAL STUDIES OF IDEOPATHIC LOWER TRACT SYNDROMES
    JOHN KRIEGER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This study will provide insight into the pathophysiology of chronic prostatitis and the clinical utility of cystoscopy under anaesthesia for evaluating patients.
  52. REAL TIME IN VIVO DIAGNOSIS OF DYSPLASIA BY FLUORESCENCE
    Michael Feld; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..information with tissue optical parameters, models of colon and bladder fluorescence measured at colonoscopy and cystoscopy respectively, will be developed...
  53. ANTIGEN STIMULATION OF BLADDER INFLAMMATION
    Timothy Ratliff; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..chronic, unexplained irritative voiding symptoms; sterile urine; and specific findings in the bladder mucosa on cystoscopy. Numerous causes of IC have been suggested; however, convincing evidence supporting an etiology is lacking...
  54. TRAINING OF ACADEMIC UROLOGIC ONCOLOGISTS
    H Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Post-doctoral fellows have the opportunity to work closely with clinicians during their training. This association with outstanding clinicians will help integrate their future research into translational efforts. ..
  55. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  58. TRAINING OF ACADEMIC UROLOGIC ONCOLOGISTS
    H Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Post-doctoral fellows have the opportunity to work closely with clinicians during their training. This association with outstanding clinicians will help integrate their future research into translational efforts. ..
  59. BIOENGINEERING OF BLADDER TISSUES
    Anthony Atala; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In this aim we will attempt to determine the phenotypic and functional characteristics, over time, of the bioengineered bladder tissues, as compared to controls. ..
  60. Insulin Producing Cells from Amniotic Stem Cells for Diabetes Therapy
    Anthony Atala; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Successful development of an abundant source of transplantable insulin producing cells potentially would have a profound impact on the treatment of a major public health problem. ..
  61. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Therefore, new knowledge gained from the proposed studies are important in health, and will be highly relevant to the pathophysiology of hypertension, dysregulation of extracellular volume, and renal insufficiency. ..
  63. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Therefore, new knowledge gained from the proposed studies are important in health, and will be highly relevant to the pathophysiology of hypertension, dysregulation of extracellular volume, and renal insufficiency. ..
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    Edward Schaeffer; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  65. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Therefore, new knowledge gained from the proposed studies are important in health, and will be highly relevant to the pathophysiology of hypertension, dysregulation of extracellular volume, and renal insufficiency. ..
  66. ATP-Sensitive K Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule
    Alan Segal; Fiscal Year: 2007
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