cystoscopes

Summary

Summary: Endoscopes for visual examination of the urinary bladder.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Practical cystoscopy: care of the instruments and preparation for a cystoscopic examination
    Paul M Pilcher
    St John s Hospital of Brooklyn, Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn, USA
    Urol Nurs 24:120-4. 2004
  2. 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
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic extraction of the awkward intravesical foreign body: a point of technique
    Balgopal Eradi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:75-6. 2008
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi Evaluation of practice efficiency with a novel sheathed flexible cystoscope: a randomized controlled trial
    Alfred Krebs
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Urology 70:883-7. 2007
  6. ncbi Joint AUA/SUNA white paper on reprocessing of flexible cystoscopes
    J Quentin Clemens
    American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    J Urol 184:2241-5. 2010
  7. ncbi An independent analysis of flexible cystoscope repairs and cost
    Benjamin K Canales
    Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 178:2098-101; discussion 2102. 2007
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Comparison of optical resolution with digital and standard fiberoptic cystoscopes in an in vitro model
    Sejal S Quayle
    Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 66:489-93. 2005
  10. ncbi Thomo bag
    M Mulligan
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:277-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Practical cystoscopy: care of the instruments and preparation for a cystoscopic examination
    Paul M Pilcher
    St John s Hospital of Brooklyn, Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn, USA
    Urol Nurs 24:120-4. 2004
    ..One example, "this undoubtedly shortens the life of the catheter, but it lengthens the life of the patient" appears in the discussion about catheter cleaning after use in a pus case...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic extraction of the awkward intravesical foreign body: a point of technique
    Balgopal Eradi
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:75-6. 2008
    ..The entry into the bladder is guided by visualization through the cystoscope. The foreign body is grasped using a laparoscopic grasper and delivered via the suprapubic incision en masse with the port...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of practice efficiency with a novel sheathed flexible cystoscope: a randomized controlled trial
    Alfred Krebs
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Urology 70:883-7. 2007
    The processing of standard flexible cystoscopes is time-consuming and potentially hazardous to healthcare staff...
  6. ncbi Joint AUA/SUNA white paper on reprocessing of flexible cystoscopes
    J Quentin Clemens
    American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    J Urol 184:2241-5. 2010
    Numerous federal bodies and professional societies have produced guidelines and standards for the reprocessing of endoscopes, but few specifically address the reprocessing of cystoscopes.
  7. ncbi An independent analysis of flexible cystoscope repairs and cost
    Benjamin K Canales
    Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 178:2098-101; discussion 2102. 2007
    To establish the repair patterns of flexible cystoscopes we performed a systematic review of repairs performed at an independent endoscope repair company.
  8. 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
    ..No difference was evident between group 2 and 3 regarding the pain score. Midazolam anesthesia may relieve pain during rigid and flexible cystoscopy. Our findings suggest that midazolam anesthesia during cystoscopy is useful and safe...
  9. ncbi Comparison of optical resolution with digital and standard fiberoptic cystoscopes in an in vitro model
    Sejal S Quayle
    Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 66:489-93. 2005
    To compare two different distal sensor flexible endoscopes with standard fiberoptic cystoscopes for optical resolution. Distal video sensor flexible endoscopy may represent the cusp of a new endoscopic revolution.
  10. ncbi Thomo bag
    M Mulligan
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:277-8. 2005
  11. ncbi Improved patient compliance using pediatric cystoscope during office hysteroscopy
    Moty Pansky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Zerifin, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:262-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the use of a pediatric cystoscope in office diagnostic hysteroscopy...
  12. ncbi Use of resectoscope to aid in bladder stone extraction
    D P Viprakasit
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Urology 65:1219-20. 2005
    ..This technique decreases the overall time required for stone manipulation by allowing larger size stone fragments to be removed from the urethra under direct visualization...
  13. ncbi New ultrasonic cystofiberscope for staging bladder tumors
    Kazutaka Horiuchi
    Department of Urology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Endourol 19:130-2. 2005
    ..The cystofiberscope is useful for assessing the depth of bladder tumor invasion accurately...
  14. ncbi Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for benign prostate hyperplasia: separating truth from marketing hype
    Konstantin Walmsley
    Department of Urology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Urol 172:1249-55. 2004
    ..There are various modifications to this technology, with each manufacturer touting safety and efficacy. We review the rationale of TUMT, as well as the historical safety and efficacy of this approach...
  15. ncbi [The treatment of bladder lithiasis with laser]
    Miguel Arrabal Martin
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario San Cecilio, Granada, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 61:985-93. 2008
    ..The holmium laser generates energy pulses of 400-2500 mJ, it is able to fragment every type of stone. The objective of this work is to analyze the results of endoscopic bladder lithotripsy with holmium-YAG laser...
  16. ncbi [Introduction of cold light to endoscopy]
    C W Kieser
    Medizinhistorisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, CH 8001 Zurich
    Aktuelle Urol 39:130-4. 2008
    ..Not before 1963 did K. Storz and the other German manufacturers produce their first cold light cystoscopes. Not possessing the know-how of glass fiber manufacturing, they had to get their fibers from abroad. K...
  17. ncbi Primary obstructive megaureter: initial experience with endoscopic dilatation
    Oriol Angerri
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Urology Department, Fundacio Puigvert, Barcelona, Spain
    J Endourol 21:999-1004. 2007
    ..We present seven patients with POM who were treated endoscopically with balloon dilatation of the distal ureter...
  18. ncbi Confocal laser endomicroscopy of bladder and upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a new era of optical diagnosis?
    Stephanie P Chen
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Dr, S 287, Stanford, CA, 94305 5118, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 15:437. 2014
    ..A variety of imaging probes are available that are compatible with the full spectrum of cystoscopes and ureteroscopes...
  19. ncbi Durability of flexible cystoscopes in the outpatient setting
    John J McGill
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Urology 81:932-7. 2013
    ..To ascertain cystoscope durability in relation to usage and cost in the outpatient setting...
  20. ncbi [Transurethral resection of bladder tumors and prostate enlargement in physiological saline solution (TURIS). A prospective study]
    A Rose
    Urologische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Urologe A 46:1148-50. 2007
    ..In this prospective randomized trial we compared conventional TUR with TUR in saline regarding safety and efficiency...
  21. ncbi Outpatient diagnostic of bladder tumours in flexible cystoscopes: evaluation of fluorescence-guided flexible cystoscopy and bladder biopsies
    Gregers G Hermann
    Department of Urology, Copenhagen University, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 46:31-6. 2012
    The aim of this study was to evaluate photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) in flexible cystoscopes and the diagnostic quality of biopsies for diagnosis of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in the outpatients department (OPD).
  22. ncbi Novel technique of cytolithotripsy for large bladder stones
    Gokhan Toktas
    Department of Urology, Ministry of Health, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian J Endosc Surg 6:245-8. 2013
    ..We evaluated a minimally invasive surgical technique involving a single percutaneous access with a laparoscopic trocar under video-cystoscopic vision for managing large bladder stones. All patients were candidates for open surgery...
  23. ncbi Optical spectroscopy of the bladder washout fluid to optimize fluorescence cystoscopy with Hexvix®
    Carla Martoccia
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Station 6, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Biomed Opt 19:97002. 2014
    ..This should be included in the optical design of fluorescence cystoscopes. We estimate that restricting the excitation range from 370–430 nm to 395–415 nm would reduce the BWF ..
  24. ncbi Cystourethroscopy in the cat: What do you need? When do you need it? How do you do it?
    Allyson Berent
    The Animal Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 16:34-41. 2014
    ..As expertise is expanding, the use of similar techniques in feline patients is growing...
  25. ncbi Max Nitze, the cystoscope and urology
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 176:1313-6. 2006
    ..Maximilian Carl-Friedrich Nitze (1848 to 1906) designed the modern cystoscope, providing a foundation for urology...
  26. ncbi Comparison of flexible and rigid cystoscopy-assisted ureteral catheter insertion before percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Abdulkadir Tepeler
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Endourol 27:722-6. 2013
    ..To compare the advantages of flexible and rigid cystoscopy-assisted ureteral catheter placement before prone percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)...
  27. ncbi Refractive and reflective image distortion during lower tract endoscopy--a potential cause of misdiagnosis
    Altaf Mangera
    Department of Urology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Endourol 24:199-200. 2010
    ..Flexible cystoscopy is well established in urological practice. We present a unique image obtained during bladder inspection, illustrating visual refractive distortion, which highlights the potential difficulty in optical interpretation...
  28. ncbi Transcervical artificial insemination in dogs and cats: review of the technique and practical aspects
    S Romagnoli
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Reprod Domest Anim 49:56-63. 2014
    ..initially in the bitch and are now gradually being replaced by rigid endoscopy through the adaptation of human cystoscopes and ureteroscopes...
  29. ncbi The randomized comparison of two different endoscopic techniques in the management of large bladder stones: transurethral use of nephroscope or cystoscope?
    Kemal Ener
    2nd Urology Clinic, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endourol 23:1151-5. 2009
    ..To gain more insight into the endoscopic bladder stone management, we aimed to compare the transurethral use of nephroscope and cystoscope randomly...
  30. ncbi Impact of real-time visualization of cystoscopy findings on procedural pain in female patients
    Amit R Patel
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Endourol 22:2695-8. 2008
    ..We sought to demonstrate similar effects of distraction on women undergoing rigid office cystoscopy...
  31. ncbi [Flexible cystoscopes: disinfection and microbiological surveillance practices among French urologists]
    S Malavaud
    CHU de Toulouse, Hopital Rangueil, Toulouse Cedex, France
    Prog Urol 22:731-5. 2012
    According to the French regulatory authorities, the highest level of disinfection must be achieved for flexible cystoscopes, as they enter a sterile cavity, the current method being peracetic acid disinfection and sterile water terminal ..
  32. ncbi Nurse-led flexible cystoscopy in Australia: initial experience and early results
    Nikhil Sapre
    Department of Urology and Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BJU Int 110:46-50. 2012
    ....
  33. ncbi Flexible cystoscope for evaluating pelvic fracture urethral distraction defects
    Xu Li
    Department of Urology, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, PR China
    Urol Int 89:402-7. 2012
    ..To describe the value of flexible cystoscopy versus conventional urethrography (retrograde urethrography and cystourethrography) in diagnosing pelvic fracture urethral distraction defects (PFUDDs)...
  34. ncbi [Reprocessing rigid and flexible cystoscopes in urology: recommendations for ambulant practices]
    U Heudorf
    Abteilung Medizinische Dienste und Hygiene, Stadtgesundheitsamt Frankfurt M, Braubachstrasse 18 22, 60311, Frankfurt, Germany
    Urologe A 46:1528-33. 2007
    ..understandable and practicable information and recommendations for the reprocessing of rigid and flexible cystoscopes. Based on the German Guidelines for reprocessing medical devices and cystoscopes practical information and ..
  35. ncbi Randomized clinical trial on antimicrobial prophylaxis for flexible urethrocystoscopy
    Antonio Jiménez-Pacheco
    Urology Department, Hospital Santa Ana, Granada, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 65:542-9. 2012
    ..To clarify this uncertainty, we practiced a pilot and experimental study aimed at assessing the effectiveness of chemoprophylaxis with 3 grams of fosfomycin trometamol in the prevention of UTI after urethrocystoscopy...
  36. ncbi [The "bladder electro-cutter" of A. von Lichtenberg and W. Heynemann]
    R Hubmann
    Urologe A 42:567-8. 2003
  37. ncbi Virtual reality flexible cystoscopy: a validation study
    J Shah
    Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 90:828-32. 2002
    ..To validate a flexible cystoscopy simulator by determining if it could differentiate between expert and novice cystoscopists...
  38. ncbi [Closure of vesicovaginal fistulas from the urologic viewpoint with reference to endoscopic fibrin glue technique]
    J A Schneider
    Urologische Klinik des Klinikums Ingolstadt
    Zentralbl Gynakol 114:70-3. 1992
    ..The primary closure rate of the first mentioned method is 88 per cent, but 66 per cent in cases of endoscopic fibrin sealing. The last method is reported in detail...
  39. pmc Rinsability of orthophthalaldehyde from endoscopes
    Norman Miner
    MicroChem Laboratory, Inc, 1107 C South Airport Circle, Euless, TX 76040, USA
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2012:853781. 2012
    Orthophthalaldehyde high level disinfectants are contraindicated for use with urological instruments such as cystoscopes due to anaphylaxis-like allergic reactions during surveillance of bladder cancer patients...
  40. ncbi A randomized, single-blinded pilot study evaluating use of a laparoscope or a cystoscope for cystoscopy during gynecologic surgery
    Katherine G Kratz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:606-14. 2012
    ..To prospectively evaluate time required to perform cystoscopy with a laparoscope or a cystoscope after laparoscopic hysterectomy. Urinary tract symptoms, infection, adverse events, and expense were also evaluated...
  41. ncbi Bladder perforation of the tension-free vaginal tape detected with a flexible cystoscope
    Toshiaki Tanaka
    The Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 52:805-6; discussion 807. 2006
    ..This case suggests that employment of a flexible cytoscope is useful to detect the placement of tape in the bladder wall, which may be missed with a rigid cytoscope...
  42. ncbi [The biography of Maximilian Nitze (1848-1906) and his contribution to the urology]
    A B Verger-Kuhnke
    Reuter Klink, Servicio de Urología del Hospital Karl Olga, Hospital Escuela de la Universidad de Ulm, Museo de Medicina Endoscópica, Max Nitze
    Actas Urol Esp 31:697-704. 2007
    ..By the beginning of the XX century urology reached the status of an independent specialty by separating from surgery, dermatology/venerology, internal medicine and pathology...
  43. ncbi A new small-calibre diagnostic flexible cystoscope
    D J Dryhurst
    Academic Urological Unit, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 89:194-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether flexible cystoscopy with a prototype slim flexible instrument is less uncomfortable than flexible cystoscopy using a standard flexible cystoscope...
  44. ncbi Sterile disposable sheath system for flexible cystoscopes
    Nathan Lawrentschuk
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Urology 66:1310-3. 2005
    ..However, it must be performed to prevent contamination of the endoscopes. This study is the first to document experience using a flexible cystoscope with a disposable sheath in a urologic setting...
  45. ncbi [Economic and organizational impact of the use of a disposable sheath with a flexible cystoscope]
    A C Coste
    Service de Chirurgie Urologique, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Bâtiment 3C, 165, Chemin du Grand Revoyet, 69495 Pierre Benite Cedex, France
    Prog Urol 23:356-63. 2013
    ..To assess both economical and organizational impact as well as bacteriologic safety of a flexible cystoscope with sterile disposable sheath (FCSDS) compared to standard flexible cystoscopy (SFC) in two French urologic academic units...
  46. ncbi Diagnostic laparoscopies in rural areas: a different use for the cystoscope
    J Gnanaraj
    Burrows Memorial Christian Hospital, Alipur, Banskandi Post, Cachar District, Assam, India 788101
    Trop Doct 40:156. 2010
    ..Diagnostic laparoscopies overcome the disadvantages of open surgical procedures and provide useful diagnostic information. We describe a method of carrying out diagnostic laparoscopies using the cystoscope in rural areas...
  47. ncbi Differential diagnosis of chronic pelvic pain in women: the urologist's approach
    Sophie G Fletcher
    Department of Urology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 6:557-62. 2009
    ..By using a stepwise approach and an evidence-based thought process, the obscurity of chronic bladder and urethral pain can evolve into a progressively narrowing differential...
  48. ncbi Two centuries of cystoscopy: the development of imaging, instrumentation and synergistic technologies
    Mary K Samplaski
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BJU Int 103:154-8. 2009
    ..From this past, it is clear that today's cystoscope is merely a forerunner of that which the future will bring...
  49. ncbi A large bullet in the bladder
    N Halkic
    Service de Chirurgie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Swiss Surg 7:139-40. 2001
    ..We present here an alternative to suprapubic cystostomy with a large bladder foreign body treated via a combined transurethral unroofing followed by removal using a grasper passed through a suprapubic laparoscopic port...
  50. ncbi [Nephroscopy with carbon dioxide in combination with laparoscopy in the treatment of urinary stones]
    A Garcia-Segui
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital General Mateu Orfila, Mahon, Menorca, Islas Baleares, Espana
    Actas Urol Esp 36:186-90. 2012
    ..In these cases, the nephroscopy with use of carbon dioxide (CO2) can be an alternative. We present our experience in with this technique...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Development of a standardized curriculum for teaching cystoscopic skills using a computer-based endourologic simulator
    Matthew T Gettman
    Department of Urology, Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55906, USA
    Simul Healthc 4:92-7. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to assess the learning curve and subjective impressions of cystoscopic tasks performed by untrained subjects on a computer-based simulator using a standardized curriculum...
  53. ncbi A tale of two telescopes: far in and far out
    Leon Morgenstern
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Surg Innov 14:7-8. 2007
  54. ncbi The digital flexible ureteroscope: in vitro assessment of optical characteristics
    Dorit E Zilberman
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Endourol 25:519-22. 2011
    ..Digital technology was first introduced into flexible cystoscopes/nephroscopes and subsequently into rigid and flexible ureteroscopes...
  55. ncbi [Experience on the use of extra slim gastrointestinal endoscopes in ileal conduit endoscopy]
    Shusuke Akamatsu
    The Department of Urology, Nishi Kobe Medical Center
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:283-6. 2007
    ..It is often difficult to examine ileal conduits with flexible cystoscopes because ileal conduits lack continent mechanisms and cannot be dilated adequately with water irrigation...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi Prospective comparison of flexible fiberoptic and digital cystoscopes
    Zhamshid Okhunov
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 74:427-30. 2009
    To compare the optics, performance, and durability of digital (DC) and fiberoptic (FC) cystoscopes.
  58. ncbi [Reprocessing cystoscopes in urology. Guideline compliance in hospitals and private practices in Frankfurt/M, Germany in 2005/2006]
    U Heudorf
    Abteilung Medizinische Dienste und Hygiene, Stadtgesundheitsamt, Frankfurt am Main, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:1138-44. 2007
    ..the recommendations of the German Guidelines for reprocessing medical instruments including rigid and flexible cystoscopes. In 12 hospitals and 22 private practices cystoscopy was performed using rigid cystoscopes, whereas flexible ..
  59. ncbi Endoscopic removal of intravesical thermometer using a rigid nephroscope and forceps
    Kenryu Nishiyama
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University and Shimada Urology Clinic, Aira gun, Kagoshima, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:717-8. 2002
    ..Our retrieval technique may be of general use in such cases, and it should be attempted before resorting to open surgery...
  60. ncbi Endocytoscopy: novel endoscopic imaging technology for in-situ observation of bladder cancer cells
    Takashi Ohigashi
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Endourol 20:698-701. 2006
    ..The newly developed Endocystoscopy system (Olympus Medical Systems Co., Tokyo, Japan) is a flexible digital endoscope that has more than a 450-fold magnifying power on a video monitor...
  61. ncbi Early history of endoscopic treatment of bladder tumors from Grunfeld's polypenkneipe to the Stern-McCarthy resectoscope
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Endourol 20:85-91. 2006
  62. ncbi Cystoscopy in cattle--a valuable additional tool for clinical examination
    Sonja Franz
    Clinic for Ruminants, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Veterinarplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
    Acta Vet Hung 52:423-38. 2004
    ..Cystoscopy facilitates diagnosis through the direct visualisation of mucosal lesions and makes it possible to give a more accurate prognosis based upon the findings...
  63. 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
    ..These studies, however, have been done with rigid cystoscopes. We carried out a study to evaluate whether the technique of fluorescence cystoscopy with HAL was also feasible ..
  64. ncbi Vaginal revision of intravesical tension-free vaginal tape 44 h after initial placement: a case report
    Lisa C Labin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center, 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:223-5. 2007
    ..With this technique, a more invasive surgery including laparotomy with cystotomy might successfully be avoided...
  65. pmc A microbiological evaluation of level of disinfection for flexible cystoscopes protected by disposable endosheaths
    Peter Hjorth Jørgensen
    Department of Urology, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Urol 13:46. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to make a microbiological post disinfection efficacy assessment of flexible cystoscopes (FC) using disposable sterile endosheaths.
  66. ncbi [A look inside the bladder--the human behind it]
    D Hauri
    Urologische Klinik, Universitatsspital, Zurich, Schweiz
    Urologe A 44:401-7. 2005
    ..In the following we do not stress this examination, but focus on those people behind it who shared in paving the way for improvement with their fantasy and energy without neglecting to report on the human and very human aspects...
  67. ncbi Role of 5-aminolevulinic acid in the detection of urothelial premalignant lesions
    Dirk Zaak
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Cancer 95:1234-8. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi Better irrigation delivers better vision: an exploratory study of a novel continuous irrigation sheath for a flexible cystoscope
    Zhensheng Zhang
    Department of Urology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, PR China
    Urology 81:25-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a novel continuous irrigation sheath (NCIS) for improving the vision of a flexible cystoscope under gross hematuria and to investigate whether this NCIS increases patient discomfort...
  69. ncbi The discovery of renal contrast media in Berlin
    Klaus Hierholzer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Schlappengasse 12, D 78476 Allensbach am Bodensee, Germany
    Am J Nephrol 22:295-9. 2002
    After X-rays were detected and cystoscopes had become available, progress in nephrology depended on the development of contrast media which would permit imaging of the kidneys and the urinary system. We describe how A. Binz and C...
  70. ncbi [Transumbilical laparoscopic simple nephrectomy using a flexible cystoscope and standard laparoscopic instruments]
    Octavio A Castillo
    Clínica Indisa, Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Arch Esp Urol 62:296-300. 2009
    ..We present our initial experience with transumbilical surgery in a simple nephrectomy performed with a flexible cystoscope and standard laparoscopic instruments...
  71. ncbi Successful diagnosis of orthotopic rat superficial bladder tumor model by ultrathin cystoscopy
    Hiroshi Asanuma
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Urol 169:718-20. 2003
    ..To our knowledge we present the first diagnosis of orthotopic rat superficial bladder tumor model by ultrathin cystoscopy...
  72. ncbi In utero therapy for lower urinary tract obstruction
    S K Agarwal
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 21:970-6. 2001
    ..It also discusses the limited data against which the efficacy of the various options can be assessed. The current state of fetal intervention is detailed in the present review...
  73. pmc Improving the view at flexible cystoscopy
    D A Payne
    Department of Urology, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 85:132. 2003
  74. ncbi Flexible cystoscopy: is the volume and content of the urethral gel critical?
    M Holmes
    Urology Consultant, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
    J Endourol 15:855-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether volume (10 or 20mL) or the presence of 2% lidocaine (lignocaine) in the gel used for urethral lubrication alters the discomfort felt during flexible cystoscopy...
  75. ncbi Management of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
    C G Waihenya
    Thika District Hospital, P O Box 6117, Thika, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 83:679-83. 2006
    ..To highlight the management of patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder with regards to clinical presentation, treatment and outcome...
  76. ncbi Risk factors for trocar injury to the bladder during mid urethral sling procedures
    Kobi Stav
    Department of Urogynaecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Urol 182:174-9. 2009
    ..We determined the incidence of and risk factors for bladder injury during mid urethral sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence...
  77. pmc Percutaneous endoscopic holmium laser lithotripsy for management of complicated biliary calculi
    Kelly Healy
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JSLS 13:184-9. 2009
    ..Advances in endoscopic techniques have transformed the management of urolithiasis. We sought to evaluate the role of such urological interventions for the treatment of complex biliary calculi...
  78. pmc Metal fatigue causing cystoscope rupture during bladder neck incision
    Alfonso Fernandez
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery and Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    JSLS 15:421-3. 2011
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  79. ncbi Disappearing drain--disaster averted and lesson learnt!
    Vishwanath Hanchanale
    Department of Urology, Leighton Hospital, Crewe, UK
    N Z Med J 120:U2496. 2007
    ..The use of postoperative drains date back to Hippocrates. We report an iatrogenic case of migrated drain into the retroperitoneum. A novel technique using a rigid cystoscope for retrieval is described that prevented another laparotomy...
  80. ncbi Where next for the endoscope?
    Ricardo A Natalin
    Department of Urology, Section of Minimally Invasive Urology, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 6:622-8. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the continued improvement of these minimally invasive technologies will enhance the quality of care that we can offer our patients...
  81. ncbi Mercury and the kidney
    Charles R P George
    Concord Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
    J Nephrol 24:S126-32. 2011
    ..A further contribution it made to nephrology lay in the manufacture of thermometers, sphygmomanometers and cystoscopes.
  82. ncbi Flexible video cystoscope with built-in high-frequency cauterizing element for transurethral resection of bladder tumor
    M Kawakami
    Department of Urology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 8:713-4. 2001
    ..We successfully treated the patient with this technique and no complications were noted. This new flexible video cystoscope was found to be safe for resecting bladder tumor under local anesthesia...
  83. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a newly developed endoscopic resection device (Rotoresect): physical principle and first clinical results
    M S Michel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:1395-400. 2001
    ..To resolve these problems, a new electrosurgical resection device, The Rotoresect, has been developed...
  84. ncbi [Beyond the photodynamic diagnosis: Searching for excellence in the diagnosis of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer]
    J Oliva Encina
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Royo Villanova, Zaragoza, Espana
    Actas Urol Esp 34:657-68. 2010
    ..Among new devices we must emphasize some like Narrow Band Imaging, Optical Coherence Tomography or Laser Confocal Endomicroscopy...
  85. ncbi Chemo-ablation of the prostate with dehydrated alcohol for the treatment of prostatic obstruction
    J Ditrolio
    Division of Urology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    J Urol 167:2100-3; discussion 2103-4. 2002
    ..We confirmed clinically whether chemo-ablation of the prostate with absolute ethanol may be an innovative transurethral approach for the relief of obstructive benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  86. ncbi Legacy of Edwin Beer: fulguration of papillary bladder tumors
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 173:1087-9. 2005
    ..Edwin Beer introduced the first endoscopic treatment of papillary bladder tumors in 1910. This historical review describes how his landmark discovery paved the way for office cystodiathermy to treat recurrent papillary tumors...
  87. ncbi 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...
  88. ncbi Diagnosis and management of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Maria F Tanaka
    Department of Medicine, Section of Medical Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Postgrad Med 123:43-55. 2011
    ..It is important for primary care physicians to recognize the early signs and symptoms of bladder carcinoma, initiate the proper work-up, and refer promptly to a urologist to evaluate suspicious signs and symptoms...
  89. ncbi Flexible cystoscopy: a revolution in urological practice
    Praveen L Pillai
    Department od Urology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 70:583-5. 2009
    ..It can be done under local anaesthesia in the outpatient setting and is thus a highly useful tool. Its role in therapeutic urology is more limited but it still has a place in the management of certain conditions...
  90. ncbi Percutaneous renal surgery: use of flexible nephroscopy and treatment of infundibular stenoses
    Rhonda M Walsh
    Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Endourol 23:1679-85. 2009
    ..We also discuss various new technologies to help in these endeavors, including digital cystoscopes and ureteroscopes and our preferred baskets, as well as our particular techniques for improving stone-free ..
  91. ncbi Laparoscopic pyelolithotomy: optimizing surgical technique
    José A Salvadó
    Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Endourol 23:575-8; discussion 578. 2009
    ..In this report and video, we present our technique of laparoscopic pyelolithotomy assisted by flexible instrumentation to achieve maximal stone clearance in a selected group of patients...
  92. ncbi [Greenlight laser vaporization or conventional electroresection of the prostate for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia--David against Goliath?]
    A Bachmann
    Urologische Klinik, Universitatsspital Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:61-7. 2007
  93. ncbi [Maximilian Nitze (1848-1906): Obstetrician to urology]
    M Reuter
    Museum fur Medizinische Endoskopie Max Nitze, Klinik für Urologie am KOK, Hackstrasse 61, 70190, Stuttgart
    Urologe A 45:1076-83. 2006
    ..This led, after his early death, to the establishment of the German Society for Urology and the Zeitschrift für Urologie in 1906, as well as the organization of the first urological congress in Vienna in 1907...
  94. ncbi A new minimally invasive technique for treating radiation cystitis: the argon-beam coagulator
    Michael P Wines
    Department of Urology, St George Public Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
    BJU Int 98:610-2. 2006
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  95. ncbi [Ultrasound role in assessment of vesicoureteral reflux endoscopic treatment results]
    A Serrano Durba
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital La Fe, Valencia
    Actas Urol Esp 30:402-5. 2006
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  96. ncbi Comparison of flexible grasping forceps and stone basket for removal of retracted ureteral stents
    Udo Nagele
    Department of Urology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 20:418-22. 2006
    ..Grasping the distal end of the stent and removing it depends on the angulation between the extraction device and the stent, the size and length of the instrument, and the force of the branches and resistance of the dislocated stent...
  97. ncbi Endoscopic vaginoscopy in the dog
    Jody P Lulich
    Minnesota Urolith Center, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1352 Boyd Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Theriogenology 66:588-91. 2006
    ..If the urinary tract will also be examined, evaluate the urethra and urinary bladder first and then the vagina. After the reproductive tract is examined, tissue biopsies can be obtained for microscopic evaluation...
  98. ncbi Urethral catheterisation under direct vision using a flexible cystoscope and guide wire
    Diwa N Das
    Lorn and Islands District General Hospital, Glengallan Road, Oban PA34 4HH
    Scott Med J 51:21. 2006
  99. ncbi Milestones in endoscope design for minimally invasive urologic surgery: the sentinel role of a pioneer
    G J Fuchs
    Minimally Invasive Urology Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:S493-9. 2006
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  100. ncbi Novel everting urologic access sheath: potential advantages of decreased cellular advancement
    Affonso H L A Camargo
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 20:153-6. 2006
    ..We created a urinary-tract model to evaluate the in-vitro advancement of cells to compare this technology with using instruments alone...
  101. ncbi Comparison of resolution, contrast, and color differentiation among fiberoptic and digital flexible cystoscopes
    James F Borin
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 20:54-8. 2006
    ..While the development of flexible fiberoptic cystoscopes more than 20 years ago greatly impacted the practice of urology, distal-sensor digital technology may represent ..