cystocentesis


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cystocentesis

puncture of the bladder for the purpose of obtaining an uncontaminated urine sample. Usually performed through the abdominal wall in the suprapubic position. Called also vesicopuncture.
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Cystocentesis. By permission from Ettinger SJ, Feldman E, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Saunders, 2004
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If your dog just isn't up for a free-catch sample, the other options are catheterization (for male dogs) and cystocentesis.
Cystocentesis (often just referred to as "cysto") is a procedure that involves the collection of urine directly from the urinary bladder through a needle that is passed through the abdominal wall into the bladder.
For Cystocentesis the bladder was griped and urine was collected under sterilized conditions by using 23 gauge needle at an angle of 45Adeg as per Crow and Swlshaw (1987).
Urine, blood and bone marrow samples were collected by jugular venipuncture, cystocentesis and/or urethral catheter, and sternal puncture, respectively.
It was fortunate that this dog had not undergone a "blind stick" for cystocentesis, since it is likely that the hydrocolpos would have been perforated at that time.
Based on history per abdominal cystocentesis using 20 gauge hypodermic needle was done to relieve pressure from extremely tense urinary bladder.
5 mg/kg of furosemide (a diuretic) to animals to collect their urine during micturition or by cystocentesis.
Additionally, medial cystocentesis was performed to evaluate urine, which was evaluated with strips and an optic microscope for sediment.
The beauty of a cystocentesis sample is that, if bacteria are detected, one can be certain they were living in the bladder.
A more accurate sample can be collected by doing a cystocentesis.
A dog's oral swab and cystocentesis for urine collection were carried out immediately Cystocentesis was performed by aseptic technique: prepubic hair was clipped and the skin was cleaned and disinfected with alcohol and clorhexidine before the insertion of a needle connected to a 10 mL syringe to collect urine directly from the dog's bladder.