bladder wash


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bladder wash

Filling the urinary bladder with liquid and then collecting the liquid after voiding to analyze it for abnormal cells or disease markers.
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We found the BTA Test to be superior to voided urine cytology and bladder wash cytology for diagnosing bladder cancer in patients suspected of having the disease," said Leyh, the lead author of the abstract published in the May issue of the Journal of Urology.
Comparison of the BTA statTM test with voided urine cytology and bladder wash cytology in the diagnosis and monitoring of bladder cancer.
Currently, DMSO is the only one approved by the FDA as a bladder wash for IC.