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cystoscope

 [sis´to-skōp]
a hollow metal endoscope especially designed for passing through the urethra into the bladder to permit visual inspection of the bladder interior. See also cystoscopy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cys·to·scope

(sis'tō-skōp),
A lighted tubular endoscope for examining the interior of the bladder.
[cysto- + G. skopeō, to examine]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cystoscope

(sĭs′tə-skōp′)
n.
A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.

cys′to·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
cys·tos′co·py (sĭ-stŏs′kə-pē) n.
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cys·to·scope

(sis'tŏ-skōp)
A lighted tubular endoscope for examining the interior of the bladder.
[cysto- + G. skopeō, to examine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cystoscope

A straight tubular instrument which allows illumination of the inside of the urinary bladder so that direct examination, and various forms of treatment, are possible.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Cystoscope

A viewing instrument that is passed up the urethra into the region of the prostate to get a good look at the organ "from the inside."
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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(A) A guidewire (red) was inserted via the cystoscope into the appropriate ureteric orifice.
The flexible scope was placed through the lumen of the plastic beak and then the cystoscope was pushed as far as possible into the bladder (Fig.
Caption: A standard three-way Foley catheter used in OR cases today (top) is shown with a standard cystoscope employed today for cystoscopy (bottom).
It is an ideal intracorporeal lithotriptor for all types of stones as well as large and hard bladder calculi.2 Conventionally transurethral cystolithotripsy with holmium laser is performed by cystoscope or the 26 F resectoscope with a laser bridge.
Rich et at reported that a safe and easy debridement of scar tissue and a healthy anastomosis were achievable by utilizing the light guidance of a flexible cystoscope during posterior urethroplasty in a male child, (21)
In relation to smaller sizes of ureteroscopes compared to rigid cystoscopes, we hypothesised that the ureteroscopes may allow transurethral cystolithotripsy without spinal or general anaesthesia.
The CST-5000 flexible video cystoscope provides vivid images of the internal structures of the bladder.
The definitive diagnosis is made by cystoscopic hydrodistention, in which a bag of fluid hung 100 cm above the patient gets drained into the bladder with the urethra pinched against the cystoscope to create hydrostatic pressure.
It is currently diagnosed using a cystoscope, an instrument which is inserted into the bladder.
A cystoscope can be used to take pictures of the inside of the bladder.
* Use of a cystoscope to examine the bladder and urethra
Outcome variables (dependent variables): prevalence of anxiety, level of anxiety before cystoscopy, prevalence of pain, level of pain at the time of installation on examination table (table), level of pain at the time of cystoscope insertion (insertion), level of pain at the time of cystoscope removal (removal); prevalence of embarrassment, level of embarrassment at the time of installation on examination table (table), level of embarrassment at the time of cystoscope insertion (insertion), level of embarrassment at the time of cystoscope removal (removal).