Cystoscopy - Atlas General Hospital


Cystoscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to examine the lining of your bladder through a hollow metal tube called cystoscope.

Cytoscope is most commonly used in order to establish the right diagnosis or to carry out a certain therapy procedure. 

Bladder tumors and stones can be removed by using the cytoscope.



Besides this, cytoscopy can be used in the following cases:

-to investigate causes of blood  in the urine

-to investigate causes of white blood cells or pus in the urine (pyuria)

-to identify and evaluate the extent of mucosal bladder and urinary tract damage

-for histopathological examination (biopsy)

-to examine the diverticulum,tumors or stones in the bladder

-to insert various sounds or catheters for additional diagnostics or desobstruction in urinary tract

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