(2) There is also a rising concern regarding frequent cystoscopies
, as this procedure has been shown to cause infection, (3) hematuria, (4) pain, (5) and anxiety.
There are approximately 1.4 million surveillance cystoscopies
performed in the US annually," said Kjetil Hestdal, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Photocure.
The clinic performed nearly 1,200 cystoscopies
last year and averaged 1,150 annually over the past three years.
residents are required by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to have completed 15 cystoscopies
by the time they graduate, and according to recent survey findings, residents are more likely to utilize universal cystoscopy at the time of hysterectomy than currently practicing gynecologic surgeons.
Of the total 1500 flexible cystoscopies
performed, 810(54%) comprised females and 690(46%) males.
Ta T1 low and intermediate transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: recurrence rates and the timing of check cystoscopies
within first year.
The frequency of cystoscopies
is tailored to the patient's degree of risk (Babjuk et al 2010).
Accurate prediction of UCC recurrence could significantly reduce the number of cystoscopies
performed during patient follow-up.
SurgiSafe[R] Absorbent Floor Pads are a convenient, effective method of containing and controlling waste fluid generated during aqueous procedures such as arthroscopies and cystoscopies
. They hold 25 times their own weight in fluids and are available in a variety, of surface area sizes.
Since we did not use any local anesthesia during cystoscopies
, the present results may be difficult to generalize.
Since then, he and his colleagues at Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, have been evaluating the use of 0.1 mL of 10% sodium fluorescein IV during cystoscopies
performed at the end of gynecologic surgeries, measuring the time to visualization and the level of satisfaction with the dye.