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An instrument for examining the interior of the urethra.

u′re·thros′co·py (yo͝or′ə-thrŏs′kə-pē) n.
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the use of the urethroscope to examine the urethra.
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To distinguish urethral stricture from bladder neck contracture, urethral stricture was confirmed by urethroscopy and urethrography.
Gentle pressure was applied to the midperineum dorsal to the level of the membranous urethra during urethroscopy to evaluate the mobility and coaptation of the sphincteric mechanism.
Apart from the usual uses of urethroscopy in dilation, direct visual internal urethrotomy, and primary endoscopic realignment in pelvic fracture urethral injury, the use of urethroscopy is important for planning and performance of urethroplasty [1-4].
was in septic shock, also the patient presented here had no signs of necrosis on urethroscopy while the opposite was true for the Babaeer et al.
A small passage between urethra and the bladder was identified by simultaneous urethroscopy and antegrade cystoscopy through the suprapubic canal.
A cystoscopy and urethroscopy suggested no involvement and the cyst was enucleated.
Differential diagnosis should be excluded by careful clinical examination, urethroscopy, and radiological examinations.
Urethroscopy was performed via both urethras and determined that while the dorsal urethra opened to the bladder neck with a narrow proximal lumen, the ventral urethra opened to the bladder neck with a normal calibre.
This is accomplished with fluoroscopy or urethroscopy, and both antegrade imaging and retrograde imaging are required to realign the urethra prior to passing a Foley catheter.
One week preoperatively and 2, 4 and 8 weeks postoperatively, all the animals underwent urethroscopy and urethrography.