Have you seen blood in your urine? Do you suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections? Do you suspect a bladder tumor? Examination with a flexible cystoscope allow to make an accurate diagnosis!
There is no need for any extra preparations for cystoscopic examination. The only additional recommendation is to urinate directly before the procedure. The doctor will certainly start a conversation with the patient from an accurate interview, so it is worth to remember the history of your illness, medications, etc.
Flexible cystoscopy consists of inspection of the inside of the bladder, urethra and the urine itself. It is carried out by a doctor assisted by a nurse. The patient is place during the examination on a special urological chair with leg supports (legs are raised up and bent at the hips and knees). In the case of cystoscopy, the choice of method undoubtedly influences the final result and comfort of na examination.
Painless hematuria, frequent urination, chronic pain|
|Problems with passing urine|
|Recurrent urinary tract infections|
|Suspicion of bladder or urethral tumors|
|Suspected bladder cancer|
|Bladder stone or its suspicion|
|Malformations of the lower urinary tract|
After the cystoscopic examination. Flexible cystoscopy usually does not involve the need for hospitalization. After the examination, the patient may feel discomfort, and in some cases may experience transient hematuria, but painless cystoscopy is basically a safe examination. To prevent infections, after and sometimes before the examination patient takes antibacterial drugs. In order that the symptoms that appear after the procedure disappear faster, it is recommended, among other things, to drink more fluids. It's worth remembering that if you have any worrying symptoms after the procedure, you should see a doctor.
It adapts to the curvatures of the urethra, thanks to which the procedure does not cause greater irritation. Modern equipment also means a better resolution of the image from the cystoscopy. The examination allows for a really accurate diagnosis.
Cystoscopy is a compulsory examination when many diseases are suspected, including chronic inflammation of the bladder, urolithiasis, existing bladder and urethral defects and suspicion of bladder tumor. It is also performed in the case of some lower urinary tract symptoms and in case of diagnostics after removal of bladder tumors. Patients referred for this examination come to the urologist with such problems as hematuria, urolithiasis and bladder pain. If cystoscopy is needed, that the best is the flexible one, health is what matters most. Cystoscopy as a prophylactic test allows not only to save on the costs of possible treatment, but also can save life and improve its comfort.
Flexible cystoscopy allows quick peek at the urinary tract. This is an alternative to the use of a rigid cystoscope, with a much larger external diameter and, as the name suggests, not able to adapt to the curvature of the urethra, which causing unpleasant sensations during the study. If a bladder tumor is suspected, the flexural cystoscopy enables the removal of the tissue section and its transfer for analysis. The price of testing in a more comfortable variant is higher, which is the result of much higher depreciation costs of this device.
Our help covers a wide range of urological problems, we diagnose diseases of male and female genitals, urinary tract stones and erectile dysfunction. If necessary, a painless cystoscopy is performed. Our urologists have many years of experience and appropriate qualifications. We guarantee full professional medical assistance in a casual setting and stress-free atmosphere. Our specialists make every effort to provide patients with the highest possible comfort. In order to get acquainted with the details of our medical assistance and price list, please contact us by phone.