Cystoscopy Treatment in Bangalore | Nelivigi Multispeciality Hospital offers advanced Treatment for Cystoscopy in Bangalore by experienced doctors & surgeons. Cystoscopy is a test in which an endoscope is inserted through the urine passage in the penis. This is done to check for any abnormality in the urethra, prostate, bladder neck, and the urinary bladder.
How is it done?
This is done either under local anesthesia or general anesthesia. It can be done in an Out-Patient setting is done under local anesthesia and in the Operation Room setting is done under general anesthesia. A cystoscope is a metal tube measuring about 5-7 mm in diameter with a lens at one end. It is inserted and the above organs are inspected. The procedure takes about 5 minutes. At the end of the procedure, the patient can go home immediately or after the effects of anesthesia wears off.
Why is cystoscopy done?
It is done to evaluate the following conditions:
- Hematuria or blood in the urine
- Obstructive urinary symptoms
- Irritative urinary symptoms
- Recurrent urinary infections
- Surveillance of cancers of bladder or urethra
- Enlarged prostate
- Follow-up in stricture urethra
- Ureteric problems like reflux or obstruction
What are the complications of cystoscopy?
There are no significant complications. The patient may complain of a mild burning sensation in urine or mild blood in urine both of which are self-limited.
No special care is needed after the procedure.