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How long does a cystoscopy take?

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If any tissue appears abnormal, a biopsy (tissue sample) can be taken through the cystoscope to be analyzed. The entire procedure generally takes about 15 to 20 minutes.

From: Cystoscopy or Bladder Scope Test WebMD Medical Reference

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

 American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

 American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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