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Why is cystoscopy performed?

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Cystoscopy is performed to do the following:

  • To diagnose and evaluate diseases of the urinary tract
  • To identify cancers of the bladder or urethra
  • To determine the cause of pain in the urinary tract

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

SOURCES: 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

 American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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