Corpus ID: 39182492

A standard diathermy cystoscope.

  title={A standard diathermy cystoscope.},
  author={E. Riches},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={2 5041},
  • E. Riches
  • Published 1957
  • Medicine
  • British medical journal
  • previously described (Riches, 1955). It is based on Frank Kidd's diathermy cystoscope (1925), which was designed for the destruction of large papillary tumours of the bladder at a single session. The use of that instrument over many years has given convincing evidence of its value, but it suffers from the drawbacks of having a small field of vision and in particular a small irrigating channel. Moreover, its bakelite construction makes it fragile and has been found unnecessary. The present… CONTINUE READING