Morbidity following cystoscopy: comparison of flexible and rigid techniques.

  title={Morbidity following cystoscopy: comparison of flexible and rigid techniques.},
  author={S W Denholm and Ian G. Conn and J E Newsam and Geoffrey D. Chisholm},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  volume={66 2},
Recent reports on the value of local anaesthetic flexible cystoscopy have emphasised excellent tolerance and preference for the technique over general anaesthetic rigid cystoscopy. However, no study has yet compared the post-operative morbidity rates of these procedures. Tolerance, preference and post-operative symptoms in 100 patients undergoing local anaesthetic flexible cystoscopy were compared with those in 100 patients undergoing general anaesthetic rigid cystoscopy. On initial questioning… CONTINUE READING

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