Cystoscopy is a procedure in which a pencil-thin tube is inserted into the urethra to look inside the bladder and urethra. A ureteroscopy involves the insertion of a thin instrument into the ureter, usually with a general anesthesia, in order to view the ureter or remove blockages. Read more: Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy Article
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