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New Iglesias resectoscope with continuous irrigation, simultaneous suction and low intravesical pressure.
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PMID:  1195477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The new Iglesias resectoscope that allows simultaneous suction, continuous irrigation and low intravesical pressure is described. Advantages of this instrument include no interruption, better endoscopic vision by a continuous clear inflow of more than 600 ml. per minute, a low intravesical pressure less than 10 mm. Hg during the transurethral resection, shorter operating time, less bleeding, easier teaching and no more wet floor and wet surgeon. Since the entire amount of irrigating fluid is collected blood loss can be calculated and the amount of absorption can be determined.
J J Iglesias; A Sporer; A C Gellman; J J Seebode
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1975 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-02-09     Completed Date:  1976-02-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  929-33     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Irrigation* / instrumentation
Middle Aged
Prostatectomy / instrumentation*
Surgical Instruments*
Urinary Bladder*

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