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Urethroscopy, cystoscopy, and biopsy of the feline lower urinary tract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9157646     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article discusses the utility and limitations of urethroscopy and cystoscopy in both male and female cats. The special equipment and techniques necessary to adequately visualize the urethra and bladder of female cats are described in some detail. The emerging ability to visualize the male urethra is introduced. Photographs taken through the cystoscope are used to illustrate both normal anatomy and lesions likely to be encountered with cats with lower urinary tract disease. Cystoscopy is an important diagnostic tool for an inclusionary and exclusionary diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (sterile idiopathic inflammation).
Authors:
D J Chew; T Buffington; M S Kendall; S D Osborn; B E Woodsworth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0195-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Small Anim. Pract.     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-20     Completed Date:  1997-05-20     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809942     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  441-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia / veterinary
Animals
Biopsy / methods,  veterinary*
Cat Diseases / diagnosis,  pathology
Cats / anatomy & histology*
Cystoscopy / methods,  veterinary*
Endoscopy / methods,  veterinary
Female
Male
Urethra / pathology
Urinary Tract / pathology*
Urinary Tract Infections / diagnosis,  pathology,  veterinary
Urinary Tract Physiological Phenomena
Urologic Diseases / diagnosis,  pathology,  veterinary

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