What is the role of ureteroscopy in the preoperative workup of partial cystectomy?

Updated: Apr 03, 2019
  • Author: E Jason Abel, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Ureteroscopy can help directly visualize and allow for biopsy of any suspicious lesion in the ureter or renal collecting system. However, ureteroscopy is invasive and is generally not performed without suspicion based on imaging studies.


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