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Ureteral biopsy

Ureteral biopsy

Overview

The cystoscope enters through the urethra, then the bladder, in order for the guidewire to gain access to the ureter.

Review Date 5/23/2016

Updated by: Jennifer Sobol, DO, urologist with the Michigan Institute of Urology, West Bloomfield, MI. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.