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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 4/26/2020

Updated by: Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.