Module 17: Cystourethroscopy and Urologic Surgery for the Gynecologist

The module begins with a detailed discussion of the anatomy of the urethra, bladder, and lower ureter utilizing extensive cadaver dissections. The next section deals with cystoscopy and begins with an overview of instrumentation and techniques to perform office cystoscopy, as well as intraoperative urethroscopy and cystoscopy. A video atlas of abnormal findings is presented and discussed. Operative cystoscopy demonstrating techniques of ureteral catheter placement, bladder biopsy, intravesical botox injection, and urethral collagen injection are shown. Techniques for placement of a suprapubic catheter as well as how to perform an advertent cystotomy transvesically pass ureteral catheters as well as appropriately close the bladder are demonstrated.