Cystoscopic treatment of bladder growths
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Summary: Shows a male patient being prepared for cystoscopy with a cystoscope (instrument for looking into the bladder). Cystoscopy being performed and the bladder growth being treated with an electric current. Also treatment with radon seeds (radioactive seeds) inserted into the bladder. 2 segments.
Title number: 18003
Description: Segment 1 The operating theatre is shown, with the patient in position on the bed. The cystoscope is inserted into the penis. The telescope is inserted into the penis and the irrigator is connected. The intertitles note that the irrigation of the area is continuous. The electrode is prepared and inserted into the penis. A view of the interior of the bladder is shown, with the electrode engaging the bladder growth and 'burning' it. The 'brush' electrode is demonstrated. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:07:56:08 Length: 00:07:56:08 Segment 2 Bleeding is shown in the bladder, with the intertitles noting that this is why irrigation of the area is so important. The method of implanting radon seeds into a bladder growth is shown. The seeds are dipped in Vaseline and then projected into the growth. An instrument is inserted into the growth, the electric current turned on and then the radon seeds are pushed into the growth. An x-ray of the bladder area is seen, showing six seeds. Time start: 00:07:56:08 Time end: 00:12:43:00 Length: 00:04:46:17
Credits: Produced by Kenneth Walker and R. Ogier Ward
Keywords: Urologic Surgical Procedures; Cystoscopes; Cystoscopy; Urinary Bladder Calculi -- therapy; Urinary Bladder Neoplasms -- therapy; Radon -- therapeutic use
Locations: United Kingdom; England