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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Urologist Use of Cystoscopy for Patients Presenting with Hematuria in the United States



abstract
 

Conclusions

Despite guidelines emphasizing the importance of cystoscopy in hematuria evaluations, just over one-third of patients diagnosed with hematuria by urologists undergo this procedure. There also appears to be considerable misallocation of cystoscopy for hematuria patients, with excessive use among low-risk patients and significant potential for missed cancer cases among those at higher risk of malignancy.

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