Mr Thyer offers specialist management of prostate cancer.
Mr Thyer has a special interest in robotic and laparoscopic surgery for prostate and kidney cancer but also performs surgery for many other urological conditions.
Flexible cystoscopy is the examination of the inside lining of the urethra and bladder using a thin flexible scope. It is used to investigate many urinary tract issues. Some examples include unexplained blood in the urine, urinary infections, trouble urinating, to check the bladder for cancer, to investigate unexplained bladder or urethral pain or to remove ureteric stents.
Ten days prior to the procedure you should notify Mr Thyer’s rooms if you are taking any blood thinning medication. If Mr Thyer has requested a urine test please make sure this is completed at least 7 days prior to the procedure.
On arrival at hospital you will be given a gown to change in to. You should keep your shoes on for the procedure to protect your feet. Under local anaesthetic, Mr Thyer will examine the inside lining of the urethra and bladder using a thin flexible scope. You will be able to see the image whilst the procedure is performed. After the procedure the nurse will check you have passed urine then you will be sent home with a copy of Mr Thyer’s procedure report.
The outcome of the procedure will determine follow up required. If you are unsure of the follow up plan on the operation report please call Mr Thyer’s rooms to clarify.
Following the procedure, you should contact Mr Thyer if you: