Dr. M. Saad Khan is a medical oncologist and hematologist at Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy in Baltimore, a division of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy.
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The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center at Mercy is led by Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Chang, and Dr. Brendan Collins -recognized specialists in breast reconstruction and restoration.
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The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is part of The Gynecology Center at Mercy. Our skilled team of physicians utilizes a combination of diagnostic tools such as cystoscopy to diagnose urogynecologic conditions.
Cystoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the inside of the bladder and the urethra. The procedure is used to examine problems and conditions of the urinary tract. The procedure can be completed several ways, using local anesthetic or general anesthesia, depending on the reason for the exam.
Cystoscopy is performed using an instrument known as a cystoscope. A cystoscope is a hallow tube equipped with a lens. The cystoscope is inserted into your urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The cystoscope is then slowly advanced into the bladder for examination. In some cases, additional instruments may be used to take a tissue sample (biopsy).
Cystoscopy is a diagnostic tool that may be used to examine gynecologic conditions including the following:
The gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care will help determine when a cystoscopy is a suitable diagnostic tool.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland is the flagship Center of Excellence in the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy. The Institute includes The Gynecology Center and The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy offering physician and surgical expertise in the treatment of endometriosis, urogynecology, adolescent gynecology and well woman care, as well as benign or non-cancerous conditions of the female genital tract and malignant or cancerous conditions such as uterine, ovarian and cervical cancer.
Mercy Medical Center has been recognized for multiple years in the Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.
Dr. Beman Khulpateea is a Fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist, providing advanced surgical options for women facing the challenge of a GYN cancer diagnosis.
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