“There are numerous trials that say that if you use blue light cystoscopy, in about 25% of patients, it will help you pick up a tumor you otherwise would have missed with traditional white light cystoscopy,” says Sanjay Patel, MD.
Urology Times® is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022. To mark the occasion, we are highlighting 50 of the top innovations and developments that have transformed the field of urology over the past 50 years. In this installment, Sanjay Patel, MD, discusses blue light cystoscopy for the detection of bladder cancer. Patel is an assistant professor of urology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma City.