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A History of 'cystoscope' in Urology:

Edwin Hurry Fenwick

1856 - 1944

One of the earliest adopters of the cystoscope

Frank Kidd

1878 - 1934

Co-founder of the British Journal of Urology in 1929

Sir Eric Riches

1897 - 1987

Described a popular new cystoscope and attachments



From candlelight to xenon & laser light

Brown-Buerger Cystoscope


Single sheath; multiple instruments

Wolf Cystoscope


Innovative angled viewing

Riches Cystoscope


The first standardised cystoscope

Braasch Cystoscope


Designed at the Mayo Clinic

Ringleb Cystoscope


The best ever?

Riches Cystoscope with the Kidd's Ball


First standardised telescope

History of the Cystoscope

1865 - 2009

From Cruise to the present

Sir Eric W Riches

1951 - 1987

Designer of an integrated cystoscope

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