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Fiber-Optic Confocal Microscopy of the Urinary Tract Histopathology

The goal of the study is to develop a novel approach to obtain real time optical biopsy of urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder tumors) during urinary tract endoscopy using a novel fibered confocal microscope.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: Mauna Kea Technologies

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: Fibered confocal microscope


Inclusion Criteria:Research subjects with suspected urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder
tumors) who are scheduled to undergo cystoscopy with possible excisional biopsy (e.g.
transurethral resection of bladder tumor) in the operating room. Exclusion
Criteria:History of hypersensitivity to fluorescein; active urinary tract infection;
pregnant; currently breast feeding;

Ages Eligible for Study

N/A - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Jospeh C Liao, M.D.