Joseph V Ditrolio

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The 980 nm/1470 nm diode laser represents the latest in laser technology for photovaporization of the prostate. Surgeons have already used this device in both inpatient and outpatient (office and ASC) setting to produce transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) like lesions-albeit with fewer complications than traditional methods. The objective of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Urologic resectoscope loops often are manipulated to reposition the angle. The effects of these maneuvers on the efficiency and functionality of the loop have never been tested. Our goal was to evaluate the changes in tensile strength, conductivity, and dispersion of cautery effect resulting from such manipulation. MATERIALS AND(More)
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