[The use of laser vaporization for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia].

@article{Ustinov2013TheUO,
  title={[The use of laser vaporization for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia].},
  author={Dmitry V. Ustinov and Denis Kholtobin and E V Kul'chavenia and B. I. Aizikovich},
  journal={Urologiia},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          74-6, 78-9
        }
}
Results of use of UroBeam laser diode in 72 patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) were analyzed. Average prostate volume was 67.29 +/- 26.72 cm3, the duration of vaporization--69.2 +/- 23.7 min. Blood loss was minimal. In the period from 2 weeks to 4 months after surgery, 9 patients have developed acute urinary retention. In the early postoperative period, acute prostatitis was diagnosed in 7 patients and was jugulated using drug treatment. The laser vaporization of BPH led to a… CONTINUE READING
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