A systematic review of holmium laser prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

@article{Tooher2004ASR,
  title={A systematic review of holmium laser prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia.},
  author={R. Tooher and Peter Sutherland and Anthony Costello and Peter J Gilling and Guy Rees and Guy J Maddern},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={171 5},
  pages={1773-81}
}
PURPOSE We undertook a systematic review to assess the safety and efficacy of holmium laser prostatectomy compared to transurethral resection of the prostate. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched literature databases through August 2002. Holmium laser studies, including holmium laser resection of the prostate (HoLRP) and holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), of any design, and the transurethral prostatectomy (TURP) arms of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with sample sizes… CONTINUE READING

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