Are contact laser, interstitial laser, and transurethral ultrasound-guided laser-induced prostatectomy superior to transurethral prostatectomy?

@article{Horninger1997AreCL,
  title={Are contact laser, interstitial laser, and transurethral ultrasound-guided laser-induced prostatectomy superior to transurethral prostatectomy?},
  author={Wolfgang Horninger and Gunter Janetschek and Gordon Watson and Andreas Reissigl and H einer Strasser and Georg Bartsch},
  journal={The Prostate},
  year={1997},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={255-63}
}
BACKGROUND In order to assess the value of various new therapeutic modalities in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), we performed a prospective study comparing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) to contact Laser, interstitial Laser, and transurethral ultrasound-guided laser-induced prostatectomy (TULIP). METHODS The following parameters were evaluated preoperatively as well as 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery: prostatic volume, urinary flow rate, postvoid… CONTINUE READING