Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP): A Technical Update

  title={Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP): A Technical Update},
  author={Ramsay L. Kuo and Ryan F. Paterson and S. Cao Kim and Tib{\'e}rio M Siqueira and Mostafa M. Elhilali and James E. Lingeman},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  pages={6 - 6}
INTRODUCTION: Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) combined with mechanical morcellation represents the latest refinement of holmium:YAG surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Utilizing this technique, even the largest of glands can be effectively treated with minimal morbidity. The learning curve remains an obstacle, preventing more widespread adoption of this procedure. This paper provides an outline of the HoLEP technique as is currently used at two centers… CONTINUE READING
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