Holmium laser enucleation for prostatic adenoma: analysis of learning curve over the course of 70 consecutive cases.

@article{Seki2003HolmiumLE,
  title={Holmium laser enucleation for prostatic adenoma: analysis of learning curve over the course of 70 consecutive cases.},
  author={Narihito Seki and Osamu Mochida and Naoko Kinukawa and Kazuyuki Sagiyama and Seiji Naito},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 5},
  pages={1847-50}
}
PURPOSE We elucidate the learning curve, efficacy and safety of holmium laser enucleation of prostatic adenomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed data on 70 patients who had undergone holmium laser enucleation for prostatic adenoma. All patients were assessed preoperatively and at an interval of 6 months postoperatively based on the International Prostate Symptom Score, quality of life index, peak urinary flow rate and post-void residual urine measurement. All complications… CONTINUE READING