Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): long-term results, reoperation rate, and possible impact of the learning curve.

@article{Elzayat2007HolmiumLE,
  title={Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): long-term results, reoperation rate, and possible impact of the learning curve.},
  author={Ehab A. Elzayat and Mostafa M. Elhilali},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={
          1465-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate long-term outcomes and reoperation rate of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for patients with symptomatic enlarged prostate, including patients who were operated during the learning curve. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 118 patients who underwent HoLEP between March 1998 and February 2001 at our institution. This analysis represented our initial experience with the technique reflecting our learning curve. The voiding outcome parameters, operative… CONTINUE READING
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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): long-term results, reoperation rate, and possible impact of the learning curve

  • EA Elzayat, MM Elhihali
  • Eur Urol ;52:1465–72
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