Laser therapy in the management of benign and malignant tumours in the colon and rectum

  • Neville Krasner
  • Published 1989 in International Journal of Colorectal Disease


Since 1983 the Neodymium-YAG laser has been used endoscopically to treat 93 patients with inoperable colorectal carcinoma and 18 patients with benign sessile adenomas. In an additional 11 patients with colorectal cancer, photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been applied using an argonpumped dye laser. Objective and subjective measurements of quality of life have… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01648540

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