The evolution of lasers in urology.

  title={The evolution of lasers in urology.},
  author={Amir D. Zarrabi and Andreas J. Gross},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in urology},
  volume={3 2},
The world's first laser was developed by Theodore Maiman in 1960. Over the course of the past five decades, this technology has evolved into a highly specialized entity, also finding a niche market in the field of urology. Lasers obtained from various lasing mediums producing amplified light of different wavelengths have been tested for urological applications. Today, these lasers are most commonly used in the surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia and as intracorporeal… CONTINUE READING

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