The use of the Nd:YAG laser in urology.

  title={The use of the Nd:YAG laser in urology.},
  author={Barry S. Stein and Adam R Kendall},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  volume={5 2},
The use of the neodymium:YAG(Nd:YAG) laser in urology in still in its infancy. To date, the most widely published application of this laser is in the treatment of bladder carcinoma. We have utilized the Nd:YAG laser in 23 treatments for superficial bladder tumors. The laser has both advantages and shortcomings, which are thoroughly addressed. In our hands… CONTINUE READING