Three-year outcome following holmium laser enucleation of the prostate combined with mechanical morcellation in 330 consecutive patients.

@article{Vavassori2008ThreeyearOF,
  title={Three-year outcome following holmium laser enucleation of the prostate combined with mechanical morcellation in 330 consecutive patients.},
  author={Ivano Vavassori and Sergio Valenti and Richard Naspro and Alberto C A Vismara and Vincenzo dell'Acqua and Alberto Manzetti and Rodolfo Hurle},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={599-604}
}
OBJECTIVES A prospective study to assess safety, efficacy, and medium-term durability of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) combined with mechanical morcellation for the treatment of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) due to benign prostate enlargement (BPE). METHODS Between January 2000 and July 2003, 330 consecutive patients underwent HoLEP at our institution. All patients were pre-operatively assessed with transrectal ultrasound gland volume evaluation, maximum urinary flow… CONTINUE READING

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Three - year outcome following holmium laser enucleation of the prostate combined with mechanical morcellation in 330 consecutive patients

  • I Vavassori, S Valenti, R Naspro
  • Eur Urol
  • 2008

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