Thulium:YAG laser enucleation (VapoEnucleation) of the prostate: safety and durability during intermediate-term follow-up

@article{Bach2009ThuliumYAGLE,
  title={Thulium:YAG laser enucleation (VapoEnucleation) of the prostate: safety and durability during intermediate-term follow-up},
  author={Thorsten Bach and Christopher Netsch and Axel Haecker and Maurice-Stephan Michel and Thomas R W Herrmann and Andreas J. Gross},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={39-43}
}
Thulium:YAG (Tm:YAG) VapoEnucleation has been introduced and relief of obstruction was demonstrated. The aim of this study was to proof durability of the outcomes in patients with an postoperative follow-up >12 month. VapoEnucleation was performed using a 70 Watt continuous-wave-laser. After enucleation tissue was morcellated within the bladder. Patients were followed in terms of improvement of uroflow, intra- and postoperative course and for occurring complications. 88 consecutive patients… CONTINUE READING

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