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Lithotripsy, Laser

Known as: Laser lithotripsy, Lithotripsies, Laser 
Fragmentation of CALCULI, notably urinary or biliary, by LASER.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Scant data exist on the utility of the holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser for the treatment of biliary or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy (PCNL) is the current standard of care for management of large renal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Percutaneous nephrolithotomy has been the standard of care for intrarenal calculi greater than 2 cm. Flexible… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of optical pulse duration on stone retropulsion… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The high-power Thulium fiber laser has previously been shown to rapidly vaporize and coagulate soft… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE We assessed the effectiveness and safety of holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for managing upper urinary tract calculi in a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE We compared the safety and efficacy of ureteroscopy with intracorporeal holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
This paper describes in simple terms the physics of laser-calculus interactions and introduces a method with which physicians can… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Evidence is presented that the fragmentation process of long-pulse Holmium:YAG (Ho:YAG) lithotripsy is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE We tested the hypothesis that holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy speed is best maximized by using low pulse energy at high… Expand
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