Laser applications in urology

Viacheslav Iremashvili, Robert Marcovich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Summary of laser-tissue interactions in urology. Holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for calculi. Laser treatment of benign prostatic enlargement. Laser incision of urethral and ureteral strictures. Other laser applications in urology for treatment of penile carcinoma, partial nephrectomy, etc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in Dermatology and Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationDental and Medical Applications
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages163-177
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783319762203
ISBN (Print)9783319762180
DOIs
StatePublished - May 24 2018

Keywords

  • Holmium laser benign prostatic hyperplasia laser prostate ablation laser prostate enucleation
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Renal stone
  • Ureteral stone laser lithotripsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Dentistry(all)

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