Lasers in urology.

E. T. Fernandes, P. Gleich, C. Ercole

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Laser therapy has many applications in the treatment of urologic diseases. The advantages of laser treatment over conventional techniques are less bleeding and pain and a reduced need for anesthesia. The development of new fibers and right-angle delivery systems allows new applications for laser therapy. We review the current indications, advantages, and disadvantages of using lasers for the management of the various urogenital lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-26
Number of pages4
JournalMinnesota medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1995

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