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Prospective single-centre comparison of 120-W diode-pumped solid-state high-intensity system laser vaporization of the prostate and 200-W high-intensive diode-laser ablation of the prostate for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Authors
  • Ruszat, Robin
  • Seitz, Michael
  • Wyler, Stephen F
  • Müller, Georg
  • Rieken, Malte
  • Bonkat, Gernot
  • Gasser, Thomas C
  • Reich, Oliver
  • Bachmann, Alexander
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Urology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2009
Volume
104
Issue
6
Pages
820–825
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2009.08452.x
PMID: 19239441
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both systems investigated provide good tissue ablative properties. The HiDi laser at 980 nm is more favourable in terms of haemostasis. The penetration depths, resulting in coagulation necrosis and leading to increased re-treatment, bladder neck stricture and incontinence rates, were higher with the HiDi laser.

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