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Transurethral ultrasound-guided laser-induced prostatectomy
Author(s): Richard K. Babayan; Robert A. Roth
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Paper Abstract

A transurethral ultrasound-guided Nd:YAG laser delivery system has been developed for use as an alternative approach to the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. The TULIP system has been extensively tested in canine models and is currently undergoing FDA trials in humans.

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Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1421, Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43903
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Richard K. Babayan, Boston Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States)
Robert A. Roth, Lahey Clinic (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1421:
Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery
Graham M. Watson; Rudolf W. Steiner; Joseph J. Pietrafitta, Editor(s)

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