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Role of lasers in urology

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Abstract

Laser technology has long been a standard treatment for many diseases. In particular, laser treatment is considered the standard of care in various urological diseases. While originally primarily restricted to stone treatment, lasers have since evolved to play an important role even in the treatment of malignant diseases. In this review, we take a closer look at the history of lasers in urology and some implications for treatments today.

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Submitted
17 Sep 2018
Accepted
06 Nov 2018
First published
12 Nov 2018

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019,18, 295-303
Article type
Perspective

Role of lasers in urology

S. M. Korn, N. A. Hübner, C. Seitz, S. F. Shariat and H. Fajkovic, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, 18, 295
DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00409A

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