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GreenLight photoselective vaporization of prostate – a technical review

Abstract

GreenLight photoselective vaporization of prostate (PVP) is increasingly becoming popular as a day case operation in many countries. The learning curve with this technique appears to be small. However, training is still somewhat limited as are formal descriptions of the technique. We review the technical aspects of this procedure.

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Rajbabu, K., Muir, G. GreenLight photoselective vaporization of prostate – a technical review. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 10, S6–S9 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.pcan.4500952

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Keywords

  • GreenLight PVP
  • TURP
  • transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)
  • prostate specific antigen (PSA)
  • spiral technique
  • high performance system (HPS)

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