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Interventional treatment: Thulium laser 

Interventional treatment: Thulium laser
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Interventional treatment: Thulium laser
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Andreas Gross

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0019
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date: 27 November 2020

The Thulium:YAG laser is a continuous wave laser for urological soft tissue surgery

2 micron wavelength ensures shallow penetration with effective coagulation

Laser effect is independent from tissue color and vascularization

Multiple techniques for the treatment of BPO possible.

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