laser vaporization


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laser vaporization

The resection of tissue by converting it to gas with laser energy.
See also: vaporization
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Lithium triborate laser vaporization of the prostate using the 120 W, high performance system laser: High performance all the way?
Photoselective potassiumtitanyl- phosphate laser vaporization of the benign obstructive prostate: observations on long-term outcomes.
A randomized trial of citanest with octapressin for relief of pain associated with laser vaporization of the cervix.
First, transurethral holmium laser vaporization was used to the urethral tumour through a 6-Fr Storz ureteroscope, and the lesions in the urethra were ablated using a 300-[micro]m fibre with settings of 30 Hz and 2.
Multiple apocrine hidrocystomas: treatment with carbon dioxide laser vaporization.
High-power potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP/532) laser vaporization prostatectomy: 4 years later" (Ruszat R, Wyler s, Rieken M, Abe C, Gasser T, Bachmann, A)
GreenLight laser vaporization of the prostate: Single-center experience and long-term results after 500 procedures.
1,8,9) Among the acceptable methods of removal are curettage followed by light electrocauterization of the base, liquid nitrogen application, carbon dioxide laser vaporization, and electrosurgery.
Laser vaporization of the prostate procedures to treat BPH are now being reimbursed by Medicare under the New Technology Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) Code 2525 (CMS Transmittal 132, Publication 100-04) at $3,750 per treatment, about twice the old reimbursement rate.
Contract notice: Supply of products and equipment required for the prostate with green laser vaporization bound to the university health care complex of leon.
These 30 patents provide an over-arching position in all currently recognized, commercially-viable methods of nanotube production, including the electric arc, laser vaporization, supported catalyst, gas phase, and seeded growth processes.
Several new treatment modalities, such as laser vaporization (the fastest growing modality), have been developed to reduce TURP-related complications and to provide patients with the option of having these procedures performed in an out-patient setting.