International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 317–322 | Cite as

Nd-Yag laser treatment of bladder tumours

  • R. Kardos
  • P. Magasi
  • A. Karsza


Between 1989 and 1992, 116 patients suffering from bladder tumours had been treated with Nd-Yag laser. In 74 cases only laser treatment was applied, in 42 cases laser treatment was combined with transurethral resection (TUR). The patients were in phases Ta, T1 or T2 and in the majority of them histological examination did not reveal Grade 3. No considerable complications, e. g. perforation of the bladder or severe haemorrhages, were observed during laser treatment. After laser and TUR+laser treatment, respectively, relapses occurred in 16–19% of the cases, considerably less frequently than after treatment with only TUR.


Laser Treatment Bladder Tumour Transitional Cell Carcinoma Transurethral Resection International Urology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kardos
    • 1
  • P. Magasi
    • 1
  • A. Karsza
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyPostgraduate Medical UniversityBudapestHungary

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