Nd:YAG Laser Treatment of Bladder Tumors

  • A. G. Hofstetter


Since 1976 we have treated more than 1000 patients with urinary bladder tumors of stages pTA-pT4 with the Nd:YAG laser.1,3


Catheter Perforation Mitomycin Flushing Tomycin 


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  1. 1.
    Hofstetter A, Frank F: The Nd: YAG Laser in Urology. Editiones Roche, Basel, 1979.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Meier U, Hofstetter A, Pfluger H: Effects of intravesical instillation of mitomycin after endoscopic treatment with TUR or laser on recurrence rate of bladder tumors. XXth Congress of the International Society for Urology, Vienna, 1985.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Staehler G, Hofstetter A, Schmiedt E, Keiditsch E: Endoskopische Laser-Bestrahlung von Blasentumoren des Menschen. Fortschr Med 95: 3, 1977.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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