Laser Assisted Urethrotomia Interna

  • A. Schilling
  • A. Friesen
  • R. Böwering
Conference paper

Abstract

Unfortunately cold knife urethrotomy of urethral strictures has only a very limited succsess rate. Recurrences are seen in 50 to 70% of the cases.

Keywords

Catheter Adenoma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schilling
    • 1
  • A. Friesen
    • 1
  • R. Böwering
    • 1
  1. 1.Abtlg. f. UrologieStädt. Krankenhaus München-BogenhausenMünchen 81Deutschland

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