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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for the treatment of size-independent BPH: A single-center experience of 600 cases.

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Summary of "Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for the treatment of size-independent BPH: A single-center experience of 600 cases."

Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is an endourologic minimal invasive intervention of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). The interest on HoLEP is increasing in the literature. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the learning curve and our preliminary results.

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Name: Turkish journal of urology
ISSN: 2149-3235
Pages: 1-7

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