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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 427-429

Holmium laser fulguration of superficial urothelial carcinoma of the pendulous urethra


Department of Urology, University of California Irvine and Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Michael A Liss
University of California - Irvine, Department of Urology, 333 City Blvd Suite W2100, Orange, CA 92868
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.105758

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Urothelial carcinoma may occur anywhere in the urinary tract including the pendulous urethra. To prevent urethral stricture after resection and monopolor fulguration we describe the use of the holmium laser to fulgurate recurrent pTa UC from the urethra. The surgical approach was staged and provided excellent long term results for management of superficial UC.


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