Guidelines on lasers and technologies

Source:
European Association of Urology - EAU
Publisher:
European Association of Urology (EAU)
Publication date:
01 March 2011

Abstract

These guidelines on the use of lasers and novel technologies in urology provide information to clinical practitioners on physical background, physiological and technical aspects, as well as present the first clinical results from these new and evolving technologies. Emphasis is given on interaction between technical tools and human tissue, surgical aspects and abilities, advantages and disadvantages of new tools, including operator convenience. In this document the panel focused on lasers, with the intention to expand further in the years to come.