180W vs 120W lithium triborate photoselective vaporization of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia: A global, multi-center comparative analysis of peri-operative treatment parameters.
What does PVP stand for?
PVP stands for Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (GreenLight/Laserscope)
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The GreenLight (TM) laser system is intended for incision/excision, vaporization, ablation, hemostasis and coagulation of soft tissue, including photoselective vaporization of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Unlike other so-called minimally invasive surgical alternatives, high-power KTP laser photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) is a truly ablative technique, generating a TURP-like cavity with excellent hemostatic properties, immediate relief of obstructive voiding, minimal intravascular fluid absorption, and the prospect of same-day catheter-free discharge.
He chose to have photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) using the 120-W GreenLight HPS laser (American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN), a treatment option not currently offered at our local hospitals.
Reza Malek, who invented the procedure commonly known as Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP) utilizing a prototype 60-watt system at the Mayo Clinic in 1997.
Company to Offer In-Booth Presentations, Hands-On Wet Labs, and More, Covering Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP) Techniques
The two most frequently used lasers with the greatest evidence base are the Holmium laser and the green light photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) (534 [mu]m wavelength).
Groups from Switzerland and Korea reported results of two benchmark trials comparing Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP) utilizing the GreenLight PV laser system with Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP).