Holmium laser for stone management.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The efficiency and safety profile of the holmium laser has made this tool a versatile multi-purpose instrument for use in the endoscopic treatment of a wide variety of urologic disorders, in particular urinary calculi. Herein we review holmium laser physics, current endourologic laser lithotripsy applications, and the performance of new low power holmium laser devices.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pierre, S; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • June 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 235 - 239

PubMed ID

  • 17340157

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0724-4983

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00345-007-0162-y


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany