Possibilities of laser in the treatment of urinary bladder cancer

Beisland, H.O.

Annales Chirurgiae et Gynaecologiae 79(4): 197-199

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0355-9521
PMID: 2102637
Document Number: 366328
Clinical use of laser in the treatment of urinary bladder tumours has been practiced since 1976. Today, the method is widely accepted as a simple and effective method for destroying superficial bladder tumours. In selected cases of muscle invasive tumours of stage T-2 beneficial long term results are reported. Locally advanced tumours of stage T-3 or T-4 are beyond the possibility of cure by the laser.

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