An update on holmium laser enucleation
of the prostate and why it has stood the test of time.
15] further reported that the major reasons for abandonment of treatment were either financial constraints (30%) or refusal of enucleation
(20%), which was probably also true for our study population.
Seventy per cent of children with unilateral retinoblastoma have to undergo enucleation
following diagnosis, as despite parental concerns, there are often delays in referral.
, birds of prey, ocular trauma, avian, eastern screech owl, Megascops asio, great horned owl, Bubo virginianus, barred owl, Strix varia, red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
These patients have been shown to have up to 45% recurrence of disease following systemic chemotherapy, and other authors have emphasised that, in the presence of vitreous seeds and subretinal seeds, enucleation
should be carried out.
All eyes with retinoblastoma that underwent primary enucleation
at ocular oncology services of our center during a 10-year period (January 1999-December 2009) were included.
Holmium laser enucleation
of the prostate for glands larger than 100 g: an endourologic alternative to open prostatectomy.
The treatment of choice is complete removal by enucleation
with extraction of the associated teeth.
Cobb and Langenbeck periosteal elevators that have been modified into both chisel tip and spoon tip myotomes can be helpful for enucleation
13) These findings will affect surgical candidacy and help guide the type of surgery to be performed, such as enucleation
, partial, or rarely, total pancreatectomy.
The major obstacle during the enucleation
step is the zona pellucida (ZP).
In these instances, local curettage or enucleation