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enucleate

[ē′nü·klē‚āt]
(cell and molecular biology)
To remove the nucleus from a cell.
(medicine)
To remove an organ or a tumor in its entirety, as an eye from its socket.
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The enucleation phase of HoLEP was performed as previously described.
We searched PubMed-MEDLINE for English-based literature using medical subject headings including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), enlargement (BPE), and obstruction (BPO); minimal invasive surgery; and the specific MIST and TURP name looking for all transurethral prostate enucleation techniques.
Following Holmium laser-assisted enucleation of the prostate adenoma, the Piranha morcellator was used in 67 procedures and the VersaCut morcellator in 55 procedures.
Table 3 summarizes the tissue retrieval approaches used in contemporary series of different transurethral enucleation procedures.
The transurethral enucleation of prostate adenoma carries the advantage of doing an anatomical based de-obstruction, which further to being complete is safer by tackling the vascular supply once it goes to the adenoma.
Morcellation of intravesical adenoma is currently the standard procedure following most transurethral enucleation procedures; however it is poorly evaluated.
In our current study, we presented the current viable approaches used to retrieve the enucleated prostate adenoma following holmium laser enucleation.