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What is GreenLight laser prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Marc B. Garnick, MD
Hematology & Oncology
GreenLight (KTP) laser prostatectomy is a surgical technique to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia that allows surgeons to use high-energy lasers to remove large amounts of prostate tissue with little bleeding.

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