En Bloc Articles


  • [En bloc holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HOLEP EN BLOC): our experience].

    Some authors consider HoLEP a new gold standard for the surgical management of prostatic hyperplasia. The increasing utilization of holmium enucleation has led to the development of various modifications of this treatment modality, including the so-called enucleation as a single piece (HoLEP en bloc), which reduces the operative time and, according to some authors, facilitates acquiring new surgical technique by surgical trainees.

    Published July 28, 2018
  • Three-dimensional histopathological reconstruction of bladder tumours.

    Histopathological analysis is the cornerstone in bladder cancer (BCa) diagnosis. These analysis suffer from a moderate observer agreement in the staging of bladder cancer. Three-dimensional reconstructions have the potential to support the pathologists in visualizing spatial arrangements of structures, which may improve the interpretation of specimen.

    Published April 8, 2019
  • Transurethral en bloc resection with bipolar button electrode for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

    Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) using a wire loop is considered the gold standard for staging and treating non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). TURBT is associated with serious disadvantages that facilitate tumor recurrence.

    Published March 14, 2018

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