“ First “ThuFLEP" (Thulium Fiber Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) in the Benelux, performed by the Urology Team at OLV Aalst, Belgium. The Thulium Fiber Laser: a new energy source to perform Endoscopic Enucleation of the Prostate (EEP), possibly incorporating the best of two worlds: Hemostatic properties of Continuous Wave Lasers (as in ThuLEP) & pure Laser Enucleation of High Frequency Pulsed Lasers (as in HoLEP)”
Robot-assisted Partial Nephrectomy (RAPN)
This animation shows how a robot-assisted partial nephrectomy is performed. Partial nephrectomy is used to treat kidney cancer that has not spread to other tissue. It is recommended whenever possible. The aim is to remove the part of the kidney with abnormally growing cells (tumour) but to leave as much as possible of the healthy kidney.