Hybrid method of transurethral resection of ejaculatory ducts using holmium: Yttriumaluminium garnet laser on complete ejaculatory duct obstruction

Joo Yong Lee, Richilda Red Diaz, Young Deuk Choi, Kang Su Cho

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Abstract

A 32-year old single man presented with azoospermia and low semen volume which was noted one and half a year ago. Transrectal ultrasonography and seminal vesiculography were performed to evaluate ejaculatory duct obstruction, and transurethral resection of the ejaculatory duct was performed using a hybrid technique of holmium:yttriumaluminium garnet laser with monopolar transurethral resection to overcome the narrow prostatic urethra. To our knowledge, this is the first report on the successful outcome of a hybrid technique applied for transurethral resection of the ejaculatory duct.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1062-1065
Number of pages4
JournalYonsei medical journal
Volume54
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jul 1

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