Associate Professor Henry Woo

Associate Professor of Surgery
Surgery, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School

Sydney Adventist Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9473 8765
F: +61 2 9473 8969

International links

Switzerland. (Professor Alexander Bachmann,Department of Urology, University Hospital Basel) Collaborative research in benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery.


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Loeb, S., Bayne, C., Frey, C., Davies, B., Averch, T., Woo, H., Stork, B., Cooperberg, M., Eggener, S. (2014), Use of Social Media in Urology: Data from the American Urological Association. BJU International. 113(6), 993-998. [Abstract]
  • Chung, A., Woo, H. (2014), What's truly minimally invasive in benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery?. Current Opinion in Urology. 24(1), 36-41. [Abstract]
  • Lee, C., Woo, H. (2014), Current methods of analgesia for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy-a systematic review. BJU International. 113(S2), 48¿56. [Abstract]
  • Pezaro, C., Woo, H., Davis, I. (2014), Prostate cancer: measuring PSA. Internal Medicine Journal. 44(5), 433-440. [Abstract]
  • Linton, K., Woo, H. (2014), Complications of prostate cancer treatment. The lancet oncology. , e150-151. [Abstract]
  • Cantwell, A., Bogache, W., Richardson, S., Tutrone, R., Barkin, J., Fagelson, J., Chin, P., Woo, H. (2014), Multicentre prospective crossover study of the 'prostatic urethral lift' for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia. BJU International. 113(4), 615-622. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2014), Academic publishing by senior academics in urology in NSW and Victoria. ANZ Journal of Surgery. , 296-297. [Abstract]
  • Sundaresan, P., Turner, S., Kneebone, A., Pearse, M., Fraser-Browne, C., Woo, H. (2014), Do Screening Trial Recruitment Logs Accurately Reflect the Eligibility Criteria of a Given Clinical Trial? Early Lessons from the RAVES 0803 Trial. Clinical Oncology. 26(6), 348-352. [Abstract]
  • Pearse, M., Fraser-Browne, C., Davis, I., Duchesne, G., Fisher, R., Frydenberg, M., Haworth, A., Jose, C., Joseph, D., Lim, T., Matthews, J., Millar, J., Sidhom, M., Spry, N., Tang, C., Turner, S., Williams, S., Wiltshire, K., Woo, H., Kneebone, A. (2014), A Phase III trial to investigate the timing of radiotherapy for prostate cancer with high-risk features: background and rationale of the Radiotherapy - Adjuvant Versus Early Salvage (RAVES) trial. BJU International. 113(Suppl 2), 7-12. [Abstract]
  • Spernat, D., Sofield, D., Moon, D., Louie-Johnsun, M., Woo, H. (2014), Implications of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair on open, laparoscopic, and robotic radical prostatectomy. Prostate International. 2(1), 8-11. [Abstract]
  • Thangasamy, I., Leveridge, M., Davies, B., Finelli, A., Stork, B., Woo, H. (2014), International Urology Journal Club via Twitter: 12-Month Experience. European Urology. 66, 112-117. [Abstract]


  • Su, M., Lenaghan, D., Woo, H. (2013), Dichotomous estimation of prostate volume: a diagnostic study of the accuracy of the digital rectal examination. World Journal of Men's Health. 31(3), 220-225. [Abstract]
  • Hueber, P., Liberman, D., Ben-Zvi, T., Woo, H., Hai, M., Te, A., Chughtai, B., Lee, R., Rutman, M., Gonzalez, R., Barber, N., Al-Hathal, N., Al-Qaoud, T., Trinh, Q., Zorn, K. (2013), 180 W vs 120 W Lithium Triborate Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Global, Multicenter Comparative Analysis of Perioperative Treatment Parameters. Urology. 82(5), 1108-1113. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2013), Editorial comment. Urology. 82, 665. [Abstract]
  • Hueber, P., Ben-Zvi, T., Zorn, K., Woo, H., Te, A., Lee, R., Rutman, M., Gonzalez, R., Barber, N. (2013), Reply by the authors. Urology. , 746-747. [Abstract]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2013), Use of clavien-dindo classification in reporting and grading of complications after urologic surgical procedures; analysis of 2010-2012. The Journal of Urology. 190(4), 1271-1274. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V. (2013), Photoselective vaporization with the green light laser vs transurethral resection of the prostate for treating benign prostate hyperplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJU International. , E137. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2013), Prostate cancer: Are urologists ready to manage castration-resistant disease?. Nature Reviews. Urology. 10(3), 133-134. [Abstract]
  • McNicholas, T., Woo, H., Chin, P., Bolton, D., Fernández Arjona, M., Sievert, K., Schoenthaler, M., Wetterauer, U., Vrijhof, E., Gange, S., Montorsi, F. (2013), Minimally Invasive Prostatic Urethral Lift: Surgical Technique and Multinational Experience. European Urology. 64(2), 292-299. [Abstract]
  • Velonas, V., Woo, H., Remedios, C., Assinder, S. (2013), Current status of biomarkers for prostate cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 14(6), 11034-11060. [Abstract]
  • Campbell, N., Chung, A., Yoon, P., Thangasamy, I., Woo, H. (2013), Early experience photoselective vaporisation of the prostate using the 180W lithium triborate and comparison with the 120W lithium triborate laser. Prostate International. 1(1), 42-45. [Abstract]


  • Tabatabaei, S., Talab, S., Zangi, M., Woo, H. (2012), Office Evaluation of Male Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Current Urology Reports. 13(6), 474-481. [Abstract]
  • Spernat, D., Woo, H. (2012), Mini-photoselective vaporization of the prostate for difficult intermittent self-catheterization. Korean Journal of Urology. 53(9), 654-656. [Abstract]
  • Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V., Bachmann, A., Woo, H. (2012), Photoselective Vaporisation of the Prostate Using 80-W and 120-W Laser Versus Transurethral Resection of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis from 2002 to 2012. European Urology. 62(2), 315-323. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Bachmann, A. (2012), Re: Stephan Madersbacher. After three randomised controlled trials comparing 120-W high-performance-system potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser vaporisation to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), is this procedure finally first-line, outdated, or still not surpassing TURP? Eur Urol 2012;61:1174-6. European Urology. , e23-24. [Abstract]
  • Raj, M., Woo, H. (2012), Reply by the authors. Urology. , 227-228. [Abstract]
  • Raj, M., Woo, H. (2012), Reply by the authors. Urology. , 230-231. [Abstract]
  • Ng, E., Woo, H., Turner, S., Leong, E., Jackson, M., Spry, N. (2012), The Influence of Testosterone Suppression and Recovery on Sexual Function in Men With Prostate Cancer: Observations From a Prospective Study in Men Undergoing Intermittent Androgen Suppression. The Journal of Urology. 187(6), 2162-2167. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2012), Editorial comment. Urology. 79(5), 1116-1117. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Symons, J. (2012), Greenlight HPS™ 120-w laser vaporization vs transurethral resection of the prostate (<60 ml): a 2-year randomized double-blind prospective urodynamic investigation. BJU International. , E29. [Abstract]
  • Haddad, R., Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2012), Results of low threshold to biopsy following high-intensity focused ultrasound for localized prostate cancer. Urology Annals. 4(2), 84-88. [Abstract]
  • Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2012), Sexual function outcome following photoselective vaporisation of the prostate. International Urology and Nephrology. 44(2), 359-364. [Abstract]
  • Chung, A., Chabert, C., Yap, H., Lam, J., Awad, N., Nuwayhid, F., Redwig, F., Rashid, P., Woo, H. (2012), Photoselective vaporization of the prostate using the 180W lithium triborate laser. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(5), 334-337. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2012), 'Growing up' with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy makes a difference in early independent surgical practice. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82, 99. [Abstract]
  • Campbell, N., Woo, H. (2012), Use of loupes in urology. ANZ Journal of Surgery. , 185. [Abstract]
  • Bachmann, A., Muir, G., Collins, E., Choi, B., Tabatabaei, S., Reich, O., Gómez-Sancha, F., Woo, H. (2012), 180-W XPS GreenLight Laser Therapy for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia: Early Safety, Efficacy, and Perioperative Outcome After 201 Procedures. European Urology. 61(3), 600-607. [Abstract]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2012), Conversion rates of abstracts presented at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting into full-text journal articles. BJU International. 110(4), 485-489. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Bolton, D., Laborde, E., Jack, G., Chin, P., Rashid, P., Thavaseelan, J., McVary, K. (2012), Preservation of Sexual Function with the Prostatic Urethral Lift: A Novel Treatment for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. The journal of sexual medicine. 9(2), 568-75. [Abstract]
  • Chin, P., Bolton, D., Jack, G., Rashid, P., Thavaseelan, J., Yu, R., Roehrborn, C., Woo, H. (2012), Prostatic Urethral Lift: Two-year Results After Treatment for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Urology. 79(1), 5-11. [Abstract]
  • Chung, A., Woo, H. (2012), Photoselective vaporization of the prostate with the 120W lithium triborate laser for the treatment of acute urinary retention. Research and Reports in Urology. 4, 27-32.
  • Su, M., Woo, H. (2012), Severe Hyponatremia From Water Intoxication Associated With Preparation for a Urine Flow Study. Journal of Medical Cases. 3(2), 123-125.
  • Bachmann, A., Woo, H., Wyler, S. (2012), Laser prostatectomy of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostate enlargement: a critical review of evidence. Current Opinion in Urology. 22(1), 22-33. [Abstract]


  • Raj, M., McDonald, C., Brooks, A., Drummond, M., Lau, H., Patel, M., Bariol, S., Wang, A., Woo, H. (2011), Stopping Anticoagulation Before TURP Does Not Appear to Increase Perioperative Cardiovascular Complications. Urology. 78(6), 1380-4. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Raj, M. (2011), Reply. Urology. 78(6), 1384. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2011), We should cease offering turp in favour of alternative surgery options for anticoagulated patients. BJU International. , 50. [Abstract]
  • Huynh, C., Brooks, A., Nicol, D., Woo, H. (2011), Patients' perceptions of surgical registrars' training in the private hospital setting. BJU International. 108(Suppl 2), 58-61. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2011), Photoselective vaporization of the prostate using the 120-W lithium triborate laser in enlarged prostates (>120 cc). BJU international. 108(6), 860-3. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Gillman, M., Gardiner, R., Marshall, V., Lynch, W. (2011), A practical approach to the management of lower urinary tract symptoms among men. The Medical Journal of Australia. 195(1), 34-39. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Hossack, T. (2011), Reply. Urology. 78(1), 146. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Chin, P., McNicholas, T., Gill, H., Plante, M., Bruskewitz, R., Roehrborn, C. (2011), Safety and feasibility of the prostatic urethral lift: a novel, minimally invasive treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BJU international. 108(1), 82-8. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Hossack, T. (2011), Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate with the 120-W Lithium Triborate Laser in Men Taking Coumadin. Urology. 78(1), 142-5. [Abstract]
  • Doeuk, N., Guo, D., Haddad, R., Lau, H., Woo, H., Bariol, S., Drummond, M., Vladica, P., Brooks, A., Patel, M. (2011), Renal cell carcinoma: stage, grade and histology migration over the last 15 years in a large Australian surgical series. BJU international. 107(9), 1381-5. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H. (2011), The Effects of Dustasteride or Tamsulosin alone and in combination on storage and voiding symptoms in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): 4-year data from the Combination of Avodart and Tamsulosin(CombAT) study. BJU International. 107(9), 1431. [Abstract]
  • Chen, Y., Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2011), Long-Term Results of Bipolar Radiofrequency Needle Ablation of the Prostate for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society. 25(5), 837-40. [Abstract]
  • Spernat, D., Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2011), Photoselective vaporization of the prostate in men taking clopidogrel. Urology Annals. 3(2), 93-95. [Abstract]
  • Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2011), Acceptance of repeat transrectal ultrasonography guided prostate biopsies with local anaesthesia. BJU International. 107(Suppl 3), 38-42. [Abstract]
  • Lawrentschuk, N., Finelli, A., Van der Kwast, T., Ryan, P., Bolton, D., Fleshner, N., Trachtenberg, J., Klotz, L., Robinette, M., Woo, H. (2011), Salvage Radical Prostatectomy Following Primary High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Treatment of Prostate Cancer. The Journal of urology. 185(3), 862-8. [Abstract]
  • Woo, H., Hossack, T. (2011), Photoselective vaporization for prostatic obstruction with the 120-W lithium triborate laser: 1-year clinical outcomes. International Journal of Urology. 18(2), 162-165. [Abstract]
  • Aggarwal, S., Lau, H., Brooks, A., Bariol, S., Drummond, M., Patel, M., Ende, D., Wang, A., Woo, H. (2011), The Efficacy of a Manual Database System for Tracking Ureteric Stent Placement and Removal. UroToday International Journal. 4(2), art23.
  • Woo, H., Spernat, D., Hossack, T. (2011), Photoselective Vaporisation of the Prostate in Men Unfit For Transurethral Resection of the Prostate - Case Report. The Internet Journal of Urology. 8(1), 1-3.
  • Kallenberg, F., Hossack, T., Woo, H. (2011), Long-term followup after electrocautery transurethral resection of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Advances in Urology. 2011, 359478. [Abstract]


  • Duchesne, G., Woo, H., Howell, D., Kaimakamis, M., Kemp, E. (2010), Tribulations of a prostate cancer trial ? lessons learned from TOAD, a Cancer Council Victoria and Transtasman Radiation Oncology Group trial. Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology. 54(5), 508-511. [Abstract]
  • Leslie, S., Woo, H. (2010), Prostate Cancer Part 2. Australian Doctor, How to Treat. 30 July 2010, 1-30.
  • Leslie, S., Woo, H. (2010), Prostate Cancer Part 1. Australian Doctor, How to Treat. 23 July 2010, 1-32.


  • Huynh, C., Ahmad, N., Woo, H. (2009), Retrieval of a detached resectoscope sheath beak during a TURP. International Urology and Nephrology. 41(3), 465-466. [Abstract]


  • Woo, H., Reich, O., Bachmann, A., Choi, B., Collins, E., de la Rosette, J., Sancha, F., Muir, G., Tabatabaei, S. (2008), Outcome of GreenLight HPS 120-W Laser Therapy in Specific Patient Populations: Those in Retention, on Anticoagulants, and with large Prostates. European Urology Supplements. 7(4), 378-383.
  • Rosario, D., Woo, H., Chapple, C. (2008), Definition of normality of pressure-flow parameters based on observations in asymptomatic men. Neurourology and urodynamics. 27, 388-94. [Abstract]
  • de la Rosette, J., Collins, E., Bachmann, A., Choi, B., Muir, G., Reich, O., Sancha, F., Tabatabaei, S., Woo, H. (2008), Historical Aspects of Laser Therapy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. European Urology Supplements. 7, 363-369.
  • Choi, B., Tabatabaei, S., Bachmann, A., Collins, E., de la Rosette, J., Sancha, F., Muir, G., Reich, O., Woo, H. (2008), GreenLight HPS 120-W Laser for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Comparative Complications and Technical Recommendations. European Urology Supplements. 7, 384-392.
  • Muir, G., Sancha, F., Bachman, A., Choi, B., Collins, E., de la Rosette, J., Reich, O., Tabatabaei, S., Woo, H. (2008), Techniques and Training with GreenLight HPS 120-W Laser Therapy of the Prostate: Position Paper. European Urology Supplements. 7, 370-377.