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EAU, EUGA issue consensus statement on implant use in treating POP and SUI

The European Urology Association (EAU) and the European Urogynaecological Association (EUGA) have issued a consensus review statement on the use of implanted materials in managing Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) in which both organisations have stressed the importance of following existing evidence-based guidelines, role of surgical expertise and the need for […]

How safe is the use of surgical mesh in urogynaecological surgery?

As the use of surgical mesh in urogynaecological surgery has become increasingly common, there have also been an increasing number of adverse effects reported in association with its use, such as infection, tissue erosion, mesh exposure, mesh shrinkage, pain and sexual dysfunction.  For this reason, the European Commission asked its independent Scientific Committee on Emerging […]

Treating the elderly: Challenges and prospects

Treating the elderly for urological disorders such as Lower Urinary Tract (LUT) problems can pose challenges with treatment and diagnostics issues further complicated with the lack of evidence-based medicine. Plenary Session 3 took up the question of providing optimal care to patients with the theme “Ageing and the Lower Urinary Tract,” chaired  by Professors Dirk […]


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Plenary Session on urology for the young and the elderly

Experts from pediatrics, reconstructive, female and functional urology examined today during Plenary Session 1 a range of controversial issues and stressed the need for doctors to look at evidence-based medicine and tailor their treatment options accordingly. “We need an evaluation of new techniques such as meshes, and we need an emphasis on training and education […]

8th SEEM: Turkey, Bulgaria lead abstract race

Turkey and host country Bulgaria led the abstracts race at the recently concluded EAU 8th South Eastern European Meeting held in Sofia from October 26 and 27. V. S. Mariyanovski and colleagues from Sofia, Bulgaria, won the first prize granted by Karl Storz for their study on renal biopsy. R. Altintas and his team from […]

10th CEM: Key messages on rehabilitation strategies after curative cancer treatment

October 2010- Rehabilitation strategies after curative cancer treatment in prostate and testis cancer, urinary diversion and following pelvic surgery were discussed in depth during the opening plenary session today of the 10th Central European Meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia. Prof. George Thalmann (Switzerland) spoke on rehabilitation after urinary diversion. “Good results can be obtained by […]