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State-of-the Art Lecture Q&A: Dr. Adrian Wagg on Incontinence and Age

The first Plenary Session at the 28th Annual EAU Congress focuses on urology for all ages. Young patients grow up with their ailments, and old patients have to deal with the effects of ageing. One of the session’s state-of-the-art lectures covers incontinence and age. We spoke to its presenter, Dr. Adrian Wagg. Q: Is there any […]

Prof. P. Abrams: “More exposure to incontinence issues is necessary”

One of the main objectives of the Annual EAU Congress is to stimulate cooperation in the field of urological science and practice. The EAU actively pursues this objective by organising a number of joint sessions with national and international organisations which work to advance urological care around the world. Within this framework, the EAU and […]

Management of incontinence surgery complications

Sling surgery has replaced Burch colposuspension as the most common surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). While incontinence surgery has become a routine part of urologic care, the management of surgical complications and recurrent incontinence can be quite difficult. Sling surgery has replaced Burch colposuspension as the most common surgery for women with […]

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 […]

EAU17: Plenary Session examines complex neuro-urological cases

The management of complex neuro-urological patients was examined today during the “Functional Urology” session, which was chaired by Prof. Fiona Burkhard (CH) and Prof. Dirk De Ridder (BE). In this Plenary Session, two patient cases were presented by Prof. Dr. Frank Van Der Aa (BE); one case was dedicated to discussing multiple sclerosis (MS) and […]

Baltic16: Lithuania, Estonia studies win best poster awards

Lithuania and host country Estonia bagged the top two prizes in the best poster presentation awards at the 3rd EAU Baltic Meeting which ended today in Tallinn, Estonia. Studies in prostate and bladder cancers were cited for their insights and innovative approaches by the jury. Below is the complete list of winners: Karl Storz Best […]

ESU/ESFFU Hands-on Training in Women’s Health

The European School of Urology (ESU) and the EAU Section of Female and Functional Urology (ESFFU) offer a practical Hands-on Training course with female pelvic models focusing on the placement of slings for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The delegates will be taken through a step-by-step programme of surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence […]

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 […]

Safety of surgical meshes used in urogynaecological surgery: Final Opinion

The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) of the European Commission, in which the EAU has a strategic advisery role, has published the final Opinion on the safety of surgical meshes used in urogynaecological surgery. The Opinion looks at the risks associated with the use of surgical meshes for various conditions, […]

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