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EMUC18: Crucial MDT work in urological cancers

Multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) help achieve optimal management of urological malignancies, but more than putting MDTs in place, experts are in agreement that a lot more needs to be done to support and increase the contacts and links among various...

BCa18: Road maps in personalising bladder cancer treatment

Bladder cancer, one of the most aggressive recurrent onco-urological malignancies, poses a special challenge to cancer experts due to the lack of response from many patients particularly  those who are diagnosed at a late stage. The EAU Update on...

Exhibit of the Month: The Weiss Lithotriptor

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Mr Jonathan Goddard, Consultant Urological Surgeon from the UK and curator of the Museum of Urology...

New ESU e-course boosts thromboprophylaxis expertise

Complementary to surgical procedures such as robot-assisted radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy, and open radical cystectomy, thromboprophylaxis is an established standard of inpatient care. Due to its numerous benefits such as reduced risk of venous thromboembolism and post-operative major...

ERUS18: A push for enhanced patient recovery programme

The fifteenth annual meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section is taking place this September in Marseille, on France’s Mediterranean coast. We spoke to Dr. Jochen Walz (Marseille, FR), chairman of the ERUS18 Local Organising Committee and de facto...

Exhibit of the Month: The Civiale Set

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr. Friedrich Moll, urologist and medical historian of Düsseldorf, Germany. Its historical importance lies in...

BCa18: Delivering key updates in bladder cancer management

With the fast-changing treatment landscape in bladder cancer, diagnosing and managing urothelial tumours require cancer specialists to be highly proficient in decision-making and knowledgeable on various treatment approaches including novel therapeutic strategies. To meet the current need for an...
Veeru Kasivisvanathan

PRECISION: MRI-targeted biopsy strategy leads to fewer men needing biopsy

A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-targeted biopsy strategy results in fewer men needing biopsy, fewer biopsy cores required and more men with clinically significant cancer detected compared to standard transrectal ultrasound guided (TRUS) biopsy, according to the large international multicentre...
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General Assembly: new initiatives and increasing collaboration

New initiatives and increasing collaboration, both within Europe and internationally were the key themes of the annual EAU18 General Assembly. Over the past year, the EAU has continued its engagement with the European Union (EU) and hard work in...

Introducing a new journal: European Urology Oncology

The EAU is gearing up to offer a new scientific journal besides the established titles of European Urology and European Urology Focus. We spoke to the Editor-in-Chief of European Urology Oncology, Prof. Alberto Briganti (IT) about the journal’s mission,...