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Call for Abstracts: ESUI Vision Award 2017

The EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) is calling for abstracts for the ESUI Vision Award 2017, which will be given to the first author of the most innovative imaging study published in urology during the last year. The...
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SIU honours Van Poppel with Distinguished Career Award

EAU Adjunct Secretary General for Education Prof. Dr. Hein Van Poppel received the SIU’s Distinguished Career Award at the 36th Congress of the Societé Internationale D’Urologie (SIU) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. One of the prestigious awards annually given...
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Indolent cancers: The fine art of sophisticated pathology

Identifying patients with indolent cancers from those with aggressive disease are one of the many challenges faced by many doctors. Thus, the least visible specialist such as a pathologist could actually be holding the crucial key in diagnostic and...
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EAU Represented and honoured at the 36th SIU Congress

The EAU is pleased to be represented at the 36th Congress of the Societé Internationale D’Urologie, which will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 20-23. Prof. Arnulf Stenzl, Chairman of the EAU’s Scientific Congress Committee will be...
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CEM16: Romanian study identifies two SNPs linked to PCa

A Romanian study identified two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that were linked to a significant risk for high-grade prostate cancer tumours, according to an award-winning poster presented at the 16th Central European Meeting (CEM16) held over the weekend in...
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CEM16: Romania leads best abstracts presentations in Vienna

Romania took the top prizes at the recently concluded 16th Central European Meeting (CEM16) with studies in prostate and renal cancers that impressed jurors with their innovative approaches and fresh perspectives. “The point differences among the top winners were...
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CEM16: Robot-assisted laparoscopy to outpace robotic technology

Contrary to current views that robotic technology such as daVinci marks the end-phase of cutting-edge surgical technologies, the future may yet favor robot-assisted laparoscopy, which is far more feasible and beneficial than current robot techniques, according to a prominent robotic...
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CEM16: Looking beyond surgery to boost urology

It is essential to look beyond the boundaries of surgery and instead focus on organ-based management approaches if urology has to hurdle future challenges. This was the challenge highlighted by Prof. Manfred Wirth, EAU Treasurer and Communications head  during his remarks at the first plenary session...
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[SEEM16] mpMRI: A more accurate alternative to biopsy?

Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) can help prevent overdiagnosis of prostate cancer. It can potentially replace biopsy in active surveillance, help avoid biopsies in low-risk patients with normal MRI, and reduce the number of cores per biopsy in prostate cancer treatment....
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SEEM16’s YUC awardees and Best Poster Presentation winners

Nine promising awardees were given recognition at the recently concluded 12th South Eastern European Meeting (SEEM16) held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The awards were handed by chairs Prof. M. Hiroš (BA), Prof. B. Djavan (AT) and Prof. F....