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Management of incontinence surgery complications

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...
CLU aims to expand international ties

CLU aims to expand international ties

In November 2009 during the 32nd Brazilian Congress of Urology held in Goiania, Brazil, the (pro) Portuguese-speaking Lusophone Confederation of Urology – or the Confederação Lusófona de Urologia(CLU) – was created. There are approximately 300 million Portuguesespeaking people all...
1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop

1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop

Recently I had the chance to attend the 1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop held on June 10-11 this year at the Department of Urology at St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals, and organised by the Urolithiasis Section...
Education activities to meet future needs and challenges

Education activities to meet future needs and challenges

The European Association of Urology (EAU) is committed to supporting the development of urological practice in Europe and its environs and the fostering of strong ties with other urological associations worldwide. With the EAU’s strategy anchored on the three...

EBU recertifies St. Gallen Hospital’s urology department

The European Board of Urology (EBU) recently recertified the Department of Urology at St. Gallen, reflecting the department’s efforts to continually update and maintain the quality of its training and medical services in the field of urology. The Kantonsspital...

EAU 4th North Eastern European Meeting

With Riga in Latvia as venue and host city, the latest treatment issues in uro-oncology, reconstructive surgery and upper tract diseases will take centre stage during the forthcoming two-day EAU 4th North Eastern European Meeting (NEEM) scheduled on September...

Scholarship Programme: Challenges and future prospects

In recent years the European Urological Scholarship Programme (EUSP) has been successful in its goal to stimulate clinical and experimental research in Europe by promoting and coordinating exchange programmes for European urologists and urologistsin-training. Lately several changes were made...

European Urology Today – Manuscript Submission

European Urology Today, the EAU newsletter is published six times each year. Its main role is to function as the European Association of Urology’s bulletin, as a platform for the EAU to present their meetings, the various sections and...

EU-ACME steps into the (online) future

Six years after its foundation in 2004, the European Urology-Accredited Continuing Medical Education (EU-ACME) programme has attracted the participation of more than 14,000 urologists from 21 national urological associations. About 50% actively participate or earn Continuing Medical Education (CME)...

Tackling education as our priority target

European core curriculum tops agenda of 10th EAU National Societies Meeting Many companies in the financial world have returned to what they call their core business in meeting the current crisis. We can take the cue from the corporate...