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How to develop clinical guidelines?

How to develop clinical guidelines?

Evidence-based medicine and the challenges of putting together the EAU Guidelines were discussed yesterday during a three-hour training session aimed at members of the EAU Guidelines committees as well as urologists interested in writing systematic scientific reviews. The interactive...
Late Breaking News: A preview

Late Breaking News: A preview

One of the final sessions of the congress will host three speakers presenting the very latest developments in their research. The Late Breaking News presentations, part of the fourth plenary session, will provide real “scoops” for attending urologists. All...
EUSP Report: Unique opportunities in Budapest

EUSP Report: Unique opportunities in Budapest

As part of the European Urological Scholarship Programme (EUSP), I spent a fruitful ten weeks doing a fellowship at the Urology department of Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. This experience greatly affected my knowledge of specialised urology, and also...
European Urology: let’s get to know each other!

European Urology: let’s get to know each other!

European Urology is the world’s leading scientific journal in the field. It is also the one with many interactive and exciting activities for its readers. Join us on Facebook, visit us the EAU Congress –let’s get to know each...
State-of-the-art lecture: beyond the androgen receptor

State-of-the-art lecture: beyond the androgen receptor

Unfortunately, these castration-resistant PCa (CRPC) are almost uniformly lethal within a few months, not before having induced morbid complications, including painful skeletal events (SRE). Although understanding and bypassing the process of resistance to castration has been one of most...
EAU Research Foundation: strategic plans gain momentum

EAU Research Foundation: strategic plans gain momentum

Now in its fifth year, the EAU Research Foundation (EAU-RF) has gained the needed impetus in its efforts to actively contribute to urological research and act as a bridge between urological centres, research organisations and the EAU. “We have...
High-level congress of the Association of Urological Nurses

High-level congress of the Association of Urological Nurses

Bente and I were invited to Istanbul for the fourth congress of the Turkish Urological Nurses Association to represent the EAUN and European urology nursing. This four-day conference started with two courses: one on the current practice of laparoscopic...
Boost your career in 2011: apply for scholarship this winter!

Boost your career in 2011: apply for scholarship this winter!

European Urology Scholarship Programme (EUSP) offers numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. Make use of these opportunities and apply for a urological scholarship before 31 March 2011. Depending on your level and field of expertise, you can choose...
Guidelines Office Update

Guidelines Office Update

A very successful meeting with all the panel chairs was held in Rome last November and it was gratifying to hear the progress they all made. We have restarted our two ad hoc panels specifically for the Vienna Congress....