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Poland dominates prize winning abstracts at 4th NEEM in Riga

Poland dominates prize winning abstracts at 4th NEEM in Riga

Abstract contributors from Poland dominated the list of winning abstracts at the recently concluded 4th North Eastern European Meeting (NEEM) in Riga, bagging four of the six available best abstract awards given by Karl Storz and Richard Wolf. Author...
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...