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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...

Leadership Course for Medical Professionals at EAU18

The EAU Young Urologists Office (YUO) will offer a special Leadership course designed for young urologists on Monday 19 March 2018 during the Annual EAU Congress to be held in Copenhagen. The Leadership for Medical Professionals Course will be from 13.00...

Call for Abstracts: ESUI Vision Award 2018

The EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) is calling for abstracts for the ESUI Vision Award 2018, which will be given to the first author of the most innovative imaging study published in urology during the last year. The...
Highlights from the EAU17 Souvenir Session with Chris Chapple

EAU17: Highlights from the Souvenir Session

Highlights of the five-day 32nd Annual EAU Congress were reported today in the concluding session with members of the EAU Scientific Committee presenting the most noteworthy developments and conclusions in prostate disease, urological cancers, systemic therapy in GU cancer,...
Stones: Emerging data and emergency treatment

EAU17: Stones: Emerging data and emergency treatment

The 32nd Annual EAU Congress came to a close on Tuesday morning with its final plenary session. For three hours, delegates were updated on emerging trials, differing approaches and specialized lectures on that most urological of topics: stones. The...
Plenary Session chaired by Prof. Fiona Burkhard examines complex neuro-urological cases

EAU17: Plenary Session examines complex neuro-urological cases

The management of complex neuro-urological patients was examined today during the “Functional Urology” session, which was chaired by Prof. Fiona Burkhard (CH) and Prof. Dirk De Ridder (BE). In this Plenary Session, two patient cases were presented by Prof....
ProtecT trial shows classical risk categories don’t help

EAU17: ProtecT trial shows classical risk categories don’t help

The classical risk categories used to stage prostate cancer disease do not aid clinical decision-making as much as PSA, biopsy, Gleason score, biopsy results and other measurements, according to an expert who commented during the Late-Breaking news segment of...

EAU17: Activating patients is key to enhanced recovery

Prof. James Catto (GB) was one of the closing speakers of the third Plenary Session at EAU17, speaking with great enthusiasm about the post-cystectomy ‘ERAS’ approach to patient care. Plenary Session 3 was mainly focused on bladder cancer and...