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Young Urologists Competition presents fresh insights at BALTIC17

Fresh perspectives on various urological conditions were presented during the highly-anticipated Young Urologists Competition session of the 4th Baltic Meeting in conjunction with the EAU (BALTIC17) held for the second time in Vilnius, Lithuania. Chaired by Professors Bob Djavan (AT) and Michel...

BALTIC17 looks into best practices in uro-oncology

Vilnius welcomed more than 250 participants to the 4th Baltic Meeting (BALTIC17) with the opening session focusing on best and current practices in diagnosing and managing urological cancers particularly the role of biopsy techniques, imaging tools, quality of life...

BALTIC17: Treatment strategies in urological malignancies

The 4th Baltic Meeting in conjunction with the EAU (BALTIC17) which will be held on May 26 and 27 in Vilnius, Lithuania, will examine current challenges in treatment strategies for urological malignancies, stone disease and functional urology, aside from...

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....

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....

[SEEM16] Robotic prostatectomy: A viable option in Eastern Europe

Based on the increasing number of robotic radical prostatectomy cases per year and da Vinci surgical systems installed, robotic prostatectomy is a viable option in Eastern Europe, particularly in Turkey. Currently, it has 34 da Vinci surgical systems, making...

BALTIC16: Expert warns of drug resistance in mCRPC patients

Although there are small gains in providing hormone and chemotherapy to metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patient, experts cautioned that the increased use of these new agents may lead to new patterns of resistance. “With increasing use of novel...

SEEM15 Day 2: Courses, Competitions and Young Urologists

The second day of the 11th EAU South-Eastern European Meeting was a microcosm of the EAU itself: education, training, support for young urologists and diversity in membership. Early risers could attend the ESU Course on endourology and related oncology,...

SEEM15 Day 1: Training the essentials of Laparoscopy

The 11th South Eastern European Meeting got off to a flying start as Regional Office Chairman Prof. Bob Djavan welcomed the large and internationally diverse crowd. “It’s my pleasure to welcome Turkish opinion leaders, and experts from all across...