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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...

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...

Southern Turkey to host 11th South Eastern European Meeting

When the South Eastern European Meeting comes the south coast of Turkey in November, delegates can expect a world-class congress experience. SEEM is designed as a regional extension of the Annual EAU Meeting, with the same diversity of topics,...

10th SEEM: Best Poster and Video Awards

Research on sex reassignment surgery and female urology won the top prizes for Best Poster presentations at the EAU 10th South Eastern European Meeting (SEEM) which ended today in Belgrade, Serbia. Research on sex reassignment surgery and female urology...

10th SEEM: New imaging tools in superficial bladder cancer

New imaging tools in the diagnosis and management of superficial bladder cancer have in recent years emerged, but their potentials have yet to be proven with strong data, according to Prof. Gunter Janetschek (AT) who spoke at the second-day...
Rationale for salvage LND in prostate cancer

10th SEEM: Rationale for salvage LND in prostate cancer

Salvage lymph node dissection in locally advanced prostate cancer is a viable option but requires careful patient selection and the use of suitable imaging techniques, according to Prof. Bob Djavan (AT) during the EAU lecture he presented at the...
Active surveillance in small renal masses

10th SEEM: Active surveillance in small renal masses

Active surveillance in the management of small renal masses offers benefits particularly for elderly patients and those with co-morbidities for which aggressive treatment options are replete with life-threatening risks. “Active surveillance can be an option in managing small renal...