Tag: EAU15

EAU15: Issues in Benign Prostatic Obstruction

A part of Plenary Session 3 at the 30th Anniversary Congress tackled issues in Benign Prostatic Obstruction (BPO) with speakers discussing combinedmedical treatments, optimizing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and the role of lasers and alternative minimal invasive...

EAU15: Exercise caution in SoMe

Like any other communication tools, social media (SoMe) have its benefits but pitfalls and risks await the careless and inexperienced user. Caution, therefore, should be exercised especially by users who are networking in a professional setting. “Learn some safety...

EAU15: Point-Counterpoint Session: NMIBC- Is a second TUR necessary?

Do better resection and better diagnosis achieved by reTUR (repeat transurethral resection) have clinical consequence? This was one of the questions examined by discussant Marko Babjuk (CZ) during the Point-Counterpoint Session of Thematic Session 19 which tackled controversies in...

EAU15: E-BLUS exam helps to standardise laparoscopic skill levels

During the annual congress, the European School of Urology (ESU) organises European-Basic Laparoscopic Urological Skills (E-BLUS) exams. These exams are designed to objectively measure the examinee’s skills in laparoscopy, including depth perception, bimanual dexterity, and general confidence and efficiency....

EAU15: Large prostates: knife or laser?

The Thematic Session on Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) attracted a big audience for state-of-the-art lectures on the most current issues and treatments of LUTS. Jean-Nicolas Cornu (FR) highlighted the latest research and advances in endoscopic surgical options...