Tag: Urolithiasis

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ESU introduces new urolithiasis e-course in collaboration with EULIS

The EAU Education Online course Introduction to Upper Urinary Tract Endoscopy for Stones is the latest installment to a series of highly-informative e-courses designed to equip junior urologists and to refresh the more experienced with the latest in ureteroscopic stone...
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...

Accepting donor kidneys with stones remains a thorny issue

The decision to accept potential kidney donors with stone disease or a history of stone problems remains a difficult issue for urologists and the challenge involves not only a comprehensive check on both the donor and kidney recipient’s health...
Diet, exercise play a role in reducing stone formation risks

Diet, exercise play a role in reducing stone formation risks

Overweight, obesity, poor diet and the lack of physical exercise may play a role in increasing the risks for stone formation and experts say that there are links between good lifestyle habits and kidney stone disease. “Balanced diet, appropriate...
Higher stone risk in metabolic syndrome patients

Higher stone risk in metabolic syndrome patients

Patients who are overweight, diabetic or have other metabolic syndrome problems face a higher risk of forming kidney stones, according to experts gathered in Alicante, Spain, for the 3rd Meeting of the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS). From an...
EULIS: Stone disease and patient compliance

Stone disease and patient compliance

Patients who do not have the symptoms or burden of stone disease are less likely to comply with a planned treatment making it more difficult to prevent disease recurrence or achieve cure. “A stone patient’s compliance with treatment (mostly...
EULIS15: Collaboration is crucial in stone management

Collaboration is crucial in stone management

Boosting collaborative work and bringing the latest updates in stone management will top the agenda of the 3rd EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) Meeting to be held in Alicante, Spain, from September 10 to 12. “For the first time...