EAU Podcasts

The EAU Podcasts is your source for up-to-date information across the full urological spectrum. It aims to educate and empower its listeners, strengthen patient care, and stimulate innovation. Get actionable insights from thought leaders in the field or explore advancements in urology and tackle hot-button issues.

Every 2 weeks, we will launch a new podcast which will cover diverse topics crucial to your practice: from updates provided by the EAU Guidelines panels, ground-breaking strategies, emerging technologies, to essential soft skills. Take your clinical practice to new heights and tune in!

The EAU Podcasts is the official podcast of the European Association of Urology and the European School of Urology. For questions, comments, and suggestions, reach out to us via podcast@uroweb.org.

You can listen to the EAU Podcasts via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and Stitcher and you can also find the episodes below.


The new guidelines on Non-neurogenic Female LUTS have replaced the old Urinary Incontinence Guideline. Dr. Arjun Nambiar discusses the thought process behind this and tells what’s new. He also goes deeper into the process that guidelines users or readers may not be aware of.

Date: 16 January 2022
Guest: Dr. Arjun Nambiar is member of the EAU Guidelines panel for non-neurogenic Female LUTS
Duration: 7:11


 

Dr. Sachin Malde about the current status and future challenges in minimally invasive treatments for BPO

Dr. Sachin Malde catches up with us about the current status and future challenges in minimally invasive treatments for BPO. He elaborates on the surgical options and the EAU guidelines recommendations about the newer surgical treatments for BPO.

We also gain insight into the criteria the guidelines panel use to make a recommendation about a particular treatment. And finally, Dr. Malde discuss the future developments that he think will help to strengthen the recommendations made by the EAU guidelines in this area.

Date: 2 January 2022
Guest: Dr. Sachin Malde is an associate member of the EAU Guidelines panel on Management of Non-neurogenic Male LUTS.
Duration: 12:55


 

Dr. Oscar Rodriguez Faba discussing how we can improve the organ pool for kidney transplantation

How can we improve the organ pool for kidney transplantation and how do we implement all alternatives in the current transplant teams?

Oscar Rodriguez Faba closes with the answer to the question if the results are comparable to cadaveric donors and conventional living donors.

Date: 19 December 2021
Guest: Dr. Oscar Rodriguez Faba is an associate member of the EAU Guidelines panel for kidney transplantation.
Duration: 5:48


 

Prof. Joana Carvalho discussing the psychological aspects in male sexual health

Why bring Psychology to the management of male sexual dysfunction, which specific problems are generally approached in the psychological clinical setting and what are there emerging topics on the intersection of psychology and male sexual health are the questions that Prof. Joana Carvalho answers.

Prof. Carvalho closes this podcast talking about the role of scientific and professional societies in the promotion of a biopsychosocial approach to male sexual problems.

Date: 12 December 2021
Guest: Prof. Joana Carvalho is a member of the EAU Working Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Duration: 7:40


 

Dr. Josine Quaedackers about testicular microlithiasis

In this podcast, Dr. Josine Quaedackers explains what microlithiasis is. In adults testicular microlithiasis has been associated with an increased risk of testicular malignancy. Dr. Josine Quaedackersanswered the question of whether this is the same in children.

She examines the question of what happens to the risk when the child with testicular microlithiasis becomes an adult. And finally, she gave the advice in case of an incidental finding of testicular microlithiasis in an adolescent boy.

Date: 30 November 2021
Guest: Dr. Josine Quaedackers is a member of the EAU Guidelines panel on Paediatric Urology.
Duration: 6:40


 

Dr. Alexandra Masson-Lecomte about Perioperative management of high risk upper tract urothelial carcinoma

Dr. Alexandra Masson-Lecomte is a member of the EAU Guidelines panel on Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Cell Carcinoma (UTUC).

In this podcast, she speaks about the challenges and evidence regarding the administration of perioperative chemotherapy in high-risk UTUC.

She also discusses post-operative chemotherapy and alternatives to cisplatin based chemo.

Date: 14 November 2021
Guest: Dr. Alexandra Masson-Lecomte is a member of the EAU Guidelines panel on Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Cell Carcinoma (UTUC)
Duration: 10:42


 

Dr Kay Thomas discussing metabolic factors affecting stone patients

Dr Kay Thomas is a member of the EAU Guidelines urolithiasis panel. In this podcast, she talks about the basic evaluation that should be done for all stone formers.

She also elaborates on the question of who needs more specific evaluation and what investigations would you recommend. Finally, she gives her recommendations for a patient with low risk and high risks of recurrence.

Date: 31 October 2021
Guest: Dr Kay Thomas, member of the EAU Guidelines panel on Urolithiasis
Duration: 11:17


 

Prof. Alberto Breda about the latest advances in surgical techniques for organ retrieval and kidney transplant surgery

Prof. Alberto Breda discussing the latest advances in surgical techniques for organ retrieval and kidney transplantation surgery.

Date: 17 October 2021
Guest: Prof. Alberto Breda, the Chair of the EAU Guidelines panel for Kidney transplantation
Duration: 6:32


 

Prof. Nicolas Mottet on new guideline recommendations for prostate cancer

New guideline recommendations for prostate cancer part 1
Prof. Nicolas Mottet discusses which are the most important changes in the new EAU Guidelines for Prostate Cancer treatment and discusses in more detail perineal biopsy, staging PSMA, adjuvant Radio Therapy.

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Prof. Nicolas Mottet, chair of EAU Guidelines on Prostate Cancer panel
Duration: 14:04

New guideline recommendations for prostate cancer part 2
Prof. Nicolas Mottet discusses which are the most important changes in the new EAU Guidelines for Prostate Cancer treatment related to genetic testing, M1 disease and Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Prof. Nicolas Mottet, chair of EAU Guidelines on Prostate Cancer panel
Duration: 13:44


 

Prof. Paolo Gontero on Risk Stratification for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Risk Stratification for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Generally speaking, while NMIBCs have a more favourable prognosis compared to their MI counterpart, they are not the same and seem to behave differently (i.e. some are relatively indolent, others have aggressive features). In this episode, Prof. Paolo Gontero explains why. He will also discuss the following:

  • What is the current, best-recommended way for risk stratification of NMIBCs
  • If there is a way to predict the risk of recurrence of a NMIBC
  • How to tailor treatment recommendations

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Prof. Paolo Gontero, member of the EAU Guidelines panel for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Duration: 16:45


 

Prof. Bhaskar Somani offers tips in publishing scientific papers

With over 400 peer-reviewed papers published, Prof. Bhaskar Somani is an editorial board member of 4 journals and a reviewer for 15 journals. In this episode, he shares his experience in publishing scientific papers. The scope of his podcast includes:

  • Tips and tricks for a successful outcome
  • How to select a topic or a journal
  • Core skills needed in publishing a scientific paper
  • How to deal with rejection
  • Secrets of successful teams who publish numerous articles

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Prof. Bhaskar Somani, Consultant Urological Surgeon within Medicine at the University of Southampton
Duration: 12:17


 

Dr Stefanie Fischer discussing the adjuvant treatment of Stage 1 testicular cancer

What are the recommendations for the management of stage I seminoma and stage I non-seminoma after orchiectomy? Tune in as Dr. Stefanie Fischer provides vital information on this, as well as, the risks of relapse after orchiectomy, and the pros and cons of various strategies.

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Dr Stefanie Fischer, oncologist member of the EAU Guidelines panel for Testicular Cancer
Duration: 10:49


 

Prof. Christian Radmayr about management of undescended testes

In this episode, Prof. Christian Radmayr shares his expert insights in treating undescended testes covering topics such as:

  • Frequency of undescended testes among boys
  • Reasons for its occurrence
  • How to classify undescended testes
  • When to start treatment
  • Options for surgical therapy, and more

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Prof. Christian Radmayr, the Chair of the EAU Guidelines panel for Paediatric Urology
Duration: 14:35


 

Dr Paolo Capogrosso discussing what is new in the field of male infertility

Data has shown the prevalence of infertility has increased over the last decades. In this episode, Dr. Paolo Capogrosso explores if this is also the case in males. Dr. Capogrosso discusses:

  • Any novel tests to better investigate male fertility
  • What treatment to suggest if the patient has evidence of increased DNA fragmentation and normal semen parameter
  • Updates on varicocele treatment, and more

Date: 30 September 2021
Guest: Dr Paolo Capogrosso, an associate of the EAU Guidelines panel for Sexual and Reproductive Health
Duration: 12:24


 

Why should we make a podcast?

Welcome to the EAU Podcasts. In these episodes, we have compiled some useful background information on why the EAU is branching out into podcasting. And we provide you useful information on how to record a Podcast

Date: 30 September 2021
Duration: 3:53 (part 1)
Duration: 4:54 (part 2)