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Nearly 1,175 abstracts in poster and video sessions

Nearly 1,175 abstracts in poster and video sessions

A total of 93 poster sessions will be held during the five-day 27th Annual EAU Congress, with 1,173 abstracts accepted for presentations in Paris following a rigid screening conducted by reviewers in December. The figure is slightly higher than...
Apply before 1 January to join Canadian Tour 2012

Apply before 1 January to join Canadian Tour 2012

Is it time for you to step outside your comfort zone? Are you ready to see urology from a different perspective and learn new skills? Perhaps you feel you can share your own knowledge and would like to proudly...
Is your smartphone congress-ready?

Is your smartphone congress-ready?

As of this week, the iPhone App Store and Android Market feature the EAU Congress app, so don’t forget to download it! The congress is a highly dynamic event, so having all the info about the sessions and the...
EAU welcomes new section, addresses robotics in urology

EAU welcomes new section, addresses robotics in urology

The end of 2011 brought us exciting news: we welcome a new section into our network, a section which will bring a narrow specialist focus to the development of robotics in urology. As of December 2011 the European Robotic...
Food for thought: “Ethics in Urology”

Food for thought: “Ethics in Urology”

Decisions about medical treatment always involve ethical issues since they must take into consideration the issues of the patient’s age, medical history and his or her psycho-social background. The EAU guidelines provide clinical guidance for the 16,000 EAU members...
Life of a urologist in Spain

Life of a urologist in Spain

Spain has a current population of 47 million people with a marked increase in recent years due to a significant growth in the immigrant population. The number of urologists is over 2,000, most of them members of the Spanish...
EAU Research Foundation Career Development Grant Application

EAU Research Foundation Career Development Grant Application

The EAU Research Foundation (EAURF) is calling for applications for a three-year career development post-doctoral position in Urological Research. The EAU Research Foundation aims to build scientific research capacity and promote integration of excellent scientific researchers within the European...

Kidney cancer: Every minute counts

European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) raised a vast array of controversial issues in onco-urology and offered essential updates, providing common ground for building bridges across disciplines. Organised by the European Association of Urology (EAU), the European Society...
EAUN Fellowship Programme report

EAUN Fellowship Programme report

My nursing experience in perioperative urology surgery extends to the best part of 22 years. Apart from seven years in Theatre Nursing Management in the Maltese private sector, I acquired experience while working for the St. Luke’s Hospital and,...
Nurses enthusiastic about Post-EAUN meetings

Nurses enthusiastic about Post-EAUN meetings

The number of nurses that are members of the European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN) is growing each year. This year we have over 2,500 members, and to serve our growing membership the EAUN is exerting efforts, among other...
28th Congress of the Scandinavian Urologists/Urology Nurses

28th Congress of the Scandinavian Urologists/Urology Nurses

The 28th Urology Congress under the auspices of the Nordic countries was held from August 24 to 27 this year in Tampere, Finland. Around 60 nurses coming from the different Nordic countries gathered during the four-day event. This year...