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In memoriam: Giorgio Pizzocaro (1939-2020)

“Italian pioneer in testicular and penile cancers” With great sadness I heard that Giorgio Pizzocaro died on 26 November, 2020. He had been suffering from a long and grave illness for a considerable time, which resulted in an ever-increasing...

In memoriam: Mr. Richard Turner-Warwick (1925-2020)

Mr. Richard Turner-Warwick, the father of reconstructive urology and Willy Gregoir Medal winner, passed away on Sunday 20 September 2020 at the age of 95. Turner-Warwick was a highly esteemed colleague, a giant within urology both in the UK...

In memoriam: Prof. Jose Maria Gil-Vernet (1922-2020)

Professor José Maria Gil-Vernet passed away on March 5, 2020, in Barcelona, at the age of 97. Born in 1922, he once said that he had not been a good student in the difficult years of hardship that followed...
Lewis cystometer

Exhibit of the Month: The Lewis Cystometer

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr Johan Mattelaer, retired urologist from Belgium and founding Chairman of the EAU History Office. The...

Exhibit of the Month: The “Bavarian Lithotomy Set”

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr Friedrich Moll, Urologist at the University of Cologne Medical Centre and curator of the collections...

Exhibit of the Month: The Weiss Lithotriptor

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Mr Jonathan Goddard, Consultant Urological Surgeon from the UK and curator of the Museum of Urology...

Exhibit of the Month: The Civiale Set

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr. Friedrich Moll, urologist and medical historian of Düsseldorf, Germany. Its historical importance lies in...
Rainer Engel

In Memoriam Rainer Engel, MD, FACS (1933-2018)

Rainer Engel, a very good friend and an active expert of the History Office of the EAU passed away on 6th January 2018. Born the third of nine children near Cologne, Germany, in 1933 his early years were heavily...

In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Jaakko Elo (1925-2017)

Eminent Finnish Urologist Prof. Dr. Jaako Elo passed away on Saturday 28th January 2017. He was 91 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. Jaakko Elo was born on 25 July 1925 in Kojkemäki, Finland....