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SEEM15 Day 1: Training the essentials of Laparoscopy

The 11th South Eastern European Meeting got off to a flying start as Regional Office Chairman Prof. Bob Djavan welcomed the large and internationally diverse crowd. “It’s my pleasure to welcome Turkish opinion leaders, and experts from all across...

ERUS15: The local angle with Dr. José Pereira Arias

On the third and final day of ERUS15 in Bilbao, we look back at a successful meeting with the Head of the Local Organising Committee, Dr. José Pereira Arias. “The meeting has been a great success so far. With...

ERUS15: The first day of Live Surgery

While Dr. Jose Pereira Arias was joking this morning when he positioned Bilbao at the centre of the world, it certainly was the centre of the world of robotic surgery with three live surgery sessions, featuring six surgeons and...

ERUS15: Junior ERUS – Young Academic Urologists Meeting

The first day of the three-day meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) gave special attention to the needs of young urologists. This included opportunities for hands-on training and ESU courses, but is exemplified by the special scientific...

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...
EULIS15 awards

EULIS15 awards best research and clinical work

The EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) awarded three prizes for clinical and research work and the best paper in literature during the concluding session of the 3rd EULIS Meeting which ended today in Alicante, Spain. A. Rodriguez, et al...
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...