Tag: Urolithiasis

Stone treatment: What do the patients want?

Interventional stone treatment patterns have dramatically changed within the last 35 years. Open stone surgery, standard until the late 70ies was replaced by minimal-invasive technique starting with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), followed and soon replaced as well for a decade...
EULIS session stresses diversity of stone disease

EULIS session stresses diversity of stone disease

The well-attended session of the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) highlighted the heterogeneity of the condition by examining various aspects of stone disease. Gender aspects were discussed in relation to diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis. The advantages and disadvantages of...
1st EULIS Postgraduate Workshop on Urolithiasis comes to Vienna

1st EULIS Postgraduate Workshop on Urolithiasis comes to Vienna

The EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) is hosting its first Postgraduate Workshop in Vienna, Austria on 28-29 June, 2014. The two-day programme encompasses the entire range of Urolithiasis management from epidemiology and diagnosis to various treatment modalities. A distinguished...
Update: Interventional imaging in upper urinary tract stone disease

Update: Interventional imaging in upper urinary tract stone disease

Today’s Plenary Session provided a complete picture of the latest developments regarding the upper urinary tract. Co-chaired by former Scientific Congress Office Chairman Prof. Freddie Hamdy and current Congress President Prof. Francesco Montorsi, the session featured distinguished speakers from...
Urology Week 2012: stone disease and patient information

Urology Week 2012: stone disease and patient information

The EAU invites national urological societies, hospitals, patient organisations, and others to participate in Urology Week on 17-21 September and help to increase awareness of urology and urological conditions. This year, the EAU will launch Patient Information on Kidney...
1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop

1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop

Recently I had the chance to attend the 1st International eULIS-EAU Comprehensive Stone Workshop held on June 10-11 this year at the Department of Urology at St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals, and organised by the Urolithiasis Section...