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Letters to the Editor are no longer included in the main BJUI journal, but we will continue to publish them on the BJUI website as an important part of the scientific debate.

Letters Policy

  • Letters to the editor will now published in electronic form on the journal website (www.bjui.org), not in the journal itself. As such, letters are not submitted to PubMed for indexing.
  • Letters to the editor should be 500 words or less, preference is given to concise letters.
  • Writers are limited to one letter published on the website per month.
  • Letters must include full author contact details.
  • All letters will be peer-reviewed, and we reserve the right to reject letters, or to edit them if they are accepted.
  • If accepted, letters are sent to the authors of the paper being discussed, to give them the chance to make a response that will (if accepted) be published at the same time as the letter.
  • Letters will not be open for public comment; replies must be submitted by email to the Editorial Office for review.
Letter to the Editor The Origins of Urinary Stone Disease: Upstream mineral formations initiate downstream Randall’s plaque Sir, We have read with great interest the paper by Hsi e[...]
Letter to the Editor Re: Testosterone treatment is not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer or worsening of lower urinary tract symptoms: Prostate health outcomes in t[...]
Letter to the Editor Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for the treatment of challenging renal tumors: To get the best recommendation (RE: Comparison of robot-assisted and open par[...]
Letter to the Editor Urethral diverticulectomy with Martius fat pad interposition improves symptom resolution and reduces recurrence Sir, I read with interest the above paper publi[...]
Letter to the Editor Outcomes of high complex renal tumor (PADUA ≥ 10) following robot-assisted partial nephrectomy with a median 46 months follow-up: A tertiary center experience [...]
Sir, Thank you for your interest in our article regarding whole-gland brachytherapy to the prostate for prostate cancer (1). Your letter is highlighting the expanding role of brach[...]