Blogs@BJUI

BAUS – BJUI – USANZ Joint Session at AUA 2023

American influence on Global Urology: The Good, the Bad and the Indifferent Sunday, April 30th                           2:00 – 5.00 PM Room N427 AB, McCormick Place Convention Centre North Building     Session 1                          CHAIRS: Joe Philip, Nikita Bhatt   1405–1445 Ureteric Stones: Medical Expulsive therapy – Is the Jury still out? Dr. Necole Streeper, Associate Professor of Urology,…

Professionalism in urology eBook

Becoming the best doctor you can     What makes a great surgeon? Specialty knowledge, technical skill … and professionalism. Written by Professor Steve Payne and subject experts, this free eBook brings together 17 in-depth articles on the non-medical skills and competencies required of a medical professional. Whether you're a trainee just starting out or an experienced consultant, the authors' invaluable advice will help you make better decisions for yourself and those in…
BJUI Compass new editor Michael Gorin

BJUI Compass – Announcing the new Editor-in-Chief

BJUI Compass is delighted to announce our new Editor-in-Chief, Michael A. Gorin, M.D. Dr Gorin is an Associate Professor of Urology in the Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is an internationally recognized expert on the use of molecular imaging techniques in the diagnosis and management of urologic malignancies. He is also widely recognized for his work developing novel methods for performing MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy…

Editor of BJUI Compass

Appointment process BJU International is seeking to appoint an Editor for BJUI Compass.   BJUI Compass is an online-only, fully open access journal and is part of the overall academic BJU International family including the flagship BJU International (BJUI) journal, BJUI Compass, and the e-learning platform, BJUI Knowledge. The journal is owned by BJU International charity and published by Wiley.   If you are interested in this role, please email Sophia Anderton, BJUI…

BJUI Key Paper Webinar – The IDENTIFY Study

Should we investigate all patients with haematuria?  11,000 patients, 110 hospitals, 26 countries. Dr Veeru Kasivisvanathan, UCL Division of Surgery & Dr Sinan Khadhouri, University of Aberdeen, present their BJUI paper on the #IDENTIFY_study, revealing the global cancer prevalence and predictors in the largest study of patients referred to hospital with suspected urinary tract cancer ever performed. https://bjui.pub/IDENTIFY_study Expert in bladder cancer, Prof Stephen Williams,…

Key Paper Webinar: the LAPPRO trial

Are some surgeons better than others? Anders Bjartell, John Yaxley & the BJUI team discuss surgeon heterogeneity in the Swedish LAPPRO study published in the BJUI March 2021.     Read the paper here: bjui.pub/BJUI-LAPPRO        

Thank You To All Our 2020 Peer Reviewers

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We would particularly like to thank the following individuals who are the top reviewers for the journal in 2020, all with ≥10 reviews Nathan Lawrentschuk Sima Porten Tobias Klatte Roderick van den Bergh Sigrid Carlsson Stephan Madersbacher Riccardo Autorino Niranjan Sathianathen Matthew Roberts Yair Lotan Alexander Cole Asif Muneer We are extremely grateful to all our reviewers for their time and hard work during an incredibly difficult year Aastha Abdollah,…

Residents’ podcast: MIMIC Study

Part of the BURST/BJUI Podcast Series BJUI - BJU International · Residents' podcast: MIMIC Study Mr Chuanyu Gao is a Core Surgical Trainee in KSS Deanery. He graduated from UCL Medical School and obtained his iBSc in Surgical Sciences before completing his Academic Foundation Years in East of England Foundation School. Chuanyu first became involved with BURST on the MIMIC Study as an international site coordinator and has been part of the BURST committee ever since.  Factors associated…

Long live the BJUI

How time flies! It seems like only yesterday that I was appointed the 10th Editor‐in‐Chief of a 90‐year old major surgical journal. We assembled a dynamic team with a clear, modern vision and strategy. As we say goodbye, it is time to reflect fondly on our achievements. The most read surgical journal on the web? Of the many ways to measure this, one is the number of downloads of BJUI articles from our publisher Wiley Online Library. This has increased steadily every year, reaching…

BJUI journal prizes

Every year the BJUI awards three prizes to trainee urologists who have played a significant role in contributing to the work published in the journal. The prizes go towards travel costs enabling the trainees to visit international conferences. In 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic leading to the cancellation of many of these conferences, the usual prize-giving ceremonies have not taken place so here we are introducing you to the prize winners and their work. We hope they will be able to spend…
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