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

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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…

Four seasons – Summer 2020’s top reviewer

Summer 2020's top reviewer is Houston Thompson This month, BJUI continues the Four Seasons Peer Reviewer Award recognising the hard work and dedication of our peer reviewers. Each quarter the Editor and Editorial Team select an individual peer reviewer whose reviews over the last 3 months have stood out for their quality and timeliness. The Summer 2020 crown goes to Houston Thompson R. Houston Thompson, MD, completed his Urology Residency at Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2007 followed by…

Coming out of lockdown safely – A view from China

How our lives have changed. Over two months ago we published a popular blog on the effect of COVID-19 on our surgical practice (https://www.bjuinternational.com/bjui-blog/covid-19-and-urology/). In many ways it informed us as to what to do during challenging times to keep our patients safe. As we gradually take careful steps out of lockdown, our minds are focused on the most important of all words - SAFETY.  While every nation will have differences and nuances, the principles of learning from each…
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