Urofair 2018

Urofair Congress Highlights – Singapore 2018 From 12-14 July, the Singapore Urological Association (SUA) welcomed 450 delegates from across Asia and further afield to sunny Singapore for Urofair 2018. The theme was Integrating Scientific Knowledge, Technology and Clinical Urology, and the excellent scientific program crafted by the organizing chairman John Yuen and scientific chairmen Joe Lee and Terence Lim, certainly reflected this. Continuing a fine tradition, the BJUI once again has supported…

Breaking Taboos in Urology Awareness Month

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This September marks the fifth annual Urology Awareness Month, an opportunity for urologists, researchers, GPs, patients, and urology advocates to raise awareness of and speak openly about urology disease. In doing so, they can help to break the taboos that so often blight urology patients. Set up by The Urology Foundation (TUF) in 2014, Urology Awareness Month (UAM) aims to encourage the public to actively take care of their urology health by raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of…

August 2018 – About the Cover

This issue’s Article of the Month is the UK-ROPE study, a multicentre study with several authors from Southampton. The cover shows Southampton’s Calshot Castle, an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII. The development of Calshot castle as well as Cowes, Hurst and Netley castles along Southampton Water and the Solent, by Henry VIII in about 1540, meant that Southampton was no longer so dependent upon its fortifications.   © istock.com/kodachrome25  

Resident’s Podcast: NICE Guidance – ceftolozane & tazobactam for complicated UTIs

Eleanor Zimmermann is due to start her Urology registrar training in the Southwest this October, and is a BURST Core Surgical Trainee Representative. @BURSTUrology In this Residents' Podcast, Eleanor discusses the NICE Guidance on complicated urinary tract infections: ceftolozane/tazobactam   BJUI Podcasts now available on iTunes, subscribe here https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/bju-international/id1309570262  

Residents’ Podcast: UK‐ROPE Study

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 Maria Uloko is a Urology Resident at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Giulia Lane is a Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow at the University of Michigan In this podcast they discuss the BJUI Article of the Month 'Efficacy and safety of prostate artery embolization for benign prostatic hyperplasia: an observational study and propensity‐matched comparison with transurethral resection of the prostate (the UK‐ROPE study)'   Efficacy and safety of prostate…

Four Seasons – BJUI Reviewer of the Summer

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 will select an individual peer reviewer whose reviews over the last 3 months have stood out for their quality and timeliness. The Summer Crown goes to Henry Woo. Henry Woo is Professor Surgery at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney.  He is also the Director…

Residents’ Podcast: Follow‐up of TIND implantation for the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction

  Maria Uloko and Guilia Lane are Urology Residents at the University of Minnesota Hospital. In this podcast they discuss the BJUI Article of the Week, 3‐Year follow‐up of temporary implantable nitinol device implantation for the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction Special Guest: Mike Borofsky   3‐Year follow‐up of temporary implantable nitinol device implantation for the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction   Francesco Porpiglia , Cristian Fiori,…

BAUS 2018 Highlights Day Three

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BAUS Day 3—Going home images and snippets… On the final night of BAUS, I had the honor of giving a dinner talk to the IBUS group—International British Urology Society.  With BAUS contracting from 4 to 3 days, some of the previous joint sessions fell by the wayside, but IBUS president Subu Subramonian put together a nice evening program for the group. The Day 3 morning session started with what is likely an original debate topic: “Consenting to Death.”  The pro/con centered around…

BAUS 2018 Highlights Day Two: The 2018 BJUI Guest Lecture

Achieving the Promise of Digital Health: Are we There Yet? If Not, When…and How? Dr. Robert Wachter Day 2: The 2018 BJUI Guest Lecture: Dr. Robert Wachter.  Achieving the Promise of Digital Health: Are we There Yet? If Not, When…and How? Image 1: Q&A with Dr. Robert Wachter, moderated by BJUI Trustee Chair, Prof. Krishna Sethia. For Day 2 of BAUS18, the BJUI team invited a very unique expert to the podium. Dr. Robert Wachter is chief of medicine at the University of California…

Residents’ Podcast: CUA 2018 review

 Jesse Ory and Andrea Kokorovic Department of Urology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Dalhousie residents Jesse Ory and Andrea Kokorovic sum up the highlights of day 1 at the 2018 Canadian Urological Association annual meeting in Halifax Song credits Don't fear the reaper: Blue oyster cult Mute city: F Zero Mortal Kombat Theme: The Immortals Funky Suspense - Bensound.com BJUI Podcasts now available on iTunes, subscribe here https://itunes.ap…
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