“It’s a gold mine!” said someone to me once about the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER). Most of you are probably aware of the existence of this large observationa[...]
The Urologist cursed with contempt at his finger in the air, discussing with me his practice of prostatic massage, “I’ve had to learn to use my left pointer, the right one develope[...]
Here’s my technique for anaesthetising patients for robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and I’d be interested to hear any thoughts, comments and ideas. Pre-op. I tr[...]
My first suggestion to my wife was that I enter Pop Idol with my modified, radiation-bashing rendition of American Pie (chorus “bye bye brachytherapy seeds“). She quick[...]
In 1948 BF Skinner put a pigeon in a box.  Unlike most of Skinner’s birds, this one did not have to learn a behavior, such as pecking a lever, to receive an edible reward. Food was[...]
Deep vein thromboses (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are rare, but potentially devastating, complications of major pelvic surgery. We have performed more than 1000 robot assisted[...]
Howard Stern proclaimed himself the King of all Media; I have proclaimed myself the King of the Urology twitter world.  There is no basis for my claim.  I certainly do not have the[...]
Dirk De Ridder Department of Urology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium The article by Mohee et al. highlights a problem that is often neglected: the outomes we see in clinical t[...]