March 2019 – About the cover

  The Article of the Month for March (Mortality after radical prostatectomy in a matched contemporary cohort in Sweden compared to the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group 4 (SPCG-4) study) is from work carried out at Uppsala University in Sweden. Uppsala University was founded in the 15th century in Sweden's fourth biggest city, Uppsala. It was the first university in the nordic region and today has over 40 000 students. March's cover picture shows Uppsala Cathedral, which was built…

#RudeFood: Foodporn for a purpose

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The #RudeFood campaign was developed by the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials Group to raise awareness of #BelowTheBelt cancers.

Residents’ podcast: Implementation of mpMRI technology for evaluation of PCa in the clinic

Giulia Lane M.D. is a Fellow in Neuro-urology and Pelvic Reconstruction in the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan; Kyle Johnson is a Urology Resident in the same department. In this podcast they discuss the following BJUI Article of the Month: Implementation of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging technology for evaluation of patients with suspicion for prostate cancer in the clinical practice setting Abstract Objectives To investigate the impact of implementing…

February 2019 – About the cover

  February’s Article of the Month (Implementation of mpMRI technology for evaluation of patients with suspicion for PCa in the clinical practice setting) is from work carried out at Northwell Health in New York, and various other institutions in the USA. Northwell Health was founded in 1997 and is a not-for-profit healthcare network that includes around 20 hospitals, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research,…

Four Seasons – Winter 2019’s top reviewer

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 Winter Crown goes to Dr Makarand Khochikar. Dr Khochikar is Chief of Uro Oncology dept at Siddhi Vinayak Ganapati Cancer Hospital, Miraj (India) since 1998. He has won many awards; including,…

NICE Stone Guidelines 2019

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The NICE (National Institute For Health And Care Excellence) “Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management” guideline NG118 was published on-line on Tuesday 8th January 2019 and appeared on the BJUI website on Friday 18th January. NICE guidelines are based on the best available evidence for the treatment of the specific clinical condition evaluated (i.e. from randomised controlled trials) and aim to provide recommendations that will improve the quality of healthcare within the NHS.…
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