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Favourite Article of 2014 Poll Results

Of the top 5 BJUI papers of 2014, which is your favourite?

Favourite Article Poll Results

 

Guideline of guidelines: prostate cancer screening – 38.24%

The transcriptional programme of the androgen receptor (AR) in prostate cancer – 11.76%

Phase III, randomised, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study of the β3‐adrenoceptor agonist mirabegron, 50 mg once daily, in Japanese patients with overactive bladder – 5.88%

Engaging responsibly with social media: the BJUI guidelines – 38.24%

Penile vibratory stimulation in the recovery of urinary continence and erectile function after nerve‐sparing radical prostatectomy: a randomized, controlled trial – 5.88%

 

Live Surgery Poll Results

Live surgery as an approach for surgical learning, has recently been given approval by the EAU albeit with strict guidelines to optimise the benefits. However this potential teaching tool is in its infancy and the mechanism(s) to optimise learning have not yet been clearly defined.

 

Which statements do you most agree with:

1. Live surgery is an important tool to disseminate surgical expertise and should be considered in multiple settings, as long as the surgeon has suitable expertise – 40.54%

2. Live surgery is an important tool to disseminate surgical expertise but should be restricted to experienced surgeons operating from home institutions, with an experienced surgical team, familiar with the operation technique – 37.84%

3. Live surgery increases potential risks to the patient and is therefore never justified – 21.62%

 

 

Which statements do you most agree with:

1. Live surgery can be of benefit in multiple types of surgical learning and should be considered in endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery – 52.78%

2. Live surgery should primarily be considered for training in laparoscopic surgery – 13.89%

3. Live surgery should primarily be considered for training in robotic surgery – 19.44%

4. Live surgery increases potential risks to the patient and is therefore never justified – 13.89%

 

BCG Shortages Poll Results

With a worldwide shortage of BCG, has your hospital had to ration supplies of BCG (e.g. not available, using 1/3 dose, limiting maintenance, reducing frequency etc)?

Yes – No availability – 37%

Yes – Reduced supplies – 45%

No – Available as usual – 11%

Don’t know – 7%

Movember Poll Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you (or your partner) growing a moustache for Movember?

Yes – 30%

No – 52%

No but did in a previous year – 18%

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