Archive for category: Polls

Ureteric Colic Poll Results

A recent paper in NEJM suggests initial ultrasound may be better for acute ureteric colic than CT by reducing radiation dose with no effect on outcome. With this evidence do you think initial ultrasound should be offered to most non-septic patients with ureteric colic?

YES – 63.64%

NO – 36.36%

 

Guideline of Guidelines Poll Results

The recently published ‘guideline of guidelines’ attempts to bring together conflicting guidance from different authorities. But overall how often do you refer to AUA, EAU or other national urological guidelines in clinical practice?

At least weekly – 23%

At least once a month – 27%

Every 2-3 months – 15%

Less than 3 monthly – 23%

Never – 12 %

 

Holiday reading poll results

My best holiday reading is:

1. A good novel – 34%

2. Magazines – 0%

3. Newspapers / supplements – 9%

4. Local tourist information i.e. guidebook – 14%

5. BJUI – 43%

 

Prostate biopsy poll results

You personally are told you need a prostate biopsy and can choose your technique. Would you choose:

1. TRUS biopsy under local anaesthetic – 12%

2. TRUS biopsy under general anaesthetic – 8%

3. Transperineal biopsy (under general anaesthetic) – 27%

4. I would decline any biopsy! – 53%

 

BAUS poll results

Which is your favourite venue for the BAUS Annual Meeting?

1. Glasgow – 15%

2. Manchester – 27%

3. Liverpool – 35%

4. Harrogate – 23%

 

World Cup poll results

Who do you think will win the World Cup?

1. Brazil – 36%

2. Argentina – 14%

3. Spain – 11%

4. Germany – 11%

5. England – 14%

6. Portugal – 4%

7. Other – tell us on twitter – 11%

 

MRI and prostate biopsy poll results

MRI and prostate diagnostics is very topical at the moment with another paper published this month. But do you feel that MRI now allows you to avoid the need for prostate biopsy if no lesions seen?

1. Yes, but only in very select patients – 13%

2. Yes, in many patients – 19%

3. No, it may miss important lesions – 50%

4. I don’t use MRI before biopsy – 19%

 

#urojc poll results

The urology journal club on twitter @iurojc has been been very successful with increasing active participants taking part using #urojc. But how many people only watch on twitter and don’t tweet (i.e. passive user)? Please tell us about your use for #urojc

1. Active – I have tweeted using #urojc – 77%

2. Passive – I have watched the discussion but don’t tweet – 14%

3. I don’t use twitter or follow #urojc – 9%

 

AUA venue poll results

Which is your favourite venue for AUA Annual Meeting?

1. Orlando – 8%

2. San Diego – 41%

3. Atlanta – 1%

4. Washington – 9%

5. San Francisco – 31%

6. Chicago – 9%

Read the conference highlights from AUA 2014: Days 1-3 & Days 4-6

 

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