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Letters to the Editor are no longer included in the main BJUI journal, but we will continue to publish them on the BJUI website as an important part of the scientific debate.

Letters Policy

  • Letters to the editor will now published in electronic form on the journal website (www.bjui.org), not in the journal itself. As such, letters are not submitted to PubMed for indexing.
  • Letters to the editor should be 500 words or less, preference is given to concise letters.
  • Writers are limited to one letter published on the website per month.
  • Letters must include full author contact details.
  • All letters will be peer-reviewed, and we reserve the right to reject letters, or to edit them if they are accepted.
  • If accepted, letters are sent to the authors of the paper being discussed, to give them the chance to make a response that will (if accepted) be published at the same time as the letter.
  • Letters will not be open for public comment; replies must be submitted by email to the Editorial Office for review.

Letter to the Editor Dear Sir Fluoroquinolones must not be used inappropriately when treating chronic prostatitis (CP) and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). Clinical guidelines [...]
Letter to the Editor Recommended antibiotic prophylaxis regimen in retrograde intrarenal surgery: evidence from a randomised controlled trial. Dear Sir, Zhao et al. emphasized that[...]
Letter to the Editor Genetic correlates of prostate cancer visibility (and invisibility) on mpMRI: It’s time to take stock. Dear Sir, In their paper on multiparametric magnet[...]
Letter to the Editor Suture Techniques during Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy: A Systematic Review and Quantitative Synthesis of Peri-Operative Outcomes Dear Si[...]
Letter to the Editor Incidentally detected testicular lesions <10 mm in diameter: can orchidectomy be avoided? Dear Sir, We have read with great interest the paper “Incidentally[...]
Letter to the Editor Super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP) versus retrograde intrarenal surgery for the treatment of 1-2 cm lower-pole renal calculi: an international multi[...]