Podcasts

Residents’ podcast: NICE Guidance – Transurethral water jet ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia

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Nikita Bhatt is a Specialist Trainee in Urology in the East of England Deanery and a BURST Committee member @BURSTUrology NICE Guidance – Transurethral water jet ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia Recommendations 1.1 The evidence on transurethral water jet ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) raises no major safety concerns. The evidence on efficacy is limited in quantity. Therefore,…

Residents’ podcast: NICE Guidance – Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management

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Mr Joseph Norris is a Specialty Registrar in Urology in the London Deanery. He is currently undertaking an MRC Doctoral Fellowship at UCL, under the supervision of Professor Mark Emberton. His research interest is prostate cancer that is inconspicuous on mpMRI. Joseph sits on the committee of the BURST Research Collaborative as the Treasurer and BSoT Representative. NICE Guidance – Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management Context Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men,…

Residents’ podcast: NICE guidelines: Urinary tract infection

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Nikita Bhatt is a Specialist Trainee in Urology in the East of England Deanery and a BURST Committee member @BURSTUrology NICE guideline: Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. See also the following related NICE…

Residents’ podcast: Artificial intelligence applications in urology

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 Maria Uloko is a Urology Resident at the University of Minnesota Hospital. In this podcast she is joined by Dr Christopher Weight, an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Minnesota. They are discussing a recent BJUI Article of the month: Current status of artificial intelligence applications in urology and their potential to influence clinical practice Abstract Objective To investigate the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnosis,…

Residents’ podcast: NICE guidelines – renal and ureteric stones

Nikita Bhatt is a Specialist Trainee in Urology in the East of England Deanery and a BURST Committee member @BURSTUrology NICE Guideline – Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management Context Renal and ureteric stones usually present as an acute episode with severe pain, although some stones are picked up incidentally during imaging or may present as a history of infection. The initial diagnosis is made by taking a clinical history and examination and carrying out imaging; initial…

Residents’ podcast: Resident burnout

 Maria Uloko is a Urology Resident at the University of Minnesota Hospital. In this podcast she discusses the following BJUI Article of the month: Resident burnout in USA and European urology residents: an international concern Abstract Objective To describe the prevalence and predictors of burnout in USA and European urology residents, as although the rate of burnout in urologists is high and associated with severe negative sequelae, the extent and predictors of burnout in urology…

Resident’s podcast: Palliative care use amongst patients with bladder cancer

Maria Uloko is a Urology Resident at the University of Minnesota Hospital. In this podcast she discusses the following BJUI Article of the Week: Palliative care use amongst patients with bladder cancer Abstract Objectives To describe the rate and determinants of palliative care use amongst Medicare beneficiaries with bladder cancer and encourage a national dialogue on improving coordinated urological, oncological, and palliative care in patients with genitourinary malignancies. Patients…

Residents’ podcast: Vaccines for preventing recurrent UTIs

Maria Uloko is a Urology Resident at the University of Minnesota Hospital. In this podcast she discusses the following BJUI Article of the Week: Vaccines for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections: a systematic review   Abstract Objectives To systematically review the evidence regarding the efficacy of vaccines or immunostimulants in reducing the recurrence rate of urinary tract infections (UTIs). Materials and Methods The Medical Literature…

Residents’ podcast: In utero myelomeningocele repair and urological outcomes

 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 Week: In utero myelomeningocele repair and urological outcomes: the first 100 cases of a prospective analysis. Is there an improvement in bladder function? Abstract Objectives To evaluate the first 100 cases of in utero myelomeningocele…
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