Poll Archive 2013

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Poll 1

The BJUI website has undergone a radical change for the New Year. What do you think is the most useful or interesting feature for you?

1. Regular highlighted Article of the Week with free full text access – 42.75%

2. Blogs on current urological topics – 26.09%

3. Picture Quiz of the week – 16.67%

4. Video content – 14.49%

 

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Poll 2

Do your patients have access to Botox for the treatment of OAB in your centre?

1. Yes, currently available – 86.11%

2. Not currently available but hoping to have access soon – 8.33%

3. Not available but I can refer to another centre – 2.78%

4. Not available for my patients – 2.78%

 

 

 

 

 

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Poll 3

What analgesia do you / your centre currently give for stent removal under local anaesthetic?

1. Local anaesthetic gel only – 76.67%

2. NSAID – 11.67%

3. Opiate – 3.33%

4. Don’t do local anaesthetic stent removal – 8.33%

 

 

 

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Poll 4

You are fit and well 50 year old man with a PSA of 6 and you need a prostate biopsy. What type of biopsy would you have?

1. Local anaesthetic TRUS Biopsy – 54.35%

2. General anaesthetic TRUS Biopsy – 17.39%

3. Transperineal biopsies (GA) – 28.26%

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Poll 1

In his recent blog, Dr Kutikov discusses adrenal surgery. Who do you feel should operate on the adrenals?

1. General surgical trained specialist endocrine surgeon – 20%

2. Urologist with a sub-specialist interest in renal surgery – 80%

 

 

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Poll 2

The article of the week by Silberstein et al showed equivalent early oncological outcome comparing open and robotic surgery suggesting that outcome after radical prostatectomy may be driven more by surgeon factors than surgical approach. When considering radical prostatectomy, do you think:

1. It is more important to choose your surgeon than the technique – 85%

2. It is more important to choose the technique than the surgeon – 6%

3. It doesn’t matter – 9%

 

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Poll 3

In his blog, Greg Nason discusses the increasing constraints on working hours worldwide (e.g. 48 hours in Europe with the EWTD and 80 hours in the USA). What do you think are the optimal hours for modern surgical training while maintaining appropriate safety and work/life balance? Note: if you think it should be a different limit, please tell us on the blog.

1. < 48 hours – 6%

2. 48 hours – 10%

3. 60 hours – 56%

4. 80 hours – 15%

5. > 80 hours – 13%

 

 

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Poll 4

Surgical simulation is very topical and the subject of a systematic review in this month’s journal. Do you believe that surgical trainees should perform simulation to a specified standard before being allowed to operate on patients, even under supervision?

1. Yes – with all types of procedure – 59%

2. Yes – but for complex procedures only – 15%

3. No – Supervision in theatre is the best way of learning – 26%

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Poll 1

As we enter the conference season, which is the most important meeting to you?

1. AUA -27%

2. EAU – 48%

3. SIU – 5%

4. BAUS – 17%

5. USANZ – 2%

6. Other – 2%

 

 

 

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Poll 2

Following on from last week’s poll about which conference you’re attending, we’re interested in finding out what region you’re reading from.

1. UK and Ireland – 59%

2. Mainland Europe – 7%

3. North America – 5%

4. Australia and New Zealand – 12%

5. Middle East and Asia – 12%

6. Rest of the world – 5%

 

 

 

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Poll 3

The BJUI team will be attending the major urology meetings and will broadcast back key information via Twitter, Facebook and blogs. What information would most be of interest to you?

1. Daily blog summary of the meeting – 32%

2. Live tweets from key sessions – 25%

3. Interviews with key speakers – 9%

4. All of the above – 34%

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Poll 1

Following the EAU Annual Congress, the BJUI published blog updates from the meeting. Is this something we should do for future meetings?

1. Yes and I have read them – 70%

2. Yes although I haven’t read them all yet – 20%

3. No I don’t think they are useful – 10%

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Poll 2

In his recent blog, Henry Woo discusses music in the operating theatre. What music do you prefer to listen to during surgery?

1. I don’t listen to music in theatre – 13%

2. Classical music – 17%

3. Classic rock or pop (e.g. 70/80s) – 21%

4. Jazz – 4%

5. Contemporary music – 35%

6. Other – 10%

Who decides upon the choice of music in your operating theatre?

1. No music is played – 12%

2. Anaesthetist chooses – 2%

3. Surgeon chooses – 53%

4. Nurses choose – 5%

5. Take turns to choose – 28%

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Poll 1

This month we introduce the ‘Science Made Simple’ section to accompany the new Translational Science section, which replaces Investigative Urology. What do you think of this new section?

1. An improvement – 72%

2. Similar to the old section – 0%

3. I preferred the old section – 6%

4. I never read the basic science – 13%

5. Haven’t had chance to look yet – 9%

 

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Poll 2

With the recent announcement of updated PSA Testing Guidelines by the AUA, will you now be using these in your practice?

1. Yes – 48%

2. No – 52%

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Poll 1

The recent Aylin paper in the BMJ suggests elective operative 30 day mortality is highest for patients undergoing surgery on Fridays and weekends. Do you believe this finding applies for urological procedures?

1. True – 53%

2. False – 47%

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Poll 2

Professor Dasgupta in his BJUI lecture suggested most copies of BJUI remain in their packet unopened as publishing moves more web-based. What happens to the BJUI in your household?

1. Usually opened within 48 hours and read – 20%

2. Usually opened with 1 week and read – 33%

3. Left in a pile to open at some point – 23%

4. Left in a pile and generally discarded – 13%

5 .Straight in the recycling! – 11%

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Poll 1

An intriguing study in the BJUI this month showed a reduction in PSA testing after the ERSPC publication in 2009, despite it showing a reduction in prostate cancer mortality. Coupled with the recent change in the AUA guidelines, what do you think will happen with PSA testing in the future?

1. PSA use will increase – 28%

2. PSA use will stay the same – 40%

3. PSA use will decrease – 32%
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Poll 1

With the recent PSA controversy, leading experts have released a consensus statement about prostate cancer testing. Do you agree with and support the views expressed?

1. Yes – 59%

2. No – 41%

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Poll 1

In the update to the PCPT published recently in the NEJM, the authors show a one third reduction in prostate cancer with no difference in prostate cancer mortality suggesting no increase in risk from high grade disease with finasteride. Do you now think prevention with finasteride should now be advised for men concerned about prostate cancer risk?

1. Yes – 29%

2. No – 58%

3. Undecided – 13%

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Poll 1

My favourite social media platform for urology is:

1. Twitter – 47%

2. Facebook – 13%

3. YouTube – 7%

4. LinkedIn – 4%

5. Google+ – 13%

6. I don’t use social media – 16%

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Movember Poll

As Movember starts again for another year, will you be growing a Mo this year (or encouraging your partner to do so)?

1. Yes – 53%

2. No but have before – 19%

3. No never have – 28%

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December Article of the Month Poll

In the December article of the month, O’Brien and colleagues report a RCT of blue light assisted TURBT. Do you think this should be the standard of care for all new bladder tumours?

1. Yes – Use it already – 22%

2. Yes – I would like to use it – 17%

3. No – No effect on recurrence – 26%

4. No – Some benefit but too costly – 26%

5. Don’t know – 9%

 

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BJUI 2013 Summary Poll

As we finish the first year of the new era of the BJUI, what have you enjoyed the most about the new journal?

1. New look of the paper journal – 12%

2. Article of the week – 34%

3. BJUI poll – 5%

4. BJUI blog – 34%

5. Videos / podcasts – 15%

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