The sensory mechanisms of the lower urinary tract enable our brain to continuously monitor the filling status of the bladder. During urine storage, low-level afferent information i[...]
Poyet et al. [1] have performed the largest external validation of the European Randomised Study for Screening of Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) and Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT[...]
The debate on the impact of positive surgical margins (PSMs) after radical prostatectomy (RP) continues. The study by Mithal et al. [1] in the present issue contributes further dat[...]
The rate of PSA-based screening over the last 35 years can be compared with driving your car from the Netherlands to Italy. It starts with a rather flat drive, perhaps a few hills i[...]
Many drugs are chiral, i.e. the enantiomers (isomers) cannot be superimposed on their mirror images. It has long been known that if a drug is chiral, then in biological terms, the [...]
Kim et al. [1] asked the question whether we should start by treating men who have persistent storage LUTS despite α-blocker monotherapy, with a low-dose anti-cholinergic as oppose[...]
The report of Jakobson et al. [1] assesses the results of the sentinel node procedure for penis carcinoma in Denmark. The sentinel node procedure was done in four university hospit[...]
Serum samples from patients with prostate cancer (PCa) are measured routinely for total PSA (tPSA) and complexed PSA as a part of the diagnostic evaluation. In addition, a variety [...]
Research headlines that attract the most publicity are those that show success in benefitting patients, whether it is through new targeted drugs or new immunotherapies. Many funding[...]
In the present issue of BJUI, there is an important study by Hadjipavlou et al. [1], summarizing radical (RN) and partial nephrectomy (PN) practice in the UK in 2012. Specifically,[...]