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Preamble: Training in urology in the UK, and indeed globally has seen significant changes in the last decade. This has mirrored the changing face of health care provision within an[...]
Every week the Editor-in-Chief selects the Article of the Week from the current issue of BJUI. The abstract is reproduced below and you can click on the button to read the full art[...]
The pan-European survey conducted by Furriel et al. [1] in this issue of BJUI is a timely address of a hot topic in urology. More than 20 years have passed since the first laparosc[...]
Training of European urology residents in laparoscopy: results of a pan-European survey Frederico T.G. Furriel, Maria P. Laguna*, Arnaldo J.C. Figueiredo, Pedro T.C. Nunes and Jens[...]
What is the ultimate endpoint of a residency or speciality training program? Is it to complete 5 or 6 years of training in core urological procedures? Is it to produce safe, compet[...]
Time waits for no man St. Marher, 1225 Urology is arguably the leading technology driven surgical specialty. This is no accident. As surgeons we have always looked towards minimal [...]
Being an Irishman, and enthusiastic rugby supporter, I, like many other rugby fans, was much vexed when our Irish rugby hero, Brian O’Driscoll, was dropped for the deciding T[...]
This blog is an update form the originally published comment article in BJU International, 110: 607–608. DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11330.x On the 23rd June 2013 the MHRA (The M[...]
After seventeen years as a practicing urologist and a further six in training, it amazes me that we still regard prostate cancer as a mystical science and view the issue of screeni[...]
Every week the Editor-in-Chief selects the Article of the Week from the current issue of BJUI. The abstract is reproduced below and you can click on the button to read the full art[...]