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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[...]
In the Institute of Medicine report published in 1999, it was estimated that 44 000–98 000 patients died annually from preventable medical errors. It was further reported that the [...]
Nobody could have really predicted the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which struck Manhattan on October 29, 2012. If you told us a year ago that a hurricane would shut down all of New [...]
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[...]
There is increasing concern that current UK trainees at the end of their training are less experienced than their previous counterparts and continue to require more education, skil[...]