Dr Paduch’s commentary on tadalafil and ejaculatory dysfunction

    Effects of 12 weeks of tadalafil treatment on ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunction and sexual satisfaction in patients with mild to severe erectile dysfunction: integrated analysis of 17 placebo-controlled studies Darius A. Paduch*†, Alexander Bolyakov*†, Paula K. Polzer‡ and Steven D. Watts‡ *Department of Urology and Reproductive Medicine,Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, †Consulting Research Services, Inc., Red Bank, NJ, and ‡Lilly Research…

The Fifth and Final Hike for Hope

The idea of a joint fund-raising trek in support of Prostate Cancer UK (formerly Prostate Action) and Well-Being of Women (WoW) dates back to 2005, when almost 100 trekkers joined us to walk across the desert to Petra in Jordan to raise more than £600,000 for these two noble causes. Neither Marcus Setchell nor I thought then that subsequently we would go on to trek in Kenya, Sinai, Kerala, and most recently Morocco, to raise an eventual cumulative sum of £1.3 million. The fifth and final Hike…

Michael Conlin’s commentary on NSAIDs

Pain relief after ureteric stent removal: think NSAIDs Nicholas N. Tadros, Lisa Bland, Edith Legg, Ali Olyaei and Michael J. Conlin* Oregon Health & Science University and *Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA OBJECTIVES • To determine the incidence of severe pain after ureteric stent removal. • To evaluate the efficacy of a single dose of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in preventing this complication. PATIENTS AND METHODS • A…

NOTES Procedure

Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): where are we going? A bibliometric assessment Riccardo Autorino*†, Rachid Yakoubi*, Wesley M. White‡, Matthew Gettman§, Marco De Sio†, Carmelo Quattrone†, Carmine Di Palma†, Alessandro Izzo†, Jeorge Correia-Pinto¶, Jihad H. Kaouk* and Estevão Lima¶ *Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA, †Urology Unit, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy, ‡Division of Urologic…

John Eifler and Alan Partin discuss their article

An updated prostate cancer staging nomogram (Partin tables) based on cases from 2006 to 2011. John B. Eifler, Zhaoyang Feng, Brian M. Lin, Michael T. Partin, Elizabeth B. Humphreys, Misop Han, Jonathan I. Epstein, Patrick C. Walsh, Bruce J. Trock and Alan W. Partin James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and the Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA Objective To update the 2007 Partin tables in a contemporary patient population. Patients…

Welcome to the new BJUI

  Introducing the new BJUI: ''The most read surgical journal on the web'', Prokar Dasgupta, BJUI Editor-in-Chief.    

Step-by-Step. Ergonomic use of the fourth arm

Ergonomic use of the fourth arm to oversew the dorsal vascular complex (DVC) during robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) Omer Karim, Amrith Rao, Emma Marsdin, Rajesh Kavia, Arie Parnham, Hanif Motiwala and Marc Laniado Centre for Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery,Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK Objective • To demonstrate an ergonomic fourth arm technique to oversew the dorsal vascular complex (DVC) during robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). Patients…

Richard Macaire Memorial Trek

Last year Prostate Action's trustee Professor Roger Kirby led a team of seven doctors and two patients along a challenging route through the Himalayas, in memory of Richard Macaire, who was an avid supporter of Prostate Action and who sadly lost his battle with prostate cancer in 2010.

An interview with Michael Blute, MD

In this edition of ‘Face to Face’, I talk with Michael Blute, MD, who is the Director of the Cancer Center of Excellence at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Memorial Health Care and the UMass Medical School in Worcester.

An interview with Christopher Woodhouse

In this edition of ‘Face to Face’, I talk with Christopher Woodhouse, MD, FRCS, FEBU, Professor and Chief of Adolescent Urology at the University College London (UCL) Hospital.
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