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EAU Stockholm 2014

Study shows PCa survival rates gap between Western and Eastern Europe
There is still exists a big gap between Western and Eastern European countries when it comes to overall survival rates among prostate cancer (PCa) patients, and the difference is linked to the use of opportunistic screening methods in these regions.
Continue reading >20-04-2014      228 views


Late Breaking News: Positive results from enzalutamide study
There is still exists a big gap between Western and Eastern European countries when it comes to overall survival rates among prostate cancer (PCa) patients, and the difference is linked to the use of opportunistic screening methods in these regions.
Continue reading >15-04-2014      818 views


Plenary Session 5: Update and controversies in prostate cancer
“The 29th EAU Congress has been a success. Particularly the attendance of countries beyond Europe was very high, for example Latin American countries like Brazil and Venezuela,” said Prof. Per-Anders Abrahmsson (Malmö, SE) in his opening remarks during the last Plenary Session of this year’s event. The session was titled Update and controversies in prostate cancer, and it dealt with all aspects of the PCa, from genomic alterations to risk stratification.
Continue reading >15-04-2014      443 views


Innovation in minimally-invasive techniques for the treatment of BPH
Prof. Maurice Michel (Mannheim, DE) discussed the innovation in minimally-invasive treatment of BPH in Monday’s Thematic Session 11. This type of treatment can be done in an out-patient setting and is less invasive than surgical treatment.
Continue reading >15-04-2014      318 views


High-risk PCa: Urological or radiation oncological approach
In the multidisciplinary Thematic Session 18, the urological and radiation oncological approaches to high-risk prostate cancer were discussed. The chairman of the session, Prof. Christian Stief (Munich, DE), introduced the debate by stating that the audience would hear “not necessarily opposing but merely different views on how to treat patients.”
Continue reading >15-04-2014      371 views


Reconstructive Urology: The present and the future
In a slightly adapted format due to the regretful absence of several speakers, Thematic Session 16 managed to convey a good look at the current state of reconstructive urology, as well as its future. In the words of the Session Chairman, Dr. René Yiou (FR): “The speakers gave a nice overview of each topic, and even I learned a lot. My only regret is that we did not have time for questions or discussion.”
Continue reading >15-04-2014      214 views


Hands-on Training: Applying Botulinumtoxin A
The application of Botulinum toxin A is still a budding area of expertise, and not without controversy, as could be seen in the heated debate at the Plenary Session of Day 4 of the EAU Congress in Stockholm. As part of the educational efforts of the European School of Urology (ESU) a small hands-on-training workshop on Botulinum toxin A was carried out today.
Continue reading >15-04-2014      265 views


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A. Breda: How to reduce bleeding during partial nephrectomy?


In this interview, Dr. A Breda summarizes best practices on the reduction of bleeding as a complication of partial nephrectomy.


A paradigm shift in the treatment of pelvic pain


In this interview, R. Peeker is talking about the changes in urology practice which enable a better differentiated approach to the treatment of patients with pelvic pain.


Declan Murphy: Social media, robots and a lot of enthusiasm



In this interview, Prof. Kuczyk summarises some of the take home messages from the joint EAU-ESSO meeting at the #eau14.


Prof. Bob Djavan on the ambitions of the EAU Regional Office


In this interview, Prof. Djavan talks about the role of the EAU Regional Office at #eau14 and its ambitious plans for the upcoming years.


Upcoming Events


09 MayESU organised course at the time of the national congress of the Romanian Association of Urology
Bucharest, Romania
10 MayESU organized course on Interventional therapies for BPH and Chronic pelvic pain in men and women at the time of the national congress of the Moroccan Urological Association
Rabat, Morocco
23 May -
25 May
EAU Baltic meeting
Vilnius, Lithuania
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