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A day for the young urologist: reporting from the YAU-Junior ERUS programme at ERUS14
The three-day meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section in Amsterdam started on September 17th with a special programme for young urologists and others interested in getting involved in robotic surgery. Important topics include the economics of robotic surgery, a look at the literature, and the importance of a viable certification programme. Dr Carl Wijburg, Session co-chairman explains.
Continue reading >25-09-2014      147 views

EAU Patient Information initiative expands – new translations online
The Patient Information project of the European Association of Urology (EAU) continues to grow. Translations of major urological topics such as kidney cancer and benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) have been recently published online in Croatian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Turkish and Polish.
Continue reading >23-09-2014      308 views

11th ERUS Meeting demonstrates latest in robotic technology
All-day, state-of-the-art live surgery might have been an important attraction, but it’s certainly not the only important development that drew over 700 delegates to central Amsterdam for three days. Education, state-of-the-art lectures, hands-on training and new developments in certification of the field were important topics for the urologists, nurses and residents that attended the 11th EAU Robotic Urology Section Meeting on 17-19 September.
Continue reading >19-09-2014      444 views

ERUS14: Young urologists most likely to achieve high marks in Robotic Hands-on Training Course
Young participants have an increased chance of scoring high marks in hands-on robotic training. This is one of several conclusions that can be drawn from the results of last year’s hands-on training sessions. The full report will be presented at next week’s EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Meeting in Amsterdam.
Continue reading >11-09-2014      624 views

14th CEM to tackle regional challenges, new trends in uro-oncology
With an emphasis on regional challenges in urology and how the latest advances in treatment affect local developments and practice, the 14th Central European Meeting (CEM) will present a compact, in-depth programme from October 10 to 12 in Cracow, Poland.
Continue reading >03-09-2014      619 views

EMUC14 Interview: Surgery remains the gold standard for high-risk kidney cancer
Surgery remains by far the most effective treatment for kidney cancer patients despite the advent of so-called targeted therapies, and cancer experts agree that more studies are needed in the field of molecular or genetic studies to boost emerging non-surgical therapeutic options.
Continue reading >13-08-2014      1107 views

In Memoriam: Chris Heyns 1949 - 2014
It is a great loss to urology and with enormous regret that we report the death of Professor Chris Heyns on August 2, 2014 at the age of 65. He was an extremely inspiring colleague, friend and academic leader. He made an enormous contribution to urology, in particular in the field of functional urology and it was an honour to work with him as co-chair of the International Consultation on urethral strictures.
Continue reading >07-08-2014      2728 views

About the European Association of Urology

For almost 40 years the EAU has addressed the most pressing issues of urological care in Europe, through its scientific and educational initiatives, as well as its publications.

The EAU delivers training, stimulates research, organises exchanges and broadcasts information. EAU History books record the evolution of urology as a specialty, and the EAU Guidelines support urologists in their day-to-day practice.

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Upcoming Events

09 Oct -
11 Oct
22nd Meeting of the EAU Section of Urological Research (ESUR)
Glasgow, Scotland
10 Oct -
12 Oct
EAU 14th Central European Meeting (CEM)
Cracow, Poland
12 OctESU course on Overactive bladder and incontinence at the time of the EAU 14th Central European Meeting (CEM)
Cracow , Poland
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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.

Prof. M. Kuczyk on urological options to preserve the best QoL

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.

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