Visual-estimation (cognitive), image-fusion (software) and in-bore targeted prostate biopsy: is there an optimal approach?

The diagnostic superiority of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) prior to targeted and systematic prostate biopsy over systematic transrectal ultrasound-guided (TRUS) biopsy alone in the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa) has been proven by multiple level 1 studies...

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Case 1 A 48-year-old female, having previously had an augmentation ileocystoplasty 10 years ago, has been referred with right loin pain by the emergency department. A venous blood gas is performed shortly after triage with the following values: What is...

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  • Optimum Medical celebrate the launch of their new eco-friendly home delivery service, Vyne. Vyne is here to provide a better, greener and easier way of getting...
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  • Real-time 3D automatic scanners, AvantSonic Z5 & Z3 measure bladder volume and PVR, producing fast and accurate measurements displayed on colour touch screens. Utilising advanced technology, AvantSonic Z5 & Z3...
  • Featuring a wireless scanning probe with eight ultrasound transducers for fully automatic bladder detection, BBS Revolution™ differentiates between male / female anatomy, delivering accurate volume measurements in seconds. Simple to use BBS Revolution™ is for...

Read all about it Mar/Apr 2021

Read all about it... It can be awkward when a patient asks you about a report in their favourite tabloid detailing an amazing research breakthrough or a ‘cutting-edge’ new treatment / test and you don’t know what they are talking...

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SMILE: sustaining medical education in a lockdown environment

2020 posed challenges to medical education like never seen before. In an effort to contain and slow the spread of coronavirus all UK medical schools ceased or reduced face-to-face contact. This sudden, and for many, unexpected change resulted in pressures...

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Geoffrey Parker (1902-1973) – urologist to the French Resistance!

In this series of articles I am going to show you some of the exhibits contained in the Museum of Urology, hosted on the BAUS website (www.baus.org.uk). This time, I am joined by Jasmine Winyard, urology trainee in Leicester; we...

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The COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt our traditional models of teaching. Urological emergencies account for 20% of all acute surgical admissions and 5-10% of general practitioner visits [1]. Currently in the UK, undergraduate teaching on urology is not compulsory. Fewer...

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