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Interpretation of Urodynamic Studies

It does not matter if you are the kind of person who gets excited by books on urodynamics or someone who just wants to learn a new skill, you need to get your hands on this book as it blows...

How to set up and run a cadaveric dissection course

Conducting and implementing a cadaveric dissection course requires careful planning. Rachel Edmiston, Rajesh Anmolsingh, Omar Mirza and Nirmal Kumar offer a guide to individuals highlighting the licensing and legal processes involved with the use, preservation and disposal of cadavers in...

An overview of changes to urology training

Paediatric urology training A review of paediatric emergency services in the UK involving general surgery, urology and paediatric surgery was initiated due to the problems encountered by the lack of suitable experience outside large paediatric surgical units to deliver emergency...

In conversation with Professor Christopher Chapple

Professor Christopher Chappel. Prof Chapple, thank you for taking the time to chat with the Urology News team. Can we start by asking about your background and how you ended up in the field of urology? Early in my career...

ICS 2019 Standards (two-volume set)

The highly anticipated fully updated 2019 edition of the International Continence Society (ICS) Standards is a comprehensive ‘book’ that compiles peer-reviewed documents into one easily accessible area of 935 pages. It has taken the joint effort and expertise of over...

Erectile Dysfunction Part I: pathophysiology and risk factors

Introduction Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection, which is adequate for satisfactory sexual intercourse. The Massachusetts Male Ageing Study (MMAS) reported the results of a regional survey of men aged 40–69...

13th Masterclass of GURS

During this three-day meeting an unparalleled wide spectrum of live and semi-live GURS procedures will be covered, performed and discussed by a faculty of world-renowned expert surgeons, including urethroplasty techniques, genital reconstruction, microsurgery, prosthetic surgery of artificial sphincter and penile...

BAUN (British Association of Urological Nurses) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019

This year’s British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) annual conference is being held on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th November at the ACC Liverpool. Registration is available on the conference website. Please visit: www.baun.co.uk/baun-conference/ BAUN are acutely aware of the...

Artificial penile pearls: what every Urologist should know!

Penile implants are inert objects placed beneath the skin of the penis through an incision. These are variously referred to as Yakuza beads, pearls, ball bearings, speed bumps, penile marbles, inserts, etc. The term ‘penile implant’ described here should not...

The master’s degree in urology – a personal perspective

I have recently completed a master’s degree in urology, based jointly with the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. I began the course three months after commencing ST3 in urology. I had begun exploring the...

SUSPEND suspended MET

This review is on the recent groundbreaking evidence on medical expulsive therapy (MET). MET using alpha adrenergic blockers (like tamsulosin) are in regular clinical practice. Even though it is an off label prescription, it is well accepted and practised world...

Penile fracture

Traumatic rupture of the tunica albuginea with either one or both corpora cavernosa of the penis is known as penile fracture. This may be associated with corpus spongiosum or urethral injury. Incidence Penile fracture was reported for the first time...