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Multidisciplinary consensus on the classification of prenatal and postnatal UT dilation classification system

There is a lack of evidence in the literature correlating prenatal and postnatal urinary tract (UT) dilation pathology because classification systems vary, differing descriptive terms are used, and because dilation is a dynamic process and uropathies present a spectrum of...

Management of calyceal diverticular stones using ultramini PCNL

Calyceal diverticulae are congenital smooth-walled, non-secretory urothelium-lined cavities within the renal parenchyma that communicate with calyceal fornix through a diverticular neck. They were first described by Rayer in Traitements des maladies des reins [1]. Calculi occur in approximately 9.5% to...

KOELIS Trinity® - Accuracy in prostate care

KOELIS Trinity® is a fully integrated mobile fusion imaging platform designed for personalised prostate care. Uniquely equipped with 3D ultrasound probes and KOELIS® patented Organ-Based Tracking Fusion® technology, KOELIS Trinity® brings maximum...

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence concerns me. Generally, people still tend to be concerned that their livelihoods will be replaced by an all powerful, all knowing artificial intelligence (AI) system. This at a time when the world’s largest technology companies (Amazon, Google, Apple),...

ERIC Paediatric Continence Care Conference 2022

Around 1 in 12 children and young people live with a continence condition and a third of all children will experience constipation.

The process of medical innovation – evolving trends and future perspectives

In 2018 the United Kingdom Government spending on healthcare totalled almost £166 billion. Of this approximately 65% was attributed to providing curative or rehabilitation therapy, with health-related long-term care and provision of goods accounting for 25%. The remaining was accredited...

The Urology Foundation

The Urology Foundation (TUF) is the only charity in the United Kingdom that raises money for research into all types of urological disease. Our ultimate aim as a charity is to discover the causes of urology cancers and conditions, to...

Textbook of Penile Cancer

This is already a firm favourite amongst that cohort of trainees who sit the FRCS(Urol) – an exam, which does not discriminate between those wishing a career in andrology and those who do not. Everyone will need to learn and...

What is new in lasers for endourology: looking into the future

From the first cystoscopic argon and neodymium-YAG (yttrium-aluminium-garnet) laser used for bladder tumours in 1976 by Staehler et al. [1], lasers have proven to be a versatile and an evolving tool in the therapeutic management of a variety of urological...

Pelviva® pelvic floor muscle trainer

Female urinary incontinence affects one in three women. Pelviva is a pioneering single use, intra-vaginal medical device that provides one combined treatment for both stress and urgency urinary incontinence.

Surgical video – part 1: intraoperative video recording and storage

The use of digital technology has progressed in leaps and bounds and nowhere is this more apparent than in medicine and surgery. Footage of live surgery is now easily accessed on the internet or displayed at conferences. Thus, the 21st...

FUJIFILM Healthcare Europe launches a dedicated prostate fusion imaging platform

FUJIFILM Healthcare Europe is pleased to have unveiled the ARIETTA™ 65 IntuitiveFusion.