• 12 April 2014 19:18

    EULIS session stresses diversity of stone disease

    The well-attended session of the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) highlighted the heterogeneity of the condition by examining various aspects of stone disease. Gender aspects were discussed in relation to diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis. The advantages and disadvantages of percutaneous ...

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  • 12 April 2014 18:29

    Plenary Session 1: Courting controversy, providing answers

    EAU14’s first plenary session on “Andrology in Healthy Ageing” was everything a plenary session should be: informative and controversial, and combining the best of basic research with good clinical practice.

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  • 12 April 2014 17:52

    ESOU: Debating the best approach to radical prostatectomy and cystectomy

    One of the biggest themes during the meeting of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) was the comparison between robot-assisted radical prostatectomy and cystectomy to open surgery. Cost-effectiveness was an important factor in the discussion.

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  • 12 April 2014 16:55

    The Congress Gift: Joaquín Albarrán

    This year, the Congress Gift comes from the EAU History Office. In addition to the latest edition of De Historia Urologiae Europaeae, EAU members are invited to pick up a copy of the biography of a hugely influential urologist. Dr. Marlene Fernández Arias paints a vivid portrait of the Joaquín ...

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  • 12 April 2014 16:44

    Stubendorff wins René Küss Prize for original work on renal transplantation

    The Board of the EAU Section of Transplantation Urology (ESTU) was pleased to award the first René Küss Prize for original work on renal transplantation. The recipient was Dr. Beatrice Stubendorff (DE), for her research on the timely detection of rejection through the identification of new ...

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  • 12 April 2014 16:35

    A quarter of men drop out of prostate cancer monitoring, casting doubt on safety of "active surveillance"

    A long-term follow up of prostate cancer patients shows that the option of monitoring slow-growing prostate cancer may not be as safe as thought, due to a quarter of men dropping out of the monitoring programme.

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  • 12 April 2014 14:25

    General Assembly approves election of Chapple to Secretary General Elect

    This morning’s General Assembly saw the approval of three candidates for positions on the EAU Board. Prof. Chris Chapple (Sheffield, GB) was elected to the position of Secretary General Elect, which he will hold for the coming year. Chapple is set to take the place of Prof. Per-Anders Abrahamsson ...

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  • 12 April 2014 11:02

    Swedish researchers win Best Abstract in Oncology

    A group of Swedish researchers have won the first prize for Best Abstract in Oncology. Lead author O. Patschan (Malmö, SE) and colleagues bagged the top prize for their work on the classification of T1 bladder cancer which aims to identify high-risk subtypes using marker genes.

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  • 12 April 2014 10:51

    EAU congress: a pioneer in complying to ethical rules on live surgeries

    In what may be considered as a pioneering move in international medical congresses, this year’s 29th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm, Sweden, will be the first international congress to systematically adhere to well-defined rules governing the performance of live surgeries.

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  • 11 April 2014 20:11

    Inspiring opening of a forward-looking #EAU14

    After an interactive and internationally-oriented first congress day, the 29th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm was officially opened with a musical introduction and an award ceremony. With a performance by the soprano trio Divine, accompanied by the Stockholm Sinfonietta and the male student choir ...

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