Welcome from the President
The role of pre-operative histology in nephroureterectomy: The UK experience
24-Month functional results of a prospective randomized controlled study comparing greenLight XPS to TURP for durability, efficacy and safety (GOLIATH)
Altered expression of markers of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition at the extraprostatic extension component of locally invasive prostate cancers
Workplace patterns and urothelial bladder cancer phenotype – can occupation increase the risk of developing advanced disease?
Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma has an excellent prognosis regardless of size or pathologic T-stage: Results of a large population-level study
Exploring the potential of Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG PET) to improve clinical decision making in patients with Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF)
Workplace patterns and urothelial bladder cancer phenotype – can occupation increase the risk of developing advanced disease?
Celecoxib for the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC): Results of the randomised BOXIT trial (CRUK/07/004)
Real life experience: Recurrence free survival at 3 years is significantly better with Hexvix® PDD-TURBT when compared with Good Quality White Light TURBT (GQ-WLTURBT) in new non muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) – a prospective controlled study
HYMN: a randomised controlled phase III trial comparing hyperthermia plus mitomycin to a second course of BCG or institutional standard in patients with recurrence of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) following induction or maintenance BCG therapy
Oncological outcomes following intracorporeal robotic cystectomy versus open radical cystectomy: an analysis of 184 patients
Robotic radical cystectomy with intracorporeal urinary diversion: Impact on an established enhanced recovery protocol
Trends in upper tract stone disease in England: Evidence from the Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) database
Multicentre validation of the guy's stone score – Inter-observer reliability and correlation with stone clearance
Primary care surveillance of asymptomatic small renal calculi
The management of urinary stones in the octogenarians
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy – A multicentre UK snapshot study
Do solitary renal stones that fail ESWL require treatment?
Prospective outcomes of ultra-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (UMP): A consecutive single centre cohort study of 98 patients
Successful treatment of lower pole renal calculi (10–20 mm) using a trimodal approach based on primary lithotripsy: Large single institution study
The prevalence of altered calcium metabolism amongst stone formers
Prevalence and treatment response of recurrent renal stone formers with hypercalciuria and distal renal tubular acidosis
Renal angiomyolipomas >4 cm do not always need treatment: A study of their natural history
Exploring the potential of Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG PET) to improve clinical decision making in patients with Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF)
10 year experience of robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty
10 year experience of total laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in a tertiary UK urology and transplant centre
Achieving quality assurance of prostate cancer surgery during reorganisation of cancer services in London
Radical prostatectomy outcome data: Which parameters are representative and reliable to publish?
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) in the north of England: A multicentre study focussing on perioperative and early oncological results
Open versus robotic surgery – A single centre comparison of 1000 consective radical prostatectomies
Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy is associated with superior oncological outcome in larger prostates
Pentafecta outcomes following robot assisted radical prostatectomy
Evolution of a contemporary robotic prostatectomy service in the UK
Meeting the challenge of higher risk prostate cancer: a single surgeon's experience of the benefit of robotic over laparoscopic surgery
Early continence rates vary by surgical technique for urethrovesical anastomosis during robotic assisted radical prostatectomy
Dehydrated human amniotic membrane allograft nerve wrap around the prostatic neurovascular bundle accelerates early return to continence and potency following radical robot assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP): A propensity score matched analysis
Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for radiorecurrent prostate cancer
Robotic versus open salvage radical prostatectomies: A two centre study
Is long-term urinary morbidity after prostate brachytherapy under-reported?
Educational seminars increase confidence and decreases dropout from active surveillance
Can PSA density identify prostate cancer progression in men on imaging guided active surveillance?
The evolution of urinary diversion and the orthotopic neobladder
Adam's lost rib
The history of vasectomy
Stones of great Britons
Willard E Goodwin a urologist who one day made a mistake but it was a good one!
The lost urologist: Edward Canny Ryall
History of cryotherapy for prostate cancer
The history of pelvic organ prolapse from antiquity to present day
Post-transurethral prostatectomy suprapubic pressure test: A tribute to the life and accomplishments of William Wardill (1894–1960)
Mitomycin-C: Historical aspects of the discovery of most commonly used chemotherapy agent in urology
The evolution of testicular prostheses: greater patient satisfaction or are we still dropping the ball?
The history of penile enhancement – to cut a short story long
An observational study of erectile dysfunction, infertility, and prostate cancer in regular cyclists: Cycling for health UK study
Vasectomy, pain, sexual dysfunction & relationship breakdown – Large cohort study
Optimal timing of semen analysis following vasectomy
Islam and the urinary tract – A contemporary theological and surgical dilemma
The role of anticoagulation in emergency haematuria admissions
Is scrotal ultrasound scan necessary in patients with clinically suspected benign testis pathology?
CT urography as the first line investigation for haematuria: Is it truly indicated? A single centre analysis of the use of CT urography in the haematuria clinic
Use of percutaneous nephrostomies in the management of obstructive uropathy due to malignancy
Long-term nephrostomy kidney drainage – A hidden challenge for urology services
Targeted antimicrobial prophylaxis for trans-rectal prostate biopsy: Does it reduce septic complications?
Gentamicin significantly reduces infection related hospital admissions post transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate
Variation in gentamicin prophylaxis for urological procedures: evidence based or traditional practice?
Antibiotic prophylaxis for urological procedures across the UK: Why such variations in practice?
A multi-centre analysis of antibiotic susceptability of urinary tract isolates in patients with ureteric stents and associated UTI
Is Fournier's gangrene still a death sentence?
The association between the ICIQ-LUTS& the ICIQ-bladder diary in assessing LUTS
Female bladder outflow obstruction: An increasing but under diagnosed phenomena
Persistence with mirabegron therapy for overactive bladder: A real-life experience
OnabotulinumtoxinA reduces urinary incontinence and urgency and improves quality of life in patients with overactive bladder regardless of incontinence severity at baseline
The success of sacral neuromodulation in treating patients with acontractile voiding dysfunction
Does bilateral sacral nerve stimulation confer significant improvement in urological symptoms compared with unilateral stimulation?
Single centre randomised pilot study of two regimens (30 mins daily or 30 mins weekly for 12 weeks) of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of patients with overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome
Withstanding the test of time; Urethral bulking injections (Deflux) for urinary stress incontinence
The role of bladder stretching in maintaining bladder health: Plasma cytokine levels in catheterised patients using valves or on free drainage
Intractable long-term catheter problems managed by intradetrusor botulinum toxin-A (BTxA)
Management and outcomes of urinary tract fistula repair at a single institution
Renal tumor biopsy for small renal masses: A large single-centre 13-year experience
Surveillance of Bosniak (2F) renal cysts: Rationalising follow up
Multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma has an excellent prognosis regardless of size or pathologic T-stage: Results of a large population-level study
The role of pre-operative histology in nephroureterectomy: The UK experience
Achievement of trifecta with early unclamping technique during robotic partial nephrectomy
A cut above? Retrospective review of a dual-centre experience – Inferior vena cava resection in renal and adrenal cancer surgery with curative intention
Surgeon volume and outcome for nephrectomy surgery using the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) nephrectomy database
Consultant outcome publication for partial nephrectomy: Is the ‘Trifecta’ being achieved?
Oncological outcomes following radical nephrectomy with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) in patients with supra-diaphragmatic thrombus extension
Cardiovascular outcomes in kidney cancer patients
Establishing a benchmark for long term functional and oncological outcomes following nephron-sparing surgery in single kidneys
Outcomes of radical nephrectomy for renal masses in patients with end stage renal disease
Pushing the boundaries of robotic partial nephrectomy: A multi-centre comparison of the peri-operative, functional and oncological outcomes for T1a and T1b tumours
Catheter and drain free (Tubeless) radical & partial nephrectomy – The future
A culture of open reporting and assessment of harms results in improved quality of bladder tumour resections and biopsies: A closed loop audit of a district general hospital
Chaperone use in urology – A study examining the current opinions and practices of UK urological surgeons
Can an operative coding sticker improve remuneration for upper tract stone-related procedures?
‘WhatsApp Doc?’ Evaluating a novel modality of communication amongst urology team members to promote patient safety
Validation of the BAUS human cadaver training programme
The use of fresh frozen cadavers for the teaching of Holmium laser enucleation of prostate, Thulium prostate resection and high power KTP laser vapourisation
Development of training pathway for robot assisted prostatectomy and evaluation of learning curve using observational methodology
‘Registrar of the week’ and a bespoke ward round checklist optimise the quality of urology in-patient care
‘The hidden workload’ – What is the true extent and clinical outcomes of the inpatient urology consultation?
The one-stop clinic: A snap-shot of current practice
Micro-dissection TeSE vs conventional TeSE for non-obstructive azoospermia
Cytogenetic abnormalities in men with subfertility. Analysis of the frequency of abnormalities and determination of a threshold sperm concentration for genetic testing
The clinical value of assessing sperm chromosomal aneuploidy in couples undergoing failed intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and its correlation with semen parameters
Management and outcomes of patients with peno-scrotal extramammary pagets disease
Does the preoperative neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio have any prognostic value in advanced penile cancer?
The management of sentinel node non-visualisation in penile squamous cell carcinoma – Is it worth repeating the procedure?
Patient reported outcomes of glans resurfacing for penile lichen sclerosis and malignancy
Is wide local excision feasible for the management of small volume tumours of the glans penis?
Safety and effectiveness of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) treatment in EU Patients with Peyronie's disease: A comparison of EU enrolled subjects versus all subjects enrolled in a phase 3 open-label study
Penile implants act as a tissue expander and may lead to an increase in penile length and girth
Tunical plication for the treatment of penile curvature – Factors predicting residual and recurrent curvature
The effect of varicocele embolisation in the treatment of orchalgia
Management of urethral stricture disease: 7-year experience of two-stage urethroplasty in a high volume UK centre
Do replacement artificial urinary sphincters last as long as the first implanted?
Does radiotherapy affect outcome following bulbar artificial urinary sphincter implantation for sphincter weakness incontinence resulting from prostate cancer treatment?
Surgical repair of uro-rectal and perineal fistulae
Can filling phase urodynamic parameters predict the success of artificial urinary sphincter in treating post-prostatectomy incontinence?
Men with locally advanced prostate cancer excluded from the ProtecT Trial: early detection produces better outcomes
Prostate biopsy: It's not NICE for UK urologists
The use of dynamic micromechanical markers in the detection of prostate cancer: Results of an in-vivo and ex-vivo study
Concordance of transperineal, transrectal and transperineal sector-based template approaches with 305 radical prostatectomies: A multicentre study
Transperineal targeted prostate biopsy in the outpatients setting
Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) CT PET imaging in prostate cancer: A revolution in patient care
MRI invisible prostate cancer – Can we discharge patients with Pi-RADS score 1 or 2 without a prostate biopsy?
DCE-MRI then ultrasound fusion biopsy (UFB) protocols will fail to identify significant intermediate and some high-grade tumour when compared to transperineal saturation biopsy (TPSB)
The diagnostic value of MRI-based PSA density to predict the outcome of primary transperineal sector-guided prostate biopsy
MRI-US fusion targeted biopsy: Optimising the combination of biopsy cores
Transperineal MRI-targeted biopsy versus transperineal template prostate mapping biopsy in the detection of localised radio-recurrent prostate cancer
Accuracy of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging and D'Amico risk classification in detecting extracapsular extension of prostate cancer
The safety and efficacy of performing day-case holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
Is power everything in HoLEP surgery? The first reported 50W HoLEP series
Holmium laser enucleation versus transurethral resection of the prostate for urinary retention – Peri-operative and longterm outcomes from a single centre experience
Routine post-operative blood tests following Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP): Are they clinically useful?
24-month functional results of a prospective randomized controlled study comparing GreenLight XPS to TURP for durability, efficacy and safety (GOLIATH)
Prostate artery embolisation – Initial experience of treatment of benign prostatic enlargement for large volume prostates (mean volume 135cc) at a single institution
Early clinical experience in Melbourne of a novel treatment for BPH: aquablation – Image guided robotic waterjet ablation of the prostate
Predicting outcome from bladder outlet surgery using volume-corrected flow rate
Community management of male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in the UK
Changing trends of minimally invasive benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) intervention in England: Evidence from hospital episodes statistics (HES) database
Altered expression of markers of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition at the extraprostatic extension component of locally invasive prostate cancers
Global metabolite profiling of the peripheral and transition zones of the prostate
Defining the role of plexin-B1 in the progression of prostate cancer
Patient-derived first generation xenografts of prostate cancers: promising tools for predicting drug responses for personalised chemotherapy
CD8 T cells inhibit the IL-15 induced expansion of effector cells and the cytotoxic activity of NK cells toward tumour cells in the prostate cancer microenvironment
Electrical stimulation of the spinal dorsal root inhibits reflex bladder contraction and external urethra sphincter activity: Is this how sacral neuromodulation works?
Mechanical, histological and biochemical analysis of benign hyperplastic prostate tissue
A study of the effects of hydrogen sulphide and cyclosporine in renal reperfusion injury
The ‘be clear on bladder cancer campaign’ significant increase in referrals with no change in urological cancers diagnosed
Reducing the economic burden and morbidity of low-grade TCC bladder; an outcomes analysis to inform future guidelines
Out-patient transurethral laser ablation (TULA) of urothelial tumours using the 1470 nm diode laser
Day case TURBT: the new UK gold standard?
BCG efficacy differs according to the strain used – Implications in an era of BCG shortages
Visceral adipose tissue on preoperative CT scan for urothelial bladder cancer and correlating outcomes after radical cystectomy
The effects of centralization and surgical volume on radical cystectomy for high risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in the UK: An analysis of trends over 10 years from the BAUS section of oncology radical cystectomy database
Long-term oncological outcomes of patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy and cystectomy for muscle invasive bladder cancer
Introduction of robotic cystectomy confers additional reduction in length of stay (LOS) in an established enhanced recovery programme (ERP)
Laparoscopic cystectomy outcomes for a single centre