Filled with new articles, abstracts and a full review of EAU 2018
The European Medical Journal would like to welcome readers to EMJ Urology 6.1, our first eJournal to review one of the major European medical conferences of 2018. This eJournal reviews the indomitable European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress 2018, which this year took place from the 16th–20th of March in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Complete Congress Review
The magnificent 33rd EAU Congress welcomed >10,000 specialists from all over the world, each bringing their own unique insights to the table of urological debate. EMJ Urology 6.1perfectly captures the event’s bustling atmosphere within the pages of its impressive Congress Review, which highlights key research, discussion, and future directions for urological medicine. Breakthroughs in drugs to combat kidney stones, the urological impacts of gender reassignment surgery, and varied approaches to prostate cancer diagnosis all vie for the spotlight in this captivating review.
This year was the EAU’s largest congress ever and was replete with innovations in organisation and presentation, including an enormous selection of abstracts. A selection of specially chosen abstracts is included within the eJournal’s Abstract Reviews section, where their respective authors summarise their work, adding their own thoughts on how these abstracts related to the congress itself.
Personal insights from the eJournal’s venerable Editorial Board are also included within this publication. Our Editorial Board members discuss everything from their career paths to the latest research and advice for upcoming medical students. This inspiring window into the minds of some of the field’s best and brightest will surely prove valuable reading to anyone interested in urology.
The Latest Research
As always, EMJ Urology 6.1is replete with a wide range of peer-reviewed articles, on topics ranging from treatment of urethral strictures to prostate cancer. Highlights include a fascinating review from da Silva et al. of the latest prospects for bladder cancer treatment, particularly relating to nanotherapy, and a literature review on the diagnosis and surgical management of acquired urethral diverticula from Ferreira et al.
The EMJ team are delighted to present you with EMJ Urology 6.1and hopes that it will spark intense debate surrounding the future of the discipline. “EMJ Urology 6.1represents the cutting edge of urological research,” stated Spencer Gore, CEO of the European Medical Journal. “The EAU 2018 Congress was hugely successful and this journal captures the passionate spirit and hard work that continues to be the driving force behind urological advancements.”
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