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ERUS-DRUS20 and COVID-19

The global pandemic has of course impacted many scientific events that were scheduled for the spring and summer of 2020. As it stands in mid-June, ERUS-DRUS20 and related events will go ahead as planned in Dusseldorf on 5-7 November....

Walter Artibani wins John Wickham Award at ERUS19

Prof. Walter Artibani is the second winner of the John Wickham Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to robotic surgery. The prize was awarded in Lisbon, at the 16th Annual EAU Robotic Urology Section meeting, ERUS19. The award was presented...

ERUS19 Day 1: Continuous innovations in robotic surgery

Even the most experienced robotic surgeons are constantly refining their technique, which means that every time they operate at an ERUS meeting, the audience picks up on little adjustments. Prof. Declan Murphy, who moderated the first of ERUS19’s six...

Defining AI training sets: A role for ERUS?

Second perhaps only to the EAU’s dedicated Uro-Technology section ESUT, ERUS prides itself on bringing together the greatest innovators in urological robotic surgery. The Technology Forum was added to the Annual Meeting’s scientific programme in recent years, allowing manufacturers,...

ERUS19 starts with special attention to young urologists

As is traditional (or should one say, best practice), the 16th edition of the ERUS meeting started on Wednesday with a special young urologist-oriented programme, the afternoon before the regular scientific programme is set to commence. The Junior ERUS-YAU...

Weighing the cost of Innovation

Registration is currently open for ERUS19! The EAU Robotic Urology Section’s annual meeting is coming to Lisbon, Portugal on 11-13 September, 2019. The regular scientific programme starts on September 12th, but delegates are encouraged to take part in the...

Creating consensus in robotic urology

By Dr. Kris Maes, Chairman of the ERUS19 Local Organising Committee The 16th Meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS19) will take place from 11 to 13 September 2019 in Lisbon, the breathtaking capital of Portugal. The meeting...

New indications, new technology, new training

“Over the past few years, the robotic community has evolved: centres are becoming high-volume, surgeons more experienced,” says Prof. Alex Mottrie, Chairman of the EAU Robotic Urology Section ERUS. “Accordingly, our annual meeting reflects these changes, offering more complex...

Inaugural John Wickham Award goes to Claude Abbou

Prof. Claude Abbou is the winner of the first John Wickham Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to robotic surgery. The prize was awarded in Marseille, at the 15th Annual EAU Robotic Urology Section meeting, ERUS18. The award was presented by...