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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...

Junior ERUS-YAU: OR effectiveness and communication

Following a session devoted mainly to standards of care, the scientific programme of the Junior ERUS-YAU Meeting pivoted to practical matters: the logistics of the operating theatre and the communication within a surgical team. This session formed part of...

Offering a wide range of education in robotic surgery

“ERUS18 aims to offer participants a wide range of content that will fulfill their educational needs,” according to Dr. Justin Collins (Melle, BE). “This ranges from updates on surgical improvements in the most common robotic surgical procedures to fantastic...