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SEEM16: mpMRI – A more accurate alternative to biopsy?

Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) can help prevent overdiagnosis of prostate cancer. It can potentially replace biopsy in active surveillance, help avoid biopsies in low-risk patients with normal MRI, and reduce the number of cores per biopsy in prostate cancer treatment....

SEEM16’s YUC awardees and Best Poster Presentation winners

Nine promising awardees were given recognition at the recently concluded 12th South Eastern European Meeting (SEEM16) held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The awards were handed out by chairs Prof. M. Hiroš (BA), Prof. B. Djavan (AT) and Prof....

SEEM16: Robotic prostatectomy – A viable option in Eastern Europe

Based on the increasing number of robotic radical prostatectomy cases per year and da Vinci surgical systems installed, robotic prostatectomy is a viable option in Eastern Europe, particularly in Turkey, according to Assoc. Prof. A. Erdem Canda (TR). Currently, it...

SEEM15: Day 2 – Courses, Competitions and Young Urologists

The second day of the 11th EAU South-Eastern European Meeting was a microcosm of the EAU itself: education, training, support for young urologists and diversity in membership. Early risers could attend the ESU Course on endourology and related oncology, chaired...

SEEM15: Day 1 – Training the essentials of Laparoscopy

The 11th South Eastern European Meeting got off to a flying start as Regional Office Chairman Prof. Bob Djavan welcomed the large and internationally diverse crowd. “It’s my pleasure to welcome Turkish opinion leaders, and experts from all across...