Journal watch
Mike Kirby, GP and Visiting Professor to the University of Hertfordshire and The Prostate Centre, London, picks some interesting recent papers and highlights the ‘take‐home’ message. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mike Kirby Tags: Journal review Source Type: research

Primary pituitary insufficiency: a multidisciplinary approach
Following investigation of infertility and anejaculation, a multidisciplinary approach to management resulted in a positive outcome of a spontaneous pregnancy in the patient's partner shortly after his surgery. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Oliver Ralph Tags: Case note Source Type: research

The investigation of haematuria and bladder cancer
Although there has been a decline in the incidence and mortality attributed to bladder cancer over the last two decades the disease is still a relatively common cause of cancer ‐related death worldwide. Here the authors argue that, in contrast to national guidelines, patients of any age presenting with visible haematuria or non‐visible haematuria at>40 years of age should be referred to a urologist for further evaluation. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wei Phin Tan, John D Kelly, Wei Shen Tan Tags: Investigations Source Type: research

Men and perinatal depression
Depression as a result of becoming a parent is increasingly recognised in men and not solely as a disease affecting women. However, as the author discusses, signs and symptoms of perinatal depression in men can differ from those seen in women. Therefore, a modified approach is needed, not least in the tools used to identify the condition. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Svend Aage Madsen Tags: Mental health Source Type: research

John Vinnicombe, 1930 –2018
Peter Worth shares his memories of John Vinnicombe, Consultant Urologist and President of the Royal Society of Medicine from 1987 –88. During his career, John Vinnicombe was a busy and popular south coast Urologist who was an excellent technical surgeon and teacher. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Obituary Source Type: research

Reducing burnout amongst clinicians
In this editorial, Roger Kirby, Editor onTrends in Urology and Men's Health, discusses the current problem of burnout and job dissatisfaction among healthcare professionals and what can be done about it. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

A European men's health strategy: here at last
The lack of a policy focus on men's health has held back work in the field. The adoption of the first ‐ever men's health strategy by WHO Europe, and its recognition that many men's health outcomes are unacceptably poor, is therefore very significant. Here the author outlines the strategy and how it could make a difference to men's health. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Baker Tags: Men's health Source Type: research

Pilonidal sinus disease: a multidisciplinary approach
Pilonidal sinus disease has a significant effect on the quality of life of patients due to frequent episodes of painful abscesses requiring time off work and limiting of daily activities. It affects mainly young healthy men and the prevalence has persistently increased over the past 50 years. A high rate of recurrence following all types of surgery is reported. In this article the author describes why a multidisciplinary approach to management is needed. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Liliana Marza Tags: Pilonidal sinus disease Source Type: research

Peyronie's disease: intralesional collagenase injections
While surgery is currently the standard treatment forPeyronie's disease it is not without adverse effects, including erectile dysfunction. In this article the authors review the evidence for intralesional injections of collagenaseclostridium histolyticum. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Antonio D Bardoli, Asad Abedin, Vaibhav Modgil, David J Ralph Tags: Peyronie's disease Source Type: research

Journal watch
Mike Kirby, GP and Visiting Professor to the University of Hertfordshire and The Prostate Centre, London, picks some interesting recent papers and highlights the ‘take‐home’ message. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mike Kirby Tags: Journal review Source Type: research

A manifesto for men's health
The Urology Foundation (TUF) has been supporting urological healthcare professionals and researchers for over 25 years. In this article the TUF Chief Executive describes some of the work undertaken by TUF and calls for support in raising greater awareness of urological disease. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Louise de Winter Tags: The Urology Foundation Source Type: research

The history of the prostate, part one: say what you see
‘Glands which pour a humor into the urinary passages of the male to excite the sexual act’ is one very early description of the prostate gland. In this article Jonathan Goddard describes the early history of the prostate gland as our understanding of its structure and function developed over tim e. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonathan Charles Goddard Tags: Medical history Source Type: research

So you want to be an app developer?
Digital health applications (or apps) are becoming more and more popular with health professionals and patients alike. Indeed, many apps have been produced by healthcare professionals themselves. So, for those who feel the urge to develop their own app the author provides 10 steps to doing just that. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Luke Foster, James Green Tags: New approaches Source Type: research

Urinary catheters: common urology problems in the community
Urinary catheters are widely used and complications with them are common. In this article the author considers the common problems encountered when using urinary catheters and suggests what can be done about them. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Woodhouse Tags: Urology Source Type: research

Building personal resilience as a clinician and educator
Burnout among healthcare professionals is a signifcant problem that can affect anyone in the medical profession – from medical students to senior doctors. Here the author describes burnout, its manifestations, and the methods that institutions and individuals can use to avoid it. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Tags: Current issues Source Type: research

Rob Pickard, 1961 –2018
Chris Harding shares his memories of Professor Rob Pickard, Professor of Urology at Newcastle University. During his life, Professor Rob Pickard Roger was a talented surgeon with a passion for patient care who always had sight of the bigger picture, the endgame and the eventual outputs from his research. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Obituary Source Type: research

Men and alcohol
In the final editorial of 2018 Roger Kirby, Editor onTrends in Urology and Men's Health, discusses why now is the time to dismiss the myth that moderate alcohol consumption is somehow healthy. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Prostate cancer litigation in the NHS
The threat of medical litigation continues to grow; however, within services for prostate cancer there have been no studies quantifying this observation. In this paper the authors looked at the past 12 years of both successful and unsuccessful claims for compensation, with the aim of identifying the reasons for litigation and highlight any areas that could be addressed by the urological community. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Theo Malthouse, Kamran Haq, Holly Niraghallaigh, Philip James, Senthy Sellaturay, Nimalan Arumainayagam Tags: Litigation Source Type: research

Neuromodulation for refractory overactive bladder in men
Male incontinence is an important and often neglected medical problem that has a huge impact on quality of life. Men who are refractory to medications are considered for minimally invasive second ‐line measures such as botulinum toxin A and neuromodulation. In this article the authors discuss the use of neuromodulation in men with refractory overactive bladder, its place in current guidelines, efficacy and potential adverse events. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Chloe Mount, Sachin Malde, Stefano Palmisani, Dudley Robinson, Arun Sahai Tags: Overactive bladder Source Type: research

Urological infections in men
Although urinary tract infections occur predominantly in women, men also suffer. Some features are similar to both genders, but certain anatomical sites, risk factors and treatment are unique to men. These are explored in this review of the commonly encountered urological infections in men. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Luke A McGuinness, Robert C Calvert, Frederick Banks Tags: Infections Source Type: research

Hormone management of trans women
In the previous issue, the authors introduced some principles underlying the medical management of transgender people, before focusing on trans men. In this article they look at the hormonal management of men transitioning to a female gender. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonny Coxon, Leighton Seal Tags: Transgender health Source Type: research

Bullying in surgical training – where are we and where are we going?
Bullying of staff in the NHS is at unacceptable levels and is a particular problem in surgery. Awareness surrounding the issue is increasing and this article provides a brief overview of the problems, manifestations and currently proposed solutions. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Catherine Elizabeth Lovegrove Tags: Opinion Source Type: research

Penis and scrotum transplantation: a paradigm for penile deficiency?
Complete loss of the penis is a devastating occurrence and, unfortunately, as a result of improvised explosive devices in military conflicts, added to accidents and infections, is not as rare as one would hope. In this article the authors report the amazing work of penis transplant teams around the world and, in particular, their work in Baltimore. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dorota J Hawksworth, Trinity J Bivalacqua Tags: Penile transplants Source Type: research

Roger Feneley, 1933 –2018
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 34-34, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

R Fletcher Deane, 1938 –2018
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 35-35, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

Responding to the tsunami of clinical negligence claims
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 4-4, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

Managing testicular torsion – time is of the essence
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 16-20, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Bastianpillai, Kate Ryan, James SA Green Source Type: research

Hormone management of trans men
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 8-12, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonny Coxon, Leighton Seal Source Type: research

Holding on to medical students and junior doctors
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 31-32, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Oliver Ralph Source Type: research

Supporting urology in Zambia
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 28-30, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dominic Teichmann Source Type: research

HPV vaccination for boys: how the case was won
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 25-27, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Baker Source Type: research

Learning from deaths in the NHS: a new but necessary challenge
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 21-23, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Trisha Bourke, Justin Vale Source Type: research

Retzius ‐sparing robot‐assisted radical prostatectomy
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 13-15, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Eden Source Type: research

Braving the transatlantic waves for TUF
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 33-33, September/October 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ben Eddy, Jon Davies Source Type: research

Thomas Stuttaford, 1931 –2018
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 32-32, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

Dealing with the spiraling incidence of knife crime
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 4-4, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

Haemorrhoids: piling on the agony
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 25-28, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Muhammed Siddiqui , Said Mohamed , Hutan Ashrafian Source Type: research

Radiotherapy in elderly patients with prostate cancer
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 13-17, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mark Prentice , Amy Lewis , Heather Payne , Reena Davda , Muhammad Kebreya Source Type: research

Cardiovascular outcome trials in diabetes: what have we learnt?
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 7-12, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mike Kirby , Nick Boon Source Type: research

70 years of the NHS – from cradle to grave?
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 33-35, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonathan Charles Goddard Source Type: research

Lyme disease: lurking in the bushes
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 29-31, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Brightman Source Type: research

PrEP: pre ‐exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 22-24, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Matthew Page , Jane Nicholls Source Type: research

GreenLight laser: green for go in benign prostatic hypertrophy
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 4, Page 19-21, July/August 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Clarissa Martyn ‐Hemphill , Christian Brown Source Type: research

The NHS at 70 – where to next?
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 4-4, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

Radiology and follow ‐up of urologic surgery
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 20-20, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tim O'Brien Source Type: research

HIV – the good news
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 21-24, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Caroline A Sabin , Patrick W Mallon , Alan Winston Source Type: research

BSSM guidelines on testosterone deficiency: a summary
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 15-20, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Geoff Hackett , Mike Kirby Source Type: research

Intermittent self ‐catheterisation in men
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 11-14, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Karen Logan Source Type: research

Men and early prostate cancer
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 7-10, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

F. Brantley Scott: a visionary in the world of urology
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 32-33, May/June 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Culley C Carson Source Type: research