Tetanus: an ever ‐present infection risk
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 29-31, 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: Christopher Brightman Source Type: research

Prostate artery embolisation: ready for adoption?
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 25-27, 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: Nigel Hacking Source Type: research

Journal watch
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 3, Page 34-35, 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: Mike Kirby Source Type: research

George Forbes Abercrombie, 1935 –2017
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 29-29, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Byron Walmsley Source Type: research

Healthcare: ripe for disruption
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 4-4, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Source Type: research

Donating equipment to Zimbabwe
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 30-33, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Alice Thompson , Graham Watson Source Type: research

1 in 10: the diabetes crisis in men
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 25-28, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Baker Source Type: research

Diagnosing and managing lower back pain over the last 40 years
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 15-18, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Keith Bush Source Type: research

Practical approaches to diagnosis and management of nocturia
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 7-14, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonathan Rees , Mike Kirby , Ann Williams , Leonard Hirsch , Nikhil Chopra Source Type: research

Journal watch
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 34-35, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mike Kirby Source Type: research

Role of CT colonography for primary colorectal cancer screening
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 19-21, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Alison Corr , Anu Obaro , David Burling Source Type: research

Harold Hopkins: a visionary across specialties
Trends in Urology&Men's Health,Volume 9, Issue 2, Page 23-24, March/April 2018. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jonathan Charles Goddard Source Type: research

John Pryor: at the forefront of andrology
John Pryor, known to many as ‘JP’, was at the forefront of the specialty of andrology. As Dominic Hodgson describes, he played an important part in the significant developments in the management of both erectile dysfunction and infertility. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dominic Hodgson Tags: Heroes of Our Time Source Type: research

Financing the NHS: time to ditch the ideology
NHS finances are stretched to breaking point and without continuing tax rises the problem will not be solved. Christopher Smallwood proposes an alternative approach. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Smallwood Tags: Talking Points Source Type: research

HPV vaccinations for men and boys
The issues surrounding HPV vaccination in men and boys was the subject of a recent parliamentary debate. The rationale for a pilot programme of vaccination of men who have sex with men and the slow progress towards all boys receiving the vaccine were discussed, as Peter Baker reports. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Baker Tags: Sexual Health Source Type: research

Angina, nitrates and erectile dysfunction
A common vascular pathology means that many patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) also suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). The use of oral nitrates in these patients excludes them from the help that a PDE5 inhibitor (PDE5I) could offer. Using a case history, Geoffrey Hackett describes how, with some medicines optimisation, this problem can be resolved. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Geoffrey Hackett Tags: Tales from the Clinic Source Type: research

‘Mind maps’: helping from pedagogy to packing
A straw poll at the recent Royal Society of Medicine Winter Meeting in Saalbach, Austria, showed that only a handful of delegates were aware of ‘mind maps’ – surprising given that an internet search will find millions of mind map images and articles. In this article the author describes the basic concept of mind maps and how they can be used by healthcare professionals in their work. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ian Dickinson Tags: Professional Development Source Type: research

The BCG shortage – what isn't the fuss about?
A recent widespread shortage of BCG supplies in the UK has resulted in many patients receiving suboptimal doses of BCG or alternative treatment regimens that may not be as effective. The authors consider the lack of media interest in the issue and look at the potential solutions to the problem. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Vaibhav Modgil, Sophia Cashman, Lyndon Gommersall Tags: Talking Points Source Type: research

Edwin Darracott Vaughan, 1939 –2016
Roger Kirby shares his memories of urologist Edwin Darracott Vaughan, who died on 22 April 2016. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Obituary Source Type: research

Infant circumcision and adult penile sensitivity: implications for sexual experience
A recent study reported that neonatal circumcision is not associated with changes in adult penile sensitivity, leading to viral coverage in both traditional and online media. In this commentary the author questions the conclusions drawn from the study and explores the relationship between objective assessments of penile sensitivity and subjective sexual experience and satisfaction. The author concludes with suggestions for improving future research. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Brian D. Earp Tags: Current Issues Source Type: research

Advances in external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
This article describes some of the advances that have been made in external beam radiotherapy techniques over recent years. These developments mean that modern radiotherapy to the prostate is now highly accurate, maximising the dose to the prostate target whilst minimising radiation to adjacent normal tissues. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Reena Davda, Alhassan Al ‐Abdullah, Kate Ricketts Tags: Prostate Disease Source Type: research

Recent developments in melanoma management
The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing and although men and women are equally affected, men appear to have poorer survival. In this article the authors describe identification of melanomas and the exciting new treatments that are significantly improving survival. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 27, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lavinia Spain, James Larkin Tags: Skin Cancer Source Type: research

‘Resilience’ – a characteristic clinicians now need to acquire
Recently, the Chairman of the General Medical Council (GMC), Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, commented that each and every doctor can expect to be the subject of a complaint and investigated at some stage in his or her career by the GMC, and that rather than be downhearted about this, doctors need to develop ‘resilience’ in the face of criticism or an investigation… (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - July 1, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Editor's choice
An update on the latest relevant journal articles. Mike Kirby, GP and Visiting Professor, University of Hertfordshire and The Prostate Centre, London, adds a ‘Message for the clinic’. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Journal Review Source Type: research

John Wickham: the godfather of robotic surgery
From tinkering with an Austin 7 as a child to performing the first laparoscopic nephrectomy in the UK, John Wickham's contribution to urological surgery and minimally invasive surgery in general is truly significant. Dominic Hodgson looks at the career of a real innovator whose influence crossed specialty boundaries. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dominic Hodgson Tags: Heroes of Our Time Source Type: research

Stepping in to ‘fix’ Dad
Jen Whitington describes how a family rallied round to ‘fix’ their Dad and help him change his lifestyle in the face of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Pulling together, they have turned around what could have been a slow decline in health for Geoff, to an outlook that is altogether more positive. Mike Kirby provides a commentary on page 32 (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jen Whitington Tags: Talking Points Source Type: research

Things ain't what they used to be – or are they?
It is commonly remarked, particularly by the older generation, that things were better in the past. In this article, based on the inaugural John Fitzpatrick Memorial Lecture given in Dublin this year, Christopher Woodhouse explains that, in urology at least, this is not necessarily the case. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Woodhouse Tags: Fitzpatrick Lecture Source Type: research

National men's health policies: can they help?
Despite the many serious health problems facing men, few countries have national strategies. In this article, Peter Baker reviews the national men's health strategy in Ireland and looks at how effective these policies have proved in some other countries. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Baker Tags: Men's Health Source Type: research

Prostate cancer: lessons to be learned from breast cancer
There are a number of parallels between the management of breast cancer and prostate cancer. However, breast cancer has a much higher profile than prostate cancer and this has driven investment in research. Roger Kirby looks at what lessons can be learned from how breast cancer management has developed and what the future holds for prostate cancer. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger S. Kirby Tags: Prostate Disease Source Type: research

Typhoid fever: yesterday, today and unfortunately still tomorrow
Enteric fever is caused by Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A, B and C. Typhoid fever refers to the illness caused by S. typhi, whereas enteric fever refers to the disease caused by all four organisms. In this article the author describes the history of our understanding of typhoid fever and its current prevention and management. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher Brightman Tags: Travel Health Source Type: research

Surviving a criminal prosecution for manslaughter
It is any healthcare professional's nightmare to receive a call telling them they are being investigated for misconduct or, worse, medical manslaughter. But that is what happened to surgeon Ken Woodburn. In this article he provides a very personal and honest account of what he and his family went through. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ken Woodburn Tags: Medico‐Legal Issues Source Type: research

Management of muscle‐invasive bladder cancer
Cancer that has invaded the detrusor muscle can be associated with a high degree of morbidity and mortality. Radical treatments are required, including cystectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. These treatments can cause short‐term and long‐term consequences for patients. In this article the authors describe the current treatment approaches to muscle‐invasive bladder cancer. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - December 2, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Andrew Moon, Hans Van der Voet, Jo Cresswell Tags: Bladder Cancer Source Type: research

Criminalisation of medical mistakes
Mistakes in medicine carry a more profound significance than in other professions. (Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health)
Source: Trends in Urology and Men's Health - November 1, 2015 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Roger Kirby Tags: Editorial Source Type: research