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Guidelines & Publications

NICE Guidelines

GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia

View the NICE guidance
Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery View the NICE guidance

Prostate artery embolisation (PAE) for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia

View the NICE guideline
Renal & ureteric colic guidelines View the PDF
Renal & ureteric stones quality standard View the NICE guideline
Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management View the NICE guideline

European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines

The EAU produces evidence-based guidelines for the management of both benign and malignant urological conditions. Being guidelines (and not protocols), they are advisory rather than proscriptive.

A complete collection of all EAU guidelines, in a single volume, can be downloaded using the link below.

In addition, the EAU has released an app containing a "pocket" version of its guidelines; to obtain this app, go to your provider's App Store and search for "EAU Pocket Guidelines".

Individual guidelines relevant to the Section can be downloaded using the links in the table below:

Lasers & technology View the guideline PDF
Robotic & single-site surgery View the guideline PDF

Upper tract urothelial cancer

View the guideline PDF
Urolithiasis View the guideline contents
Urological infections View the guideline PDF
Thromboprohylaxis View the guideline PDF
Infographic for the risk of thrombosis & bleeding in urological surgery (ROTBUS) View the PNG graphic

UK & EAU Guidelines Compared

The British Journal of Urology International (BJUI) has recently published a "Guideline of Guidelines" for kidney stones, based on the EAU guidelines.

Access the guideline (BAUS members only)

In March 2018, the Journal of Clinical Urology (JCU) published a series of commisioned articles by British urologists in which the current UK and European Association of Urology guidelines were compared. Comparisons relevant to this Section are listed below.  

Use the link below to view "Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men", published in the Journal of Clinical Urology Vol 11(2); 81-153. Individual articles have a facility to check for updates by clicking on the appropriate button in the top left corner of the text:

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Latest Publications

Consultant Job Planning 2024

A message from Ian Pearce, BAUS Vice President: The original version of A Guide to Job Planning for Consultant Urologists - written by Kieran...