Bladder Reconstruction


Disorders of Sexual Development

ESPU Guidelines 2006

ESPU Scientific programmes


Obstructive Uropathy


Renal Transplantation

Urinary Tract Infection

Vesico-Ureteric Reflux



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This section compiled by Abraham Cherian

Training in Paediatric Urology
There are seven recognised training positions in paediatric urology consisting of least a year's duration. These are available on an open competitive basis at a national level in the following locations.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (London), Southampton University Hospital (Southampton) & Evelina Children's Hospital (London) rotation.
St.James' University Hospital, Leeds.
Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham.
Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bladder augmentation in children: where have we been and where are we going? M.E. Mitchell (2003) BJU International 92 (s1) , 29–34

Augmentation: Review of literature and recent advances 2007
British Association of Paediatric Urologists
Management of foreskin conditions and circumcision in male children. 2007

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Male Circumcision: Guidance for Healthcare Practitioners 2000

British Journal of Urology International
A whole issue on Circumcision 1999

American Academy of Pediatrics
Circumcision Policy Statement

Circumcision: Medical Organisation Official Policy Statements
Foreskin | 1949 | 1968

Is infant male circumcision an abuse of the rights of the child?
BMJ 2007

Medical aspects of male circumcision
BMJ  2007

Other resources
Circumcision resource center
Circumcision information Resource Pages
Consensus statement on management of intersex disorders
archives - 2006
pediatrics - free access

Statement of the BAPS Working Party
surgical management - 2001

Early assessment of ambiguous genitalia
archives - 2004

Gender assignment: background and current controversies
bjui - 2004

The British Psychological Society
Iain Morland exposes the psychoanalytic roots of modern surgical management of intersexuality; Celia Kitzinger discusses the implications of intersexuality for the psychology of women; Melissa Hines writes on the role of hormones in brain development and behaviour; and Lih-Mei Liao and Mary Boyle ask what we can learn from intersex people themselves. Psychologist 2004.

The Intersex Society of North America
Consortium on the Management of Disorders of Sex Development. March 2006.

Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

ESPU Educational Committee Course with International Conference on Pediatric Urology Prague 15.-16. October 2005
Standardisation of Terminologies
Reports of the International Continence Society

Guidelines on Incontinence

Web casts of International Continence Society Educational Course. Sau Paulo, Brazil. July 2006

Web casts of International Continence Society Educational Course. Barcelona,Spain. November 2005

Nocturnal Enuresis - NICE -
NICE Guidelines
Fetal vesico-amniotic shunt for lower urinary tract outflow obstruction: guidance IPG202
Clinical management guideline from the Whittington Hospital. Sickle cell related priapism.

The American Urological Association. - Guidelines

Cochrane review - Treatment in Sickle cell disease. 2004

Protocols from the Sickle cell information center.
General info | Outpatient | Inpatient
Registration of children for kidney transplantation

UK Renal Registry - The latest report (2006) Chapter 13 deals with children
NICE Guidelines
-diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of urinary tract infection in children
Here is a nice summary and the latest COCHRANE REVIEW (2007)

Swedish Reflux Trial (2010)
The Swedish Reflux Trial in Children: I. Study Design and Study Population Characteristics
J Urol 2010; 184: 274-9.
The Swedish Reflux Trial in Children: II. Vesicoureteral Reflux Outcome
J Urol 2010; 184: 280-5.
The Swedish Reflux Trial in Children: III. Urinary Tract Infection Pattern
J Urol 2010; 184: 286-91.
The Swedish Reflux Trial in Children: IV. Renal Damage
J Urol 2010; 184: 292-7.
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