Vol. 44 (1): 2-3, January – February, 2018

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0001


Philippe E. Spiess 1,2
1 – Section Editor, International Brazilian Journal of Urology Senior Member, 2 Department of GU Oncology, Assistant Chief of Surgical Services Moffitt Cancer Center

This year has been another memorable year for the International Brazilian Journal of Urology with quality international submissions to the video section from across the World. It highlights the commitment by the urology community in continually striving to improve the outcomes of surgical patients. We should never accept that good is good enough particularly with the plethora of surgical tools at our disposal. In this regard, it gives me a distinct pleasure to introduce the three best videos for 2017. These selections were made based on their novelty and potential to favorably impact the surgical care of urological patients. Making these selections is always challenging, being that all accepted videos are already of an incredibly high quality; hence, I would like to congratulate all authors for accepted videos over the past year and look forward to receiving your future submissions in the months to years to come. The selection of best videos of the year are as follows:

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