Canadian Urological Association Journal

Welcome to CUAJ - Canada's urology journal for urologists and related specialists!

CUAJ is a a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to promoting the highest standard of urological patient care through the publication of timely, relevant, evidence-based research and advocacy information. 

This month: We bring you the 2018 Canadian Urological Association best practice report on chronic scrotal pain, as well as a Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada consensus statement on the role of adjuvant therapy after nephrectomy for high-risk, non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Special features: A new supplement providing practical tips from the experts on the management of chronic urologic pain AND the 2018 CUA Annual Meeting abstracts

And don't forget to visit our list of CPD-accredited papers. There are a total of 7 hours of Section 3 credits currently available!

Coming up: Canadian Urological Association guidelines for followup of patients after treatment of non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma (Epub now available)


Vol 12, No 6 (2018): CUAJ June

Epub, pre-print papers for June are available in draft format. Final formatted, copy edited versions will be uploaded as ready.

Table of Contents


Evolution of the CUA guideline – Raising the bar!
Anil Kapoor

CUA News/Actualités AUC

The modern doctor
Gerald B. Brock
Le médecin moderne
Gerald B. Brock

Residents' Perspective

The rationale for CBME and early impressions
Kash Visram

Best Practice Report

Keith A. Jarvi, Christopher Wu, J. Curtis Nickel, Trustin Domes, John Grantmyre, Armand Zini

Consensus Statement

Pierre I. Karakiewicz, Emanuele Zaffuto, Anil Kapoor, Naveen S. Basappa, Georg A. Bjarnason, Normand Blais, Rodney H. Breau, Christina Canil, Darrel Drachenberg, Sebastien J. Hotte, Claudio Jeldres, Michael A.S. Jewett, Wassim Kassouf, Christian Kollmannsberger, Luke T. Lavallée, Ranjena Maloni, Francois Patenaude, Frédéric Pouliot, M. Neil Reaume, Robert Sabbagh, Bobby Shayegan, Alan So, Denis Soulières, Simon Tanguay, Lori Wood, Marco Bandini

Original Research

Ameeta L. Nayak, Ilias Cagiannos, Luke T. Lavallée, Chris Morash, Duane Hickling, Ranjeeta Mallick, Rodney H. Breau
Nemin Zhu, Neal E. Rowe, Paul R. Martin, Sean S. Luke, Thomas B. McGregor, Frank Myslik, Vivian C. McAlister, Alp Sener, Patrick P. Luke
Michelle Bergeron, Geneviève Nadeau, Katherine Moore
R. Christopher Doiron, Dean A. Tripp, Victoria Tolls, J. Curtis Nickel
Patrick O. Richard, Ardalan E. Ahmad, Shaheena Bashir, Alexandre Zlotta, Bimal Bhindi, Ricardo Leao, Madhur Nayan, Aza Mohammed, Neil E. Fleshner, Girish S. Kulkarni
Gregory W. Hosier, R. Christopher Doiron, Victoria Tolls, J. Curtis Nickel
Cameron Jonathan Lam, Anil Kapoor


A practical guide to female sexual dysfunction: An evidence-based review for physicians in Canada
Yonah Krakowsky, Ethan D. Grober


Orthotopic bladder substitution for bladder cancer patients undergoing radical cystectomy: A call to action
Adrian S. Fairey, Ryan McLarty

Classified Announcement

Southern Alberta Institute of Urology
St. Joseph’s Health Centre