Vol. 43 (2): 182-183, March – Abril, 2017
Philippe E Spiess,
Video Section Editor, International Brazilian of Urology
Associate member, Department of GU Oncology Moffitt Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Urology University of South Florida Tampa, Florida, USA
Dear esteemed colleagues and friends, As we begin a new year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for your commitment in supporting our journal and expanding its readership.
This past year has been truly exceptional in the quality of submissions we have received within the video section of the International Brazilian Journal of Urology.
We are committed in publishing the highest quality videos detailing novel surgical techniques and approaches by leading surgical teams from across the world. Similarly, we encourage groups pushing the envelope in terms of how we can continually
refine the art of surgery and ultimately improve the outcomes of our patients. In this regard, I am pleased to share with you this year’s selection for best videos of the year for 2016. Many individual criteria were taken into account in making this selection
including novelty, superior quality in terms of video depiction and narration, and lastly vides that best depict re-defining surgical approaches to urological diseases.
On that note, here are the selections: