Integrative Medicine Approaches to Common Urological Problems (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-04-14 16:55:38

The series on “Integrative Medicine Approaches to Common Urological Problems” is edited by Dr. Noor NP Buchholz (U-Merge Ltd. (Urology for Emerging Countries), London-Athens-Dubai).

Noor NP Buchholz
U-Merge Ltd. (Urology for Emerging Countries), London-Athens-Dubai.

Dr. Noor Buchholz was trained in Germany, Switzerland and Australia. He has worked as a Consultant Urologist in Pakistan and in the Netherlands, and for 14 years in the United Kingdom where he was the Director of Endourology and Stone Services at the Royal London Hospital. In 2014, he has moved his practice to Dubai/ UAE.

Dr. Buchholz is a leading expert in minimally invasive urological surgery in general, and stone treatment in particular. He is a worldwide recognised expert in shockwave lithotripsy, the treatment of urinary stones, endourology and laparoscopy. He is also the world’s leading expert in the novel technology of permanent metal stenting of the urinary tract. For more than 10 years, Dr. Buchholz has been one of only 46 trainers worldwide recognised by the International Endourology Society (IES) for Endourology and Stone treatment, and the first such recognised trainer in Europe by the European Board of Urology (EBU). He was awarded multiple grants and awards. He is author on more than 350 original articles in scientific journals and book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of many international urological scientific journals, and is a peer reviewer for many more.

Dr. Buchholz sat also on the board of the stone section of the European Association of Urology (eULIS-EAU) for 8 years, which is responsible for guidelines, training and standards in stone treatment, both in European and worldwide. He was member of the Board of Directors of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). He is founder and chairman of Experts in Stone Disease (ESD) organising global scientific meetings. Dr. Buchholz is the Founding Director of U-merge (Urology in emerging countries), a society that been created to promote medical and urological education and training in emerging countries to elevate the worldwide standard of urological care for patients. As such he organises teaching and training activities from one-to-one tutoring to major international conference.

Series outline:

  1. Apitherapy in common urological conditions
  2. Homeopathy in common urological conditions
  3. Probiotics in common urological conditions
  4. Nutrition and Overactive bladder
  5. Nutrition and Urolithiasis - an update
  6. Soy in benign prostate hyperplasia and prostate cancer
  7. Phytotherapeutica in common urological conditions in Western integrative medicine
  8. Vitamin D in urological conditions
  9. Antiurolithic activities of certain herbal treatments
  10. Green tea and prostate cancer
  11. Lifestyle changes enhance post-operative recovery
  12. Acupuncture to treat erectile dysfunction

The series “Integrative Medicine Approaches to Common Urological Problems” was commissioned by the editorial office, Longhua Chinese Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Noor NP Buchholz is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.