Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Ph.D. from the Department of Urology of the Medical University of Gdańsk became a member of the expert group for recontructive and traumatic urology of the European Association of Urology, EAU, which gathers 10 most renowned European young urologists (≤40 y.o.) in this field. Obtaining an invitation to the Young Academic Urologists (YAU) is possible after meeting restrictive requirements, including the presentation of high scientific achievements, active participation in international projects, as well as long-term plans for the development of this field.
The main scientific and operational interests of Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Ph.D., apart from reconstructive urology, focus on minimally invasive methods of treating diseases of the urinary system. During the EAU conference held on 1-4 July 2022 in Amsterdam, the young scientist presented his work Endoscopic treatment of parapelvic renal cysts during session Video: Shining a laser on endourology, while Prof. Marcin Matuszewski, Head of the Department of Urology chaired the scientific session Trauma and urogenital reconstruction.
Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Ph.D. third from the right
– My doctoral thesis concerned the use of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of patients with urethral stricture. I defended it with honors, thanks to which I had the opportunity to cooperate with a leading European tissue engineering center at the University of Utrecht – comments Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Ph.D. – As part of a research grant, I was invited to the European Network of Multidisciplinary Research to Improve the Urinary Stents, ENIUS. These are extremely valuable experiences that enable me to continue my professional development.
Forma many years, the Division of Urology of the University Clinical Centre (Uniwrsyteckie Centrum Kliniczne, UCK), the MUG’s clinical hospital has been a leading centre in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe, carrying out complex reconstructive surgeries in patients with urethral stricture. In recent years, Mikołaj Frankiewicz, Ph.D., together with the unit’s team of reconstructive urologists, presented the results of his work at over 20 national and international scientific conferences, including three times during the largest annual meetings of the European Association of Urology (EAU), bringing together over 10 000 specialists from around the world every year.
photo by Paweł Sudara/MUG and from the private archive