Some useful information for budding uro-radiologist.....

Uro-gynae Fellowships

Radiopaedia Uroradiology cases 

Reading list



Additional Journal resources below


  1. Core texts
  2. Journal articles Renal
  3. Journal articles Bladder & ureter
  4. Journal articles Prostate
  5. Journal articles Penis & testes
  6. Journal articles Female genital tract
  7. Journal articles Retroperitoneum
  8. Journal articles Adrenal
  9. Journal articles General

Core texts

Core Texts, basic texts for GU training:

·      Dunnick, Newhouse, et al – Genitourinary Radiology (6th Ed, 2017)

·      Zagoria, Dyer & Brady – Genitourinary Imaging: The Requisites (3rd Ed, 2015)

·      Lockhart & Sanyal – Genitourinary Radiology Cases (Cases in Radiology series, 2014 – Excellent for FRCR 2B viva and long cases)

·      UICC: TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, edited by Brierley, Gospodarowicz & Wittekind (8th Ed, 2016)

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Journal articles Renal

Journal articles

The BSUR Committee has contributed the following reading list of key articles that all GU trainees should be familiar with –


·      Diaz de Leon A, Pirasteh A, Costa DN, Kapur P, Hammers H, Brugarolas J, et al. Current Challenges in Diagnosis and Assessment of the Response of Locally Advanced and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. RadioGraphics. 2019;39(4):998-1016.

·      Wood III CG, Stromberg III LJ, Harmath CB, Horowitz JM, Feng C, Hammond NA, et al. CT and MR Imaging for Evaluation of Cystic Renal Lesions and Diseases. RadioGraphics. 2015;35(1):125-41.

·      Sheth S, Ali S, Fishman E. Imaging of Renal Lymphoma: Patterns of Disease with Pathologic Correlation. RadioGraphics. 2006;26(4):1151-68.

·      Browne RFJ, Meehan CP, Colville J, Power R, Torreggiani WC. Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Urinary Tract: Spectrum of Imaging Findings. RadioGraphics. 2005;25(6):1609-27.


·      Silverman SG, Pedrosa I, Ellis JH, Hindman NM, Schieda N, Smith AD, et al. Bosniak Classification of Cystic Renal Masses, Version 2019: An Update Proposal and Needs Assessment. Radiology. 2019;292(2):475-88.

·      Prasad SR, Humphrey PA, Catena JR, Narra VR, Srigley JR, Cortez AD, et al. Common and uncommon histologic subtypes of renal cell carcinoma: imaging spectrum with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2006;26(6):1795-806; discussion 806-10.

·      Purysko AS, Westphalen AC, Remer EM, Coppa CP, Filho HML, Herts BR. Imaging Manifestations of Hematologic Diseases with Renal and Perinephric Involvement. RadioGraphics. 2016;36(4):1038-54.

-      Houat AP, Guimarães CTS, Takahashi MS, Rodi GP, Gasparetto TPD, Blasbalg R, et al. Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Urinary Tract: A Comprehensive Review. RadioGraphics.0(0):200078.

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Journal articles Bladder & ureter

Bladder & ureter

-      Panebianco V, Narumi Y, Altun E, Bochner BH, Efstathiou JA, Hafeez S, et al. Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Bladder Cancer: Development of VI-RADS (Vesical Imaging-Reporting And Data System). Eur Urol. 2018;74(3):294-306.

-      Villavicencio CP, Adam SZ, Nikolaidis P, Yaghmai V, Miller FH. Imaging of the Urachus: Anomalies, Complications, and Mimics. RadioGraphics. 2016;36(7):2049-63.

-      Verma S, Rajesh A, Prasad SR, Gaitonde K, Lall CG, Mouraviev V, et al. Urinary Bladder Cancer: Role of MR Imaging. RadioGraphics. 2012;32(2):371-87.

-      Wong-You–Cheong JJ, Woodward PJ, Manning MA, Sesterhenn IA. Neoplasms of the Urinary Bladder: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. RadioGraphics. 2006;26(2):553-80.

-      Potenta SE, D’Agostino R, Sternberg KM, Tatsumi K, Perusse K. CT Urography for Evaluation of the Ureter. RadioGraphics. 2015;35(3):709-26.

-       Caglic I, Panebianco V, Vargas HA, Bura V, Woo S, Pecoraro M, et al. MRI of Bladder Cancer: Local and Nodal Staging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020;52(3):649-67.

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Journal articles Prostate


-       PI-RADS v 2.1

-       Barrett T, Turkbey B, Choyke PL. PI-RADS version 2: what you need to know. Clinical radiology. 2015;70(11):1165-76.

-       Brizmohun Appayya M, Adshead J, Ahmed HU, Allen C, Bainbridge A, Barrett T, et al. National implementation of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging for prostate cancer detection - recommendations from a UK consensus meeting. BJU Int. 2018;122(1):13-25.

-       Panebianco V, Giganti F, Kitzing YX, Cornud F, Campa R, De Rubeis G, et al. An update of pitfalls in prostate mpMRI: a practical approach through the lens of PI-RADS v. 2 guidelines. Insights into imaging. 2018;9(1):87-101.

-       Tanaka T, Yang M, Froemming AT, Bryce AH, Inai R, Kanazawa S, et al. Current Imaging Techniques for and Imaging Spectrum of Prostate Cancer Recurrence and Metastasis: A Pictorial Review. RadioGraphics. 2020;40(3):709-26.

-       Hofman MS, Hicks RJ, Maurer T, Eiber M. Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen PET: Clinical Utility in Prostate Cancer, Normal Patterns, Pearls, and Pitfalls. RadioGraphics. 2018;38(1):200-17.

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Journal articles Penis & testes

Penis & testes

-       Moreno CC, Small WC, Camacho JC, Master V, Kokabi N, Lewis M, et al. Testicular Tumors: What Radiologists Need to Know—Differential Diagnosis, Staging, and Management. RadioGraphics. 2015;35(2):400-15.

-       Cassidy FH, Ishioka KM, McMahon CJ, Chu P, Sakamoto K, Lee KS, et al. MR Imaging of Scrotal Tumors and Pseudotumors. RadioGraphics. 2010;30(3):665-83.

-       Marko J, Wolfman DJ, Aubin AL, Sesterhenn IA. Testicular Seminoma and Its Mimics: From the Radiologic Pathology Archives. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(4):1085-98.

-      Parker III RA, Menias CO, Quazi R, Hara AK, Verma S, Shaaban A, et al. MR Imaging of the Penis and Scrotum. RadioGraphics. 2015;35(4):1033-50.

-       Avery LL, Scheinfeld MH. Imaging of Penile and Scrotal Emergencies. RadioGraphics. 2013;33(3):721-40.

-       Kirkham APS, Illing RO, Minhas S, Minhas S, Allen C. MR Imaging of Nonmalignant Penile Lesions. RadioGraphics. 2008;28(3):837-53.

-       Chorney ET, Ramchandani P, Jaffe WI, Siegelman ES. CT and MR Imaging Features of Artificial Urinary Sphincters, Penile Prostheses, and Other Devices in the Male Lower Genitourinary Tract. RadioGraphics. 2018;38(3):794-805.

-       Mittal PK, Little B, Harri PA, Miller FH, Alexander LF, Kalb B, et al. Role of Imaging in the Evaluation of Male Infertility. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(3):837-54.

-       Kawashima A, Sandler CM, Wasserman NF, LeRoy AJ, Bernard F. King J, Goldman SM. Imaging of Urethral Disease: A Pictorial Review. RadioGraphics. 2004;24(suppl_1):S195-S216.


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Journal articles Female genital tract

Female genital tract

Nougaret S, Nikolovski I, Paroder V, Vargas HA, Sala E, Carrere S, et al. MRI of Tumors and Tumor Mimics in the Female Pelvis: Anatomic Pelvic Space–based Approach. RadioGraphics. 2019;39(4):1205-29.

·      Iraha Y, Okada M, Iraha R, Azama K, Yamashiro T, Tsubakimoto M, et al. CT and MR Imaging of Gynecologic Emergencies. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(5):1569-86.

·      Vickramarajah S, Stewart V, Ree Kv, Hemingway AP, Crofton ME, Bharwani N. Subfertility: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(5):1587-602.

·      Chaudhari VV, Patel MK, Douek M, Raman SS. MR Imaging and US of Female Urethral and Periurethral Disease. RadioGraphics. 2010;30(7):1857-74.

·      Freeman SJ, Aly AM, Kataoka MY, Addley HC, Reinhold C, Sala E. The Revised FIGO Staging System for Uterine Malignancies: Implications for MR Imaging. RadioGraphics. 2012;32(6):1805-27.

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Journal articles Retroperitoneum


·      Al-Dasuqi K, Irshaid L, Mathur M. Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation of Primary Retroperitoneal Neoplasms. RadioGraphics. 2020;40(6):1631-57.

·      Caiafa RO, Vinuesa AS, Izquierdo RS, Brufau BP, Colella JRA, Molina CN. Retroperitoneal Fibrosis: Role of Imaging in Diagnosis and Follow-up. RadioGraphics. 2013;33(2):535-52.

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Journal articles Adrenal


·      Adam SZ, Nikolaidis P, Horowitz JM, Gabriel H, Hammond NA, Patel T, et al. Chemical Shift MR Imaging of the Adrenal Gland: Principles, Pitfalls, and Applications. RadioGraphics. 2016;36(2):414-32.

·      Leung K, Stamm M, Raja A, Low G. Pheochromocytoma: The Range of Appearances on Ultrasound, CT, MRI, and Functional Imaging. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2013;200(2):370-8.

·      Withey SJ, Perrio S, Christodoulou D, Izatt L, Carroll P, Velusamy A, et al. Imaging Features of Succinate Dehydrogenase–deficient Pheochromocytoma-Paraganglioma Syndromes. RadioGraphics. 2019;39(5):1393-410.

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Journal articles General


·      Oh JW, Rha SE, Choi MH, Oh SN, Youn SY, Choi J-I. Immunoglobulin G4–related Disease of the Genitourinary System: Spectrum of Imaging Findings and Clinical-Pathologic Features. RadioGraphics. 2020;40(5):1265-83.

·      Canellas R, Rosenkrantz AB, Taouli B, Sala E, Saini S, Pedrosa I, et al. Abbreviated MRI Protocols for the Abdomen. RadioGraphics. 2019;39(3):744-58.

·      Lakhani A, Khan SR, Bharwani N, Stewart V, Rockall AG, Khan S, et al. FDG PET/CT Pitfalls in Gynecologic and Genitourinary Oncologic Imaging. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(2):577-94.

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