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Dr. med. Lorenz Leitner

Lorenz Leitner
Clinical position
Consultant
Team
Neuro-Urology
Academic position
Dr. med.
Specialisation

Urology

Languages
German, French, English

Honours and awards

Best Poster, Montreux, Switzerland, SGU 2014.
Supraspinal control of lower urinary tract function: Preliminary results of a magnetic resonance imaging study.

Best Poster, Madrid, Spain, EAU 2015.
Supraspinal control of lower urinary tract function in patients with spinal cord injury: A pilot analysis of an fMRI study.

Eugen-Rehfisch-Preis, Rostock, Germany, Forum Urodynamikum 2016.
Antibiotic prophylaxis may not be necessary in patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria undergoing intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxin injections for neurogenic detrusor overactivity.

Best Poster, München, Germany, EAU 2016.
Antibiotic prophylaxis may not be necessary in patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria undergoing intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxin injections for neurogenic detrusor overactivity.

Best Poster, Kopenhagen, Dänemark, EAU 2018.
Supraspinal lower urinary tract control in spinal cord injury patients undergoing intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxinA injections: An MRI study

Studies

  • 01/2007 – 06/2013 Doctor of Medicine, Doctoral Thesis: Intracranial artery velocity measurement using 4D PC MRI at 3 T: comparison with transcranial ultrasound techniques and 2D PC MRI, Medical School, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Supervisor: Prof. S. Wetzel, M.D.
  • 10/2004 – 11/2010 Medical School, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • 10/2007 – 03/2009 Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany International Exchange, Erasmus Student Network

Continuing professional development

  • 10/2017 – present Staff member in Neuro-Urology, Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center & Research, University of Zürich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland Head: Prof. T.M. Kessler, M.D.

Postgraduate

  • 06/2017 Fellow of the European Board of Urology, FEBU
  • 10/2015 – 09/2017 Senior Resident, Department of Urology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Head ad interim: Ass. Prof. H.K. Seifert, M.D. (Former: Prof. A. Bachmann, M.D.)
  • 09/2013 – 09/2015 Resident in Neuro-Urology, Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center & Research, University of Zürich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland Head: Prof. T.M. Kessler, M.D.
  • 07/2012 – 08/2013 Resident, Department of Urology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Head: Prof. A. Bachmann, M.D.
  • 01/2011 – 06/2012 Resident, Stadtspital Waid Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland Head: Ass. Prof. S. Wildi, M.D.

Fellowships

  • 01/2017 – 02/2017 Fellowship in bacteriophage research, production and therapy, The Eliava Institute of Bacteriophage, Microbiology, and Virology, Tbilisi, Georgia and Tsulukidze National Center of Urology, Tbilisi, Georgia

Memberships

  • American Urological Association
  • European Association of Urology
  • International Continence Society
  • International Neuro-Urology Society

Scientific projects

  • Co-investigator, Urological management in patients with neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction
  • Co-investigator, Supraspinal control of the lower urinary tract in healthy subjects and patients with neurogenic and non-neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction

Editorial board activities

  • 2018 – present Gene
  • 2017 – present European Medical Journal, EMJ
  • 2017 – present British Journal of Urology International, BJUI
  • 2016 – present European Association of Urology, Abstract Reviewer

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